Celebrations Erupt as Libyan Rebels Sweep Into Tripoli [VIDEO]
After six months of civil war, Libyan rebels swept into Tripoli on Sunday and laid claim to most of the city. Government troops and snipers loyal to Moammar Gadhafi continued to put up a last-ditch resistance near his compound, though it is unknown if the Libyan leader was still inside.
Will Radiation Near Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Prevent Locals from Comi…
The areas surrounding the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan may be uninhabitable for decades. That’s the word from the Japanese government after a survey found dangerously high levels of radioactive contamination.
Police Investigate New Lead in Case of Missing Utah Woman Susan Cox Powell [VIDEO]
Police in Utah plan to launch another search for Susan Cox Powell, who disappeared in 2009. The latest effort is based on new and credible information about the disappearance of the 28-year-old mother of two.
Tobacco Companies Sue to Block Graphic Warning Labels [VIDEO]
In June, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Now, four of the five largest US tobacco companies want a judge to stop the government from using them.
Police: Abducted N.M. Girl Rescued by Good Samaritan Who Chased Kidnapper [VIDEO]
The attempted kidnapping of a six-year-old New Mexico girl was thwarted on Monday when a concerned citizen jumped into action and chased after the perpetrator.
President Obama to Issue New Proposals on Job Creation, Debt Reduction
Faced with stagnant unemployment rates, a lowered credit rating and the threat of a double dip recession, President Barack Obama plans to give a major speech about job creation and debt reduction in September.
Google to Buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion
Google announced on Monday that it would acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings for $40 a share, or $12.5 billion. The offer is the search engine giant’s largest acquisition in its history.
Scores Killed, Wounded in Attacks Across Iraq on Monday
A wave of deadly attacks swept across Iraq Monday, killing dozens of people. The violence was so severe that the interior minister ordered the country’s security forces to clear the streets of all parked cars.