Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time in half a century.
It may sound like science fiction but an Australian team is working on a project to zap orbital debris with lasers from Earth to reduce the growing amount of space junk that threatens to knock out satellites with a "cascade of collisions".
Search and rescue planes scoured waters off the southern tip of Vietnam on Monday, searching for any trace of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner 48 hours after it vanished from radar screens with 239 people on board.
Many US cities have quintessential sights and sounds: San Francisco's clanging cable cars, New Orleans and its raucous Mardi Gras, and Washington's political mudslinging.
Worried scientists said today that they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
Never has a leader of the Roman Catholic Church become as popular in as short a time as Pope Francis did when he humbly asked the crowd gathered in St Peter's Square on March 13 last year to pray for him.
Malaysia's interior minister said two passengers who used stolen passports to board a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing with 239 people aboard had "Asian facial features", according to a report.
South Korea's pioneering mobile messaging apps have taken their oversized emoticons to Indonesia, intent on breaking the dominance of BlackBerry Ltd's BBM messaging service in one of the world's most active social media markets.
Australia has endured another "angry summer" with more than 150 temperature records smashed, a new report said on Monday, with a warning that heatwaves and sweltering conditions will only get worse.
A Vietnamese official says searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted on Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777.
Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane.
Zakia is 18 and Mohammad Ali is 21, both the children of farmers in this remote mountain province. If they could manage to get together, they would make a striking couple.
Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) that it was ready to return Rs 18 crore paid by it to its commission agents to the government.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is accustomed to hearing The Question. So if you have a chance to ask it, make it count.
A magnitude 5.8 quake hit just off the coast of southwestern Mexico on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.