MIAMI - Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's successful failure and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida.
At least three major Ponzi schemes are currently scamming American investors, according to Harry Markopolos, the man whose warnings about the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities Exchange Commission SEC.
MONTPELLIER, France - Defending champion Richard Gasquet remains on course to defend his Open Sud de France title after rallying to beat Dustin Brown of Germany 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday, setting up an all-French final against veteran Paul-Henri Mathieu.
Tunisia has completed a 200-km 125 mile barrier along its frontier with Libya to try to keep out Islamist militants, and will soon install electronic monitoring systems, Defense Minister Farhat Hachani said on Saturday.
Charles Lord, left, senior hydrologist, explains the mapping procedure used by the Corporation Commission to chart fault lines, earthquakes and disposal wells, as Jim Marlatt, right, Oil & Gas Specialist, looks on from his desk, in Oklahoma City, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. State regulators have taken steps to try and curb the number of quakes, working with disposal well operators in the area to have them reduce the volume in disposal wells or shut them down entirely.
Nigerians have an image problem abroad which makes it difficult to emigrate to the West, but they can stay at home where their services are needed, President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted as saying by a British newspaper on Saturday.
The infamously congested, concrete jungle of Lagos is far from a runners' paradise, but with the launch of a new annual marathon on Saturday organisers hope to show that the city's bad reputation is undeserved.
Authorities in Brazil said on Friday Zika has been detected in patients' saliva and urine, adding to the concern over the spread of the virus, while U.S officials offered new guidance on sex for people returning from Zika-hit regions.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden watches as U.S. President Barack Obama and Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speak during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 4, 2016.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by, from right, Lilly Ledbetter, right, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and others, speaks during a campaign stop, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.