What do you expect when you ask a terrible question in a ridiculous setting?
Death, it appears, prefers gentlemen to ladies. Women don't just outlive men, they consistently outlive men at every stage of life. More boys die in utero, in infancy, in adolescence, in middle age, at every stage. That's why nature makes more of them. But why? What's so fragile about guys?
Economists hope the leaders of major economies gathering in Northern Ireland will discuss expanding global trade. Since interest rates can't be lowered much further, analysts say, trade will be a key catalyst for growth.
Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell appeared stumped during the Miss USA beauty pageant. It is the most cringe-inducing moment since Miss Teen South Carolina fumbled an answer in 2007.
The 114-104 win against the Miami Heat put the San Antonio Spurs one win away from their fifth NBA title.
This is the latest revelation to come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They purportedly show that Britain and the United States spied on their allies during G-20 summit meetings in England in 2009.
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Chen Guangcheng says the work of Chinese Communists in the American academic circle is far greater than people realize. New York University, which helped defuse a diplomatic crisis Chen sparked last year, denied the allegations.
Syria's civil war is expected to be a central issue as the U.S. president meets with the world's other major powers. Obama's decision last week to send weapons to the Syrian rebels is supported by Britain and France, but not by Russia.
The next move in the health care law is all about coverage for people who don't have health insurance. President Obama has been trying to clear up some of the confusion over who gets coverage, and when. But many questions remain to be answered.
As lawmakers consider a sweeping immigration bill, they are taking a close look at a decades-old exchange program popular with foreigners looking for summer jobs. Critics of the J-1 visa program say it can hurt U.S. job seekers at a time when youth unemployment is at 25 percent.
A year after he survived a recall attempt, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a folk hero among many conservatives and often talked of as a presidential contender in 2016. Walker dismisses that talk, but he has taken steps that hint at national ambition.
Manu Ginobili had 24 points and 10 assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night. The win pushes the Spurs one victory away from their fifth championship.
The 32-year-old shot a closing 70 Sunday at Merion Golf Club for a 1-over 281 total and his first major championship. He finished two shots ahead of Phil Mickelson and Jason Day. He's the first Englishman to win the U.S. Open in 43 years.
Clifford Sloan will reopen the Office of Guantanamo Closure. He has served in senior positions in both Democratic and Republican administrations.
American privacy concerns go back as far as the country's origins. Today, in the wake of major revelations about the scope of the National Security Agency's surveillance, polls show that feelings are still mixed.
Hasan Rowhani, a midranking cleric, has been a politician since the 1979 revolution. He backed a violent crackdown against the pro-democracy student movement in 1999. But during the campaign, he appeared as the most charismatic and pragmatic of all the candidates.
Crews worked overnight to clear any trace of the two-week demonstration in Istanbul's Taksim Square as riot police continued to clash with protesters in Istanbul and the capital, Ankara.
There is no more graphic example of the daunting challenges facing Pakistan's new prime minister than the bloody events playing out in the west of his nation. The fractured country is as threatened as ever by forces committed to its destruction.
Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidson owners on Sunday to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the iconic American motorcycles.