Floodwater released from a key Mississippi River spillway surged through the Louisiana bayou on Tuesday.
A long-awaited memoir by British rock guitarist and The Who songwriter Pete Townshend will be finished and published by next year, book publisher Harper Collins said on Tuesday.
Hollywood's A-list celebrities bid a star-studded farewell to Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday in a double-taping of her TV talk show that included messages from her fans around the world.
The US government is suing the Starbucks coffee company for firing a barista in El Paso, Texas because she is a dwarf.
After 45 years promoting treatment and a cure for children he calls "my kids", comedian Jerry Lewis announced on Monday he is retiring as host of the Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon that has become synonymous with his name.
The key waterway for US grain exports was cut off on Monday when the US Coast Guard closed the Mississippi River near Natchez, Mississippi.
Team in charge of mission will soon suggest best location
The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 16, 2011.
Some residents jumped from their windows to escape flames as a fire ripped through a suburban Chicago apartment building early Sunday, leaving six dead and a dozen others injured.
With wounded US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on hand to watch, the space shuttle Endeavour is poised to give the work week a roaring and historic start Monday morning
A day after US Army engineers opened a key spillway to relieve flooding along the Mississippi River, residents of small Louisiana towns braced on Sunday for a surge of water that could leave thousands of homes and farms under as much as 20 feet (6 meters) of water.
Water from the inflated Mississippi River gushed through a floodgate for the first time in nearly four decades and headed toward thousands of homes and farmland in Louisiana