Bobby Bradley is ready. He has been training for about five years and learned from some of the most experienced and decorated pilots in the sport of ballooning.
Tornadoes tore into the Carolinas on Saturday afternoon as the death toll rose to 18 people from storms across the southern United States.
Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage has been arrested in New Orleans after a drunken argument with his wife outside a residence in the French Quarter.
A major contractor for the US space shuttle on Friday announced plans to lay off about 50 percent of its employees this summer after NASA retires the orbiter fleet.
The US Department of Defense on Friday announced the military has successfully conducted the " most challenging test to date" of its ballistic missile defense system, firing an interceptor from an Aegis destroyer to blast an intermediate-range missile over the Pacific Ocean.
Researchers have found high levels of bacteria in meat commonly found on US grocery store shelves.
Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man and second-oldest person, died Thursday. He was 114.
John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for the song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds are up for auction, in the latest episode for a storied Beatles classic.
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A California woman is suing a popular Internet dating site, saying she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on Match.com.
A couple accused of keeping two young children caged in a room have been arrested.
A Yale University student nearing graduation was killed inside a school chemistry lab when her hair was pulled into a piece of machine-shop equipment