A hotel maid who accuses ex-International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault sued him on Monday over their encounter.
Zoo officials hope the initiative will boost dwindling numbers of elephant in the United States.
Among the final pieces of evidence was an audiotape of Jeffs having sex and one of him telling five girls to "set aside all your inhibitions" as he gives his child brides instructions on how to please him sexually.
With a calm sea before her and destiny on her mind, 61-year-old US swimmer Diana Nyad plunged into the Straits of Florida at dusk on Sunday to begin what she hopes will be a world record 168-km swim from Cuba to Florida.
A family argument Sunday in Ohio ended in the shooting deaths of eight people in two places, including an 11-year-old, and two more people were wounded, authorities said Sunday.
Eight people were shot dead on Sunday in Copley Township, Ohio, US over a family argument, local media reported.
Scientists say two celestial bodies orbited Earth over 4 billion years ago
The drought that has turned Texas and parts of the central US into a parched moonscape of cracked earth could persist into next year, prolonging the misery of farmers and ranchers.
When an FBI agent pleaded several years ago for help finding notorious skyjacker D.B. Cooper, he wondered, off-handedly, if someone's "odd uncle" might be their guy.
WASHINGTON - Israeli researchers studied a population of Ashkenazi Jews who have lived to age 95 and older and found that their eating and lifestyle habits were no better than those of the general population.
Spacewalking astronauts released a ham radio satellite outside the International Space Station on Wednesday despite a missing antenna that will hamper operations.
Google -- which is facing a federal antitrust probe in the Internet search market it dominates -- is forging ahead in the smartphone market.