Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics.
For nearly 15 years, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's financial portfolio has included an offshore company that remained invisible to voters as his political star rose.
Americans will soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test.
Having sired hundreds of offspring, Diego has been central to bringing the Espanola Island type of tortoise back from near extinction, rangers at Galapagos National Park say.
In the aftermath of violent storms, residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring power lines and why they're not more resilient.
A man from East Providence has claimed more than $180,000 in lottery winnings, a day after his son won $1,000 in a different game.
Physicists say they have all but proven that the "God particle" exists.