Judge bars lawyers for MJ's doctor

2011-08-31 07:55:37

A US judge on Monday barred defense attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor, who stands accused of involuntary manslaughter, from calling the singer's former physicians as witnesses.

US porn film shoots halted after HIV case

2011-08-31 09:06:21

The Free Speech Coalition said it learned on Saturday that a porn film performer who has not been publicly identified had initially tested positive for HIV.

Wikileaks site comes under attack

2011-08-31 08:56:23

The Wikileaks website crashed Tuesday in an apparent cyberattack after the accelerated publication of tens of thousands of once-secret State Department cables.

Irene strikes New England, NYC escapes brunt of storm

2011-08-30 08:15:00

Irene raced across a shuttered New York City and charged into the northern New England region on Sunday as it weakened to a tropical storm. It left behind a stunned US East Coast - at least 21 people died, severe flooding was widespread and 4 million homes and businesses lost power.

5 million in US without power after Irene

2011-08-30 06:39:29

Five million people in the United States are still without power as Hurricane Irene left a trail of destruction along the East Coast

New York airports to reopen on Monday

2011-08-29 10:19:18

John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports in New York were expected to reopen early Monday after Tropical Storm Irene passed over the city.

Flood worries and some relief in Irene's wake

2011-08-29 09:25:13

Stripped of hurricane rank, Tropical Storm Irene spent the last of its fury Sunday, leaving treacherous flooding and millions without power.

Ferocious Hurricane Irene shuts down NY City

2011-08-28 19:11:05

Hurricane Irene battered New York with ferocious winds and driving rain on Sunday, shutting down the US financial capital and most populous city, halting mass transit and causing massive power blackouts as it churned slowly northward along the eastern seaboard.

5 killed in scenic trolley derailment in Rio

2011-08-28 19:00:18

At least five people were killed and 54 others injured when a tourist trolley derailed in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro Saturday, local authorities said.

Irene sweeps through New York

2011-08-29 07:55:47

Hurricane Irene knocked out power supplies and flooded some of Lower Manhattan's deserted streets.

Hurricane Irene rages toward US E coast

2011-08-27 17:02:37

Hurricane Irene lashed North Carolina with driving wind and rain on Saturday as it neared land on a path threatening the densely populated US east coast with flooding and power outages.

NASA to launch moon mission in September

2011-08-26 06:36:52

NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory is in final launch preparations for a scheduled September 8 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida