Oxbow Wins Preakness; Derby Winner Orb Finishes Fourth - Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown win, the most in horse racing history.
Sat, 18 May 2013 19:09:00 -0400
Prominent Pakistani Politician Shot, Killed On Re-Election Eve - The PTI party chairman, Imran Khan, blamed Zahra Shahid Hussain's death on a rival party. Police told Pakistan's Dawn newspaper that she was killed during an armed robbery.
Sat, 18 May 2013 17:09:00 -0400
Spaniard's Song Brings YouTube Fame ... And Maybe A Job - Enzo VizcaÃno looks like a busker, strumming away on his ukulele as he roams a Barcelona metro car. But he sings of his bachelor's degree and postgrad diploma. "I'm the King of Microsoft," he croons. He's not looking for a handout. He just wants a job. And his creative approach may be paying off.
Sat, 18 May 2013 16:21:00 -0400
Bashar Assad: A Political Solution In Syria Is 'Unreal' - The Syrian president also left no room for his departure. "The captain of a ship doesn't flee when faced with a storm," he said during an interview with an Argentine newspaper.
Sat, 18 May 2013 15:09:00 -0400
Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains - More than 5 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease, and the number is only going to increase â€” in part, due to aging baby boomers. But researchers say increased awareness and early detection is helping patients live with the disease.
Sat, 18 May 2013 17:27:00 -0400
Internships: Low-Paid, Unpaid Or Just Plain Illegal? - Fed up with working for free, some interns are suing their employers. Last week, a judge ruled that interns could not sue the Hearst Corp. as a class action, which could be a legal setback for young workers tired of exploitative unpaid internships.
Sat, 18 May 2013 16:41:08 -0400
Impossible Choice Faces America's First 'Climate Refugees' - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the tiny town of Newtok, Alaska, could be completely underwater by 2017. Its 350 residents must relocate or stay to face the floods, but a move is easier said than done.
Sat, 18 May 2013 16:41:00 -0400
Afghan Parliament Halts Debate On Women's Rights Bill - The bill would have banned violence against women, child marriages and forced marriages. Detractors said the bill would bring Western values into Afghanistan.
Sat, 18 May 2013 12:55:00 -0400
WATCH: NASA Spots Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever Recorded - A nearly 90-pound meteoroid produced a one-second flash visible with the naked eye. Since NASA started tracking lunar strikes in 2005, it has counted more than 300 of them.
Sat, 18 May 2013 10:43:00 -0400
Russian Official Names CIA Station Chief In Moscow - The breach of protocol comes after Russia expelled an American diplomat they said was a spy. Analysts said the potential outing is an escalation.
Sat, 18 May 2013 09:31:00 -0400
The Unsafe Sex: Should The World Invest More In Men's Health? - The world's top health problems are more common in men than women. But recent global funding has been skewed toward women's issues. Some health economists say more effort should go toward stopping men's risky behaviors, like smoking and drinking.
Sat, 18 May 2013 08:38:00 -0400
Immigration Bill Chugs Along, But Some See Deal-Breakers - The bipartisan immigration overhaul proposed by the Senate's Gang of Eight has been the target of scores of amendments. So far, the bill has largely held its own, but its prospects for getting through Congress are uncertain.
Sat, 18 May 2013 05:13:54 -0400
Afghan Mineral Treasures Stay Buried, Hostages To Uncertainty - Afghanistan is believed to be home to world-class mineral deposits, valued at up to $3 trillion and offering hope for the country's economic future. But in the current environment of uncertainty, investors are nervous and it could be many years before Afghanistan strikes pay dirt.
Sat, 18 May 2013 05:13:53 -0400
Turning Up The Heat On Civil Rights-Era Cold Cases - With the death of a possible suspect in one notorious case, activists are weighing the FBI's efforts to tackle cases from the 1950s and '60s. Some are calling for a congressional hearing to see whether the FBI has done enough investigating.
Sat, 18 May 2013 05:13:00 -0400
Not Your Grandpa's RV: This Roving Lab Tracks Air Pollution - Atmospheric scientist Ira Leifer installed special air sensors on a camper, then drove from Florida to California, measuring methane levels all along the way. More than 6,000 readings later, he found some noticeable spikes, especially around petrochemical plants and urban areas like Los Angeles.
Sat, 18 May 2013 05:13:00 -0400