Known for his soaring guitar licks and as an inspiration for generations of musicians, the blues legend died at age 89.
Astronomers may have solved the decades-long cosmic murder mystery of what kills most galaxies in the universe: They are strangled to death, so they can no longer create new stars.
In China, there's a centuries-old practice of burning fake money at the funerals of departed loved ones. But in recent years mourners have become more ambitious and the funeral market has responded.
A passenger train derailed and overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people and leaving a horrific scene of mangled metal and broken glass.
PTSD, a psychological disorder, is linked for the first time with long-term, systemic effects on a basic process such as aging.
Fatal injuries from treadmills are rare -- but tragic, as in the case of Dave Goldberg.
Two Dutch explorers studying melting Arctic sea ice have apparently drowned after falling through thin ice.
A Medieval teenage girl found buried face-down in northern Italy suffered from scurvy and was rejected by her community.
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