A quarter century ago, the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff. President Reagan's reaction framed the response of the nation.
Leslie Nielsen, once a Hollywood leading man, he found stardom as comedic actor. Leslie Nielsen starred in 'Airplane,' 'Naked Gun,' and 'Mr. Magoo.'
A 'monkey man' hat rests on top of a mortar at a Canadian Army combat outpost near the village of Salavat, in the Panjway district west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.
In the Afghanistan war, the Kandahar offensive was postponed this summer to strengthen civic institutions. Does a governor who smacks his constituents toe the appropriate line?
Yoshimi Hamanaka, an employee of Japanese toymaker Megahouse, bites a beetle-shaped gummy snack created by the company's "Gummix," a toy kit that makes edible "insects" out of juice and other liquids, at the International Tokyo Toy Show in Tokyo on Thursday. The show will run until July 18.
The Canadian Army in Kandahar meets weekly with village elders and local officials, part of the Afghanistan war strategy to build a responsive government.
General McChrystal's comments to Rolling Stone may be rocking Washington, but soldiers in Afghanistan downplay the impact.
New International Space Station crew departed from a Russian Soyuz rocket on Tuesday. Two Americans and one Russian cosmonaut are onboard.
Britain's Prince William carries his newborn son, the Prince of Cambridge, into public view for the first time July 23, 2013, outside St. Mary's Hospital in London. Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis.
A fireman works near a flaming workshop in Hengxian County, Nanning City, China on May 21. A workshop containing sugarcane caught fire on Friday.