US says it deported a record 216,000 'criminal aliens' in fiscal 2011, but immigration court statistics show a drop in criminal deportation proceedings from the Bush years. How do those square?
Rocks of the East Coast conduct earthquakes much better than rocks in the West. It means a moderate quake in rural Virginia can travel far and damage the Washington Monument.
Polar bear origins: A study of mitochondrial DNA has found that polar bears can trace their ancestry back to an brown bear that lived in Ireland between 20,000 and 50,000 years ago.
Dominic Deng Diing, who escaped the violence in Sudan, raises funds to help schoolchildren there.
Brendan Earley of Davison, Mich. puts on his own car show while waiting for the start of the Back to the Bricks Mitten Promo Tour in the parking lot on Friday in Flint.
Local Republicans see an opening, but they'd need to persuade the national GOP to invest in a special election in N.Y. Ninth. Anthony Weiner resigned the seat Thursday amid a sexting scandal.
In Facebook lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg calls shenanigans on Paul Ceglia's evidence. Will this derail the Ceglia / Facebook lawsuit?
With record-tying temperatures expected to hit 93 degrees, Patrick Devore of Pittsburgh, plays in a fountain on the north shore of Pittsburgh.