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CIA Chief Apologizes To Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss Over Computer Intrusion

In a rare, scathing speech in March, Diane Feinstein accused the CIA of tampering with the work the intelligence committee. Now an internal CIA probe finds some officers acted improperly.

How Will You Die?

Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.

Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author in a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Labor Law

The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.

20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged

The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.