Fight against US fire moves to state border

2011-06-14 13:19:24

Crews who've been battling a massive wildfire in eastern Arizona for two weeks shifted their focus Monday to New Mexico, where they lit fires to stop its advance and protect another mountain town in its path.

Blood test may unlock secrets of the womb

2011-06-14 08:00:25

Imagine being pregnant and taking a simple blood test that lays bare the DNA of your fetus. And suppose that DNA could reveal not only medical conditions such as Down syndrome, but also things like eye color and height.

Experts strive to save pygmy rabbits

2011-06-14 08:00:25

Wildlife experts are making one last effort to save the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit, believed extinct in the wild since mid-2004.

Coffee has 'little impact' on heart conditions

2011-06-14 08:00:25

Women with heart disease who down a few cups of coffee each day tend to live as long as those who avoid the drink, according to a study.

Manilow, 67, tries for another shot at stardom

2011-06-14 08:00:25

Project inspired by harsh media spotlight on young stars

WWII bomber crashes in Chicago

2011-06-14 06:37:27

A World War II bomber on Monday crashed and burned after it took off from Aurora Municipal Airport in the west of Chicago and all the seven people on board have escaped without injury

Rocker Jack White and wife throw a divorce party

2011-06-11 07:53:13

For rocker Jack White and his model wife Karen Elson, parting is such a sweet party!

Eagle owls released back into wild

2011-06-10 10:06:13

Students and teachers from Northeast Forestry University release an eagle owl, China’s largest owl, at a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Qinhuangdao, North China’s Hebei province, June 9, 2011.

Xinjiang celebrates water-saving festival

2011-06-10 14:58:37

Local residents perform traditional dances to celebrate the annual Qingquan Festival, which literally translates to mean the festival of clearing the spring, in Xiamaya village, Yiwu county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 9, 2011.

Heat wave bakes large part of US

2011-06-10 11:02:29

A heat wave baked a large part of the US.

Strokes less common in physically fit

2011-06-10 08:01:28

Vigorous activities such as biking, swimming tied to better health

Prolonged bottle-feeding linked to obesity in early childhood: Study

2011-06-10 08:01:28

Researchers studied eating habits of nearly 7,000 US children