LOS ANGELES: NASA is preparing to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle into Earth’s atmosphere in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on Mars.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Seven people died from a lack of oxygen after climbing down a well in Cambodia to retrieve about 75 cents, police and relatives said Sunday.
FRESNO, California: A California man who found a bag containing $125,000 said he returned the cash to the armored truck company that accidentally dropped it because it was the “right thing to do.”
OXON HILL, United States: Two young American teenagers of South Asian heritage made spelling history Thursday when they became the first co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in more than ha
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan: Freed US soldier Bowe Bergdahl developed a love for Afghan green tea, taught his captors badminton, and even celebrated Christmas and Easter with the hard-line Islamists, a Pakist
STOCKHOLM: The co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, was arrested in southern Sweden after two years on the run, Swedish police said on Sunday.
A recent excavation in western China has uncovered what is thought to be one of the oldest examples of trousers anywhere in the world, a new study has found.
FREEHOLD, New Jersey: A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologized Wednesday — but not for murdering the child.
WASHINGTON: Microsoft has announced what it called a breakthrough in real-time voice translation and said it would offer a test version through its Skype messaging unit before the end of 2014.
WASHINGTON: Celebrated African-American author, poet and human rights activist Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, US media said Wednesday.
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