A Brazilian man recovering from a stroke has turned into a philanthropist after damage to parts of his brain changed his personality in a way previously unheard of by doctors.
Scientists warn the wrong kind of land is currently being protected as national parks and other types of national wildlife zones
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that an operation by the New York Police Department has seized the largest number of illegal guns in the city's history.
Speech is first high-profile engagement since leaving State Department
German cockroaches evolved to avoid glucose-based baits in household bug killers
Shortly before he was found dead, Trickle called officers to tell them 'there would be a dead body and it would be his'
Scientists also claim wires connecting one rodent to another can allow communication spanning continents via the internet
Transatlantic air fares are set to rise following the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.
For many African Americans, this election was not just about holding on to history, but also confronting what they perceived as a shadowy campaign to suppress the black vote.
Shortly before noon on Sunday, most of the swaying and singing had subsided at the Upper Room Church of God in Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the Rev. Patrick Wooden began his sermon
Hurricane Sandy has already battered the Caribbean, with winds topping 100mph, killing 66 people. Today it is forecast to make it's way across the east coast of the US.
'I wanted to be an Olympian'
A US military cargo plane crashed while fighting one of several wildfires ravaging the West, and the family of one crew member said today that military officers told them just two of the six people on board survived.
He may have walked free, but senator who hid affair from his dying wife faces a tougher battle in the court of public opinion
Jury fails to reach verdict on former presidential hopeful who hid affair from dying wife
John Edwards could have occupied the White House. But he may soon be in a jail cell. By David Usborne