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.
A military source said Sunday that Syrian army units and security forces have killed ten "terrorists" and arrested 499 others.
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)
The high-profile voyage of Endeavour is off until at least next Sunday because of a technical problem.
Sony executives bowed in apology Sunday for a security breach in the company's PlayStation Network.
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.
The US government ramped up efforts on Saturday to help thousands of homeless victims of the country's second deadliest recorded tornado outbreak.
A historic space shuttle launch was scratched Friday for mechanical problems.
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 says it wants Moammar Gadhafi's forces to end their attacks on civilians before it considers the Libyan leader's cease-fire offer.
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.
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted south of Panama early Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.