A Democratic aide said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is “guardedly optimistic” that his chamber will approve limited military strikes next week against Syria.
Many Americans, especially white Americans, have no friends outside of their own racial group, according to a new Reuters poll.
A popular swine flu vaccine has been linked to cases of narcolepsy in children.
Annual FBI crime statistics show that more people are killed with clubs and hammers each year than by rifles or shotguns.
The former boss of a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., testified Monday that she was shocked when the base commander asked for advance notice of any orders she planned to give regarding the confinement of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.