STAVANGER, Norway In a break with Nobel tradition, the former secretary of the Nobel Peace Prize committee says the 2009 award to President Barack Obama failed to live up to the panel’s expectations.
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IRVING, Texas A Muslim teenager detained by police after a teacher at his North Texas high school decided that a homemade clock he proudly brought to class looked like a bomb will not face criminal charges, a police chief said Wednesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Space station astronaut Scott Kelly is halfway home.
Kelly marked the midway point of his yearlong space mission Tuesday. He’s sharing the voyage with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko. They arrived at the International Space Station in March and won’t return to Earth until next March.
LOS ANGELES If we look to television for more than entertainment ‚Äî and let’s face it, we do ‚Äî then Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony will have something for everyone.
The masterful storytelling of television’s second golden age rightfully will be centre stage, with leading contenders including “Game of Thrones,” ‘’Orange is the New Black” and the final season of “Mad Men.”
LOS ANGELES ‚An American man was told he could make $18,000 for marrying a Chinese woman who needed a green card, so he agreed to get hitched at a California wedding studio and then took an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas where he posed in photos with his new wife.
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church’s process for annulling marriages Tuesday, allowing for fast-track decisions and removing automatic appeals in a bid to speed up and simplify the procedure.
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.
It captures everything we don’t want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.
NEW YORK—A billion people logged in to Facebook today, marking the first time that many members used the world’s largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth’s population.
The milestone was mostly symbolic for Facebook, which boasts nearly 1.5 billion users who log in at least once a month.
NEW YORK — The Titanic’s last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called “Money Boat” before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it’s estimated it will bring $50,000 to $70,000.