Friday, July 25, 2014
A U.S. teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.
America's death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle challenging the experimental lethal drug cocktail.
Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.
Plans are in the works to name a school after Michael Jackson in the late pop star's Midwestern hometown.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
US airlines lifted a flight ban to Israel Thursday as Washington's top diplomat cited progress in ending 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza which has killed 718 Palestinians.
Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than a half million people asking that it be moved to Canada.
A man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
hns Hopkins Health System will pay US$190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.
Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.
City workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a wide margin, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history.