Police in the French town of Beauvais foiled a 13-year-old French student's plan to kill teachers and himself in a shooting spree. The schoolboy's parents warned the police after discovering the plot on his blog.
The driver of a Boston subway train that nearly hit a woman who had fallen onto the tracks is being hailed as a hero. The woman was standing on the platform at North Station night when she stumbled and fell onto the tracks.
Formula One's Sebastian Vettel and seven-time champion Michael Schumacher helped Germany to a third straight win in the "Nations Cup", edging the British team of newly crowned F1 champion Jenson Button on a chilly night at the Bird's Nest in Beijing.
The runaway balloon saga, in which six-year-old Falcon Heene was reported to have flown away in a home-made helium balloon, was a hoax intended to drum up publicity for a future reality television show, police confirmed.
The parents of "Balloon Boy" Falcon Heene face police charges for allegedly staging the disappearance of their son, who was thought to have taken off in a balloon craft only to turn up safe in his own home.
"Balloon Boy" Falcon Heane, a six-year-old boy, was found hiding at his home and had not flown away in a home-made balloon craft as claimed by his brother. His four-hour disappearance caused a media frenzy after the balloon was found to be empty.
The vault above Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles is still up for grabs after a bidder withdrew his $4.6 million offer during an online auction organised by eBay.
London police say they have arrested two men in connection with Britain's biggest ever gem robbery. Armed robbers walked out of an exclusive store in the British capital on August 4 with a jewel haul worth 47 million euros.
The widow of the man resting alongside Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles has decided to auction the grave on eBay in a bid to save her house in Beverly Hills.