"Vampire Burials" Unearthed in BulgariaExperts say a medieval practice of shoving iron rods through "bad" corpses endured until the early 1900s.
Zuckerberg Tumbles From Bloomberg's Billionaires ListFacebook stock's 24-percent drop means the CEO is no longer one of the world's 40 richest people.
Unabomber Pens Prison Update For Harvard ClassmatesTed Kaczynski lists his eight life sentences under "awards" in the alumni bulletin.
With Gay Marriage On Hold, Md. Court OKs DivorceGay rights advocates say the ruling could have a far-reaching impact on same-sex couples in the state.
FDA Panel Greenlights Over-the-Counter HIV TestExperts believe the inexpensive test could detect as many as 45,000 new HIV infections a year.
Sophia, Jacob Were 2011's Top Baby NamesBut a certain reality television show likely helped fuel the rise of no. 2 on the boys' list.
Seventh Grader Spots Inaccurate Map at NYC's Met"The front desk didn't believe me," the teen said. "I'm only a kid."
Romney Says "Even Jimmy Carter" Would Have Authorized Osama RaidThe GOP contender pushes back against the president's recent national policy narrative.
Group Plans To Mine Asteroids for Gold and SilverJames Cameron and two top Google executives are involved in the project as advisers.
U.S. Teen Birth Rates Hit Record LowBut the United States still has much higher rates than other industralized nations.
Coast Guard Sinks Tsunami Ghost ShipAfter drifting for more than a year, the ship quickly disappeared into the ocean after it was hit with cannon fire.
NYC Schools End Plans To Drop "Unpleasant" Words From TestsOfficials had asked test-makers to avoid words like "dinosaur" and "divorce."
Vatican Criticism Pushes Nun's Book Up Best-Seller ListWhat had been an obscure text on human sexuality now finds itself in Amazon's top 20 list after the church took issue with its teachings.
Penn State To Pay Paterno's Widow $13.4 MillionThe former coach was making about $1 million a year when he was removed by the university's trustees.
Police Arrest Suspect in Bizarre Highway MurdersOfficials had worried that the roadside killings may have been the work of a police impersonator.
Study Suggests 3 in 10 Have SleepwalkedThat is significantly more than previous studies on "nocturnal wandering" had suggested.
U.S. Has Hottest 12-Month Period on RecordNOAA researcher say the average temp from May 2011 to April 2012 was nearly three degrees above the 20th century average.
Negative Ads Soar in 2012 Election SeasonNew study finds 70 percent of the ads this season go on the attack, up from only 9 percent in 2008.
College Student Forgotten in DEA Cell Files $20 Million ClaimThe UC-San Diego student says that his treatment "constitutes torture under both international and domestic law."
Exotic Animals To Be Returned to Ohio FarmTwo leopards, two primates, and a bear have been held at the Columbus Zoo since the bizarre incident last fall.
Marine Discharged For Anti-Obama Facebook PostsThe nine-year veteran will lose his military benefits as a result of his other-than-honorable discharge.
Vermont Governor Chased By BearPeter Shumlin says he attempted to scare four bears away from his birdfeeders when one approached him in the yard.
Hunger Games Climbs List of Most-Challenged BooksHit film cited as driving force behind the sci-fi trilogy's jump to No. 3 on the annual list.
Ex-Cops Handed Tough Sentences For Katrina ShootingsFour of the convicted former officers were sentenced to several decades in prison.
Studies Link Bee Decline to Common Pesticides But there is widespread disagreement among scientists about how conclusive the findings really are.