By ALICIA CHANG and CHRISTOPHER WEBERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was supposed to be a slow but smooth journey to retirement, a parade through city streets for a shuttle that logged millions of miles in space.
But Endeavour's final mission turned out to be a logistical headache
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The space shuttle Endeavour is continuing its slow, careful trek through the streets of Los Angeles today toward its retirement home at the California Science Center. Around midnight last night, a Toyota Tundra pickup pulled Endeavour over the Manchester
By The Associated Press
Think launching a space shuttle is hard? Try moving it through a metropolis.
Early Friday, shuttle Endeavour begins a 12-mile journey from the Los Angeles International Airport to the California Science Center where it will be the centerpiece of a new exhibit.
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Baseball Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Once he finally made his way to the victorious visiting clubhouse, Justin Verlander's teammates greeted him with chants of "Cy Young!" and sprayed him in the face with bubbly.
Already among baseball's best starters, Verlander
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says Republican Mitt Romney's opposition to the auto bailout and government steps to prevent foreclosures "shouldn't be surprising" given his comments about the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay income tax.
Biden is referring to remarks
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A 91-year-old woman who pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing $201,000 from the south Alabama town where she was mayor for three decades paid hush money in a bid to keep her crimes secret, documents showed.
Prosecutors said River Falls Mayor
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the space shuttle Endeavour weaves through working-class communities on its way to its retirement home, Hildreth "Hal" Walker Jr. wants the children he tutors to remember a few names: Ronald McNair. Mae Jemison. Charles Bolden.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is promising to get tough on China to help American workers, but his plans could backfire.
Romney is pledging, on his first day in office, to designate China a currency manipulator, a step no
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Environmentalists accused federal regulators of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast, and nearby residents demanded the abandonment of the plan and the