Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles has officially challenged the results of the Apr. 14 presidential election, in which he narrowly lost to Nicolas Maduro, political heir to former President Hugo Chavez, the bombastic autocrat who died in office in March.
Thanks to researchers at the University of Manchester and the National University of Singapore, a splash of paint may both add a decorative flair to a building, and generate power.
Scientists have found that two more Lemur species than previously thought hibernate during the winter. A team from Duke University has observed the pair of Lemur cousins in Madagascar, and hope that the new research reveals some clues on what exactly puts animals into hibernation.
Two South African men are now being charged with murder in one of the most grievous attacks against homosexuals in recent memory.
A criminal ring in China, accused of selling meat from rats and foxes under the guise of lamb, has been intercepted by police.
A U.S. military refueling plane caught fire in mid air and crashed near the border betweenKyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan on Friday, Kyrgyzstan's Emergencies Ministry said.
North Korea's continuing development of nuclear technology and long-range ballistic missiles will move it closer to its stated goal of being able to hit the United States with an atomic weapon, a new Pentagon report to Congress said on Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama gave his blessing on Thursday to a new security arrangement with Mexican leader Enrique Pena Nieto, in which Mexico will make reducing violence a priority over hunting drug cartel kingpins in the war against organized crime.
The pregnant reality star Kim Kardashian isn't one to shy away from radical beauty procedures.
U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Mexico on Thursday for a visit he hopes will draw attention to Mexico's emerging economic might, even as worries about containing drug-trafficking and related violence remain an inescapable subtext
President Obama embarked Thursday on a brief trip to Mexico where he will meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to discuss hot-button topics like economic growth, trade and security among other issues.
Honey is a lot better for you than high fructose corn syrup, and it seems the same is true for bees. A new study is showing that feeding bees with honey significantly reduces the rate of "Colony Collapse Disorder."
Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday, injuring a number of legislators during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.
More than 60 miners were killed this week in Sudan's Darfur region when the gold mine they were working in collapsed, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
A recently discovered fossil is giving scientists some insight into the origins of hummingbirds and swifts. The tiny fossil was discovered in Wyoming, and may be an early ancestor of the tiny, modern day birds.