Pasadena, CA - NASA's newest Martian rover Curiosity has landed successfully on Mars, touching down at exactly 1:31 am eastern time after traveling 354 million miles.  The MSL cruise craft and EDL landing team controlling the operation are located at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, in Pasadena, California.  The rover...
St. Anthony, MN A Minneapolis man is dead after a confrontation with police during a traffic stop Wednesday night. Philando Castile, 32, was in the car with his girlfriend, Lavisha Reynolds, and her young daughter. Castile was pulled over for a broken taillight at about 9:00 p.m. When he was pulled...
Mountain View, CA Google has reported that for 2015, its self-driving car will now sport new headlights (new because older prototypes had none), improving braking and steering controls and that manual controls will remain in the car for a while longer as the Mountain View, the CA-based company continues testing. But...
Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, Sunny, one of the two dogs the Obama family has, knocked over 2-year-old Ashtyn Gardner of Mobile, Alabama. The dog had apparently got so excited it jumped up on his hind legs and pushed Gardner back and then tripped. Mrs. Obama was quick to act and...
The FAA has released the list of ATC control towers they plan to close as part of the steps it is taking due to the federal government sequestration. Of the 238 towers that will close on April 7, 20 are in Florida. 195 of those towers are operated under contracts,...
Los Angeles, CA CNN announced on Sunday that its prime-time talk show “Piers Morgan Live” will be coming to an end. No date has been set for Morgan’s last show which has seen a decline in ratings since taking over from Larry King who retired three years ago. CNN has said...
Air India, the national carrier of India, may have to back out of its deal with airplane manufacturer Boeing over the purchase of 27 of its newest planes, the 787 Dreamliner. "Air India does not have the money to pay for the 27 Boeing planes. Air India will not increase...
Cape Canaveral, Fla. - NASA says it has found a massive coronal hole in the sun with a strong solar wind stream approaching the earth. The wind is expected to hit the earth this weekend and last for a few days. Unlike solar storms, solar streams tend to affect wireless...
Taco Bell is launching its waffle taco nationwide March 27th after previously testing it in California, last year. This has forced, already lower sales at McDonald's, to reconsider expending its own breakfast hours, with some at the top saying 10:30 am is just too early, after receiving over 10,000 complaints...
Charleston, SC It was 150 years ago today that the H.L. Hunley left port for the first time in Feb. of 1864 and became the first submarine to sink an enemy ship, the Union enemy, that it.  The Civil War-era submarine above was discovered in 1995 off the SC coast...