Last US veteran of World War I passes away at age 110

2011-03-01 07:46:59

Frank Buckles, who lied about his age to get into uniform during World War I and lived to be the last surviving US veteran of that war, has died. He was 110.

The Last Airbender crowned worst film

2011-02-28 07:47:27

LOS ANGELES - Action flick The Last Airbender and comedy Sex and the City 2 earned the wrath of Razzie voters on Saturday in the annual Oscar spoof that spotlights Hollywood's worst performances.

Discovery docks at space station on final voyage

2011-02-28 07:24:58

Space shuttle Discovery arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, making its final visit before being parked at a museum.

Million-dollar studio launched to encourage creative artworks

2011-02-25 08:52:53

A“multimillion-dollar” studio to produce and distribute multimedia works for emerging artists worldwide was launched by the Creators Project, jointly sponsored by the Intel Corp and VICE

Shuttle Discovery lifts off for last space flight

2011-02-25 06:23:22

Space shuttle Discovery blasted off for the last time on Thursday, carrying six astronauts and a load of supplies, spare parts and a robot for the International Space Station.

1961 Soviet space capsule to be auctioned in NYC

2011-02-24 15:00:07

Just weeks before the first man shot into outer space in 1961, the Soviets launched a dress rehearsal with a duplicate of the space capsule carrying a cosmonaut mannequin and a live dog.

Film of Kennedy the night before he died surfaces

2011-02-24 07:38:51

Roy R. Botello will never forget the crowd's enthusiasm the night he recorded a home movie of John F. Kennedy at a Houston hotel on the eve of the president's assassination in Dallas.

NASA: All looking good for Thursday shuttle launch

2011-02-23 10:11:36

NASA moved closer Tuesday to sending space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage after a nearly four-month delay.

Ex-Disney employee sentenced to home confinement

2011-02-23 09:01:05

Bonnie Hoxie, 34, of Los Angeles dabbed tears from her eyes when US District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein announced early in her sentencing proceeding

Italian influence fading away in New York City's Little Italy

2011-02-23 07:47:37

NEW YORK - In 1950, nearly half of the more than 10,000 New Yorkers living in the heart of Little Italy identified as Italian-American. The narrow streets teemed with children and resonated with melodic exchanges in Italian among the one in five residents born in Italy and their second- and third-generation neighbors.

4 American hostages killed by pirates

2011-02-22 23:51:14

Four Americans on a yacht hijacked by Somali pirates last week were all killed, the US military said on Tuesday.

Smoking ban in NYC parks over the line?

2011-02-22 07:58:45

The smokers of New York huddle in phone booths, hurry down cold streets and hover at office-building doorways during breaks, puffs of smoke giving them away.