Exploding drones reported in Syrian civil war

by Bob Unruh -- Reports are emerging from war-torn Syrian cities of a new threat: exploding drones. The Middle East Media Research Institute reports that several Syrian opposition websites have claimed to more…

U.S. general: Iran submitting to Russia's lead in Mideast

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2576175" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Moscow, from International Space Station (NASA)[/caption] WASHINGTON – Iran is expected to let Moscow take the lead as it plays a supporting role to more…

Gene-editing scientists ready to play God

by Douglas Ernst -- Emerging gene-editing technology is primed to turn the scientific community into an army of Victor Frankensteins. A three-year-old technique called CRISPR has experts in genetics and genomics saying more…

Study: Funerals were prime places for Ebola spread

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MedPageToday) About one-fourth of patients with the Ebola virus in West Africa recalled attending the funeral of an Ebola victim before they fell ill themselves, researchers reported here. more…

China admits 1-child policy a failure

by Bob Unruh -- The news that China was "abolishing" its one-child policy swept the cyberworld Thursday, trailing only stories about Rep. Paul Ryan's ascension to the U.S. House speakership and Russian more…

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian planes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)The U.S. Navy launched four armed fighter jets to intercept two Russian Tu-142 Bear aircraft that were flying near the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific more…

ISIS 'planning mass attack on Britain'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) Islamic State terrorists are planning mass casualty attacks in Britain the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker, director general of the security agency, said threats from more…