Late on that terrible April day in 2004, hours after she learned that her husband had died in the mountains of Afghanistan, Marie Tillman finally reached for the sealed envelope hidden beneath the clutter on their bedroom dresser.
Not an "easy day" for the makeup department.
French prosecutors have opened a murder enquiry into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's 2004 death near Paris following claims he may have died of polonium poisoning, sources told AFP Tuesday.
Two Tibetan teenagers have died after setting themselves on fire in Sichuan province, activists and US media said.
Osama bin Laden was shot in the head as he peeked out of his bedroom, according to the No Easy Day book by a Navy SEAL, contradicting previous official accounts of the raid on the former al-Qaeda leader.
As troubling as these attacks are, the US military is facing a larger and perhaps more menacing problem—one that in July was even more deadly than combat—and it’s one that does not appear to be going away.
If a newly release report is any indication, most children shouldn't expect a big inheritance from their parents. A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that 46 percent of Americans die with less than $10,000 in finan
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of three servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, were recently identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full militar
It says much when the long-time rulers of two of Africa’s largest, most important nations, Egypt’s Husni Mubarak and Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi, had to fly to Europe for critical medical treatment because their own nations lacked facilities and speciali
A rogue state is on the verge of developing a deadly biological weapon against which the rest of the world has no defense. Through its connections to extremist groups and smugglers, the regime could be planning to launch bio attacks on U.S. allies an
As a fervent Ron Paul supporter the first twenty seconds really gets me, as the dad explains the reason and incident that triggered this unfortunate outcome.
The modest man who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter million miles away has died. He was 82.
The U.S. Army tallied 38 confirmed or suspected suicides among its ranks last month--that’s among both active- and non-active-duty members including the Army National Guard and Army Reserve--the highest rate of suicide within the branch yet observed.
An Alabama man is fighting city officials to keep his wife buried in his front yard.
Three Attacks During the Past 24 Hours
The UN special rapporteur on human rights to urge establishing a mechanism to investigate such killings
The Army experienced a record 38 suicides in July, the highest monthly total since the service began releasing monthly figures in 2009.
Deadliest Day of the Year for Afghan Civilians
Rescue teams are still searching for victims in collapsed buildings after two strong earthquakes hit northwestern Iran, killing at least 250 people and injuring 2,600 others.
A team of archaeologists excavating a palace in the ancient city of Avaris, in Egypt, has made a gruesome discovery.
British chemist Martin Fleischmann, who stunned the world by announcing that he had achieved nuclear fusion in a glass bottle, has died after a long illness. He was 85. His son Nicholas said he died Friday at his home in Tisbury, England. He had
Tattoos on the body of the slain Sikh temple gunman and certain biographical details led the FBI to treat the attack at a Milwaukee-area temple as an act of domestic terrorism, officials said Sunday.
Law enforcement officials say that six victims have been killed at a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin, according to local station WTMJ. The temple is located in Southeast Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.
Several people — including possibly one police officer — have reportedly been shot at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, according to police radio reports coming out of Oak Creek. The incident reportedly occured about 10:45 a.m. Initial reports said th
Now an innovative paper co-authored by an MIT economist shows that a large portion of America’s older population has very little savings in bank accounts, stocks and bonds, and dies “with virtually no financial assets” to their names.
A World Health Organization official has stated that the Ebola outbreak in Uganda is now “under control.”
After police shoot an unarmed man for running away from them, the people of Anaheim organize a protest only to have the cops unleash their dogs and fire at women and children in the crowd as people run for their lives. Yes, this is in present day Ame
A young black man, Chavis Carter, is "found" shot dead in the back of a police cruiser after police discover marijuana on the man. Cops say he shot himself, though there's no evidence of a gun and his mother disputes the official story. Common sense
Gore Vidal, the author and playwright, has died aged 86. He was known for his acerbic wit and wisdom - here are some of his best quotes.
US novelist Gore Vidal, the iconoclastic commentator on American life and history in works like “Lincoln” and “Myra Breckenridge”, has died at age 86, the Los Angeles Times reported.