Hackers pick up where Facebook privacy leaves off

Hackers are weighing in on the Facebook privacy controversy with creations that help people strengthen privacy or empty profile pages at the world's leading social networking service.

Engineers prepare to seal ruptured oil well

Engineers Saturday readied a plan to permanently seal a damaged Gulf of Mexico well, despite delays to the process caused by debris left behind by a recent tropical storm.

Florida's Everglades put on world heritage endangered list

Florida's Everglades and Madagascar's tropical forest were added Friday to a list of imperiled world heritage sites by UNESCO officials who also registered lesser threats to Peru's Machu Picchu ruins and the Galapagos Islands.

True/Slant website shutting down

True/Slant, a website started last year to provide an innovative platform for journalists and advertisers, is shutting down following its acquisition by Forbes Media.

Cleanup of Mich. river oil spill will take months

(AP) -- Officials investigating the cause of a huge oil spill along a major river in southern Michigan say it will take months to clean up the mess, and damage to wetlands and wildlife may last considerably longer.