Washington police are investigating five recent high school graduates after seven students were violently beaten with pipes and golf clubs in a hazing ritual to gain admission to a school spirit group.
Famed science fiction writer Sir Arthur C. Clarke is headed for space five years after his death -- his DNA will head into orbit around the sun in 2014 aboard the Sunjammer, an astonishing solar-powered spacecraft.
The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks said Sunday it is helping Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed secrets about the federal government's surveillance program, to seek asylum in Ecuador.
At least a dozen Islamic militants wearing police uniforms shot to death overnight a Pakistani and 10 foreign tourists, including an American, who were visiting one of the world's highest mountains in a remote area of northern Pakistan that has been largely peaceful, officials said Sunday.
Washington lawmakers rebuked American fugitive Edward Snowden for fleeing Hong Kong to avoid U.S. extradition efforts after exposing U.S. surveillance secrets, with Sen. Chuck Schumer warning about Russia providing safe haven.