Mrs Obama beats Fallon in fitness challenge

2012-02-09 15:29:32

Michelle Obama and "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon turned the White House into a playground to promote the first lady's "Let's Move!" fitness campaign.

Many US kids exposed to smoke

2012-02-07 13:02:57

Fewer US children and teens are being exposed to secondhand smoke while riding in cars, but rates of exposure are still high enough to warrant concern and more states should ban smoking in cars carrying children, according to a US study.

Big freeze stops peeing statue

2012-02-03 15:41:36

The Manneken-Pis, a symbol of Brussels and a major tourist attraction, has had to stop peeing because of sub-zero temperatures.

Men work out using cement-made weights

2012-01-24 10:57:58

Men work out using cement-made weights at Diabo beach in Rio de Janeiro Jan 23, 2012.

NASA releases new space photos

2012-01-11 09:59:24

Cygnus X, one of the most active regions of star birth in the Milky Way galaxy, is pictured in this NASA handout image Jan 10, 2012.

Want your kids to do better in school? Try exercise

2012-01-04 14:36:44

Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school.

NASA spacecraft to find out how moon's formed

2011-12-30 15:27:06

Grail will fly twin spacecraft in tandem orbits around the moon to measure its gravity field.

Volcano in Alaska's Aleutian islands erupted

2011-12-30 09:45:02

The Cleveland Volcano erupted on Dec 29, spouting an ash cloud 4572m into the sky.

Crocodile attacks lawnmower in Sydney

2011-12-29 09:39:45

Elvis the crocodile attacks a lawnmower at the Australian Reptile Park in Gosford, north of Sydney.

France's breast implant scare

2011-12-22 10:53:51

France plans ot offer surgery to remove the breast implants of up to 30,000 women.

Earth-size planets found outside solar system

2011-12-21 09:57:26

NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system.

Facebook moves to new headquarters

2011-12-20 09:33:28

Facebook on Monday announced that its final wave of employees have moved into its new headquarters in Menlo Park.