People laugh until men fall off cliff in giant plastic ball

(CNN) -- An extreme sport went extremely wrong recently when two men riding in a large inflatable ball rolled out of control and fell off a snowy mountain in Russia killing one and seriously injuring the other.

Armstrong tried to donate $250,000 to anti-doping agency

(CNN) -- A Lance Armstrong representative tried to make a donation of about $250,000 to the U.S.

Mariah Carey on Minaj feud: I hired more security

(CNN) -- With "American Idol" returning to Fox next week, it seems Mariah Carey's been working on her look of disdain. The singer talked with Barbara Walters for ABC News' "Nightline" on Monday about the seemingly endless feud between herself and

Planets, planets, planets!

(CNN) -- We still don't know if Earth, as a planet that currently harbors life, is alone in the universe. But scientists are actively searching for clues about other potential habitable worlds outside our solar system.

More problems for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The mechanical problems continued Wednesday for Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner, an aircraft seen as a key part of the company's future.

No more paper Social Security checks come March

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Millions of Americans still receiving paper checks for Social Security and other federal benefits have less than two months to switch to electronic payments.

No-glasses 3-D moves closer to reality

LAS VEGAS (CNNMoney) -- At a gadget show packed with fancy TVs showing off their ultra-high-definition tricks, Vizio had something genuinely novel on display: 3-D video that can be viewed without glasses.

Local teen arrested in connection with convenience store murder

Authorities have arrested a teenager in connection with a fatal Star Mart robbery from earlier this month.

Baylor begins moving into B.R.I.C

Baylor is quickly becoming one of the largest research universities in the state. On Tuesday morning the school began moving into its' newly-renovated research facility.

Fugitive caught after routine traffic stop

A man evading police in Texas has finally been caught after five years. On Monday, a Texas DPS trooper pulled over Jose Lucio-Mares, 26, in Bellmead for a burned out tail light.