New York University denies accusations by Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng that he is being forced to leave over concerns about his activism.
Critics say New York University decided to end its relationship with Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng because of fear of the Chinese government.
Soccer players head the ball six to 12 times a game, and the cumulative damage from this can cause brain injury resembling concussion, U.S. researchers say.
The European Space Agency says a giant robotic freighter launched on a trip to the International Space Station is the heaviest it has ever put into orbit.
Acting Internal Revenue Service head Danny Werfel said Wednesday two top officials are on administrative leave for ethics violations at a California conference.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Wednesday "House Republicans have truly lost their minds" under a popular definition of insanity.
New Zealand scientists who are proposing a new method for finding Earth-like planets, say the number will be "in the order of 100 billion."
UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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An international team, including U.S. researchers, reports it has definitively measured the spin rate of a super-massive black hole for the first time.