Mother's Day came early this year, catching some otherwise-conscientious people by surprise. Here are some ideas for how to celebrate Mom even if you didn't plan ahead.
Residents of the Mississippi River floodplain are sandbagging or evacuating as the flood crest pushes south. It will pass Memphis on Tuesday and hit southern Louisiana on May 23.
PlayStation Network remains down as parent company Sony conducts further testing to determine the security of the system. How testing counts as 'restoring' service, Sony didn't say.
Mother's Day provides an opportunity to look at the quality of life for mothers around the world. A recent study from Save the Children looks at data ranging from maternal mortality to education.
Mississippi River at record level in Memphis, Tenn., where some areas are already underwater. It's expected to get higher, with floodwaters to linger for days. Evacuations are under way.
Two Muslim men wearing traditional clothing were removed from a commercial flight departing Memphis on Friday. Airline apologizes, but gives no explanation for incident.
US offers peek at 'treasure trove' of materials seized from bin Laden compound – the largest haul of 'senior terrorist materials' ever. Videos show a bin Laden careful with his public image.
A drug used to mitigate internal bleeding in racehorses is misused as a performance enhancer in US contests, critics say. Though not in time for Kentucky Derby 2011, moves are afoot to ban race-day injections.
President Saleh's government, besieged by protests and clinging to power, is hoping to prove its usefulness as the US pursues radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and other terror suspects in Yemen.
Obama took office amid questions about whether he could be a credible commander in chief – and showed personal fortitude and command capability in the bin Laden raid. How long will glow last?
It will take the winning horse just two minutes to run the 1-1/4 mile track during the Kentucky Derby 2011. Here are five of the most exciting Kentucky Derby finishes from the past 137 years. With 19 horses raring to go, some photo finishes are inevitable.
In life, Osama bin Laden made a huge impact on the US, all in the name of preventing another 9/11. If he and Al Qaeda fueled antagonism between the US and the Muslim world, they also pushed America toward a better understanding of the Middle East.
The FBI has seized control of a Russian cybercrime enterprise, but to kill it completely, officials may ask to rip some malware out of your computer. US diplomatic secrets could be at stake.
The US launched a drone strike into Pakistan Friday. Some see that as bolstering the argument that the US will be able to use the bin Laden raid as leverage to get more cooperation out of Pakistan.
Figuring out precisely what took place at the Osama bin Laden compound in the early hours of the US commando team strike has led to some bracing twists and turns in the narrative. At a Pentagon briefing Friday, reporters ribbed military officials, saying they were looking forward to hearing the fifth and newest version of how the operation to strike the terrorist mastermind unfolded. Here are the four latest plot turns in the bin Laden story:
The summer's first blockbuster, 'Thor,' takes a character from the Norse pantheon to the big screen – by way of the Marvel stable of superheroes.
Space shuttle Endeavor, the next-to-last shuttle in NASA's dwindling fleet, was scheduled to depart on its final mission on April 29, but that has been pushed back to at least May 16.
NBA playoffs are heating up. The Boston Celtics return home to face the Miami Heat in Game 3 of their best-of-seven, second-round NBA playoff series. Tip off is Saturday at 8 PM Eastern time.
A space tourism study by Space Adventures suggests that 140 private citizens could reach orbit by 2020, and it is promoting its own 17-day excursion that includes orbiting the moon.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, at a Monitor breakfast on April 26, discussed budget cuts, the 'birther' issue, and his reasons for running for the RNC's top post.