Top-order colleagues Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen shared an unbeaten 63-run stand for the third wicket to keep alive England's faint winning chance in the first cricket test against Sri Lanka.
Actress Lindsay Lohan will appear as a guest star on TV musical comedy Glee, in the latest step of a comeback for the once rising star whose career has been tarnished by drinking, drugs and legal troubles.
We've pickled it, dessicated it, drilled it, mummified it, chopped it and sliced it over centuries, yet as the most complex entity in the known universe, the human brain remains a mysterious fascination.
Amazon.com Inc and Barnes & Noble Inc unveiled Harry Potter e-books on Tuesday in deals that suggest the companies made big concessions with author JK Rowling for electronic access to the hit series.
A second-half goal by Salomon Kalou has handed Chelsea a 1-0 win over Benfica in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.
Sri Lanka holds an overall lead of 209 over England with five wickets in hand after 17 wickets fell on a frantic second day of the first test in Galle.
England hooker Dylan Hartley has been banned for eight weeks after being found guilty of biting Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris during the final day of the Six Nations championship at Twickenham.
Kane Williamson scored his second test century and guided New Zealand to an unexpected draw as the hosts made 200 for six at the end of the third and final test against South Africa at the Basin Reserve today.
A cloud of explosive natural gas boiling up from the North Sea out of a leak at Total's evacuated Elgin platform has forced another shutdown off the Scottish coast as the French firm warned it could take six months to halt the flow.
Three days of clashes between rival militias in southern Libya spread to the centre of the country's fourth largest city on Tuesday despite the deployment of army troops trying to quell the violence which has so far killed nearly 50 people.
The mother of the Florida teenager shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer, in a case with racial overtones that has resonated across the United States, is seeking trademark rights to slogans based on his name.
Flash mobs have been blamed as a factor in looting during urban riots. But now a group of online activists is harnessing social media like Twitter and Facebook to get consumers to spend at locally owned stores in cities around the world in so-called Cash Mobs.
North Korea gave details for the first time of a "weather satellite" it plans to send into orbit next month, a launch the West sees as a disguised ballistic missile test which has prompted criticism from the reclusive state's only major ally, China.
Support for the war in Afghanistan has dropped sharply among Americans in recent months as they grow increasingly disillusioned with the conflict that began more than a decade ago, according to a New York Times/CBS News public opinion poll released today.
World number three Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to American Andy Roddick 7-6 1-6 6-4 in the Sony Ericsson Open to end a 16-match winning streak for the Swiss maestro.
The United States is seeking to build regional shields against ballistic missiles in both Asia and the Middle East akin to an emerging bulwark in Europe, a senior Pentagon official says.
People who ate chocolate a few times a week or more weighed less than those who rarely indulged, according to a US study involving a thousand people.
The music doesn't stop for pop icon Madonna, and neither does the controversy, as the 53-year-old 'Queen of Pop' returns to the spotlight with her latest album "MDNA".
The Brumbies brought a shuddering halt to the Highlanders' perfect start to the Super Rugby season with a shock 33-26 victory in Canberra.