1,500-year-old mosaics found in Israeli church

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor with colorful images of animals, botanical and geometrical designs has been brought to light during the excavation of a Byzantine-era Christian church more…

Solved: Elephant mystery at ancient war battle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIVESCIENCE) The mystery of an ancient battle between two warring troops of elephants has been solved, thanks to a modern genetic analysis of the lumbering beasts. Researchers have more…

Pet jerky treats back in stores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Two of the top-selling brands of jerky treats for pets will soon return to U.S. store shelves, a year after a nationwide recall and with government more…

AP severs ties with Pulitzer-winning photog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Associated Press has ended its relationship with a freelance photographer after he alerted editors that he manipulated a photograph taken for the wire service. The photographer, Narciso more…

Starting a new business? Skip the U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A new study by the World Bank and the International Finance Corp. found that the U.S. ranks well behind countries like Rwanda, Belarus and Azerbaijan in more…

Argentina restricts online shopping

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Argentina has introduced new restrictions on online shopping as part of efforts to stop foreign currency reserves from falling any further. Anyone buying items through international more…

Pooping at Winter Olympics could be very awkward

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mashable) On top of environmental degradation, suspect infrastructure and anti-homosexual legislation, we can add a new entry to the list of concerns about how ready Sochi is to more…

Iran: 'We did not agree to dismantle anything'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Wednesday that the Obama administration mischaracterizes concessions by his side in the six-month nuclear deal with Iran, telling CNN in more…

General: 'Idiotic' to taunt al-Qaida

by F. Michael Maloof -- [ooyala code="Qzd2ViazrDRmaBx1FyEpcfy-z5fLp7aD" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – President Obama's description of al-Qaida in a recent New Yorker interview  as a "jayvee," or junior varsity, team is "idiotic," charges retired U.S. more…