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It's been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic stem cell lines from human skin cells.
Police sources have shed new light on exactly what happened when police confronted the two Boston bombing suspects, triggering a gun battle unlike anything recently seen on the streets of of an American city.
The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
The Sacramento Kings won't be headed north to Seattle after all -- despite its owners reaching a deal to sell the team to a Washington state group -- after NBA executives voted Wednesday to reject such a move.
Donna Brazile says lack of transparency and due process at GOP-led hearings shows their true intent: To damage Clinton's presidential prospects, and Obama's credibility
An Alaska volcano exhibiting "elevated seismic activity" has spewed ash clouds skyward -- as high as 20,000 feet above sea level -- an observatory reported Wednesday.
Residents of a New Jersey senior citizen building have been accused of prostitution and drug-related crimes.
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status broke the law, and he wondered aloud "who's going to go to jail."
Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Freeman Hrabowski helped build a college with a national reputation for training scientists of all backgrounds
"Government should be transparent. Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their Government is doing. ... My Administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms that the public can readily find and use." -- President Barack Obama, memo to heads of executive departments and agencies, 2009
Paul and J.P. Norden each lost a leg in the Boston attack but now they're recovering and say they'll get through this.
An Army sergeant first class assigned to a sexual assault prevention program at Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation for sexual assault, pandering, abusive sexual contact and maltreatment of subordinates.
Lava flowed from two Alaskan volcanoes, with authorities placing both on the second-highest alert levels because "sudden explosions ... are possible with little or no warning."
North Korea says the U.S. citizen it sentenced last month to 15 years of hard labor has begun his stay at a "special prison."
Want to let others know you're STD-free? Need to tell former lovers to get tested? Or just having some strange symptoms? New sites and apps can help.
Ariel Castro's ex-daughter-in-law never felt comfortable around the man who police say kept three young women trapped in a Cleveland home for a decade.
A choreographer who worked closely with Michael Jackson on his comeback concerts testified Tuesday the pop icon in his final days was "not at show standards but he was rehearsing, he was processing."
A wildfire tearing through northwestern Wisconsin has torched more than 6,800 acres and destroyed at least 50 structures, state officials said.