'Modest hope' to slow warming
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
Scan a brain, read a mind?
What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.
Asian pollution could impact weather
A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.
Foster care: Thousands abandoned
Rita Soronen: About 24,000 children each year turn 18 and are "aged out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.
Google Glass: A wearable revolution
Google Glass is crazy fun, but don't worry if you missed your chance to buy a pair on Tuesday, when it went on sale to the public for $1,500.