The New York Giants win the Super Bowl, beating the New England Patriots 21-17.
The former Panama dictator suffered a possible stroke and was transferred from prison to a hospital Sunday afternoon.
The U.S. Navy SEALs unit responsible for killing Osama bin Laden rescued an American aid worker and her Danish colleague in a heroic helicopter raid, officials announced early Wednesday morning. The hostages, who were working for the Danish Refugee Council, had been kidnapped by Somalian pirates back in October. An unconfirmed number of Somalian gunmen were killed during the shootout, and both hostages are currently unharmed and in a safe location.
UPDATE: A statement was released by the Paterno family Sunday morning to announce the former Penn State coach lost his battle with lung cancer. He was 85.
The former Penn State coach's health has taken a turn for the worse after minor complications from cancer treatments have turned more serious. Earlier reports that Paterno died were incorrect.
A mountain lion, grizzly bear and monkey were the only animals still running loose after being set free from an exotic-animal preserve, an Ohio sheriff said Wednesday, as authorities tried to piece together why the preserve's owner apparently released dozens of animals before committing suicide.
Raj Rajaratnam illegally used inside info to trade Goldman Sachs, Google, Intel, and Hilton stocks. According to U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell, Rajaratnam's action's "reflect a virus in our business culture that needs to be eradicated.”
San Diego police say surveillance tape shows a person dressed like Gumby telling a convenience store clerk he is being robbed, fumbling inside the costume as if to pull a gun, dropping 27 cents and leaving. You can't make this stuff up.
Despite having no Internet access in his hideout, Osama bin Laden was a prolific email writer who built a painstaking system that kept him one step ahead of the U.S. government's best eavesdroppers.
Congratulations to Animal Kingdom and John Velazquez for winning the 2011 Kentucky Derby!
Unprecedented rainfall might not be as flashy as tornadoes but the aftermath is just as devastating. With some places receiving over six inches of rain a day, entire communities in Kentuckiana and beyond are completely submerged.
Check out the digs and environs of Osama's last few years. Not the desert palace you were probably envisioning.