May 17 2013 21:15
WASHINGTON – Science and science fiction are inextricably wed, but whether the inventions of tomorrow bubble up from the musings of writers, we can see a line of progress that travels its way from Swift, to Verne, and even Roddenberry.
May 17 2013 15:18
WASHINGTON – A lot of people are considering the autism spectrum anew as numbers seem to be exploding, definitions are changing and new studies seem to be getting closer to find out the nature and origins of conditions.
May 15 2013 16:52
LOS ANGELES – Ex-NFL star O.J. Simpson returned to court on Wednesday to ask for a new trial, but it could be an uphill battle for the disgraced football star who was convicted for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2007.
May 15 2013 15:01
WASHINGTON – “Crude and clumsy” spying. That’s what Russia accused the U.S. of doing on Wednesday after its security officials announced earlier this week the detention of a U.S. Embassy employee believed to be a CIA operative.
May 14 2013 16:09
WASHINGTON – New Orleans has a reputation of being resilient in the face of conflict and Sunday’s Second Line Mother’s Day Parade shooting has given the city yet another opportunity for the community to come together and stand up against violence.
May 13 2013 17:41
WASHINGTON -- On Mother's Day in New Orleans, a parade was interrupted by gunfire, wounding 19 people. We talk to an eyewitness about what's next for New Orleans.
May 13 2013 13:20
WASHINGTON -- On Friday, a judge found former Guatemalan army general and de-facto President Efrain Rios Montt guilty of killing of more than 1,700 indigenous Ixil Mayans between 1982-83.
May 10 2013 18:59
WASHINGTON – Scientists at Duke University have been working on a developing an invisibility cloak that works by bending certain wave and they have succeeded to a degree.
May 10 2013 18:13
WASHINGTON – Researchers have discovered clues that indicate 10 amino acids were able to produce proteins in high-salt environments--proteins that could have provided "metabolic activity for the first living organisms to emerge on the planet," according to a new study.
May 10 2013 18:03
WASHINGTON – While many believe that an energy revolution is necessary, most people think the catalyst will be scarcity, global industrialization, or demand, but it turns out that conversion isn't based so much on supply versus demand, but rather the price of policy.
May 9 2013 15:20
WASHINGTON – Russians across the world on Thursday celebrated the anniversary of the Nazi surrender to the Soviet Union in World War II.
May 8 2013 18:27
WASHINGTON – A Cuban official earlier this week said in Brazil that the island nation was ready for negotiations with the U.S. in order to exchange prisoners held in each country under charges of espionage.
May 7 2013 17:36
WASHINGTON – The discovery on Monday of three girls who mysteriously disappeared between 2002 and 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio, has drawn national attention in an unlikely rescue.
May 6 2013 19:13
WASHINGTON – How far could you go living on $10 per day? How about per week? Some people throughout the world go on much less per longer period of time.
May 6 2013 18:01
WASHINGTON – When news of the Boston Marathon bombings spread, many Muslims in the U.S. and abroad thought to themselves, ‘please don’t let it be a Muslim.’
May 3 2013 19:02
In a culture that is suffering epidemics in obesity and diabetes, a lot of stories have emerged.. some are based in science, some folk practice, and others... well, they may have a little snake oil to them.
May 3 2013 17:00
WASHINGTON -- The debate on the Washington Redskins continues to divide fans with some saying the name is too offensive while others accept the name.
May 3 2013 16:56
In Southern California, the wildfire season is off to a devastating start.
May 3 2013 16:08
LOS ANGELES – There’s a growing debate over animal cruelty and freedom of speech out West where a new law in Utah bans the filming of agricultural practices.
May 3 2013 15:48
Classically, it is said that the unexamined life is not worth living, but is it possible to examine the whole journey?