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Two months into a new year expected to bring progress, Argentina and the hedge funds it brands vultures are still far apart in a battle over bonds that has put the country back into default.
Europe could miss several key targets for safeguarding its species, water, air and land, said a study Tuesday that warned economic recovery would add to the pressure on natural resources.
Thousands of mourners, including a Nobel laureate and a former president, turned out for the funeral Monday of Turkish literary giant Yasar Kemal in Istanbul.
A federal judge has ruled that Nebraska's voter-approved ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, raising the prospect of same-sex weddings beginning in the conservative midwestern state as soon as next week.
Beer, milk and juices need to be tested regularly in order to assess the quality of the drinks, especially to see if they are suitable for human consumption. A new polymer powder has been invented to help make this process more efficient.
Scientists believe that dark matter may be present deep inside the sun's interior and could be responsible for processes in the solar body, which astronomers have so far been unable to explain.
Microbiologists have captured in-depth microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria. These are the smallest bacteria ever identified.
Drawing on Max Brooks’ World War Z, an apocalyptic horror romp in a world struggling to combat a zombie plague, Cornell University researchers examining disease modeling sought out the best refuge to preserve their brains from the undead.
NFL teams are always searching for that one quarterback that can lead a franchise to a Super Bowl. The Buffalo Bills have been looking since Jim Kelly retired 20 years ago, but with some luck, they could have their man at some point this off season.
The Detroit Lions have decided to let defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh become a free agent by not franchising tag the All Pro. This move could create a bidding frenzy among several NFL teams with the winner getting one of the top players in the league.
It's never easy to predict the outcome of a sporting season and that is evident as spring training has started for the 2015 MLB season.
As we are in the thick of the NBA season, and the premiere teams begin to cut away from the rest, the Cavaliers look to be among the elite.
Moroha Haimura stops at nothing to make sure that Lesya, the Russian exchange student & assassin, is added to his harem in the latest episode of "World Break: Aria of a Curse for a Holy Swordsman."
The titular Maria learns the consequences of her actions when the Catholic Church rallies people to condemn her as a heretic in the latest episode of "Maria The Virgin Witch."
For almost a decade comedian Paco Romane has established a spot for himself in the City's home-grown comedy club circuit. Always eager to work if he was not able to find a gig, he created one; like his show "The Romane Event."
The movie box office surely took a break this weekend. Whether that is award season fatigue or simply a normal breather could both be true.
Jay Carney resigned as the White House press secretary last year, after he was on the job for three years. He has now joined Amazon.
Lumber Liquidators just released a statement responding to the "60 Minutes" report that aired Sunday night in a filing with the SEC.
All but one of 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast reopened this week after months of wrangling over the terms of a new dockworkers contract.
Cloud-based retail software platform Vend has launched The Retail Digest, the first retail news and information resource, where top 100 industry experts curate insightful and actionable content to help retailers’ businesses thrive.
After months of speculation, Samsung finally announced a pair of new flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge — at the 2015 Mobile World Congress.
Google has announced at Mobile World Congress that it is close to an official launch of its Project Titan solar-powered drone program. The first drones could be flying before the end of the year.
The Swedish furniture giant Ikea has announced that it is launching a new range of household furniture items with wireless charging functionality built in, making it easy to add power to your devices.
An unruly Louisiana teen has been charged with assault after knocking a school bus driver unconscious, leading to another teen on the bus stepping in to bring the vehicle to a halt.
In a study released today, researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois found traces of the protein amyloid in patients as young as 20. The abnormal protein is a cause of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia.
A new stem cell therapy, being described as nothing short of "miraculous," will bring hope and comfort to sufferers of multiple sclerosis and their close ones.
Just because those plastic food containers in the cupboard are supposed to be BPA-free, don't bet your life on it. While companies could make a plastic container without hormone disrupting chemicals, they don't. We are left to look for a code.
Evidence suggests that drug-resistant bacteria have spread in a Los Angeles hospital, probably from contaminated endoscopes.
Alexis Tsipras, the Greek Prime Minister, announced that Greece will not seek a third bailout when the extension of the present bailout runs out in four months time.
On February 26, 2015, Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker told the 2015 CPAC, "that he has the guts and experience to take on the Islamic State (ISIS) because he faced down public employee unions in his home state (2012)."
One thing is becoming very clear about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Either he is a bumbling fool or he needs to fire his speech writer. When Walker compared unions to ISIS, Sen. Warren handed his cluelessness back to him on a rhetorical platter.
A former U.S. soldier who fled to Canada in the face of criminal charges filed after he was accused of computer hacking for the group Anonymous has been deported from Canada.
Scientists studying Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have discovered that coral will eat microplastic pollution. Microplastics are the remains of plastic pollution discarded into the oceans.
The good news? China's population of wild giant pandas has increased by nearly 17 percent in the last decade. The bad news? Of these wild pandas, 223 are at high risk of not surviving, an official survey on the endangered bears has found.
Metro Vancouver's wildlife rescue center now has a full house, caring for about 500 garter snakes rescued from their den at a Delta, B.C. construction site. The reptiles were rudely awakened from their winter rest because of construction activities.
The endangered southern resident killer whale population has grown again with the birth of the third orca calf in the past two months. This calf was born to the 'L' pod, the other two were born to the 'J' pod.
In a study released today, researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois found traces of the protein amyloid in patients as young as 20. The abnormal protein is a cause of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia.
A new stem cell therapy, being described as nothing short of "miraculous," will bring hope and comfort to sufferers of multiple sclerosis and their close ones.
One of Croatia's most important cultural events turns 300 this year. An interview with Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic.
Just because those plastic food containers in the cupboard are supposed to be BPA-free, don't bet your life on it. While companies could make a plastic container without hormone disrupting chemicals, they don't. We are left to look for a code.
Small to medium-sized business owners know how difficult and expensive it can be to advertise. However, with social media giants such as Facebook, this super platform can be the most viable and popular way for most to reach their targeted audience.
As same-sex marriage legality spreads through the country, couples are facing new opportunities for managing their estates and wills. But what rules are unique to them, and which do they share with opposite-sex couples?
Often times when people invest they do not pay much attention to interest rates unless the rates jump up real high or drop real low. Yet, financial advisors like Darren Blonkski of Edward Jones Investments believes people should take the time to learn.
Stock markets around the world saw prices dropping heavily as the price of oil fell below $50 per barrel and worries about the economy of Greece, in particular, and Europe, as a whole, sent investors scrambling for an exit.
Though the UK has historically been amongst the lowest coffee consumers in the world, coffee culture has enjoyed a rapid expansion here, and now we find ourselves ramping up there with the caffeine-fuelled denizens of New York.
Those big, reusable plastic containers used to transport fruit and vegetables to the grocery store can continue to harbor pathogenic bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses even after being cleaned and sanitized, according to a new study.
Food chain KFC has announced that UK customers will soon be able to eat their coffee cup thanks to the development of a new heat-resistant chocolate coated cookie biscuit.
A Pepin County, Wisconsin dairy has had its Grade A permit suspended for 30 days after being linked to an outbreak of Campylobacter that sickened dozens of athletes and coaches attending a football banquet in Durand, Wisconsin.
One of Croatia's most important cultural events turns 300 this year. An interview with Sinj Tourist Board director Jelena Bilic.
The Croatian travel revolution continues with Qatar Airways strengthening their Zagreb route, as Toronto and Chongqing are set to connect directly to Croatia.
A father and son drowned Tuesday in San Francisco Bay when their canoe capsized near Oyster Point in South San Francisco.
The Waterend Barn in St. Albans is a sixteenth century building that now functions as a comforting pub and restaurant. Digital Journal paid a visit.
All-wheel drive is hyped to be the safest economic drivetrain. For the last several years car manufacturers are including some form of traction control in their vehicles, but do they simulate AWD well enough? CNET puts the question to the test.
Nissan, which is experimenting with self-cleaning car paint just announced that it has developed a glow-in-the-dark car paint.
Japan now has more electric vehicle charging points than gas stations, an encouraging milestone in a nation that has long been a leader in the transition to post-fossil fuel-powered transportation.
An SUV fell over 60 feet from the Hackensack River bridge after avoiding another vehicle and hitting a snowdrift. Two occupants have survived with only minor injuries as the car landed upright below the bridge.
Stolen some 10 years ago, Picasso's $2.5M century-old cubist painting, "La Coiffeuse," has been seized by the U.S. Homeland Security. It was found in a New York mail room wearing a $37 Fed Ex shipping label.
The U.S. Postal Service announced on Monday that beloved poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou will be honored with a Forever Stamp. The details of the design and release date will be given out at a later date, according to the USPS.
The Asia Society will be displaying a series of sacred art pieces from Myanmar, for the first time ever on American soil. The exhibit titled "Buddhist Art of Myanmar" began on February 10 and will end on May 10.
When “South Park” co-creator Trey Parker made a three-minute joke trailer for “Alferd Packer: The Musical” for film school in 1992, he probably didn’t imagine that it would evolve into a sellout stage show in another country two decades later.
Google is breaking its Google+ social network into two separate entities, Photos and Streams, Google's Bradley Horowitz revealed in a Google+ post on Sunday (via Gizmodo).
A former US soldier who unsuccessfully sought asylum in Canada, claiming he was tortured by American agents investigating Anonymous hackers and WikiLeaks, has been deported to the United States, raising concerns about his wellbeing.
Anonymous started as “hacktivists”, but soon enough became a lot more. This amorphous group of people is now the front line of effective progressive action. A role of conscience in this world is no simple thing.
The advent of the digital era has revolutionized education and learning for millions of children worldwide, enabling greater collaboration between teachers and pupils and bringing education to places where it was never available via virtual classrooms.