Israel's growing isolation – including the global outcry over the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid – strengthens a pessimistic world view, say analysts. Israelis see international criticism as hyperbole linked to centuries of anti-Jewish persecution – and something that can be ignored.
American millionaire space tourist Gregory Olsen, is excited about the future of space travel -- especially if it means he might have another chance to fly.
An increasing proportion of storms are likely to hit the highest levels of intensity because of the projected effects of global warming, an international team of scientists concludes in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Katrina, a Cesky Terrier looks up at its handler during a news conference showing the the six new breeds that will make their first appearance in competition at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 9, 2012. The 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will take place February 13 and 14 in New York.
The number of long-term unemployed – 6.1 million – is the most since the US started keeping track in 1948. Here is a look at some of these people as they search for a job.
If the debacle of August's healthcare reform town halls told Democrats anything, it was this: Don't send your legislators back to their districts without a bill to defend.
A sell-off on Friday drove Dow down 154 points, as traders took stock of postponed debt payment at conglomerate Dubai World.
October was the deadliest month for US troops in the Afghan war. Troops say a surge could stall handing off operations to Afghans, but concerns about security remain.