Cape Canaveral, Fla. - On board was Commander Christopher Ferguson in seat 1, his third space flight; Pilot Douglas Hurley in place 2, his second space flight; Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus in seat 3, her third space flight; Mission Specialist and crew engineer Rex Walheim in position 4, his third...
Washington, D.C. The U.S. Dept of Labor’s newest report shows that the U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, down from a monthly average of 189,000 for the last 12 months, and unemployment rose to 6.7%, up 0.1% as those who long ago stopped looking for work began returning to...
Chicago, IL Three police officers in Chicago were wounded by gunfire on Monday night during a chase that left the suspect dead. According to the Chicago Police Department, the officers were investigating possible narcotics activity at around 9:40 p.m. on Chicago’s Westside. The three officers approached two suspects in a dark gangway...
Amtrak's 1,700 conductors will soon be able to leave the hole punch and use an iPhone to scan passenger's tickets in real time, with the data transmitted to its HQ immediately, giving conductors and train reservations agents real-time data about passenger load, and if you've paid or not. The new...
Researchers have discovered that drinking more than three cups of coffee a day leads to a 66% greater chance of developing exfoliation glaucoma. The results of the study were published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and the researchers point out that it only affects coffee drinkers and...
London, U.K. - Germans have reacted with visible anger as Britain decided not to join the new EU Fiscal Treaty, dubbed the "Merkozy" plan by pundits. Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, head of Germany's FDP group, part of the European Liberals, goes as far as to say it was "a mistake to let...
To the dismay of meat-a-tarians worldwide, McDonald's will be opening up new vegetarian fast food restaurants soon. The McAloo Tikki burger already accounts for a quarter of all sales for McDonald's in the land where cows are sacred and meat offerings are significantly reduced, mostly to tourist. McDonald's already operates...
As Americans say goodbye to the $2 billion presidential race here's a full transcript review of the concession and victory speeches of the 2012 presidential candidates. At the bottom is an image of what Romney's website as "President-elect" looked like, ready to go if he had won. --MITT ROMNEY's 2012...
Orlando, FL In a recent research study by the University of Central Florida, UCF, and the Air Force Reseach Laboratory, it was found that Google Glass users are just as likely to have an accident as drivers using their smartphones. In the test, which was conducted by Ben Sawyer at UCF,...
Detroit has finally achieved its dream — for one month, anyway. It knocked Japan’s four best-selling cars out of the Top 10 best-sellers in the USA in May results reported this week. The Honda Accord and Civic, and Toyota Camry and Corolla are always grouped behind the two best-selling pickups,...