Kraken lair: A paleontologist says that the arrangement of and markings on bones of giant sea creatures in a Nevada desert indicates that they were devoured by a giant mollusc.
President Obama convened an unusual Saturday meeting with Congressional leaders on the looming government default. The session lasted less than an hour, and the atmospherics appeared grim.
Teresa Lewis will be the first woman executed in Virginia in nearly a century. The death sentence has prompted appeals from the EU and accusations of double-standards from Iran's president.
He’ll make his speech in Denver Thursday as the first African-American to win his party’s nod.