US twin friars die on same day at age 92

2011-06-04 08:39:30

Identical twins Julian and Adrian Riester were born seconds apart 92 years ago. They died hours apart this week.

Chrysler to sever US government ties

2011-06-03 11:35:36

Italian automaker Fiat agreed Thursday to buy the US Treasury's 6 percent interest in Chrysler for $500 million.

US man kills 5 before taking own life

2011-06-03 11:24:12

A 73-year-old man's shooting rampage in towns near the Arizona border left six people dead Thursday, including the suspect and the attorney who represented his ex-wife in their divorce.

Remains of US soldiers found 150 years later

2011-06-03 13:19:46

Remains of ten US soldiers were found more than 150 years later after they were killed in an 1846 battle in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, archaeologists said Thursday.

Indian-American girl wins Spelling Bee

2011-06-03 14:36:01

It went on and on and on. Five spellers who seemingly had memorized the entire dictionary simply could not be stumped with any word tossed their way. It was getting late, way past bedtime and well beyond the time slot allotted by ESPN for its telecast.

Sony restoring PlayStation Network in US, Europe

2011-06-03 09:24:03

Sony Corp. is fully restoring its PlayStation Network in the US,Europe and parts of Asia on Thursday after hackers stole customer data and sent services offline in April.

4 reported dead after tornadoes in US

2011-06-02 10:10:15

Massachusetts officials say four people are dead after at least two tornadoes swept through western and central parts of the state.

New lunar lander test sparks grass fire at NASA

2011-06-02 09:43:30

A large grass fire was burning on a NASA property in Houston in the US State of Texas Wednesday, according to local media reports.

Most Americans romantic, don't lie about age

2011-06-02 06:44:23

Most Americans have never lied about their age, would find it easier to live without air travel than the Internet and in matters of the heart are romantics, according to a new survey.

Staff safety pressed after 2nd attack at NYC hotel

2011-06-01 08:58:19

An Egyptian banker became the second leader of global finance in recent weeks to face charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid.

Woman 'devastated' by NYC officers' rape acquittal

2011-06-01 09:09:28

A woman who accused two New York City police officers of rape says she's "devastated and disappointed" they were convicted only of a misdemeanor for official misconduct. But she says public opinion "will be the ultimate verdict."

Shuttle crew prepares for Florida homecoming

2011-05-31 15:23:10

Astronauts aboard space shuttle Endeavour tested their ship's landing systems in preparation for an early Wednesday touchdown at the Kennedy Space Center.