In a newspaper interview, astronomer Parke Kunkle pointed out a fact that astronomers have known for millennia, prompting an uproar among those who believe in astrology.
New zodiac signs 2011: Thanks to a wobble in the earth's axis, the astrological positions calculated some 2,000 years ago no longer apply. And even back then it was a big load of nonsense.
General Vang Pao died in California, Thursday. The former Hmong guerrilla leader was called 'the biggest hero of the Vietnam War' but also had a long history of violence.
The 'snowball express' blizzard of 2010 led to lots of public nail-biting and even the postponement of a pro football game. Perceptions about global warming have helped make Americans forget that, sometimes, winters bring a lot of snow, an expert suggests.
Tuesday marks the first day of winter, but many people in the United States and Europe have already seen a preview. Can we expect a snowy winter?
Brett Favre may have played his final NFL game in Monday night's Viking loss to the Bears. Did the Brett Favre two-year odyssey cost the Minnesota Vikings a chance to develop another quarterback for the long term?
As a sports chronicle, “The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History” is not your father’s Oldsmobile.
The NFL is preaching player safety, so how is the Vikings vs. Bears game outdoors – with wind chill predicted to be below zero – the smartest idea? While purists love 'real man' football played outdoors, Monday's Ice Bowl conditions may dictate future decisions on a possible new stadium in Minnesota.
The $7.2 billion from the estate of philanthropist Jeffry Picower represents the largest forfeiture in US history. So far, $9.8 billion has been collected on behalf of Bernard Madoff victims – nearly half the $20 billion that investors lost.