'Recipe for disaster' for Jackson's death found

2011-10-14 11:32:28

prosecution expert who had reviewed how Michael Jackson's personal physician had treated the superstar before his death noted the mix of drugs was a recipe for disaster.

US protesters ready for clean-up standoff

2011-10-14 14:08:41

Anti-Wall Street protesters are preparing on Friday to block efforts to clean up the Lower Manhattan park where they set up camp nearly a month ago, raising concerns of a possible showdown with authorities.

'Underwear bomber' pleads guilty in US court

2011-10-13 03:23:05

A Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day 2009 with a bomb in his underwear pleaded guilty on Wednesday.

8 dead in California salon shooting

2011-10-13 07:05:29

A gunman opened fire in a busy hair salon, killing eight people and critically wounding another in a California beach community.

Foreign insects, diseases got into US

2011-10-11 16:45:46

Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after September 11.

Apple employee celebration of Jobs next week

2011-10-11 14:51:50

A celebration of Steve Jobs' life by Apple Inc will be held next week, Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a memo to employees on Monday.

5 shot in Newark, New Jersey

2011-10-11 14:48:44

At least five people were shot on Monday afternoon in Newark, the largest city of the US state of New Jersey, which is approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of New York's Manhattan, local police said.

US woman accused of cutting out fetus

2011-10-11 14:45:01

Morales-Rodriguez made a brief court appearance Monday, standing silent as her bail was set at $1 million.

US state bans use of tanning beds by minors

2011-10-11 14:13:46

Minors in the state of California will no longer be allowed to use tanning beds after the governor signed a bill prohibiting anyone under the age of 18 from using ultraviolet tanning devices.

Occupy Wall Street protesters stage a Millionaires March

2011-10-12 06:47:37

Thousands of protesters on Tuesday kicked off a "Millionaires March" to the homes of super riches in NYC's Upper East Side to demonstrate against economic injustice.

Americans win Nobel prize in economics

2011-10-11 08:10:04

Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims shared the Nobel prize in economics on Monday for work that helps governments and central banks weigh up responses to crises - though it offers no immediate answer to current global problems.

Apple's iPhone 4S pre-orders top 1m in 24 hours

2011-10-11 08:48:03

Apple announced on Monday that pre-orders of its iPhone 4S have topped 1 million in a single day, surpassing the previous single-day pre-order record of the company's smartphone.