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  • Terrorism & Security Somali pirates hijack eight ships in three days

    Somali pirates hijacked a cargo ship with 24 crew Monday, on the heels of capturing another seven vessels in the Indian Ocean over the weekend.

  • Tiny T. rex relative down under? Good on ya!

    Discoveries Tiny T. rex relative down under? Good on ya!

    Scientists have found remains of an ancestor to Tyrannosaurus rex at Dinosaur Cove in Australia, the first time fossils from T. rex's line have been found in the southern hemisphere.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/24

    A US Army soldier scans an eye of an Afghan suspect at a local police station in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 24.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/16

    Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi rides a wave with his alpaca, Pisco, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru, on March 16. Pianezzi has spent a decade training dogs to ride on the nose of his board, and now he is the first to do so with an alpaca.

  • In Pictures Michael Jackson: King of Pop

    Singer Michael Jackson, here at age 13 in 1972, was the youngest member of the Jackson Five. The self-proclaimed 'King of Pop' died on June 25, 2009.

  • In Pictures St. Patrick's Day Parades around the world

    MONTREAL: Spectators enjoy festivities at the 186th consecutive St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal on March 14.

  • Gallery Academy Award for Best Picture nominees: 2010

    AVATAR: James Cameron's epic science fiction adventure movie, released on Dec. 18, 2009 has been nominated for several best picture and several other categories, including, Art Direction, Cinematography, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, and Visual Effects. In the film's fictional future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran, is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by the Na'vi, a humanoid race with their own language and culture. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture.

  • TV is a model for how not to live

    The Simple Dollar TV is a model for how not to live

    That's one of the top 10 tips in Bargain Junkie, a new primer on how to live frugally.

  • In Pictures Victorian Photocollage at the Met

    “Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage” is an exhibit of artwork in album collections, created primarily by aristocratic Victorian women, that mixes photography with watercolor painting. Alexandra, the princess of Wales, took a keen interest in photography – posing for, collecting, and making her own images. Here, members of the royal family are featured, framed by an intricate decorative design. Alexandra, Princess of Wales

  • In Pictures Dogs at work

    Colombian Army soldiers and a bomb-sniffing dog prepare to leave a military base in San Vicente del Caguan, Colombia.