North Korea's nuke test creates "artificial earthquake"
The test takes place just as Japan and China are trying to re-align their relationship. Military readiness has been stepped up by both US and South Korean forces.
Baggage handling by US Airways in Philly "like Lord of the Flies"
Putin critic killed
A journalist who criticized Russian president Putin was killed at her home in what looks like a contract hit
Would an "Office of National Nurse" improve US health?
Objectives would be to attract new nursing recruits and to improve knowledge about preventable illness
Private space flights coming in 2009
Virgin Galactic selling seats now for $200,000 apiece
Plunging life expectancies make Russia a smaller country
Premature deaths and a very low birthrate make for a shrinking population