US kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.
Science from the space shuttle helped open Earth's eyes to the cosmos and sister planets.
President Barack Obama is calling the South African leader "a beacon for the global community, and for all who work for democracy, justice and reconciliation."
Los Angeles, a city renowned for its traffic, is about to face a jam of biblical proportions.
The number of US movies in which an actor lights up fell sharply between 2005 and 2010, and this could have contributed to the decline in smoking among US teens
After getting a little free time Thursday, the last space shuttle crew was woken up to deal with a second computer failure on Atlantis.
A silver, UFO-like helium balloon that gripped Americans' attention when a couple said their son had floated away in it is back in Colorado after an online auction.
Two US planes collided Thursday on the taxiway at Boston airport, but did not cause any casualties, local media reported.
It seems so familiar to us now - puppet characters on television that are so real, so expressive, so alive that we forget there's a human being doing the actual work behind the scenes.
Armchair astronauts can take their dreams to the dining table on Thursday -- NASA is hosting a virtual dinner with the shuttle Atlantis crew.
The Mexican navy on Wednesday suspended its search for seven US men missing since a charter fishing boat capsized and sank in Mexico's Sea of Cortez on July 3.
Baby boomers say wrinkles aren't so bad and they're not that worried about dying. Just don't call them "old".