Villagers walk through an area badly affected by earthquake-triggered ...
Oct 4th, 2009
(AP) - Villagers walk through an area badly affected by earthquake-triggered landslides in an isolated Limo Koto Timur village, Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) -
By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday. Rights groups and some U.S. lawmakers fear Obama has moved too... [Full Article]
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg whose own DNA had been removed. The r... [Full Article]
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a bomb has exploded in a commericial area in a mainly Sunni neighborhood in western Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding 20. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]