Monday, September 8, 2014
Noel Hinners, a former chief scientist for NASA who helped plan the scientific exploration of the moon for the Apollo program and later oversaw projects such as the Mars Surveyor Program, has died.
A detained former director of Brazil's Petrobras has named dozens of lawmakers and senior officials said to have received kickbacks from the state-run oil giant, in revelations that could damage President Dilma Rousseff as she seeks re-election next month.
U.S. President Barack Obama will wait until after November's midterm elections to reform the U.S. immigration system with his executive power, seeking to shield lawmakers crucial to Democratic Party hopes of clinging on to the Senate.
They stick out like a sore thumb in the steamy bustle of Guatemala's capital: 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, some speaking broken Spanish and eking out a makeshift living in a decrepit office building.
Girl group singer Simone Battle was found dead in her West Hollywood home, authorities said Saturday.
For over half a century, the Four Seasons restaurant has been the place where Picasso meets the power lunch.
Alexander Wang proved himself one of the biggest innovators in New York fashion Saturday with a fast tempo, uber-cool catwalk show that won personal praise from style icon Rihanna.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington unexpectedly resigned Friday, saying he needed to devote his full attention to an “off-the-field personal matter.”
Mike Krzyzewski held out his arm, showing that just talking about the 1992 Olympics caused goose bumps. The memories of the music, the celebrations, and of course the Dream Team came back Friday when he began talking about basketball and Barcelona, and the beauty of both that he saw as a U.S. assistant 22 years earlier.
The U.S. Justice Department has released two memos detailing the Bush administration's legal justification for monitoring the phone calls and emails of Americans without a warrant.