Competitors take part in the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine October 8, 2011.
Authorities shut down Washington's popular National Air and Space Museum after antiwar protesters tried to enter the building and clashed with guards
"Occupy Wall Street" protesters targeting US corporate greed are gaining both in numbers and influence, as the movement is entering its fourth week.
The funeral for Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs is taking place on Friday, the Wall Street Journal cited a person familiar with the matter as saying.
Protest organizers said the attempt to enter the museum on the National Mall was part of the Occupy D.C. antiwar demonstrations that began on Thursday.
The US government's unmanned Predator and Reaper drones are continuing to fly remote missions overseas despite a computer virus that has infected the plane's US-based cockpits.
The funeral for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday at the age of 56, is taking place on Friday, US media reported.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday extended her "heartfelt" congratulations to the three women sharing the Nobel Peace Prize this year.
While mostly shying away from their duty to answer the increasingly loud calls of their own people, US politicians pretend to be serious about their economic woes by again playing the game of scapegoating China and yuan.
A helicopter with tourists aboard crashed into New York City's East River on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring four others, police said.
The protest on Wall Street in New York against corporate greed spread out to Chicago, as the "Occupy Chicago" demonstration entered its tenth day on Monday.
Boeing employs more than 6,000 people at the Ridley Park plant, where the V-22 Osprey vertical take-off aircraft and H-47 Chinook helicopters are produced.