Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister Thursday after the once unassailable Kevin Rudd lost favor over mining disputes and his shelving of climate change initiatives.
Graeme McDowell isn't a household name by any means. But Sunday's win at the U.S. Open puts him on the map.
Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.
A light graffiti image of a UFO near London's skyline was created with a long exposure by artist Michael Bosanko in London, England, in August 2009.
BP is sorting though 8,000 suggestions from people around the world on how to cap the well and clean up the oil. Here are five suggested solutions to remedy the crisis caused by the BP oil spill.
Leaders of developed economies now come from a professional ruling class whose survival depends on delivering the fantasy that we can live beyond our means.
The Dutch government is supplying six sweeping arm systems for the BP oil spill. The technology involves a skimmer that picks up oil and water and then separates the two.
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.
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.