Bobby Bradley is ready. He has been training for about five years and learned from some of the most experienced and decorated pilots in the sport of ballooning.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has finally agreed to participate in a book about his life.
Michel Martelly, a carnival singer with a colorful past who seized the mantle of change, is Haiti's new president after storming to a landslide victory, preliminary results showed.
The man widely seen as the leading successor to Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway has resigned after buying shares in chemical company Lubrizol Corp before pushing Buffett to acquire it.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) President Masataka Shimizu was hospitalized for hypertension and dizziness Tuesday while the company continued to battle the Fukushima nuclear plant crisis, Kyodo News Agency reported Wednesday.
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died on Wednesday at age 79.
In 1969 in Buffalo, New York, a wiry, middle-aged chain smoker sat in on piano during a jam session and earned a spot in the band of legendary bluesman Muddy Waters.
Bob Dylan probably wouldn't think much of his China tour coverage by Xinmin Evening News, one of Shanghai's most-read newspapers. The photo it used for a story about him on March 4 turned out to be that of Willie Nelson.
A spokesman confirmed on Monday that former England captain David Beckham and his fashion icon wife Victoria are expecting a baby girl in July.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated as his top envoy to Beijing Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American to serve in that diplomatically and commercially important assignment.
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" movie star Jane Russell, who became a controversial Hollywood sex symbol, died on Monday at the age of 89, her family said.
Shakira was honored on Saturday by Harvard University for her artistic and humanitarian work.