George Steinbrenner, who passed away Tuesday, resuscitated the Yankees by the force of his will and checkbook. He was a trailblazer in the commercialization of baseball.
'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore pleaded guilty to a minor offense in the Bahamas on Tuesday and is expected to be deported soon to the United States to face prosecution.
A setting sun and Earth's horizon are featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 13 crewmember on the International Space Station in 2006.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The New York Yankees won seven World Series titles under the ownership of George Steinbrenner.
George Steinbrenner and his wife Elizabeth watch a game in the 1970s. In 1973 Steinbrenner and a group of investors purchased the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. The team's 2008 season payroll was nearly $200 million.
A sinkhole is seen in Dunedin, Fla., in February 1998.
Fidel Castro is striding back into the limelight after years behind the scenes and out of view.
Credit scores for millions of Americans are not looking very positive and that can have a negative effect on the US economy.
What the tragedy of the BP oil spill has taught us about regulations, technology, and how our energy diet must change.
State governors are entering a weekend of talks in Boston about policy matters. Here are four indicators of the 'state of the states.'