Posted: 11/26/2012 - For the study, researchers analyzed data from an ongoing study of aging that involved nearly 8,800 participants who were an average of 66 years old, a majority of whom were females.
Posted: 11/15/2012 - BP will pay a record fine to settle criminal claims arising from the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP will also plead guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Posted: 11/14/2012 - Former CIA Director David Petraeus is at the center of a Washington scandal that's raising questions about online privacy. The David Petraeus scandal raises interesting questions about privacy in the digital era.
Posted: 11/13/2012 - An appeal calling on the federal government to allow Texas to "withdraw from the United States of America" following President Barack Obama's re-election doesn't have the support of the Lone Star State's governor.
Posted: 11/13/2012 - A total solar eclipse occurred over the northeastern Australian coast early in the morning of November 14 local time.
Posted: 11/01/2012 - Emily Rahimi, who tweets for the FDNY, stayed at her post from Monday morning until 6:00 Tuesday evening, acting as a 911 liaison and comforting the fearful. (Emily's photo from FDNY.)
Posted: 10/30/2012 - The deal will make Lucasfilm owner George Lucas a significant shareholder in Disney, which will own the Star Wars franchise, and pay for the film company with $2 billion cash and around 40 million shares of its stock.
Posted: 10/29/2012 - The United States is back on top of the computing world after ceding ground to Japan, China and Germany over the past three years.
Posted: 10/29/2012 - Apple's Scott Forstall, head of Apple's mobile iOS operating system, is out in shakeup at the top. Forstall will advise until next year. Retail chief John Browett also out in Cupertino shakeup.
Posted: 10/26/2012 - The Governor of South Carolina says a taxpayer server was hacked, with 3.6 million Social Security numbers compromised.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Test runs started zooming along a small section of the Amtrak line between Chicago and St. Louis at 111 mph Friday.
Posted: 10/18/2012 - Scientists have been seeing something unexpected in the soil where Curiosity is scooping: Small bright objects. At first, they looked man-made, but upon closer examination the one-millimeter flecks didn't appear to come from the rover.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - The Federal Communications Commission set an April 2013 deadline for wireless phone companies to comply with its usage-based alert program.
Posted: 10/17/2012 - Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis was detained Wednesday after an alleged attempt to detonate the device, which was inert and part of an elaborate investigation by federal authorities and NYPD detectives.
Posted: 10/16/2012 - Apple sent these invites to members of the press Tuesday for their October 23rd event, widely expected to be the launch of a smaller iPad.
Updated: 10/16/2012 - This week, reality trumped (science) fiction with an image even more enthralling: two amateur astronomers poring through data from deep, distant skies and discovering a planet with four suns.
Posted: 10/15/2012 - It took more than two days for the shuttle to inch its way across the 12 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport to the science center, navigating around trees and light poles along the narrow path.
Posted: 10/15/2012 - The United States believes that Iran is behind cyberattacks on American banks and the oil industry in the Middle East, officials said on Monday.
Posted: 10/13/2012 - The project is expected to be built across about 42,000 acres in southwest Kansas.
Posted: 10/10/2012 - A new study showed that people enrolled in Weight Watchers lost as much weight on average as people who were guided by a medical professional.
Posted: 10/09/2012 - Tomatoes contain a powerful antioxidant that is good for brain health, the researchers say, and cooked tomatoes seem to offer more protection than raw.
Posted: 10/08/2012 - The Norwegian Nobel committee will announce the most anticipated of the annual honors -- the Nobel Peace Prize -- on Friday in Oslo, Norway.
Posted: 10/08/2012 - Apple acknowledges purple flare problem on iPhone5, but calls problem common with phones, advises users to shield it from light. Consumer Reports still calls the new iPhone is a winner
Updated: 10/08/2012 - The failure occurred at a minute and 19 seconds into the first commercial space cargo mission, which launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday night, SpaceX disclosed.