The explosive growth of cities worldwide over the next two decades poses significant risks to people and the global environment, according to a meta-analysis published today in Plos One.
Medical examiners and appointed coroners are less likely to underreport suicides than are elected coroners, that's according to a new study from Temple University.
Hewlett-Packard shares plunged 20 percent on Wall Street on Friday after the world's top personal computer maker announced a strategic shakeup that includes spinning off its PC business.
(AP) -- A German data protection authority is "unliking" Facebook's "Like" button.
The eighth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed from the low pressure System 93L on August 19 at 8 a.m. EDT and satellite data from NASA shows strong rainmaking potential as the depression moves ...
Divers working for oil giant Shell have turned off the valve which has been leaking oil into the North Sea causing the worst spill in the area for a decade, the company said Friday.
Hong Kong police said on Friday they had arrested a 29-year-old man over a cyber attack on the city's stock exchange website which halted trading in the shares of seven companies.
Enel Green Power, the renewable energy arm of Italian giant Enel, has won three wind farm projects totalling 193 megawatts in Brazil's 2011 New Energy Auction, the company said in a statement Friday.
Kazakhstan on Friday blocked access to several popular blogging sites after a court said they contributed to the spread of "terrorism" and religious extremism in the Central Asian state.