James Billington, the librarian of Congress who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, announced Wednesday that he will step down at year's end.
A cybersecurity firm with close ties to Russian intelligence said Wednesday it uncovered a cyber-espionage campaign targeting hotels that hosted Iran nuclear negotiations, the details of which are among the most closely held secrets in world diplomacy.
The European Central Bank raised the amount of emergency funding for Greece's troubled banks by 2.3 billion euros on Wednesday, banking sources said, as negotiations between Athens and its creditors reached a critical stage.
The EPA says that fracking does not cause “widespread” harm to drinking water, but some anti-frackers claim to have found evidence that proves it does.
After centuries of mistreatment and nearly 50 years of mystery, a biblical painting in a Dutch museum has finally been declared an authentic Rembrandt.
The White House announced Wednesday that President Obama has approved sending up to 450 additional U.S. troops to Iraq.
When a California woman with cervical cancer underwent a body image scan, doctors noticed bright areas in her lymph nodes, suggesting her cancer had spread.
Congressional Republicans are pushing to block an Obama administration rule designed to protect water quality in small streams, tributaries and wetlands before it goes into effect later this year.
New York's highest court has ruled that medical examiners don't have to return to families all organs from autopsied bodies or even tell them parts are missing.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday announced fraud charges against a man accused of defrauding small companies out of more than $4 million.
The infant son born of a brain-dead woman who was kept on life support so he could develop and survive has left an Omaha hospital.
A Chinese war veteran who went to the doctor with stomach pains was shocked to learn the source of his discomfort was a 1.1-inch bullet lodged in his abdomen, Central European News (CEN) reported.
Pet food maker Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering of its common stock.
Democratic congressman compares Marco Rubio to Ricky Ricardo, Chris Christie to Jabba the Hutt.