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Added September 22, 2011 with photo
As one could expect, many of the rich became richer, but just who came out on top of the Forbes 400 list of the richest individuals in America? Bill Gates, of course, but there are several surprises to be found on the list of the richest Americans, including some of the youngest, and oldest, individuals to stash away billions in the bank.
Added September 22, 2011 with 12 photos
he death toll from a typhoon that hit Japan this week climbed to 11 Thursday, with five people still missing, officials say. Typhoon Roke weakened into an extratropical cyclone Thursday afternoon and as it moved over Hokkaido, Kyodo News reported.
Added September 22, 2011 with 13 photos
Iranian soldiers march during the annual military parade on September 22, 2011 in front of the mausoleum of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran,Iran. The parade marks the beginning of the 1980-1988 war between Iran and Iraq.
Added September 21, 2011 with 12 photos
Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee regarding whether the power of Google serves consumers or threatens competition on Capitol Hill.
Added September 21, 2011 with 32 photos
The United Nations is holding its 66th General Assembly in the UN building in New York City, with the issue of Palestinian statehood taking the main center stage as the Palestinian Authority hopes to present the issue to the assembly on Friday.
Added September 21, 2011 with 28 photos
Georgia executed Troy Davis Wednesday for the murder of a police officer after the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday rejected Davis' appeal for a stay of execution. Davis was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. EDT, the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison said.
Added September 21, 2011 with 16 photos
Palestinians slammed US President Barack Obama's UN address and his opposition to their bid to win United Nationals recognition of a Palestinian state. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations on Friday, September 23, 2011, in a bid for Palestine to attain the status of a full member state in the UN.
Added September 20, 2011 with 30 photos
Protesters are taking part in the multi-day protest organized by "Occupy Wall Street" by camping out in near-by Zuccotti Park and marching through the financial district, demonstrating against collusion between the government and financial industry. The protests have now spread nationwide, even reaching the streets of Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.
Added September 20, 2011 with 9 photos
The upcoming comedy, based on the book "20 Times a Lady" will debut in theaters on Sept. 30.
Added September 19, 2011 with 15 photos
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera collected career save number 602 and broke the all time record for saves set by Trevor Hoffman at Yankee Stadium in New York City on September 19, 2011. The Yankees defeated the Twins 6-4.
Added September 19, 2011 with 27 photos
Hundreds of Israelis and internationals shed their clothes at dawn on September 15, to pose nude for Spencer Tunick's first art project in Israel, "Naked Sea". The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth and it's high salinity enables an unique flotation experience. The "Naked Sea" project hopes to raise awareness of the disappearing of the Dead Sea and help in the bid to become one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. UPI/Debbie Hill
Added September 19, 2011 with 9 photos
President Obama delivered his vision for deficit reduction in a speech laying out a series of recommended spending cuts and tax increases.
Added September 19, 2011 with 28 photos
"Mad Men" took the honors for Outstanding Drama Series for the fourth straight year, with "Modern Family" grabbed the same award for Outstanding Comedy and two of the stars of "Mildred Pierce," Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce, grabbed acting accolades in this year's Emmy Awards, hosted by Jane Lynch from "Glee."
Added September 18, 2011 with 26 photos
Tom Brady and the Patriots continued their dominance of the Chargers, the Packers managed to turn around an early deficit against the Panthers and the Jets dominated the Jaguars in just some of week two's action.
Added September 18, 2011 with 25 photos
Added September 16, 2011 with 17 photos
Fame doesn't necessarily come along with business acumen, as these famous failed entrepreneurial efforts show. Even the biggest names and brightest stars can close their restaurant's doors and discontinue their fashion lines.
Added September 16, 2011 with photo
Miss Angola may have won this year's Miss Universe competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but that doesn't mean that the rest of the contestants aren't worth a gander.
Added September 16, 2011 with 10 photos
Actor Neil Patrick Harris is honored with the 2,448th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on September 15, 2011.
Added September 16, 2011 with 16 photos
"Abduction," an action film starring Taylor Lautner, is set to debut in theaters on Sept. 23.
Added September 16, 2011 with 9 photos
U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor for his actions in battle in Afghanistan during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on September 15, 2011. Meyer was wounded as he made five trips to and from a battle zone to save 36 lives and bring back the bodies of four men.
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