Sunday, March 9, 2014
Canada's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the sexual assault conviction of a man who tricked his girlfriend into becoming pregnant by poking holes in her condoms, settling a long-running case that raised questions on whether contraception deception and withholding vital information amounts to sexual assault.
The White House will deliver two cases of beer to the Canadian Embassy on Monday after U.S. President Barack Obama lost an Olympic ice hockey bet to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
A Pentagon research team is studying the body language of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other foreign leaders to better predict their behavior, officials said Friday.
U.S. spy agencies had warned the White House of imminent action by Russia in Ukraine and were not caught off-guard by the crisis, a top official said Friday, rejecting criticism from lawmakers.
When a boy told his mother he didn't want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends to invite, she created a Facebook page to ask for well-wishes — and the response was overwhelming.
The top U.S. college where a student has revealed she works as a porn actress to pay her fees said Friday she has broken no rules, and stressed that financial aid is available.
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
A potent new painkiller hit the U.S. market this week, despite warnings from top experts that the drug may deliver a deadly setback in America's battle with opioid addiction.
The “holy grail of guitars” is among the hundreds of rare and vintage acoustic guitars going on the auction block in New York next month.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with U.S. military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.