Navy: Hundreds Of Dolphins, Whales Will Die During Bomb TestingThe US Navy acknowledged Friday that because of bomb testing and heavy sonar activity hundreds of marine mammals and will be killed and injured.
Pardoned Financier Marc Rich Dies In Switzerland He was a wheeler-dealer pardoned by another consummate dealmaker, a working-class Jewish boy who left Belgium to escape the Nazis and rose to become the billionaire "King of Commodities."
Stories of the Dead and Injured in Boston BombingThe twin bombs at the Boston Marathon killed three people and wounded more than 170 on Monday. Here are the stories of those killed and some of the injured.
Kerry To Visit Family Of Slain US Diplomat U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will stop in Chicago on Monday to visit the parents of the young U.S. diplomat who was killed while delivering textbooks in southern Afghanistan earlier this month.
Dad Says Diplomat Had Passion For Foreign AffairsAnne Smedinghoff had a quiet ambition and displayed a love of global affairs from an early age, joining the U.S. Foreign Service straight out of college and volunteering for missions in perilous locations worldwide.
Mom: 'BUCKWILD' Star A Christian, Now In Heaven For all his on-camera carousing and cussing, "BUCKWILD" reality TV star Shain Gandee was a publicly proclaimed and baptized Christian, and his mother told hundreds of mourners Sunday that she will see him again.
Phil Ramone, Grammy-Winning Producer, Dead At 79 Phil Ramone, the masterful Grammy Award-winning engineer, arranger and producer whose platinum touch included recordings with Ray Charles, Billy Joel and Paul Simon, died Saturday of complications stemming from heart surgery, his family said. He was 79.
Barney, Former White House Scottie, Dies Thousands have offered their condolences via Facebook over the death of Barney, President George W. Bush's beloved black Scottish terrier.
NASA's Toughest Question: If Shuttle is Doomed, Do You Tell the Crew? A NASA top official wrestled with what he thought was a hypothetical question: What should you tell the astronauts of a doomed space shuttle Columbia?
Indian Sitar Virtuoso Ravi Shankar Dies At 92 With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century.
Specter Dies As Congress Is At Its Most Polarized Arlen Specter, who spent much of his pugnacious 30-year career in the U.S. Senate warning of the dangers of political intolerance, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at a time when Congress is more politically polarized than anyone serving there — or living in America — can remember.