Household-products giant Procter & Gamble Co., which sells Crest and Pampers, changed leaders Thursday, but there was no immediate indication it would affect a joint venture with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Fifteen schoolchildren and a teacher were killed when their moving school van caught fire in the eastern Punjab Province, according to rescue and government officials. Seven other children were injured, two of them critically.
The African Union on Saturday marked 50 years since the founding of a continentwide organization that helped liberate Africa from colonial masters and which now is trying to stay relevant on a continent regularly troubled by conflict.
Pres. Obama tries to rationalize with a heckler while explaining his plans to close the detention facility at Guantanamo.
Scientists have discovered a substance in the central nervous system called natriuretic polypeptide b (Nppb) that is responsible for transmitting the sensation of itching from the skin to the brain, The Independent reported.
One of the more well-known objects within our galaxy, the Ring Nebula has been observed by astronomers since the late 1700s. It is a definitive planetary nebula, visible from Earth as a bright and multi-colored ring of material violently expelled from a sun-like star reaching the end of its life.
This week's PGA Tour stop for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is one of the rare annual events that's held at the same course since the tournament's inception, dating back to 1946. Colonial is a Tour original, a staple in the rota and a layout that many players have mapped with precision before they show up on the grounds. But no one on Tour knows it better than first-round leader Ryan
Amanda Bynes has jacked up her headline-grabbing antics to a whole new level. The trouble star was arrested Thursday night in New York City after she allegedly threw a bong out of her apartment window after police arrived in response to call that the actress had purportedly been smoking marijuana in the building's lobby.