Fewer American households own a television set in 2010, representing the first reduction in 20 years, Nielsen Co. said on Tuesday.
A boxy minivan made by Nissan will be the next iconic yellow cab in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday.
US first lady Michelle Obama dances during a surprise visit to Alice Deal Middle School for a "Let's Move" fitness event in Washington May 3, 2011.
NASA is pushing back from May 8 to May 10 its target for the already delayed launch of space shuttle Endeavour on its last flight to the International Space Station.
New York City stepped up its police force in major public locations on Monday in the wake of the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Some local law enforcement agencies in the US were adding security measures Monday following Osama bin Laden's death, out of what one called "an abundance of caution."
Hundreds of people were gathering in New York City at the World Trade Center site, where the twin towers fell on September 11 nearly 10 years ago, hours after President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden was killed.
The US government ramped up efforts on Saturday to help thousands of homeless victims of the country's second deadliest recorded tornado outbreak.
The death toll from the second deadliest US tornado outbreak on record rose above 350 on Saturday as thousands of stunned survivors camped out in the shattered shells of their homes or moved into shelters or with friends.
Competitors run through their routines before the start of the US Pole Dance Championships in New York City April 29, 2011. Participants were judged on a self-choreographed routine that included compulsory stunts.
Southerners found their emergency safety net shredded Friday.
The mayor of the worst hit town during a deadly tornado in Southern United States said Friday his town is facing a "humanitarian crisis".