The Obama administration wants to step up support for commercial space flight and start work on a next-generation launch system for missions beyond the International Space Station under an $18.7 billion NASA budget unveiled on Monday.
Lady Gaga, 24, who was competing for five Grammy Awards, arrived on the red carpet inside an alien-like egg carried aloft by attendants dressed in gold.
A graffiti artist armed with five knives went on a bloody 28-hour rampage across New York City, fatally stabbing his stepfather, ex-girlfriend and her mother, running down a pedestrian with a stolen Lexus and knifing a subway passenger before being arrested in Times Square.
After seven years in the California governor's mansion, Arnold Schwarzenegger is going back to his old day job: acting.
A court in Pakistan on Friday sent an American employee to jail, detained on double murder charges, court officials said.
The hostage drama at a North Carolina bank ended Thursday afternoon with the gunman shot, local media said.
Two men have been arrested and charged in a shooting at an Ohio fraternity house that killed one student and injured 11 people at a party near Youngstown State University campus, police said.
The computer network that runs the Nasdaq Stock Market has been penetrated by hackers multiple times during the past year, according to a newspaper report.
A senior human resources manager has filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing a US unit of Toshiba of gender bias against women in pay and promotions.
Bill Gates says he feels a responsibility to speak up for the world's poorest because they're likely to be hit hard as economic woes force governments to reduce contributions to foreign aid.
Nestled on a secluded tract in the wooded hills of rural Tennessee is a sight that would likely startle an outsider, if outsiders were permitted to see it: the nation's largest sanctuary for old, sick and rescued elephants.
US researchers have found a way to predict how successful a smoker will be at quitting by using an MRI scan to look for activity in a region of the brain.