Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.
Earth's worst mass extinction in history - when around 90 per cent of all life was wiped out - may one day repeat itself, scientists have warned.
The tomb believed to be the place where Jesus was laid has been opened for the first time in centuries.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller has died in his sleep at his home in Poncantico Hills, New York. He was 101 years old.
The Federal Reserve, which raised its benchmark rate on Wednesday for the second time in three months, this time to a range between 0.75 percent and 1 percent, is finally moving toward the end of its nine-year-old economic stimulus campaign, which began in the depths of the financial crisis.
The 20 Year Gunshot
Pyongyang still owes Sweden a lot of money.
For most events in your life, you have two options: the instant, reactionary response and the more rational, thinking response. Nine times out of 10, the thinking response is better.
Somalia and three other countries desperately need aid to save more than 20 million people from starvation and diseases, the United Nations said.
In olden times there ruled a great and powerful king, whose name was Solomon. All the land of Israel was under his sway, and there was no one so rich or so honoured on the face of the earth.