CERN scientists studying if new subatomic particle produces mass2012-07-04 -
- Physicists at the CERN nuclear research facility in Switzerland are verifying data on a new subatomic particle observed in two independent experiments using the world's largest atom smasher if it is the so-called Higgs boson that gives matter its mass.
Magnitude 7 tremor rattles New Zealand for 30 seconds
2012-07-03 - - A magnitude 7 earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island on Tuesday night. Police and fire stations received no reports of casualty and damage.
Nieto elected new president of Mexico
2012-07-02 - - Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) is the new president of Mexico after results of Sunday's presidential elections showed he won 38 percent of votes.
Stolen Salvador Dali painting returned thru mail
2012-07-01 - - Shortly after Salvador Dali's painting was stolen from a gallery in Manhattan last week, the unidentified thief returned the prized artwork Friday via the mail.
Large tides in Saturn moon indicate hidden ocean
2012-06-29 - - The NASA spacecraft that probed Saturn have detected large tides on its largest moon called Titan leading scientists to believe there is an ocean of water beneath its icy surface.
Assange mulling ignoring extradition notice
2012-06-29 - - Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is considering ignoring a London Metropolitan Police's extradition notice amid fears that Sweden will secretly extradite him to the United States.
Israel is Swamped with Singles
2012-06-28 - JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - Israelis are known for their gregarious behavior and love nothing more than spending time with their group of close friends. It's a trait that is wreaking havoc among the quickly mushrooming singles population and threatens to have long-range anthropological effects on Israel's future society.
Trump brothers grace groundbreaking of namesake skyscraper in Manila
2012-06-26 - - Real estate magnate Donald Trump's sons Donald Jr. and Eric graced the groundbreaking of a 61-storey residential skyscraper in Manila bearing their name on Tuesday.
Woman hit by ball in face sues Little Leaguer
2012-06-22 - MANCHESTER, NJ, UNITED STATES - A woman has sued a Little League catcher for hitting her with a ball in the face during bullpen session two years ago. Elizabeth Lloyd has sued Matthew Migliaccio, seeking $500,000 in damages after she allegedly suffered multiple fractures in her face.