Coy Bill Clinton overcomes his shyness

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, has joined Twitter with a little help from TV funnyman Stephen Colbert. 

Search resumes for Amelia Earhart's plane

Amelia Earhart's final flight is probably one of the longest enduring mysteries in the history of modern aviation.

Iran blocks US 'virtual embassy' within a day

The US has launched a 'virtual embassy' for Iran, after decades without a real one - but has seen it blocked by the government almost immediately.

Is a WikiLeaks a "terrorist" organization?

The incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is demanding that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declare WikiLeaks a terrorist entity.

Clean stoves could save millions in developing world

It's not as obvious as the pollution that's caused by industrialization, but smoke and toxins from cooking fires are killing millions of women worldwide.