New features aimed at Chinese-language users of popular Apple Inc products were among upgrades the computer giant introduced Monday.
NASA's Mars rover, nicknamed Curiosity, is due to land in August on the Red Planet and aims to touch down closer than expected to its mountain target.
A naked cyclist descents Lombard Street as he takes part in the World Naked Bike Ride in downtown San Francisco, California June 9, 2012.
One senior Pakistani security official estimates there are only about eight core al-Qaida leaders left in Pakistan.
The Syrian opposition elected a new leader on Sunday aiming at forging unity among different opposition groups.
Tensions may erupt again as some conservative Japanese politicians and political activists held a fishing campaign on Sunday near the Diaoyu Islands.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Saturday medical tests following his cancer treatment show he is in good health.
NATO forces in Afghanistan say four international service members have been killed in an insurgent attack in the country's east.
An anonymous bidder won the chance to have lunch with legendary investor Warren Buffett this year with a record-breaking bid of 3,456,789 dollars in an online charity auction.
Hosni Mubarak may be hit by a stroke at any time, a senior official in the prison where the Egyptian ex- president is serving a life imprisonment said Saturday.
US President Obama sought to clarify his earlier comments about the health of the private sector.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its AA+ long-term sovereign credit ratings on the US, but maintained its negative outlook.