A drunk passenger triggered a midair scare when he tried to enter the cockpit of a commercial jet, officials said Friday.
South African's Nelson Mandela is remembered today at memorial service in Johannesburg.
Nelson Mandela, the revered South African anti-apartheid icon who spent 27 years in prison, led his country to democracy and became its first black president, died Thursday at home. He was 95.
Prosecutors say they will pursue a premeditated murder charge against Oscar Pistorius as the Paralympic superstar openly wept in court Friday after being charged with shooting his girlfriend to death.
The Navy SEAL who says he put three bullets in the head of Usama bin Laden is out of work and bitter that he was never told he is still eligible for health care coverage.
A four-week-old baby in London, England, is recovering in hospital after a fox dragged him from his cradle and bit his finger off.
A huge asteroid is expected to whiz by Earth next week.
At least five people were killed on Wednesday after a strong earthquake in the South Pacific generated a 3 foot tsunami.
DNA analysis supports the claim that a skeleton dug up from beneath a parking lot in the English city of Leicester represents the mortal remains of King Richard III.
The death toll from a powerful explosion in the Mexico City skyscraper complex housing the offices of state oil monopoly Pemex rose to at least 32.
British prosecutors said on Friday two Australian radio hosts who made a prank call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate would face no criminal charges.
A truck carrying fireworks ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations exploded and destroyed part of an elevated highway in China's Henan Province, killing several people.
The Air Force Times is reporting that the body of a missing US Air Force pilot has been recovered.
A sink hole swallows several buildings in a Chinese province and amazingly no one is injured.
A key figure in Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's government called the Holocaust a hoax cooked up by U.S. intelligence operatives.
Using lung transplants from heavy smokers may sound like a cruel joke, but a new study finds that organs taken from people who puffed a pack a day for more than 20 years are likely safe.
Three members of a Southern California family have been missing for nearly a month after taking a trip to Mexico, loved ones say.
He didn't try to sneak shrieking eels past security or channel the menace of Dread Pirate Roberts, yet a recent flight turned into the Pit of Despair for a passenger with a fondness for "The Princess Bride."
Iran said Monday it has successfully sent a monkey into space, describing the launch as another step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight.
Tens of thousands of people marched through Paris on Sunday to support the French government's plan to legalize gay marriage and adoption.