'Cattle-loving' Phillip Hughes wanted to sell 200 bulls a year post retirement
'Cattle-loving' Phillip Hughes wanted to sell 200 bulls a year post retirement

As family, friends, former teammates and cricket greats gathered in thousands at Macksville on Wednesday for late batsman Phillip Hughes' funeral, his close friend Corey Ireland delivered a heart-melting tribute explaining that his cattle-loving late friend wanted to sell 200 bulls a year.

Meet the brave man who got injected with 'Ebola virus' to find cure

 A man named Peter Hubbard has voluntarily gotten himself injected with the deadly Ebola virus in a bid to help the doctors find a cure.

Obama's agenda at stake as Americans vote

Americans started voting early Tuesday in crucial mid-term elections, with Republicans expected to make gains in both chambers leaving President Barack facing tough choices in his last two years in office.

Unmanned NASA rocket carrying supplies to ISS explodes shortly after lift-off in Virginia
Unmanned NASA rocket carrying supplies to ISS explodes shortly after lift-off in Virginia

An unmanned NASA rocket exploded shortly after take-off from Virginia on Tuesday evening.

SC ruling gives big boost to gay marriages in US

The United States Supreme Court has rejected appeals against gay marriages in five states including, Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.

US Supreme Court declines to take up gay marriage cases

The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear gay marriage cases from five states, opening the door to more same-sex weddings while putting off a nationwide decision on the hot-button issue.

US Navy develops unmanned robotic boats with swarm capability

In a breakthrough, the US Navy on Sunday said it has successfully developed cheap unmanned armed robotic boats that would not only its protect warships, but also, for the first time, autonomously "swarm" offensively on hostile vessels, giving naval war-fighters a decisive edge.

Parents of missing US student ask for information

The parents of a missing University of Virginia student appealed today for whoever is responsible for her disappearance three weeks ago to help them find their daughter.

Museum celebrating ``Big Bang`` of country music opens in Virginia

A museum celebrating 10 days in 1927 that helped introduce the mountain music of Appalachia to mainstream America opened in Virginia.

Orbital Sciences to launch next resupply mission to ISS on July 11

Orbital Sciences Corp has set July 11 as the next launch of their Antares rocket on the company’s second NASA-contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

Third body found in US hot air balloon horror

Rescue personnel located the body of the third and final victim from a hot-air balloon that burst into flames upon its descent in the US state of Virginia.

Virginia gay-marriage ban unconstitutional: US judge

A federal judge in Virginia ruled Thursday that the state`s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, on the heels of two similar rulings in other US states.

Seoul wins battle against Japan for US textbooks

Virginia`s state legislature approved a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul.

US fighter plane crashes off Virginia coast

A US Navy fighter jet crashed off the coast of Virginia Wednesday, but the sole pilot was rescued, navy officials said Thursday.

Search for missing sailor called off: Coast Guard

The Coast Guard says rescuers have called off the search for a sailor who has been missing since a Navy helicopter with five crew members aboard crashed in the ocean off the Virginia coast.

Federal prosecutors in NY charge 3 in drug website

Three more men face charges for their alleged roles in the online black market website known as the Silk Road, revealed federal prosecutors in New York City.

Police probe if Virginia state senator was stabbed by son

A Virginia state senator was stabbed and seriously wounded at his home on Tuesday, and police said they were investigating whether the senator`s son may have carried out the attack before committing suicide.

US state senator stabbed, his son dies in home

Police say a Virginia state senator and former gubernatorial candidate was stabbed multiple times at his home and his son died there from a gunshot wound.

Democrats unseat Republicans in New York, Virginia in US voting

Democrats retook Republican strongholds in New York`s city hall and the Virginia governor`s mansion Tuesday, while a Republican with potential presidential hopes won re-election easily in New Jersey.

New system to slingshot cargo into space

An alternative transportation system to send small payloads and bulk cargo, like water or fuel, into space is being developed by a US company.