Lifeless satellite falls back to Earth

2011-09-24 07:27:04

Fragments from an old 6-ton NASA satellite hurtled toward Earth on Friday

Reporter recalls last moments of Davis' life

2011-09-23 07:56:18

It didn't take long to notice Troy Davis' execution was different from the others I've covered.

US execution draws global protests

2011-09-23 07:56:18

Davis' execution had been stopped three times since 2007, but on Wednesday he ran out of legal options.

Ex-Goldman employee charged with insider trading

2011-09-22 11:18:22

US regulators on Wednesday charged a former Goldman Sachs employee and his father with insider trading on confidential information about Goldman's exchange-traded fund strategy.

Georgia executes convict in high-profile case

2011-09-22 13:33:15

The US state of Georgia executed convicted murderer Troy Davis on Wednesday in a case that drew international attention because of claims by his advocates that he may have been innocent.

White supremacist executed for Texas dragging

2011-09-22 11:57:58

A white supremacist gang member was executed Wednesday evening for the infamous dragging death slaying of a black man.

US man sues Starbucks over restroom camera

2011-09-22 13:28:03

A US man is suing Starbucks Coffee Co after his 5-year-old daughter allegedly found a video camera pointed at the toilet in a bathroom in one of their cafes.

Megacities could help 'save the world'

2011-09-22 08:02:24

A global explosion of urban growth and the rise of the megacity could help resolve some of the world's deepest problems, from overpopulation to environmental devastation.

Woman running pup by car get charges

2011-09-21 09:30:17

A dog-sitter's shortcut led to criminal charges for a US woman who ran a Chihuahua alongside her car at 10 to 15 mph.

MacArthur Foundation reveals 'genius grants'

2011-09-21 07:55:55

The $500,000 fellowships for 2011 were announced on Tuesday by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Mad Men wins big at Emmy Awards

2011-09-20 08:10:30

LOS ANGELES - The Emmys keep buying what Mad Men is selling. The 1960s Madison Avenue saga won its fourth consecutive best drama series award on Sunday, while big-hearted romp Modern Family claimed its second best comedy trophy.

World eating champ defends title

2011-09-19 09:40:17

The top-ranked competitive eater in the world and reigning king of the World Bratwurst Eating Championship has defended his title in Cincinnati.