The United States issued Wednesday its final assessment of last year's Gulf disaster.
NASA unveiled plans on Wednesday for a mammoth deep-space rocket to carry astronauts to the moon, Mars and other destinations beyond the International Space Station.
The US said the UN bid - expected on Sept 20 - will only raise tensions between Palestine and Israel.
Microsoft Corp handed out 5,000 sleek Samsung tablet computers running a test version of Windows 8 at its annual developer conference on Tuesday, hoping to stoke excitement over its new operating system.
The CIA inspector general is reviewing the spy agency's ties with the New York Police Department.
Poverty rate in the United States is at its highest level since 1993, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
Obama said that his new proposal would create jobs for tens of thousands of constructions workers.
The US Department of Agriculture will begin testing next year for six more kinds of E.coli bacteria in raw ground beef and tenderized steaks.
Some people wept. Some embraced. Others silently stared into the dark pools where the twin towers once stood as the 9/11 memorial at ground zero opened its gates to the public.
BEIJING - US President Barack Obama's speech on the 10th anniversary of Sept 11, 2001, attacks reflected a change in the country's counter-terrorism strategy, analysts said.
In the San Francisco Bay area where tolerance is king, it is a rare politician willing to clamp down on citizens who let it all hang out.
Obama proposed paying for it by eliminating $467 billion in tax breaks for richer Americans and companies.