A recent study has found that young drivers who typically got six hours of sleep or less each night are more likely to get into a car accident.
Researchers have found that human kidneys discarded for transplant can potentially serve as a natural “scaffolding material” for manufacturing replacement organs in the lab using regenerative medicine techniques.
An infant has a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) when they share their bed with their parents, according to an analysis.
An adventurous 32-year-old US man has set a new Guinness World Record after riding a 15-storey tall Ferris wheel for over 48 hours.
Massive tornadoes hit midwestern US state of Oklahoma on Monday killing at least 24 people including nine elementary school children.
The old adage "practice makes perfect" may not hold true, according to a new study which found natural talent and other factors likely play a role in mastering a complicated activity.
The southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma received further backing from the White House on Monday in its campaign to be called Myanmar.
An 18-year-old Indian-American girl has invented a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge your cellphone in less than 20 seconds. The so-called super-capacitor, charges quickly and holds its charge for a long time, according to reports.
A US-based Sikh group today said that it will challenge the decision of an American district court last week to dismiss alleged human rights violations case against Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal.
A combat knife carried by a US Navy SEAL in the 2011 raid that ended in death of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has fetched USD 35,400 at a charity auction.
The outgoing head of the IRS told US Congress on Friday that the US tax agency made "foolish mistakes" in targeting conservative groups but insisted the action was not politically motivated.
The chief of the US Air Force said on Friday he regretted comments he made last week seeming to suggest a "hookup culture" in society was partly to blame for a sexual assault crisis in the military.
The US senate judiciary committee on Thursday cleared Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan’s nomination to the DC circuit, considered as a stepping stone to the Supreme Court. Yashwant Raj
A bipartisan group in the House working on an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws reached a deal in principle Thursday evening, aides said. The group plans to introduce its bill in June.
President Obama appointed Daniel I Werfel, the controller of the Office of Management and Budget, to be the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, the White House announced Thursday.