The spots can lead to eruptions of radiation on the sun called solar flares. This huge spot formed over the course of 48 hours.
Palestinian Emad Burnat got a video camera to document his son's childhood. But he has spent the past several years filming the conflict between Palestinian residents of his village and Israelis who are building a separation barrier. His work is now up for an Oscar.
Tomatoes grown on organic farms contained significantly higher levels of vitamin C, sugar and lycopene than their conventionally grown counterparts, a study finds. Turns out, organic farming techniques "stress out" the plants in ways that make them more nutrient dense.
Republicans delayed a vote on President Obama's defense nominee, saying they wanted more answers about the attack in Benghazi, Libya, last year. In recent months, Benghazi has become a sort of catchword. To Republicans, it symbolizes everything bad about the Obama administration.
Going public is typically considered an achievement. But reverting to private ownership — as computer giant Dell plans to do — can have benefits, too, like enabling managers to focus on long-term strategies or conduct shake-ups in private. Still, withdrawing from the stock market also carries some risks.
Through a lawyer Armstrong said he would be willing to cooperate in an international tribunal but not in "American prosecutions that only demonize selected individuals."
Essential benefit requirements apply mainly to individual and small group plans. The federal requirements also affect benefits provided to people newly eligible for Medicaid coverage. Now, for instance, we know that insurers won't be allowed to can't charge consumers a copay for a screening colonoscopy, even if a polyp is removed.
For nearly three years, the Afghan parliament has tried to pass a law banning violence against women. Supporters say they've made concessions to address conservatives' concerns. But critics say the proposal still violates Islamic law.
The speech at next month's Conservative Political Action Conference will be the first extended public remarks from the former Republican presidential nominee since losing the November election. It was at this event last year that Romney famously declared he had been a "severely conservative" governor.
The brash, young champion Brad Keselowski will begin defending his racing title this month. Candid and funny, he has a knack for connecting with both blue-collar fans and savvy, young Twitter users. And some of the sport's executives say he's the key to NASCAR's future.
The company is seeking testers for Google Glass, an augmented technology eyewear. Applicants who are selected for the program will be allowed to buy the device for $1,500.
The storm moving out of California, could stretch from Oklahoma to the Ohio Valley.
The Republican strategist has made enemies out of the conservative groups after announcing he would take on vulnerable GOP candidates.
The Royal penguin that washed up on a beach in New Zealand is the second from Antarctica to arrive there in as many years.
More than 30 years ago, the New Mexico Republican says, he fathered a son out of wedlock. The mother is the daughter of another former senator. They've come forward now, they both say, because someone was going to try to use the information to smear Domenici.
In its search for new revenue streams, the Postal Service is getting creative. Its entered into a licensing agreement for a new apparel and accessories line called Rain Heat & Snow.
Eating foods that cause your blood sugar to rise – like bagels, candy bars and juice – may be tied to acne flare-ups. How? Those blood sugar spikes can also increase hormones that stimulate oil production, researchers say.
Constituents at a town hall were angry over a plan to legalize an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants. McCain, for his part, defended the plan, saying it was the right thing to do.
Pharmaceuticals were involved in more than half of the 38,329 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2010. Opioid painkillers, such as hydrocodone, were the most common prescription drugs involved. But drugs for mental health conditions were also implicated often.
President Obama and the Pentagon have recently raised concerns about the threats posed from cyber attacks. But there's no clear consensus on how best to address the problem.