FAA to delay 149 airport tower closures until June

The Obama administration is delaying the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June in order to deal with legal challenges…

N.Illinois school bus crash, kids OK, 1 death

Authorities say one person has died and more than three dozen people are injured, including elementary school children…

China mass bird killing, 6 death reported

China announced a sixth death from a new bird flu strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered…

Worker missing; cruise ship breaks from US port

High winds dislodged a disabled cruise ship from its mooring Wednesday, and crews were searching for a missing …

Facebook unveils ‘Home’ Android product

With its new “Home” on Android gadgets, Facebook aims to put its social network at the center of people’s mobile experiences…

Lance Armstrong drops out of swimming event

U.S. Masters Swimming Executive Director Rob Butcher says Armstrong has decided not to try to swim…

Search continues for CA hiker, 2nd one found

Crews are resuming the search for one of two teenage hikers missing in Southern California’s Cleveland National Forest…

New bird flu strain causes fifth death in China

A middle-aged man who transported poultry for a living and another unidentified person have died from a new strain of bird flu…

CA governer tries boosting ties with China

Gov. Jerry Brown will promote California to Chinese investors and seek to expand the state’s economic ties…

Lakers hang Shaq’s No. 34 jersey in the rafters

Although Shaquille O’Neal rarely finds himself speechless, he says he’s thrilled beyond words to see his jersey…

Big fat cat mistaken for mountain lion

A mountain lion roaming the suburban streets of mountain house could be a cause for concern…

China to step up monitoring of H7N9 bird flu

Chinese authorities have ordered health institutions to step up monitoring of H7N9 bird flu after four more cases…

Three deaths from H7N9 bird flu in China

One death of two infections of H7N9 bird flu was reported in east China’s Zhejiang Province…

NY Designer gets 5 years in prison

A fashion designer who was featured on “America’s Next Top Model” has been sentenced in New York to five years in prison…

85-year-old man crashes car into California home

An 85-year-old man who might have been suffering from a medical problem crashed…

Possible human remains found in 9/11 debris in NYC

The New York City medical examiner’s office says two potential pieces of human remains have been found…

China to encourage rehabilitation of autistic children

The Chinese government has opted to encourage private institutions to engage in rehabilitation of autistic children…

China: 4 more rare bird flu cases

China reported Tuesday that four more people in one province have been seriously sickened by a bird flu virus new to humans…

Suspects arrested in Brazil in tourist kidnapping, rape

An American woman was gang raped and beaten aboard a public transport van while her French boyfriend…

Female tourist kidnapped, robbed and raped in Brazil

A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro…

Easter Bunny gets pulled over

The Easter Bunny got busted for not obeying the rules of the road in California on Saturday…

The White House annual Easter Egg Roll

President Barack Obama and his family are welcoming thousands of children to the White House…

Apple apology to China customers

Apple has issued an apology to Chinese consumers after government media attacked …

3 killed in 95-vehicle pileup on foggy US highway

Three people are dead and 25 injured after 95 vehicles piled up on a foggy U.S. highway…

2 dead in China from H7N9 bird flu

Nothing abnormal has been detected on the close contacts of a 35-year-old female who has been infected with H7N9 bird flu…

United Airlines again delays Denver-Tokyo flights

United Airlines is again delaying the launch of a new route from Denver to Tokyo-Narita airport …

Ex-NASA contractor to be released on $10K bond

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A federal judge says a former contractor at NASA’s Langley Research Center can be released from jail while he awaits trial…

Facebook to hold Android event Thursday

Facebook has invited journalists to the unveiling of what it calls its “new home on Android”…

Video shows CA man’s clumsy burglary attempt

A would-be burglar may have gotten away — but it was no great escape….

China to strengthen regulations over Apple

China’s commerce market watchdog on Thursday pledged to strengthen regulations over Apple…