Scientists Find New 'Ebola' Like Virus in Africa

The so-called "Lujo" virus infected five people in Zambia and South Africa last fall. Four of them died, but a fifth survived, perhaps helped by a medicine recommended by the scientists.

Sotomayor's College Views Revealed

Supreme Court nominee once accused Princeton University of discrimination against Latino students

Army Starts Testing 'Judge Dredd' Weapon

XM-25 Individual Air Burst Weapon uses laser rangefinder to precisely measure distance to target, then primes fuse on timed grenade so projectile explodes exactly where it should.

Iraqi Teen Solves 300-Year-Old Math Puzzle in 4 Months

A 16-year-old Iraqi immigrant living in Sweden has cracked a maths puzzle that has stumped experts for more than 300 years, Swedish media reported on Thursday.

Mexican Gunmen Ambush Senior State Prosecutor

A convoy of heavily armed gunmen launched a bold attack on a senior Mexican state prosecutor, then continued to toss grenades and shoot at officers in a midnight chase through the Gulf state's capital.

Jury Convicts Michigan Man in Quadruple Killing Case

A jury on Thursday found Troy Brake guilty on four counts of first-degree murder and three firearm counts.

Multiracial Americans Fastest Growing Demographic Group

Multiracial Americans have become the fastest growing demographic group, wielding an impact on minority growth that challenges traditional notions of race.

Gay Male Voted Prom Queen at L.A. High school

An openly gay teen was voted prom queen at Los Angeles' Fairfax High School in a campaign that began as a stunt but ended up spurring discussion on the campus about gender roles and teen popularity.