Harmless lung cancer? A provocative study found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems. The analysis suggests the world’s No. 1 cause of cancer deaths isn’t as lethal as doctors once thought.
A video surfaced on the popular site Reddit showing University of Oregon students pummeling cars and people with snow. The video and 8,000 comments grew into a national story.
Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained for weeks by North Korea, issued a written statement Monday indicating his confession was coerced under the treat of a long jail term.
The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing a recent documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation of inmate abuse in the nation’s largest jail system.
Large slabs of ice slide off of rooftops in Dallas, creating a terrifyingly mesmerizing scene.
NASA’s Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars, which scientists say could have been a perfect spot for tiny primitive organisms to flourish if they ever existed on the red planet.
Aron Ralston, the Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie “127 Hours,” was arrested in Denver on allegations of domestic violence after police say he and his girlfriend got into an altercation.
Major technology companies, stung by revelations that the U.S. government collects people’s personal data on their networks, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.
A New Jersey waitress who accused a family of leaving an anti-gay note on their receipt is no longer working at the bistro where the incident took place.