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.
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.
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.
A gunman opened fire in a busy hair salon, killing eight people and critically wounding another in a California beach community.
Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after September 11.
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.
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.
Morales-Rodriguez made a brief court appearance Monday, standing silent as her bail was set at $1 million.
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.
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 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 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.