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51 People Killed By Car Bombs In Baghdad Markets

51 People Killed By Car Bombs In Baghdad MarketsA trio of car bombs in Baghdad killed at least 51 people on Wednesday, according to Iraqi police.

Obama: ‘I Have No Green Light’ To Act Without Congress

Obama: ‘I Have No Green Light’ To Act Without CongressIn a news conference Wednesday that was largely about international relations and trade, President Obama also addressed the limits of his own authority at home.

Hurricane Iselle: Hawaii Forecast To Take First Direct Hit In 22 Years

Hurricane Iselle: Hawaii Forecast To Take First Direct Hit In 22 YearsAt the moment, Hawaii is forecast to receive a direct hit from a hurricane for the first time in 22 years.

In Quest To Harpoon A Comet, A Spacecraft Stalks Its Prey

In Quest To Harpoon A Comet, A Spacecraft Stalks Its PreyTomorrow morning, a European space probe will arrive at a comet with a tongue-twister of a name: Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Hawaii, Which Almost Never Has Hurricanes, Is Getting Ready For 2

Hawaii, Which Almost Never Has Hurricanes, Is Getting Ready For 2Hawaii is preparing for two major storms this week, beginning with Hurricane Iselle, which is expected to weaken to a tropical storm by the time it arrives on Thursday.

Gaza Conflict: Cease-Fire Holds As Kerry Calls For Fresh Peace Talks

Gaza Conflict: Cease-Fire Holds As Kerry Calls For Fresh Peace TalksAfter nearly a month of brutal war, Gaza was calm for a second day on Wednesday. And as that negotiated, three-day peace took hold, diplomacy stepped front and center.

Justice Department Finds Excessive Use Of Force At New York Prison

Justice Department Finds Excessive Use Of Force At New York PrisonAdolescent inmates are subject to "excessive and unnecessary force by correction officers" at New York's Rikers Island, the Justice Department has found in a civil rights investigation.

James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, DiesJames Brady, a former White House press secretary and gun control advocate, died Monday, his family announced. He was 73.

As Truce Takes Effect, Israel Withdraws Troops From Gaza

As Truce Takes Effect, Israel Withdraws Troops From GazaIsrael has also ordered all of its troops out of Gaza. But this may not mean the end of the current conflict, because the Israel Defense Forces said its troops would maintain a defensive position and respond to any attacks.

Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic

Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old CriticMonths after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.