Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 2:43 pm
Of all the individuals in President Obama's first-term Cabinet, physicist Steven Chu was arguably the least likely to be found in official Washington.
The Energy Department secretary, after all, was a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from the University of California, Berkeley, the first science laureate to serve as a Cabinet secretary.
Originally published on Wed February 20, 2013 2:13 pm
Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 3:21 pm
Earlier this week, we told you that Iran was claiming a "major achievement." State media reported the country had sent a monkey into space.
Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 5:21 pm
Burger King has acknowledged this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland included horsemeat, the latest development in an ongoing scandal.
Horsemeat actually contains just as much protein and far less fat than beef, according to nutritionists.
Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan will retire after 30 years in service, The Associated Press and other news outlets are reporting.
Sullivan is retiring after a tough year for the agency. If you remember, 11 of its agents were involved in a prostitution scandal in Colombia.