Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a temporary ceasefire that will last from today through June 27, even though the Russian-backed rebels have said that they have no interest in a truce.
Months after we all started fretting over the prospect of a global coffee shortage, it seems we might actually start to feel the caffeine-related effects of Brazil's massive drought and Central America's coffee fungus, in the form industry-wide retail price increases.
Earlier this year, scientists revealed that they had finally found evidence of theorized primordial gravitational waves, providing the best proof of the Big Bang Theory to date. Now, however, the researchers have walked back the claim.
The Obama administration will extend more federal benefits to married same-sex couples, the White House announced on Friday.
ISIS, the Sunni militant group which gained strength in Syria and has seized a number of Iraqi cities over the past two weeks, seems to be making headway in other parts of the region as well.
Decades after five men were wrongfully convicted for the violent rape and assault of a woman jogging in Central Park, New York City has agreed to settle the case for $40 million.
The Iraqi government, which has been vehemently criticized for failing to fend off ISIS militants, has apparently tried to ramp up anti-ISIS sentiment using this very creepy commercial.
Today, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) began construction on the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world, by blowing up the top of a Chilean mountain.
The Centers for Disease Control said today that up to 75 of its Atlanta-based workers may have been accidentally exposed to live anthrax.
As Sunni militants continue to battle against government forces for control of cities in Iraq, U.S. leaders are saying the country would be better off without its prime minister.
American Apparel's board removed founder and CEO Dov Charney from the top of the company on Wednesday, saying "We take no joy in this, but the board felt it was the right thing to do."
Hours after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was willing to order a ceasefire to help stem the flow of violence, separatists rebels refused the offer and the fighting continued.
The Internet explainer culture is up in arms today, trying to tell us that we've "been cutting cake all wrong," because some math guy has discovered "the best way to cut cake." How dare you, sir.
Today, Mattel launched the career of Entrepreneur Barbie, a perfectly coiffed, pink-clad, still impossibly-proportioned doll who is somehow supposed to help fuel the corporate ambition of little girls.
Japan announced today that it will finally make possession of child pornography illegal -- but won't bar illustrated manga comics from portraying children in a sexually explicit manner.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that he will order a unilateral ceasefire in Ukraine, which would give Russian separatists a chance to stop fighting.
And that's not even counting Iraq.
Sunni militants are reportedly now in control of most of Iraq's largest oil refinery, which provides gas to about 25 percent of the entire country.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, the eponymous doctor in The Dr. Oz Show, was grilled in a hearing today on his role in promoting faulty weight loss pills.
More than 50 years after the moon Landing, astronauts seem to be back in vogue.