A float depicting President Obama with his hat topped off by a man dressed as AlQaeda leader Osama bin Laden, entitled 'Barack-Adabra and the Great Circus of the Fleas' is shown at the traditional carnival parade in Viareggio, Italy, Sunday.
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.
Schultz fire near Flagstaff has grown to over 10,000 acres. High temperatures, low humidity, and strong winds have challenged firefighters.
Researchers at Northern Arizona University blared the Rush Limbaugh show at pine beetles to discourage them from eating trees.
Air Force officers leave as Air Force One prepares to take-off during a rainstorm at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Jan. 17 as President Barack Obama travels to Massachusetts to campaign for Senate Democratic candidate and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.
Column: New report reinforces import of climate change.
George Sodini kept a Web site where he spoke bitterly about his mother and about romantic rejections. Such feelings of anger toward women fit into a historic pattern, say some.
Mining companies stake claims on federal land adjoining the park, while opponents say drinking water will be at risk.