Dollar rises, oil slides after bin Laden killed

2011-05-02 14:01:54

The dollar rebounded from three-year lows and US crude slid more than 1 percent on Monday after news al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed.

Syrian army kills ten 'terrorists', arrests 499

2011-05-02 08:29:12

A military source said Sunday that Syrian army units and security forces have killed ten "terrorists" and arrested 499 others.

Obama: Al Qaida head Osama bin Laden dead

2011-05-02 10:50:57

U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday that a U.S. operation has killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Islamabad and put his body in U.S. custody.How was he found? Comments (43)

NASA: No new launch attempt before next Sunday

2011-05-02 09:54:51

The high-profile voyage of Endeavour is off until at least next Sunday because of a technical problem.

Sony execs apologize for network security breach

2011-05-01 15:39:16

Sony executives bowed in apology Sunday for a security breach in the company's PlayStation Network.

UN urges all to avoid civilian harm in Afghanistan

2011-05-01 16:20:10

The United Nations in Afghanistan has issued a plea for all sides to avoid civilian casualties after the Taliban declared Sunday would be the start of a stepped-up campaign of violence across the country that would include suicide attacks.

US ramps up recovery help for tornado-hit South

2011-05-01 11:42:12

The US government ramped up efforts on Saturday to help thousands of homeless victims of the country's second deadliest recorded tornado outbreak.

NASA delays space shuttle Endeavour's last launch

2011-05-01 13:58:08

A historic space shuttle launch was scratched Friday for mechanical problems.

Gadhafi survives air strikes, son killed

2011-05-01 09:11:24

Saif al-Arab Gadhafi, youngest son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was killed in NATO's strike against Gaddafi's house, said a Libyan spokesman.

NATO dismisses Gadhafi cease-fire proposal

2011-04-30 18:08:54

NATO says it wants Moammar Gadhafi's forces to end their attacks on civilians before it considers the Libyan leader's cease-fire offer.

Obama tours storm-ravaged Alabama

2011-04-30 14:41:05

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with residents while he tours damage caused by devastating severe storms and tornadoes in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, area, April 29, 2011.

6.1-magnitude quake hits south of Panama

2011-04-30 17:11:00

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted south of Panama early Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.