The US Hispanic population is tipped to break 50 million for the first time, the 2010 Census is expected to report on Thursday, with most growth over the last decade driven by Latinos, analysts said.
Family members and close friends have held a private funeral service for Hollywood doyenne Elizabeth Taylor at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale near Los Angeles Thursday
NASA has ordered its comet-hunting Stardust probe to burn its remaining fuel, setting off a series of events that will shut down the spacecraft after a 12-year career.
A US soldier who pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murders of three Afghan civilians was sentenced to 24 years in prison...
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died on Wednesday at age 79.
US public support for expanding nuclear power appears to be slipping after Japan's nuclear crisis...
Small amounts of radioactive elements were detected in parts of Los Angeles, but posed no threat to public health.
Old-school bluesman is the oldest Grammy winner
Muammar Gadhafi's forces attacked two west Libyan towns after coalition forces bombarded Libya for a third straight night
A judge ordered the man charged in a January shooting rampage in Arizona, Jared Lee Loughner, to undergo a mental evaluation in Missouri to see if he is competent to stand trial.
A Dutch ham radio operator has been able to learn about a psychological US special forces operation undertaken as part of the international military campaign designed to establish a no-fly zone over Libya.
Facelifts are surging in popularity among US men as the country digs out of recession and the older set aims to compete with a younger, tech-savvy generation, a survey showed on Monday.