Scientists brought 10 Burmese pythons to South Carolina to test the validity of one study that said the snakes could survive as far north as Washington, D.C.
Federal strike force targets two South Florida companies that allegedly netted $83 million from Medicare fraud. Case is called the largest fraudulent billing scheme ever prosecuted by the strike force.
NASA's STS-32 crew took this view of the moon setting over the Earth's limb. Near the center is a semi-vortex in the clouds - a storm system in the early stages of formation. The moon's image is distorted due to refraction through the Earth's atmosphere.
The exclusion of populist party Fanmi Lavalas and other contenders heightens concerns that the Haiti election will fail to introduce leaders closer to voters’ core concerns.
A challenge to a 2006 law banning state university-funded travel to countries the US deems sponsors of terrorism was struck down Tuesday. Florida-based international scholars say the decision will disrupt studies.
Children fly kites during an international kite festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2010.
Credit fraud allowed a California woman and Florida man to obtain millions of dollars in mortgage loans.
A worker scratches his head while talking on the phone as he looks over a sinkhole on Friday in Milwaukee, Wisc. Powerful thunderstorms caused widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and opening up a giant sinkhole, and two people were hospitalized after being struck by lightning, authorities said.
Venezuela recalled its ambassador after the outgoing Colombian government charged that its neighbor harbors FARC rebels. The charges could short-circuit a potential thaw in ties as president-elect Santos prepares to take office.
Sue and Roger Main watch fireworks in Fenton, Mich., on Saturday.