In one of his last speeches, Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve's willingness to make "tough but necessary decisions" was one of its greatest assets over the last 100 years. (Dec. 16)
Chinese State TV released video of the lunar probe Chane'e 3 landing on the moon. China hopes to eventually send an astronaut to the moon as well. (Dec. 16)
'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81; Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winner for 'Suspicion,' dies; James Cameron to bring 'Avatar' sequels to the big screen. (Dec. 16)
GingerBread Lane, a 1.5 ton candy village on display at the New York Hall of Science boasts a Guinness world record for the largest gingerbread exhibit. The completely edible structure took chef Jon Lovitch a full year to create. (Dec. 12)
Robert Levinson went missing in Iran seven years ago. A new report claims he vanished while working for the CIA.
A Dallas store is making unfashionable cool by selling tasteless and tacky holiday sweaters. Its owner is making money from monstrous looking glitter to macrame. (Dec. 13)
The new specimen is a duck-billed dino with a fleshy adornment on its head. It was found in a rock formation in Alberta, Canada.
NASA satellite photos have revealed evidence of an impact crater on one of the moons of Jupiter known as Europa that scientists think might have been the source of components for life to start on the distant moon.
The influx of millions of visitors to NYC during the holidays turns everyday walkers into Grinches. Their gripes are simple: Non-New Yorkers stop too often, walk too slowly, and block busy foot traffic. (Dec. 12)
Pennsylvania police are investigating the death of a college student from New York City. Authorities say Michael Deng died after a fraternity hazing ritual. (Dec. 12)