Today in news best suited for sneaky little Hobbitses and Shire-folk, scientists unveiled a map of a faraway volcanic realm that has a distinct look of Mordor about it. Unfortunately for any ring bearers, the molten landscape has probably been hidden unde
The University of Massachusetts has received a $5.5 million grant from a philanthropy founded by the man behind Facebook and his wife to create a way to search millions of scientific research articles.
MILLIONS of Brits are ‘overwhelmed’ by mounting work pressures, busy social calendars and financial worries, a study has found. Research revealed two thirds feel a constant sense of dread caused by the stress of their day-to-day lives. More t
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has opened an exhibition on the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union, saying the world has "a sacred duty" not only to commemorate the millions of victims "but to do everything in our power to prevent such tragedies
Two years after the LAPD touted a multimillion-dollar purchase a fleet of eco-friendly electric BMWS, officers are mostly using the cars for personal trips to grab lunch and, in one case, visit a nail salon, according to a local report.
WHITE-COLLAR crime is still a “major problem” with only 12 insider traders convicted in the past five years despite strong indications of foul play. An investigation by The Times reveals that a large number of investors could potentially be
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frank Darabont, a key creator behind "The Walking Dead," on Thursday filed a second lawsuit against AMC Networks Inc, claiming to have been deprived of tens of millions of dollars of additional profit from the hit cable TV series.
ENGLISH football’s first VAR controversy left FA chiefs admitting that teething problems always were inevitable. Ref Graham Scott was castigated by Chelsea fans when he booked Willian for an extra-time “dive” in the third round repla
Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides. Now, though, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a long-term-care policy.