Long-distance swimmer Lewis Pugh plans to kayak 1200km (745 miles) to the North Pole to raise awareness of how global warming has melted the ice sheet. The BBC's Jonah Fisher met him at his training camp in Cape Town, South Africa.
Hospital officials say the woman who grabbed a gun from a Department of Corrections officer at Palmetto Health Richland and shot herself has died.
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Lindsay Lohan has launched a scathing attack on her father Michael, branding him a "bully" and a "public embarrassment."
Workplace safety experts say the decline in fatalities for 2007 was due in part to lower employment nationwide, particularly in the construction and manufacturing industries.
Marijuana users have contributed more beauty and more richness to the world than anyone else, yet they are hunted down like dogs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a rule banning cows too sick to stand from the food supply.
If you're like me, you probably figured this was already the case: Industrial food production is ugly, but not so ugly that disease-dropped animals are deemed fit for the table.
The Western Standard is reporting that Dr. Paul's followers have been hard at work, preparing the twin cities for the influx of RNC delegates. Determined to get the Texas Congressman's message out there, "Operation St. Paul" was set in motion. Part of the push is in the form of billboards, such as this, showcased in the Minneapolis area.
Intel and Taiwan’s Asustek are bringing out a rock bottom $199 laptop to conquer the PC world’s next frontier: the next billion customers in the emerging markets.
When U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan need to communicate in Iraqi Arabic, Kurdish (spoken in north Iraq), or Dari and Pushto (Afghani languages), they can reach for an iPod.