The U.S. Honor Flag which toured the country and the world in memory of those who have lost their lives serving as police officers, firefighters and military personnel will now pay tribute to astronauts who have died in the space shuttle program 1981-2011 as it flies aboard space shuttle Atlantis's final mission.
When the space shuttle Atlantis launches on July 8 in its final mission, it will be adorned with a nose-art painting on its fuel tank paying tribute to the shuttle's 30-year legacy, along with the United States flag and the NASA logo.
Preliminary results show three tornadoes out of the seven in central Oklahoma last month were ranked violent at EF-4.
Hackers group Anonymous has taken down the Turkish telecom agency official website on Friday in a protest against Internet censorship imposed in the country.
A proposed UNESCO World Heritage Site is facing threat to its green cover which may also lead to extinction of the Amur tiger with the shrinking habitat in Russia’s Primorsky Province.
Gennette Cordova, a 21-year-old college student in north western Washington state says, she did not believe at first, the photo was real.
A draconian order that requires all .kz domain names, such as google.kz, to operate on physical servers within the borders of Kazakhstan was issued last month by the country's Ministry of Communications and Information.
Russian spy Anna Chapman has taken over as editor–in–chief of a new business magazine, five months after launching a TV show, giving a new direction to her career that saw her deported from the United States last summer.
The siege in Karachi's naval air station ended on Monday afternoon after the brazen attack storming Pakistan navy’s key airbase in the heart of the port city of Karachi for nearly 12 hours which has left at least 12 soldiers dead, reports on TV channels said.
A recorded audio messages purportedly made by Osama bin Laden and shortly before he was killed wqas released by al Qaeda's media wing as-Sahab on Wednesday and posted on some select Islamic websites, reports said.
Unconfirmed reports say Egyptian militant Saif al-Adel has been chosen to lead the global terrorist group al Qaeda following the killing of Osama bin Laden in a raid on May 1 in Pakistan by US Navy SEALs.
Upset over the political developments in the state which may bring down the provincial government headed by the Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling coalition hit the roads of Bangalore on Tuesday morning protesting the governor's rommmendation to sack the state government.
American intelligence officials in Pakistan have revealed that, apart from the three hostile widows of Bin Laden, some of his daughters were also among those quizzed by US officials in Pakistan under the watchful eyes of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Although they were interviewed as a group, only Khariraih Sabar, who is believed to be Laden's third wife and the eldest of them all, spoke up.
Less than a month after the killing of Al-Qaeda Chief Osama Bin Laden, the jihadist movement in Somalia threatened the life of Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of US President Obama.
Less than a fortnight after bin Laden's death, there was indeed a revenge attack on a para-military academy near Peshawar in Pakistan where more than 83 people, majority of them newly trained cadets, were killed.
Two suicide bombings on Friday morning killed at least 70 people outside a paramilitary force academy in Shabqadar, Charsadda district in northwest Pakistan, police said.
‘Charlie bashing’ has been a popular global sport for quite some time now. His rehab stints, porn-star girlfriends, and sensational quotes have helped sell millions of copies of tabloids and sent TV-channel viewership soaring across the world. Maybe he is not so bad after all.
The Facebook-like button may find a counterpart and competitor when Google launches the +1 in the coming weeks, the Google development team reported.
Ninety-one-year-old Ivan, the Terrible or John Demjanjuk was finally charged with thousands counts of being an accomplice to murder, in a Nazi-occupied Poland and sentenced to five years imprisonment, ending a trial that ran well over three decades.
Scientists at Canada-based Aeyron Labs have designed a new flying robot outfitted with the world’s most advanced intelligence system which will replace the closed circuit camera, reports said.
Google’s first Chromebook from Samsung and Acer’s new web-centric PCs can be monthly subscribed at $28/user for businesses and $20/user for schools.
Nearly 600 homes have been flooded and thousands evacuated in Rena Lara as waters from the Mississippi river and its tributaries rose to record levels on Tuesday.
Public services have been halted including trains, ferries and flights have been disrupted by the protests in Athens on Wednesday morning.
The damaged Fukushima power plant reported fresh problems of water leak from a reactor vessel and spilling of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday.
Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasoul, in his first visit to China since he took office in January, said in Beijing on Wednesday that the elimination of Osama bin Laden was ‘positive’ and will make Afghanistan's transition process easier.
A university team from Maryland is on the verge of creating history when it test-flies the first ever human powered helicopter, Gamera, on Thursday.
Technicians at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A are preparing space shuttle Endeavour for its upcoming launch attempt on Monday, May 16. Teams have completed all retesting of the aft load control assembly-2 (ALCA-2) and will install the aft compartment flight doors on Thursday, said NASA.
The Indian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has made a statement to clarify its Internet rules which Google had earlier opposed, citing websites which trash out any content or often construed offensive.
Business leaders are looking for a new edge. Their companies may be just barely alive, having made cuts they never thought they would have to make. The workers have been beaten down and overworked. The energy, the buzz, and satisfaction are dead. Why not turn to Internal Franchise, advises management consultant and author Martin O’Neill.
Due to the current unrest in Libya there will not be an effective monitoring and enforcement of the fishery in its waters, it will risk an internationally agreed recovery plan for the severely overfished species. There are reports that several Libyan vessels, legally unauthorized to fish for bluefin, have left from European ports in France (Sète) and Malta.