BBC News -
Heavy fighting continues unabated in Syria's second city Aleppo, as fears grow that the army will launch a full-scale assault within days.
The Guardian (blog) -
It is difficult not to get excited about Nasa's Mars Curiosity rover. It's the most ambitious exploration vehicle yet sent to Mars.
Olympics Newsday > Sports Print Aa Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with 18th gold Originally published: August 4, 2012 9:12 PM Updated: August 4, 2012 9:58 PM By JEFF WILLIAMS jeff.
PHOENIX (AP) - A possible plea deal in the deadly Tucson shootings that wounded then-US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would send Jared Lee Loughner to prison for the rest of his life, according to a person familiar with the case.
USA TODAY -
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ernesto is churning over the open waters of the Caribbean and is expected to pass south of Jamaica on Sunday afternoon.
Huffington Post (blog) -
On the 50th anniversary (and what a sad anniversary) of Marilyn Monroe's death August 5, 1962, I'm revisiting one of her most interesting performances -- "Don't Bother to Knock" -- a movie that not only boasts Monroe's early skills as an actress, ...