An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study. If proven effective, the vaccine could be "a game-changer"
Hillary Clinton attacked Republicans presidential candidates on Cuba policy, voting rights and social welfare policy during a jaunt to Florida, the home state of contenders Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and a likely swing state
Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing won the secret vote of the International Olympic Committee by 44-40
A new paper reports findings from the Philae spacecraft—which bounced down on Comet P67 on Nov. 12—adding a new dimension to the growing body of knowledge about about the complex, biotic, raw materials that exist everywhere in the universe
Begrudgingly, Donald Trump’s rivals recognize they cannot continue to shrug him off. Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out how to treat Trump at the upcoming debate, and may have to treat him like a real candidate
Jon Stewart has named his final three guests, and it looks like the host is sticking with his own kind for the last week of his run. Fellow comedians Louis C.K., Denis Leary and Amy Schumer will sit opposite Stewart in the run up to his finale
Actor James Woods has reportedly sued a Twitter user for defamation after allegedly accusing the actor of being a cocaine addict. Now deleted Twitter user @abelisted, the suit claims, "jeopardized Woods' good name and reputation on an international scale"
Britain says it is granting dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, apologizing for rejecting his application. Ai previously disclosed that the British embassy in Beijing had turned down his request for a visa, saying he had failed to disclose a criminal conviction
Following the discovery of debris attributed to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, helicopters have been scouring the island of Réunion for more signs. But information derived from the flotsam remains scant, if at all reliable
Ray Tensing posted 10% of his $1 million bail, according to the Hamilton County Clerk's office, not long after pleading not guilty to murder and involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed 43-year-old Sam DuBose
Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for the American dentist who killed a lion. "We want him tried in Zimbabwe because he violated our laws," the official said
Even though Game of Thrones showrunners have repeatedly declared they only want to make seven seasons of the fantasy hit, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo for the first time firmly announced the series will go at least eight seasons