Judge at five Guantánamo detainees' trial weighs their bid to quit legal fight – and their mental competency.
Students arriving on campus encounter supersized efforts to encourage them to cast ballots.
The US also hopes to establish a diplomatic presence in Tehran for the first time in 30 years, according to the Guardian newspaper.
A patch of the red planet 'seems very friendly' to simple forms of life, a researcher says.
Economic harm is top concern in Senate debate over bill.
It doesn't come down to polar bears, it comes down to cost – and while the cost of acting is steep, the cost of inaction appears to be steeper, experts say.
The lander is scheduled to touch down on the red planet Sunday, marking a turning point in the exploration program.
Bruce Odland finds meaning in life's aural flotsam and jetsam – and it's too valuable to tune out completely with iPod or radio or daydream.