Stuxnet infected some 130,000 computers worldwide, most of them related to Iran's nuclear fuel enrichment program. It's programmed to shut down just after midnight Sunday, but there likely are other cyber espionage systems out there.
Romney needs to soften his tough-guy image on immigration, and Obama needs to generate the kind of enthusiasm among Latino voters he had in 2008. At the moment, according to a new poll, Obama is well ahead among such voters in five key battleground states.
Jerry Sandusky was convicted Friday of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years, accusations that shattered the Happy Valley image of Penn State football and led to the firing of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno. Sandusky, a retired defensive coach, was found guilty of 45 of 48 counts.
Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant from Morocco, admitted Friday to planning a suicide-bomb mission aimed at the US Capitol Building. He believed the operation was sponsored by Al Qaeda, but the FBI was linked in all along.
The UN's Rio+20 earth summit set only modest goals, but sparked controversy over the Vatican's successful effort to remove reference to 'reproductive rights' from the final document. Hillary Clinton vowed the US would ensure 'those rights are respected.'
Monsignor William Lynn of Philadelphia helped the Catholic archdiocese keep sexual predators in ministry, and the public in the dark, said prosecutors. Lynn is the first US church official convicted for how he handled child sexual abuse claims.
Schilling said during a 90-minute interview on WEEI-FM in Boston that he put more than $50 million of his own money in the company and that he's had to tell his family that 'the money I saved during baseball was probably all gone.'
The US Justice Department alleges that the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), which controls most of the law enforcement and other government services in two adjacent communities, discriminates against those who are not members of the polygamous sect.