Photos show European Mars probe crashed, may have exploded
Europe's experimental Mars probe hit the right spot ? but at the wrong speed ? and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface, scientists said Friday. Pictures taken by ...
Under fire in Mosul, IS attacks another Iraqi city
Islamic State militants launched a wave of pre-dawn attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least 14 people and setting off fierce clashes with Kurdish security forces ...
UN picks Wonder Woman as women's envoy; critics want Real Woman
Adding to the Hollywood feel, the announcement was made in the presence of the actress Lynda Carter, now 65, who played the part on television, and of Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment, the company that owns the rights to the character. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who was originally scheduled to attend, was not present.
Senior NJ Transit leaders skip hearing on deadly train crash
Federal railroad regulators said a meeting Friday with New Jersey Transit's top officials would have been rescheduled if the agency had revealed it was being held at the same time as a legislative hearing ...
San Francisco lawsuit, NYC law highlight global risks for Airbnb
By Heather Somerville and Tina Bellon SAN FRANCISCO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $30 billion, faces a reckoning. Other online marketplaces - such as Amazon, eBay, and Craigslist ? have cited the same law to shield themselves from liability for any improper transactions among users of their services.
Pennsylvania professors agree to contract, end strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) ? The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.
1 classification upgrade in new batch of Clinton emailsWASHINGTON (AP) ? One document in a new batch of Hillary Clinton's emails released by the State Department on Friday contains classified information.
New 3D technology raises hopes for the coldest of cold cases
NFL puts Giants' Brown on 'exempt' list pending abuse probe
Silver says NBA labor deal not done yet, but getting close