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Whatever happened to that reset button Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart in 2009 as a sign of renewed ties? No doubt gathering dust, while the West figures out how to handle Moscow now.
A fire that ripped through one of Russia's largest university libraries is believed to have damaged over one million historic documents, with some describing the fire as a cultural "Chernobyl.
A video was released Saturday afternoon by the Islamic State (IS)showing the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Saturday backed an African Union proposal to send a regional force to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, as warplanes from Chad carried out airstrikes against the Islamists.
Treating rabies is a race against the clock. Once someone has been bitten, medical help must be delivered quickly. Researchers are proposing a new treatment that can be delivered a little later.
Soap bubbles filling our warm bath give us great pleasure. But scientists with the University of Maryland has taken bubbles to new heights, by discovering a way of coating them with biomolecules, making them a delivery system for drugs and vaccines.
By sequencing the DNA of bacteria resistant to viral toxins, scientists have identified novel proteins capable of stymieing growth in pathogenic, antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The Kepler Mission photometer discovered a Sun-like star system with five Earth-like planets transiting, ranging in size between Mercury and Venus and opening new scopes of implications.
The official announcement for the fight deal between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could be made on Sunday's Super Bowl between Seattle Seahawks and the three-time titlists New England Patriots.
It has been some five years in the making but boxing fans will just be happy it is here: a contract between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been negotiated. TMZ Sports said a source told them the two sides came to an agreement Friday afternoon.
There's something about winter that brings out the courage, and brazen competitive foolishness, of Canadians. They show it in hockey, on skis and in climbing ice walls. Yes, Canadians Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken climbed a wall of ice.
Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will be in Washington DC next week to join the National Prayer Breakfast with President Barack Obama and other heads of state including the Dalai Lama.
The latest episode of "Isuca" becomes a literal cat and mouse game as the whole storyline has been "thrown down to the rats."
Actor and model Nick Bateman has a digital milestone to celebrate. He has surpassed two million fans on his Facebook page.
The latest episode to "GARO: The Animation" entertains the idea of "medical malpractice" in a dark supernatural sense of things.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home in Georgia today. It is but 12 days from being three years since her mother died after being found unresponsive in a hotel bathtub.
Why are there so few women in academia? New research suggests that perceptions of a need for brilliance to excel in a field of study contribute to its relatively low numbers of women.
The year 2015 is going to be quite interesting for major players in the CRM industry especially within the US. The fact that it is one of the most lucrative markets in the world, makes it a must-conquer for many firms.
Major science publisher Macmillan Science and Education, the publisher of Nature and Scientific American, is to join forces with Springer Science+Business Media.
For many beer lovers, nothing is more enjoyable on a hot summer's day than reaching into an ice-filled cooler and pulling out a cold one. The "crack" as the can is opened, along with the first icy sip of beer is most satisfying.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have a solution for changing between clear and shaded eyeglasses, quickly, without the long changeover time of transitional lenses.
Apple is reportedly working on a larger 12-inch iPad, which some have been calling the "iPad Pro." It's expected to have a 12-inch screen and may even come with a stylus.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnection of uniquely identifiable embedded computing devices within the existing Internet infrastructure.
Yesterday Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for iOS and Android phones that seems to be going down well with consumers, now sitting in the "Best New Apps" list and climbing rapidly.
When Pamela Scott, a 56-year-old from Morro Bay, California, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, it was hoped that the removal would stop the unceasing headaches that left her in constant agony.
Following widespread concerns during 2012 and 2013, a new report suggests there are still gaps in the oversight of U.S. compounding pharmacies.
Governmental schools, of the west Indian state of Rajasthan, are contemplating adding yoga into their daily regimen in a bid to cut stress and improve physiological and psychological health.
Much like soft drink and candy bar users, Seattle pot users, both medical and recreational, will have the convenience of buying marijuana from a vending machine next month. It will be the city and state's first marijuana vending machine.
On Friday, the federal Canadian Conservative government of Stephen Harper introduced legislation giving new powers to the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service along with a number of other measures designed to counter terrorist threats.
While conservatives are scratching their heads over the lack of media awareness of the Coalition's upper echelons, insiders say Australian Prime Minister Abbott is baffled by the commotion over his seemingly outlandish gesture to knight Prince Philip.
Mainstream media seem uninterested in what is happening in Libya unless it involves attacks by the Islamic State, with foreigners, especially Americans, being killed, or anything involving US politicians like Hilary Clinton.
While before the election Syriza had softened some of its more radical leftist rhetoric, some of its recent announcements have sent mixed signals. Twice Syriza changed policies that no doubt irritated Greek's bailout authorities.
Along the Central and Northern California coastline, observers are seeing an explosion of bright pink, inch-long sea slugs in the tide pools. Scientists are saying the "population boom" of these sea slugs this far north was predicted in 2011.
In Mali's poorest villages, building a house can be a costly venture. It often involves cutting already depleted forests for wood and saving enough money to have corrugated sheetmetal shipped in for a roof.
While some states have already banned or regulated the use of drones for hunting, even more states have bills on the books regarding the use of this controversial procedure. Alaska is one such state that has banned the use of drones for hunting wildlife.
Loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to find their way home, according to a new study. This navigational feat is achieved over great distances and across choppy waters.
When Pamela Scott, a 56-year-old from Morro Bay, California, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, it was hoped that the removal would stop the unceasing headaches that left her in constant agony.
Following widespread concerns during 2012 and 2013, a new report suggests there are still gaps in the oversight of U.S. compounding pharmacies.
Governmental schools, of the west Indian state of Rajasthan, are contemplating adding yoga into their daily regimen in a bid to cut stress and improve physiological and psychological health.
Much like soft drink and candy bar users, Seattle pot users, both medical and recreational, will have the convenience of buying marijuana from a vending machine next month. It will be the city and state's first marijuana vending machine.
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.
The University of California (UC) system is the most visible example of school officials pushing for a tuition hike, and one of the most controversial.
The Credit Counseling Society of Canada, a non-profit group that provides free advice to Canadians on debt issues, released last week tips on debt and Christmas. It's not Christmas that causes pain, the society notes, but the month that follows it.
Equifax Canada published rather grim news for Canadians regarding their situation vis-a-vis debt. Collectively the amount of debt that Canadians have has reached $1.5 trillion. And with the Christmas season upon us it isn't going to drop anytime soon.
The latest addition to KFC's menu is the Double Down Dog, a hot dog covered in cheese sauce and wrapped in a piece of ... you guessed it. Fried chicken.
Everyone enjoys pizza, right? As you tuck in to a slice, have you ever wondered what is happening in order make the slice so tasty? A new video explores the chemistry behind the cheese, tomato and dough.
The owners and staff of Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill have a major reason to be proud. It was named "Best Greek Restaurant" on Long Island for the second consecutive year.
After more than a year of development, Nabisco has finally announced that long-rumoured Red Velvet Oreos will be hitting store shelves in February.
Billed as 'the new St Tropez' in summer, life on the island of Hvar is very different when the tourists have departed. An overview of life in winter on a Dalmatian island.
Delta Flight 1156 from Portland OR to Atlanta GA and Southwest Airlines Flight 2492 from Milwaukee WI to Atlanta were escorted by NORAD jets to Atlanta after a user named Zortic sent bomb threats to these airlines via Twitter.
Indonesia has temporarily suspended efforts to raise the main fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the floor of the Java Sea because of bad weather, but the difficult and emotionally draining work is expected to resume today.
Despite the fact that firearms are not allowed in carry-on luggage, a new report from the Transportation Security Administration shows the number of attempts continues to increase.
Every year, Kelly Blue Book creates a top 10 list of vehicles with the best resale value to help consumers choose a vehicle that won’t depreciate too quickly and will still retain a decent value when it comes time to sell it or trade it in for a new ca
The United States government is tracking the movement of millions of American drivers as part of a secret intelligence program that scans and stores hundreds of millions of motorist records.
BMW has updated the design, engineering and even price of the 1-series hatchback to improve market appeal. The revamped three-door and five-door models were introduced at the 2015 North American Auto Show in Detroit.
Free transit passes will be offered to senior and disabled San Francisco residents starting in March, city officials decided Tuesday.
One of the biggest ongoing advocacy efforts by anyone in the disability community is employment awareness. Activists promote the message that disabled people are just as competent, sometimes better, workers than their non disabled colleagues
Acclaimed author Jacqueline Davies took some time to chat about her book "The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon."
New Jersey native Christine Goerke may be making her role debut as a legendary Wagner heroine soon, but she's still a tweeting, Skyping wife and mom who thinks size has nothing to do with sex appeal.
Having the annual California International Antiquarian Book Fair in Oakland for the very first time is something that the staff at Mills College is extremely honored and excited about.
A horse-shaped UFO, reminiscent of the Greek mythological Pegasus, was captured on video hovering over the Colima volcano, one of Mexico's most active, located 300 miles west of Mexico City.
The US Federal Trade Commission has banned the operator of a notorious revenge porn site from posting nude images of women without first obtaining their explicit consent.
Randolph County Sheriff's deputies posted online Monday, footage recorded on a highway in North Carolina by a woman as she drove with her granddaughter in the backseat. The clip shows another driver, a woman, in a shocking display of road rage outburst.
Wikipedia, the online publicly-editable encyclopedia, has issued a restriction on editing to certain users over alleged harassment and violation of civility while editing the "Gamergate controversy" article.