Amanda Knox left Italy on Tuesday, bound for her family's home in Seattle. An Italian court freed Amanda Knox on appeal of her 2009 murder conviction.
Somalia's famine has boosted demand for the malnutrition treatment Plumpy'nut. But a patent curtails production – and has sparked intense debate over balancing business interests with humanitarian need.
The 2011 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to scientists in the US and France for uncovering triggers that activate an organism's immune system. One recipient died just days before the announcement.
The saga of American Amanda Knox and former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito – who were found guilty of murdering a young British woman in Perugia, Italy, in November 2007 – came to a close Monday with their convictions overturned on appeal. Both were set free. The path to Monday’s decision has been a long and convoluted one. A look back at several key moments:
The success of the new health care law depends on enrolling 30 million people in insurance plans. If officials don't clarify and simplify that enrollment process, the law will amount to a significant waste of time and taxpayer dollars.
Judith Heumann learned early on that if she was going to be part of society she'd have to fight for the right.
After issuing many denials, Chris Christie still may enter the GOP presidential nomination race, several people close to him tell the AP. If he does, conservatives may not be entirely happy with his record.
The first paramedic to arrive in Michael Jackson's bedroom says he was told the emergency had just occurred, but that the pop star's condition contradicted Dr. Murray's report.
At least five lawsuits have already been filed against Jensen Farms, whose Rocky Ford brand of cantaloupe has been linked to a listeria outbreak. But as a family farm, it has limited capital.