Thousands of people swarmed over at the ancient rock formation of Stonehenge on Tuesday to celebrate the dawn of the summer solstice — the longest day of the year.More than 18,000 neo-pagans, new agers and curious visitors shouted and banged drums and tambourines at the Stonehenge circle, a group of
A 19-year-old man suspected of hacking attacks on international businesses and intelligence agencies has been arrested, British police said Tuesday.The Metropolitan Police said the teenager is in custody on suspicion of hacking and fraud offenses following a joint operation by its Internet crimes un
With Greece in political and economic turmoil, financial market participants worry what effect it will have on the rest of the world. Eurozone countries helped fund a previous rescue package for Greece.
Greece's prime minister was expected Thursday to announce a new Cabinet, as he tries to quell unrest in the streets and within his own party over unpopular austerity measures.The new Cabinet is an apparent move to regain the confidence of both Greeks and the financial markets, but Prime Minister Geo
Scholars at Boston College have found themselves in the midst of an international dispute involving shadowy guerilla fighters, gruesome murders, and threats of retribution.At issue are dozens of secret interviews the college conducted with former paramilitary fighters on both sides of the decades-lo
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is signaling that he's prepared to give public schools relief from federal mandates under No Child Left Behind if Congress does not pass the law's long-awaited overhaul and re-authorization this year."
In Portugal, a center-right party — the Social Democrats — defeated the governing Socialist Party by a comfortable margin in Sunday's elections.The next government will have a strong parliamentary majority to enact the tough deficit-cutting steps required for an international bailout of some $114 bi