Natalie Portman is one of a handful of stars who have serious scientific credentials.
German scientists say it may be possible to reconstruct the smaller of the two Bamiyan Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001.
A prominent national gay rights group opposes allowing Wal-Mart to open stories in New York City because it says the retail giant is hostile toward gay employees.
The Libyan air force has bombed the oil refinery and port town of Marsa El Brega as battles between forces loyal and against Muammar Gaddafi raged in several towns across the North African country.
Most Americans are unlikely to feel a direct impact from a federal government shutdown. Seniors will likely continue to get their Medicare and Social
San Francisco's next police chief should be someone of often contradictory talents, according to local residents who presented their wish lists to police commissioners at a series of meetings. The city's next top cop...
Darren Criss, who plays out-and-proud Dalton Academy student Blaine Anderson on the Fox musical-comedy Glee, says he's ready to kiss Chris Colfer, who plays gay student Kurt Hummel.
When Mary Bonauto first filed suit a decade ago seeking to legalize gay marriage in Massachusetts, she weathered criticism from two fronts:
Gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry while the Proposition 8 case works its way through the court system.
If a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage were placed on the ballot, it would lose by three percentage points, according to a Des Moines Register Iowa Poll released Sunday.