Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese astronaut to return from a long space journey, greeted friends after 4-1/2 months.
Gary McKinnon, who claimed he was searching for evidence of UFOs, has fought a long legal battle against extradition after he was charged with breaking into 97 computers.
While the pact between the two technology powerhouses promises to be a boonfor Microsoft as it takes on Google, it has left many insiders wonderingabout Yahoo’s future.
Engineers designing NASA's next moon rocket defended their work to a committee appointed by President Barack Obama.
A court ruled Thursday that three men connected with Web site The Pirate Bay must block traffic between the site and the Netherlands within 10 days.
Rather than replace coal-fired boilers, one university opts for an ambitious geothermal system.
In only the second music-downloading case against an individual to go to trial, the major recording labels take on a graduate student.
Flight director Tony Ceccacci said a preliminary look at the images beamed down found nothing amiss, and everything was on track for Friday's planned landing.
But Google remains the Goliath of the $12 billion Internet search business and is likely to stay there for some time.