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Italian prison officials knew about a serial killer's lengthy criminal record but still let him go visit his elderly mother on a two-day pass, Italy's justice minister said Friday. The killer has since fled and his whereabouts are unknown.
December 20, 2013 8:54 am
The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero gravity on the International Space Station.
December 20, 2013 4:14 am
Saturday marks the shortest day of the year - the pinnacle of dread for people who feel depressed when there's less sunshine. When they go out for a drink or coffee in the dreary wintertime Pacific Northwest, they could also order up a dose of
December 20, 2013 2:18 am
Authorities sought to reassure theatergoers Friday that London's elegant but aging venues are safe after chunks of ornamental plaster fell from a ceiling of the Apollo Theatre, showering patrons with dust and debris and injuring 79 people.
December 20, 2013 7:55 am
In an audiotape, Egypt's military chief talks about his dreams, saying that in one nighttime vision he was brandishing a sword and that in another he told the late Anwar Sadat that he himself would be president one day.
December 20, 2013 8:06 am