The Phoenix Mars Lander has entered a state of suspended operation called “safe mode” due to low power, mission managers said Thursday.
Get out the coats, boots, and shovels; people in some parts of the country are in for it this winter, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. The longtime periodical, published since 1818 and famous for its long-range weather predictions, is out with its annual winter forecast, which says Old Man Winter is really going to hammer folks in the Midwest and upper Great Lakes region with very cold and very snowy conditions
Brazil has confirmed 557 deaths caused by H1N1 flu, the highest total in the world, the nation’s Health Ministry says. The United States has counted 522 fatalities through Thursday, and nearly 1,800 people had died worldwide through August 13, U.S. and global health officials said
The first search of Michael Jackson’s bedroom a day after his death found marijuana, skin-bleaching and hair-growing ointments, anti-insomnia pills and empty bottles of several anti-anxiety drugs, according to court documents unsealed Thursday. A substance initially suspected to be tar heroin proved not to be a narcotic, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. An affidavit, written by Los Angeles Detective Orlando Martinez, was used to outline probable cause for a warrant to search Jackson’s Holmby Hills, California, home on June 26.
The Los Angeles Coroner’s chief investigator revisited the office of Michael Jackson’s dermatologist Wednesday, even though the coroner announced last week his "thorough and comprehensive" report was completed. “We wanted some additional information, and they provided it,” Ed Winter said as he emerged 90 minutes after entering Dr. Arnold Klein’s Beverly Hills, California, dermatology clinic.
If you could snap your fingers and make your allergies disappear, you’d probably do it in a second. But what if your pet is the cause of your watery eyes, sneezing, and runny nose?
U.S. scientists monitoring shrinking glaciers in Washington State and Alaska reported this week that a major meltdown is under way.
Troubled British Airways plans to raise nearly a billion dollars of emergency cash funding as it tries to survive the current economic downturn, the airline said Friday. The news is an indication of bad times at BA, which is facing the threat of summer strikes by ground staff. Earlier this month, its pilots accepted a pay cut in exchange for the promise of shares to help the airline save money
The Los Angeles coroner’s chief investigator visited Michael Jackson’s dermatologist Tuesday to view medical records, the investigator said. The coroner’s report on what killed Jackson last month should be ready the middle of this next week, assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said as he emerged from Dr
Israeli troops killed hundreds of unarmed civilian adults and children, broke laws and committed war crimes during their winter offensive in Gaza, Amnesty International said in a scathing report released Thursday. The human rights group also pointed a finger at Hamas and other Palestinian militant organizations in its 117-page report. Hamas and other Palestinian groups committed war crimes by firing hundreds of rockets into southern Israel, killing three Israeli civilians, injuring scores and driving thousands from their homes, according to the report