Cargo plane, bus collision in Ghana kills 102012-06-03 -
- A cargo plane overshot a Ghana runaway and hit a bus, killing at least 10 people Saturday night. All four crew members of the Boeing 727-200 plane of Allied Air Cargo Aircraft survived the crash.
Sun to silhouette Venus Tuesday as planet makes rare transit
2012-06-03 - - Venus will cross the Sun's face on Tuesday when the planet makes a rare transit. U.S. astronomers have set powerful telescopes to study the phenomenon visible in more than half the world. The event will not happen again for another 105 years.
French police join global manhunt for 'Canadian Psycho'
2012-06-03 - - Police in France are searching the capital Paris for a Canadian porn-star suspected of murdering and dismembering his Chinese boyfriend in Montreal and mailing the victim's body parts to Canada's ruling party.
Miss Pennsylvania quits Miss USA after rigging issue
2012-06-06 - - Miss Pennsylvania 2012, Sheena Monnin, resigned via Facebook, declaring the Miss USA pageant was rigged and that it went against her moral principles, E! News reported Tuesday.
Canada schools get packages with human hand, foot
2012-06-06 - - Two elementary schools in Canada have received separate packages containing a human hand and foot sparking a forensic investigation to identify the person the body parts belong to.
German diver sets new longest breath-holding record at 22 minutes
2012-06-07 - - German diver sets new world record for holding his breath under water for over 22 minutes in a competition held in China.
Manned solar-powered plane flies non-stop from Spain to Morocco
2012-06-07 - - The first intercontinental flight by a solar-powered plane has been achieved when Swiss pilot and adventurer Bertrand Piccard flew the giant Solar Impulse from Madrid, Spain to Rabat, Morocco.
Japanese dock washes up on Oregon beach
2012-06-07 - - A dock torn away from a Japanese port by last year's tsunami reached the West Coast of the United States early this week after drifting 5,000 miles in the Pacific Ocean for 15 months.
New DNA test safely sequence fetus genome using parents' blood, saliva
2012-06-07 - - Researchers from University of Washington have developed a new and safe genome sequencing technique for fetuses without extracting DNA from its protective fluid sac in the womb.