Science Sep 17Poop knives, arachnophobic entomologists win 2020 Ig Nobel awards
This year's winners also included a collection of world leaders who think they're smarter than doctors and scientists, and a team of Dutch and Belgian researchers who looked at why chewing and other sounds people make drive us crazy.
Nation May 08Polar vortex could bring rare May snow to U.S. East
The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother's Day weekend, forecasters say.
Nation Dec 24Kevin Spacey will face charge of groping a Massachusetts teen
Spacey is due in court Jan. 7 on the resort island of Nantucket to be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said in a statement Monday. Spacey could get up…
Nation May 04Supreme Court rejects inmate’s appeal for sex-change surgery
BOSTON — A nearly two-decade legal fight by a convicted murderer in Massachusetts to get taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery ended in failure Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected her final appeal.