For decades, NASA has been sending robotic passengers to the red planet for scientific study, but if astronauts are to be transported to Mars, a bigger, stronger parachute is needed for the job.
Police searched Monday for a man who stabbed and killed one child and critically wounded another in an elevator at a city housing development in Brooklyn — a chilling crime that escaped the scrutiny of security cameras.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion and is expected to bring the boosterism, that he brought to the tech world, to the court.
The identical “mono mono” twins, born sharing the same amniotic sac and placenta, are making progress toward going home from the hospital, their parents say.
Authorities say winds up to 30 mph carried two children in suburban Denver away, causing injuries in the latest case of an inflatable bounce house breaking loose and being blown around in the wind.
R&B singer Chris Brown was released from a Los Angeles County jail around midnight Monday after being taken into custody mid-March after he was expelled from a court-ordered rehab sentence for violating its rules.
Donald Sterling, whose racist remarks in a recording triggered the fight over ownership of Los Angeles Clippers, was invited to Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church, a predominately black church of worship and said the service was “beautiful.”
A eyewitness account of the jet crash that killed Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six others provided some of the first clues as investigators began piecing together what went wrong during the attempted takeoff from a runway outside Boston.
When a Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy hanged himself, he left behind a house full of questions. Among the items at his house were thousands of his video-recorded traffic stops that were withheld in a racial-profiling case against his boss, Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years.