Private companies that manage the nation's "critical infrastructure" would be required under a new cybersecurity initiative announced Thursday by the White House to submit detailed plans showing how they can defend themselves against cyberattack.The proposal would apply to companies that provide ele
In addition to the tens of thousands of people displaced by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and subsequent radiation leak in Japan, tens of thousands of pets are also homeless.Many have been taken in by animal rescue groups — some of which sneaked into the exclusion zone surrounding the crippled
Evangelist Billy Graham remains in a North Carolina hospital after being admitted for treatment of pneumonia.A spokesman for Mission Hospital in Asheville confirmed early Thursday that the 92-year-old Graham was still at the hospital and there's no change in his condition.Dr.
Floodwaters from the swollen Mississippi River were washing over farm fields and towns in the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, forcing scores of people from their homes as the surge of water pushes south.Mississippi Gov.
An old technology is providing new insights into the human brain.The technology is called electrocorticography, or ECoG, and it uses electrodes placed on the surface of the brain to detect electrical signals coming from the brain itself.Doctors have been using ECoG since the 1950s to figure out whic