|Philippines set to open $1 billion casino-resort
Officials of a $1 billion casino resort opening in the Philippines this weekend say the country will become one of the world's biggest gambling centers.
|Mysterious bacterium found in Antarctic lake
Russian scientists say a new form of microbial life has been found in water samples taken from a giant freshwater lake hidden under kilometers of Antarctic ice.
|More people lose weight for cash reward, study finds
According to a yearlong study, people lost more weight if they were offered a cash reward than those who weren't.
|Miami woman kicked off Metrorail for singing
82-year-old Emma Anderson was singing religious hymns and making noise on a train in south Florida recently, when she ignored a warning from a security guard to quiet down.
|More gun laws means fewer deaths, 50-state study says
A new 50-state study reveals something many have long known -- that those states with the most gun laws have the fewest gun-related deaths.
|Fla. company rewards workers with Beer Cart Friday
Employees at a Florida health care company are allowed to drink on the company's tab, on company time, thanks to a perk known as "Beer Cart Fridays."
|Pennsylvania business auctions brick that broke window
A Pittsburgh business has auctioned a vandal's brick for more than a thousand dollars.
|Kia concept car 'Provo' reminds Irish of terror
Kia's new concept car, Provo, is designed to provoke comment. But to many across Ireland, the name sounds too much like a celebration of terrorism.
|NY man gets summonses for laughing too loudly
Robert Schiavelli was slapped with two summonses for "disturbing the peace" -- after police received complaints from his neighbor that his loud laughs could be heard across the driveway.
|Ancient Arctic camel linked to modern breed
Ancient, mummified camel bones dug from the tundra confirm that the animals now synonymous with the arid sands of Arabia actually developed in subfreezing forests in what is now Canada's High Arctic, a scientist said Tuesday.