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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Most of ISON, a huge comet formed at the birth of the solar system, apparently did not survive Thursday's encounter with the sun, NASA said. Scientists detected the comet last year and had hoped to continue studying it for information to be mined from its "primordial ices."
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The first satellite ever developed by high school students to make it to space is believed to be orbiting Earth after getting a ride aboard a U.S. military rocket Tuesday night from Wallops Island, Va. Fittingly, perhaps, you can send it a text message.
Saturday, November 09, 2013
Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth. About a quarter of the European Space Agency's satellite is expected to survive re-entry and strike somewhere on the planet.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday to win the World Series, using timely hits by outfielder Shane Victorino, a gritty pitching performance by starter John Lackey, and the feared bat of 37-year-old designated hitter David Ortiz to capture its third world championship in a decade.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals evened the World Series at one game each Thursday night, using a three-run 7th inning to defeat the Boston Red Sox, 4-2.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
In an op-ed in The New York Times on Wednesday night, Russian President Vladimir Putin made an unusual and direct appeal to the American people to reject President Obama's calls for possible use of force against Syria. He countered many of the arguments Obama made 24 hours earlier in a speech to the nation.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Weddings are big business, and the mayor of Minneapolis is targeting a lucrative new market, asking gay couples from across the Midwest to take advantage of Minnesota's month-old same-sex marriage law and hold nuptials in his city.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Two months after she joined a landmark Supreme Court ruling that said the federal government must recognize gay marriages, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday was reportedly officiating such a wedding.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
To the names Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale, add Ben Affleck. Warner Bros. says Affleck will be the next big name Hollywood star to play the role of Batman on the big screen. He'll star in the still untitled movie expected to be released in the summer of 2015.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
NASA is bringing a retired spacecraft back into service to help search for asteroids that could pose a danger to Earth, the space agency announced on Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
President Obama on Tuesday defended the U.S. government's surveillance program, telling NBC's Jay Leno that any tracking of phone numbers or email domestically was "connected to a terrorist attack."
Friday, August 02, 2013
The South American country could be the first nation to legalize the production, distribution and use of marijuana. It's a bold response to incessant drug-related violence in the region and signals a quest for alternatives to the U.S.-led war on drugs and a rethinking of official U.N. anti-drug policy.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
The Republican-controlled House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan bill that would allow undergraduates to borrow through the federal Stafford loan program at 3.9 percent for this school year.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
South Carolina's highest court ruled that the 3-year-old central figure in a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Indian Child Welfare Act should be returned to the white couple that agreed to adopt her before her birth, and not her Native American father, who later claimed his parental rights.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
New York Yankees' great Mariano Rivera, pitching in his final All-Star game, was honored by fans at the home of the crosstown Mets, then pitched a perfect eighth inning, helping the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League in Tuesday's All-Star game.
Saturday, July 13, 2013
The six jurors, all women, were handed the case on Friday after three weeks of testimony and 50 witnesses.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The influential red-state Democrat from Montana who helped craft Obamacare but bucked his party last week in voting against expanded background checks for gun sales will retire in 2014, according to published reports. He becomes the sixth Senate Democrat to announce a pending retirement.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Texas homebuilder Bob Perry was a behind-the-scenes political player who helped bankroll the Mitt Romney campaign last year, and who even before the era of superPACs spent tens of millions of dollars to influence the nation's politics.
Monday, April 08, 2013
Congress returns from a two-week recess amid reports that a gun deal in the Senate may have gained late momentum; a focus on immigration to include a rally on Capitol Hill and perhaps movement in the Senate; and a budget proposal from President Obama that already has some in his own party fuming.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
For Republicans along South Carolina's coastal low country, Tuesday is a chance to decide whether they want former governor and famously non-Appalachian Trail hiker Mark Sanford to represent them in Congress.