Suspected US missiles kill 4 in Pakistan

2011-02-21 17:26:00

A suspected US missile strike killed four alleged militants in a Pakistani tribal region along the Afghan border early Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

Students give homeless help at Harvard shelter

2011-02-21 07:36:42

As darkness falls on Harvard Square, students wrapped tight against the freezing cold hustle down icy, red-brick sidewalks and past snow banks, eager to reach the warmth of dorms and libraries.

Pirates hijack 4 Americans; US mulls response

2011-02-19 19:59:06

The United States government says it is assessing possible responses after Somali pirates hijacked a yacht with four Americans on board in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Somalia.

NASA to launch space shuttle Discovery on Feb 24

2011-02-19 14:16:12

Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a launch at 4:50 pm EST (2050 GMT) on February 24.

Apple Inc admits fault in scandal

2011-02-18 13:10:19

Mother sees joy and heartache in special needs adoptions

2011-02-18 10:51:11

It's never easy to raise a child. It's even harder to raise a child with special needs, and for many parents it would be mission impossible to raise three children with special needs.

US army vehicle kills pedestrian in Kabul

2011-02-17 16:08:20

A pedestrian was killed by a US army vehicle in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, a private television channel reported.

Emperor's private collection gets public viewing at Met in New York

2011-02-17 08:02:02

Currently showing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City showcases about 90 works of art created for the emperor Qianlong (1736-95), a man whose desire to unify "all under heaven" is clearly noted in the extravagance of this loan exhibition organized by the Peabody Essex Museum.

Coca-Cola says secret of its recipe still intact

2011-02-16 14:55:17

Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday that its flagship cola recipe is still secret after nearly 125 years, denying a story by a public radio show that it has uncovered the formula.

Mexico gunmen kill US customs agent

2011-02-16 11:15:25

Gunmen shot dead a US customs agent and wounded another on Tuesday as they drove along Mexico's main north-south highway to Monterrey on official business.

Violin makers carving out a larger niche

2011-02-16 10:49:54

For Wang Zhiming, the violin has always been more than a musical instrument.