Aaron Swartz, one of the early builders of popular website Reddit, was found dead in New York on Friday. He was 26. Swartz committed suicide, apparently by hanging, his uncle, Michael Wolf, said. His girlfriend found his body.3 comments
Photos of lions being hit with snowballs by visitors at a zoo in China have sparked outrage. The some dozen visitors at Hangzhou Zoo went on to also pelt snowballs at other animals, including monkeys and tigers.2 comments
John Wilkinson, a guitarist who performed with Elvis Presley, died after a long battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 67.
She's being described as the "20-year-old toddler" who hasn't grown for the past 15 years. Brooke Greenberg is said to be the only one in the world with her condition.
A professor from a Florida university speculates that the Newtown massacre may have been "constructed." In a series of blog posts since last month's shooting that left 28, including the gunman, dead in Connecticut, James Tracy lays out his case that there have been too many conflicting reports and ambiguity surrounding the massacre.18 comments
A church consultant says that when it comes to pastors' salaries, the small minority of preachers who live lavishly should not be reason to underpay the other 400,000 pastors leading churches.48 comments
Lance Armstrong, who was banned from professional cycling for doping, may admit to the public that he used performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his career. Armstrong's possible admission was reported Friday by The New York Times.
A plane crash in Florida has killed three people. The private plane was on its way to Knoxville when it hit a house.
A week after the death of a young woman who died after being gang-raped in India, her male friend disclosed details to the media of what happened the night of the "brutal" attack.
A viral photo shows a baby's hand reaching out of her mother's womb and grabbing the doctor's finger. During a Caesarean section the doctor called the father over to inform him that the yet to be born baby was grabbing his hand. That's when Randy, the father, took a photo.3 comments
From the nearly 7 million visits it received last year, King James Bible Online was able to determine the most viewed Bible verses of 2012. Topping the list was Psalms 23:4.
The peak of the Quadrantids meteor shower is tonight beginning at around 3 a.m. Live streaming is available.
Adam Lanza's body was recently claimed by his father, two weeks after Lanza gunned down 27 people in Newtown, Conn. No details were given about funeral service plans.
A recently discovered comet is scheduled to come very close to the sun late next year and may get very bright, enough to outshine the full moon.
A young woman who was the victim of gang-rape in India died early Saturday. The 23-year-old's death has sparked protests in the country. The woman, who was raped in a moving bus, has not been identified but protesters are calling her Damini.38 comments