AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA

2011-03-21 10:40:12

AT&T plans to pay $39 billion to buy Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA in a deal that is expected to attract intense regulatory scrutiny as it creates a new US mobile market leader.

Boeing completes 1st flight of new passenger jet

2011-03-21 10:06:19

The Boeing Co.'s newest and largest passenger plane completed its first flight on Sunday, marking another milestone as the company prepares to get the long-haul jumbo jet ready for the market by the end of the year.

Japan's nuclear leak to affect site of US reactors

2011-03-21 10:35:44

In light of the Japan nuclear crisis, US officials will reevaluate where the United States builds its nuclear power plants, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu said on March 20.

'Miracle on the Hudson' jet destined for US museum

2011-03-20 10:39:49

The plane whose splash landing was called "The Miracle on the Hudson" is set for its final destination: a North Carolina aviation museum.

St. Patrick's Day parade

2011-03-19 14:29:40

About 2 million spectators watch the largest St. Patrick's Day parade in the United States Thursday along the Fifth Avenue of the New York City. It was also the 250th St. Patrick's Day.

US man, 70, stoned to death by friend

2011-03-19 14:02:52

A 70-year-old man was stoned to death with a rock stuffed in a sock by a younger friend who alleged the victim made unwanted sexual advances...

New York Times introduces paywall

2011-03-19 08:16:50

The New York Times announced yesterday that it would introduce a paywall for its website...

Big earthquake inevitable in California in 30 yrs

2011-03-18 09:52:59

A big earthquake is expected to hit California sooner or later from now till the next 30 years, but it is unlikely to trigger devastating tsunami similar to what happened in Japan.

Obama says no harmful radiation to reach US

2011-03-18 09:57:09

Obama said he does not expect harmful radiation sparked by the crippled Japanese nuclear plant will reach the US, including its West Coast and Hawaii.

US probe enters orbit around Mercury

2011-03-18 13:05:48

NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft entered an orbit around Mercury late Thursday, capping an over-six-and-half-year journey to the solar system's innermost planet.

2 sisters accused of health fraud nabbed in US

2011-03-16 11:08:34

Two sisters accused of falsifying health care claims to defraud the US government of millions of dollars were nabbed in Colombia and returned to the United States, authorities said on Tuesday.

Could nuclear cloud cross Pacific Ocean?

2011-03-16 08:06:26

Radioactivity may reach US, but not enough to cause major health problems