Ground personnel carry NASA astronaut Catherine "Cady" Coleman (C) shortly after the landing with Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev
The massive tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo. is now officially the deadliest single twister in the US in nearly six decades with a death toll of at least 122.
Russian, US astronauts phone home after arrival
The US suffered the deadliest single tornado in 60 years and the 2nd major tornado disaster in a month.
At least 116 people died Monday in a half-mile-wide tornado that blasted much of a Missouri town off the map, making it the nation's deadliest single tornado in nearly 60 years and the second major tornado disaster in a month.
Tornadoes tore through parts of the US Midwest on Sunday, killing at least 31 people.
The New York apartment building where former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest has become a new tourist hot spot.
NASA says the gash in space shuttle Endeavour's belly poses no safety concern.
Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away.
Researchers commissioned by Roman Catholic bishops in the US to analyze the pattern of clergy sex abuse have concluded that homosexuality, celibacy and an all-male priesthood did not cause the scandal.
Could the Unabomber and Chicago's Tylenol poisoner be one and the same? FBI agents investigating the Tylenol killings, unsolved for nearly 30 years, want Ted Kaczynski's DNA, but they aren't saying whether there's any reason to believe he might be a match.
An administrative law judge has ordered a Los Angeles-based farm labor contractor to pay more than $340,000 for failing to properly treat and pay Thai farmworkers in Hawaii