YAHOO.COM - An asteroid the size of a house will buzz Earth today (Oct. 12) but poses no risk of hitting our planet, scientists say.
The asteroid 2012 TC4 will pass Earth at a range of just 59,000 miles (95,000 kilometers) —about one-fourth the distance to the moon — when it makes its
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate Thursday
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Crews planned to resume their search Friday morning for the last person missing two days after a parking garage collapsed at Miami Dade College's west campus, killing three construction workers.
The missing man's family huddled nearby
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. EUROPEAN UNION WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
In the midst of its greatest crisis since its beginnings in the 1950s, the committee cited the EU's record on peace,
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Anxious parents kept close and protective watch over their children on Friday after the FBI warned them that a 10-year-old girl who vanished one week earlier may have been abducted by someone they know.
The sense of dread and
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
Robert Munson has heard the conventional wisdom: Vice presidential debates aren't supposed to matter. But in an election this close, he and millions of others tuned in Thursday to a candidate faceoff that many said may not have changed their vote, but firmed
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican Paul Ryan says there aren't enough rich Americans to tax to pay for all of President Barack Obama's spending.
Ryan tells viewers of the vice presidential debate, quote, "Watch out, middle class. The tax bill is coming to you."
Ryan says he and Mitt Romney
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota woman who may have received tainted steroid injections blamed for the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis sued the drug seller on Thursday, though she hasn't been diagnosed with the rare illness.
The federal lawsuit appears to be the first stemming from the
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. DEBATE NIGHT FOR VP CANDIDATES
Biden, Ryan seek to advance the cause of their tickets in a close race for the presidency - and avoid gaffes.
2. HEZBOLLAH SAYS IT
By JOE KAYAP Baseball Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - Not just any comeback would get San Francisco back to playing for a pennant. It would take one of Giant proportions.
And Buster Posey believed it could happen. Even after the Giants left the West Coast down two games, the National League batting