U.S. officials on Tuesday demanded the safe release of three U.S. government personnel captured after their aircraft crashed in southern Colombia Feb. 13.
The Supreme Court sided Tuesday with an African American inmate on Texas' death row who claimed that prosecutors used racial practices to stack the jury in his capital murder trial with whites.
Four former executives from Qwest Communications have been charged with crafting a $33 million fraudulent business scheme, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Tuesday.
Low doses of a generic blood-thinning drug can prevent the recurring, dangerous blood clots that afflict about 750,000 Americans annually, researchers announced Monday on the New England Journal of Medicine's Web site.
Britain, with the support of the U.S. and Spain, introduced a new resolution in the United Nations Security Council Monday saying Iraq has missed "the final opportunity" to disarm peacefully.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell met with senior Chinese officials on Monday to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis and garner support for a new U.N. resolution for military action against Iraq.
The first AIDS vaccine to be tested on humans failed to prevent HIV infection in the general population but may protect blacks and Asians in the U.S. and Europe, vaccine-maker VaxGen Inc. said late Sunday.
Days before the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated a NASA official warned that damage sustained during takeoff may have been enough to allow super-heated air to breach its left landing gear door.
A Rhode Island nightclub erupted in flames Thursday night during a pyrotechnics display at a rock concert, killing at least 95 people and injuring more than 160 others as concertgoers rushed to escape.
The United States is sending at least 1,100 ground troops to the southern Phillipines to participate in an offensive designed to defeat the Muslim guerrilla group Abu Sayyaf.
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