NASA's SMAP Observatory To Improve Drought Prediction, Planning For Natural DisastersMinutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
Southern California Native 'Lone Soldiers' Await Call To Fight For IsraelA number of Los Angeles residents may have more at stake than most may expect in the recent escalation in the crisis in Israel.
State Department Urges US Citizens To Avoid Travel To Israel As Fighting IntensifiesAs clashes in Gaza continue to escalate, the State Department has issued a warning for Americans to avoid traveling to the region.
Which Countries Require Americans To Get A Visa Before They Fly?If you have an American passport, you pretty much have access to the most of the world. However, there are some countries that still require you to have some extra documentation. Check out all the countries that require Americans to get a visa before they fly here.
Nelson Mandela Laid To Rest In Ancestral VillageBig guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
How To Hitchhike Across The GlobeHitchhiking is one of the easiest ways to vacation across the world on a budget. Here are the rules to traveling the road.
The World's Best Soccer StadiumsCheck out the best soccer stadiums from around the world.
Queen Elizabeth II Hospitalized With Stomach BugBuckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has been hospitalized after suffering from what appears to be a stomach infection.
Hundreds Dead In Nightclub Inferno In Southern BrazilA blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, setting off a stampede that killed 232 people attending a university party, police and firefighters said.
Prince Albert Of Monaco Weds Charlene WittstockMonaco's reigning prince, Albert II, has wed South Africa's Charlene Wittstock in a long-awaited civil ceremony that transformed the one-time Olympic swimmer into the Princess of Monaco.
Stocks Plunge On European Debt WorriesStocks are opening sharply lower after warnings about the finances of several European countries reignited fears about the region's debt crisis.