A controversial Soviet-era paper mill on the shores of Lake Baikal will be closed down, a government spokeswoman said Thursday, after years of complaints about pollution at the UNESCO-protected Siberian site.
The digital business is weighing on Barnes & Noble Inc., the largest traditional U.S. bookseller. The company posted on Thursday a loss in the fiscal third quarter, hurt by weak sales during the all-important holiday quarter ...
The International Space Station is about to get another commercial shipment.
Surrounded by sculptures carved from the white tusks of African elephants—which are being slaughtered in their tens of thousands—Beijing saleswoman Chen Yu says the ivory trade is thriving.
A U.K. judge has ordered British Internet service providers to censor three popular file sharing websites accused of flouting international copyright rules.
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An international team of scientists at Belgium's Antarctica research station has found the largest meteorite in nearly 25 years, helping them to unlock the secrets of our solar system.
Forensic scientists on Thursday announced they had delved into the embalmed heart of Richard the Lionheart, finding chemical evidence that the remains of England's Crusader king were handled with holy reverence.
It is rather difficult to imagine, but approximately 635 million years ago, ice may have covered a vast portion of our planet in an event called "Snowball Earth." According to the Snowball Earth hypothesis, the massive ice ...
(AP)—Simon Cowell has taken over television screens and radio airwaves around the world. Now he's taking aim at the Internet.