Mars travel possible with hibernation
Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.
How much sex counts as exercise?
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
Students took fake 'paper classes'
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
DNA tests solve Oklahoma cold cases
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
Romance ends in chimney
The perils of online dating are well-documented. But the mantle of absurdity in dating folklore might now belong to a Los Angeles-area man, and it's for where his online flame turned up -- behind his mantel.
12 best meat cities in America
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
Mystery space plane back on Earth
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Royals edge Giants, grab 2-1 Series lead
Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
Mariota throws 5 TDs as Oregon trumps Cal
Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night in the first college game at Levi's Stadium.
Rival offers to forfeit title after Wash. tragedy
The Oak Harbor Wildcats, who were scheduled to host Marysville Pilchuck High on Friday night for the Wesco 3A North division title in Washington, have offered to instead accept second place following Friday's fatal shooting at Pilchuck.
Union: NFL, Ravens not helping in Rice probe
The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.
Serena beats Wozniacki, sets up Halep rematch
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Manning: 'Not scoreboard op's best night'
Peyton Manning will "have a little talk" with the scoreboard operator in the wake of what the Broncos QB says were distractions during Denver's win against the Chargers.
Judge blocks sports gambling in New Jersey
A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend.