15 killed in NYC tour bus accident

2011-03-13 07:22:21

A deadly New York City tour bus accident took place early Saturday morning has claimed 15 lives, and many of the victims are of Chinese descent.

California issues emergency state due to tsunami

2011-03-12 11:39:31

California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency in several places hit by tsunami.

Some northern California residents evacuated

2011-03-11 23:19:52

Residents in parts of northern California evacuated their homes on Friday as a tsunami triggered by the massive earthquake in Japan bore down on the U.S. and Canadian west coast.

Tsunami waves damage harbors on US West Coast, one missing

2011-03-12 08:02:53

The tsunami waves set in by the devastating Japanese earthquake swept across the Pacific on Friday to the US West Coast...

Tons of dead sardines still clogging US marina

2011-03-11 11:05:32

Thousands of slimy, reeking sardines gurgled to the surface of an increasingly murky Southern California marina on Thursday as crews kept scooping and vacuuming tons of fish that perished in a huge, unexplained die-off.

US airlines disable oxygen generators over security

2011-03-11 10:14:44

US airlines have over the past three weeks removed or disabled bathroom oxygen generators on 6,000 jetliners and other aircraft over security concerns, officials said on Thursday.

US couple accused of $130 million bank fraud

2011-03-11 13:25:57

Law enforcement agents arrested a couple in Newport Coast, Southern California on federal charges of bilking eight banks out of about 130 million dollars

Millions of dead sardines found in California marina

2011-03-10 07:59:40

REDONDO BEACH, California - Millions of dead sardines were found floating on Tuesday in a harbor marina just south of Los Angeles, puzzling authorities and triggering a massive cleanup effort.

Museums compete for space shuttles

2011-03-10 06:57:19

The space shuttle Discovery is an object of fervent desire for museums around the country, which would love to add it or one of its mates, the Endeavour and the Atlantis, to their collections.

Scientist: 'Alien' life forms found on meteorites

2011-03-08 10:50:12

A NASA scientist reported detecting tiny fossilized bacteria on three meteorites and maintains these microscopic life forms are not native to Earth.

Eating disorders hit more than half million teens

2011-03-08 10:39:24

More than half a million US teens have had an eating disorder but few have sought treatment for the problem, government research shows.

US school pilots healthy eating programme

2011-03-08 13:26:41

Some of more than 8,000lbs of locally grown broccoli from a partnership between Farm to School and Healthy School Meals is served in a salad to students at Marston Middle School in San Diego, California