May 2011 Headlines
Joel Salatin, an alternative farmer, wants Americans to think about what they eat and where it comes from. And he thinks the church should lead the way.
The space shuttle Endeavor and its six-man crew touched down to earth for the last time early Wednesday morning.
A California cafe is using technology to ease the ordering process by replacing traditional waiters and waitresses with iPads.
This year has been one of the worst for tornadoes in decades as nearly 1,200 twisters have touched down in several states in the U.S.
Participating in sports is often a big part of childhood. But with so many athletic options, how should parents decide which sport their child should play?
Kennedy and NASA Administrator James Webb hashed out how to strengthen public backing for the mission, such as by highlighting its technological benefits and military uses.
What made the two storm systems that barreled through a Missouri city and the South within the last month so rare is that tornadoes took direct aim at populated areas.
We're becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it's not just the Medicare set.
An astronaut ran into trouble trying to lubricate a critical power system joint of the International Space Station on Sunday.
The 12 astronauts circling the Earth received a blessing from Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday in the first ever papal call to space.
Older Americans are increasingly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol dependence, according to recent numbers released by the U.S. government.
With the help of groundbreaking new medical research, one man has proved his doctors wrong -- just by standing.
Two astronauts completed the first space walk of shuttle Endeavour's final mission Friday to install antennas and routing cables.
U.S. government forecasters announced Thursday they expect three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season.
A Wisconsin man's doctors are baffled by his healthy medical condition after he recently ate his 25,000th Big Mac.
A Texas school has a new way to battle childhood obesity -- a candid camera.
Skeptics warn cell phones with tracking devices present a privacy threat that should be taken seriously.
Take heart coffee drinkers. There may be some added health benefits to that morning cup of coffee.
Farmers who sell raw milk gathered on Capitol Hill Monday to protest an FDA crackdown on the sale of their unpasteurized product.
A 10-year-old boy is crediting the power of prayer for surviving brain cancer, after doctors had given him a 10-15 percent chance of living.
Crossing the stage to receive a college diploma is a big moment for many. But for one California student, the diploma wasn't the biggest accomplishment -- it was walking across the stage to get it.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour blasted off on the next-to-last shuttle flight Monday morning under the command of Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Gravestones are typically pretty simple. However, one Seattle company wants to bring the concept of gravestones and memorials into the 21st century.
Catfish farming in Mississippi faces grave danger from flooding.
Canadian scientists have found drug resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs on three hospital patients in Vancouver, B.C., while conducting research.
Traditional farming methods are struggling to keep up with earth's rising population. Now, agriculturalists are trying futuristic concepts like 'vertical' growing.
Proponents of the law argue that flavored milks contain high amounts of sugar, some as much as an eight-ounce can of soda.
As some states deal with too much water, others don't have enough. The drought has fueled wildfires that have engulfed thousands of miles across Texas.
Texas is the latest state to pass a bill requiring doctors to perform a sonogram before a woman has an abortion.
In today's world, a cell phone is so much more than just a phone. Now, thanks to the app YouVersion, more people are reading the Bible than perhaps ever before.
Fake links claiming to take Internet users to photos and videos of Osama bin Laden's body are spreading throughout cyber space.
People often dread a going to their dentist's office. Now, an Oregon woman has a new reason to avoid the annual six-month visit.
The first American in space, Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard, was honored with his own stamp Wednesday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of his flight.
Two new studies link being overweight with the threat of contracting deadly diseases later in life.
Friday's launch attempt was scuttled by a bad fuse box aboard the shuttle Endeavour. NASA managers met Monday and decided they needed more time to replace and test the fuse box.
Since 1995, the American Academy of Dermatology has designated the first Monday of May as "Melanoma Monday." What should you watch for?