World number three Maria Sharapova will miss the Beijing Olympics because of a shoulder injury.
Police on Thursday accused a Brazilian man of killing and dismembering his 17-year-old British girlfriend, taking pictures of her body parts with his cell phone and stuffing her torso in a suitcase.
Roger Federer’s reign as world number one comes under threat after he loses to Ivo Karlovic in the Cincinnati Masters.
Reuters – A small business jet crashed near an
airport in southern Minnesota on Thursday, killing eight people
on board, officials said.
Nasa’s Phoenix Mars lander spacecraft identifies water in a sample of soil collected on the planet for the first time.
Reuters – A man sleeping on a
Greyhound bus as it rolled across the Canadian Prairies was
killed and decapitated by his seatmate as horrified passengers
fled to safety in the night, witnesses and police said on
AP – Scientists working to help astronauts regain balance after extended flights in zero gravity say they’ve found a way to use the research to help elderly people avoid catastrophic falls.