Police say that a teacher and 16 children died in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking the children to school suddenly caught fire. (May 25)
Highlights of this day in history: "Star Wars" --- written and directed by George Lucas --- premieres; Former Enron execs Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Jay Leno begins as host of N-B-C's "The Tonight Show....
Hundreds of supporters of one of Pakistan's political parties, Tehreek-e-Insaf, gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in Islamabad on Friday to protest against alleged rigging of this month's election. (May 25)
An Austrian daredevil on Friday became the first man to walk a tightrope strung between the two towers of St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna's most famous landmark. (May 25)
A Utah Army veteran was found hanging dead Friday in his jail cell as he awaited trial on charges of killing a police officer and wounding five others during a raid that netted 13 pot plants. (May 24)
A new military communications satellite has been launched into space. An unmanned Delta IV rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday evening. The satellite was the fifth Wideband Global satcom spacecraft to be launched. The satellite, which is being sent into an orbit that follows the ...
An Austrian daredevil on Friday became the first man to walk a tightrope strung between the two towers of St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna's most famous landmark. (May 24)
Surveillance video shows a truck hauling an oversized load hit an overhead girder in Washington last night, sending a section of the highway into the river below. Major disruptions will last for weeks, if not months. Video silent from sourc...
Britain is bracing for clashes with right-wing activists and possible copycat terror attacks by Islamic extremists after the savage slaying of a young soldier. His grieving widow spoke Friday of their loss. (May 24)
A North Texas sheriff's deputy has been cleared to return to work two months after he was shot by a paroled inmate suspected of slaying Colorado's prison chief. Warning: contains graphic video. (May 24)