After government's criticized Google for disclosing too much private information, the company released country-by-country data on the number of government requests for user information and data removal.
US officials are going to Moscow to discuss Russian demands to lift an international adoption ban on children going to the US. In the wake of the Artyem Savelyev case, Russians will likely demand more government oversight of American families.
A scientist in Norway has developed an infrared volcanic ash detector that allows aircraft to see and avoid the Iceland volcanic ash clouds invisible to radar.
Pope Benedict XVI said it's 'necessary to perform penance' in response to public outrage at revelations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests. But some analysts say those hoping for change are up against a deeply conservative hierarchy.
With the April 15 filing deadline in view, American taxpayers may be surprised to find that their tax burden is less than those in most industrialized countries. But can that last?
Visitors look at artwork by American artist Tony Oursler entitled 'Eyes,' at a gallery in Beijing on Thursday.
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Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate Renaissance man. He's now a Hollywood movie star in a Warner Bros Indiana Jones-style action hero film to be called 'Leonardo da Vinci and the Soldiers of Forever.'
A tourist feeds Rainbow Lorikeets in Great Keppel Island at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia on Wednesday. Australia called for a review of shipping laws on Tuesday after a coal ship ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef and environmentalists warned the Asian resource boom was turning the fragile reef into a 'coal highway.'