April 2011 Headlines
Genetically modified foods have been in our food supply for 15 years and most of us eat them every day. But critics say it's time to reverse this trend.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that taxpayer dollars can be used to fund embryonic stem cell research.
NASA decided to cancel the shuttle's scheduled Friday afternoon launch due to a technical problem with a heater.
A much cheaper drug has proved just as good as a $2,000 monthly shot at treating a common eye disorder that can lead to blindness.
The Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf both received top scores for front, side and rear impact crashes.
Zeta-Jones is among more than 5 million Americans suffering with the disease. She's hopeful her decision to get treatment helps others do the same.
Does misery really love company? An intriguing new study suggests that may be the case.
Pope Benedict XVI will be in satellite contact with two Italian astronauts aboard the International Space Station in what would be the first papal call to space.
President Barack Obama and his family will attend next week's launch of Endeavour, NASA's next-to-last space shuttle flight commanded by the husband of critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering the question of who should have the power to order utility companies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.
NASA's next-to-last space shuttle flight is set to begin late next week, and special preparations are under way in case the commander's wife, wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is able to attend.
The next-to-the-last space shuttle mission will be led by astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.
Where teenagers live could play a part in suicide rates, a study involving nearly 32,000 high school students has suggested.
The change reflects a modern view that Alzheimer's is a spectrum of mental decline, with damage that can start many years before symptoms appear.
Scientists judge the overall health of the Gulf of Mexico as nearly back to normal one year after the BP oil spill, but with glaring blemishes that restrain their optimism about nature's resiliency.
Chunky's Cinema Pub is screening the movies so kids who wouldn't normally get the chance to go to the movies are able to have the experience.
Dame Daphne Sheldrick has made it her mission to save orphaned elephants with the founding the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi.
It's the latest trend in extreme parenting -- moms and dads pushing their kids at an early age to become the next Michael Jordan or Alex Rodriguez.
Federal health officials are beginning a new push to improve hospital safety - aiming to save 60,000 lives over the next three years and save money at the same time.
Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of NASA's first shuttle flight and the 50th anniversary of man's first journey into space.
Women with high vitamin D levels, could prevent macular degeneration, or AMD, which is the leading cause of adult blindness.
Asteroid 2005 YU55, which measures 1,300 feet in diameter, is expected soar within a scant 0.85 lunar distance of Earth on Nov. 8.
Can a robot pitch a tent? If so, a Boy Scout who builds one might be able to earn two merit badges at once.
A new PBS documentary argues that climate change is a real danger. But some Christians and conservatives are questioning global warming in a new 12-part DVD series.
A new national study released Tuesday revealed that many of the nation's teens have no problem with drinking alcohol.
Two new studies could change care for hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year.
Space shuttle commander Mark Kelly said Thursday he's still awaiting doctors' blessing to bring his wounded congresswoman wife to his launch in just under three weeks.