ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner has landed on Earth after a jump from the stratosphere in what could be the world's first supersonic skydive. Baumgartner landed in eastern New Mexico desert minutes after jumping from 28,000 feet, or 24 miles.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - In a story Oct. 14 about a record-setting skydive, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the record for the longest free fall record is 5 minutes, 35 seconds. The record is 4 minutes, 36 seconds.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Skydiver breaks sound barrier
WASHINGTON (AP) - A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include raw and roasted peanuts.
The Food and Drug Administration said Saturday that Sunland Inc. added raw and roasted shelled
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - The weekend weather in New Mexico appears to be cooperating this time for a daredevil trying to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier.
Meteorologist Don Day said the weather forecast remained favorable for former Austrian paratrooper Felix Baumgartner's jump
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The close race for majority control of the Senate comes down to whether Republican candidates in Massachusetts and Connecticut can win over President Barack Obama's voters and Democrats from Indiana to Arizona can impress Mitt Romney's
By The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials said late Friday they have approved a joint plan from BP and Transocean to identify the source of a sheen in the Gulf Of Mexico associated with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Officials said in a news release that the federal on
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A teenage boy apparently killed this week by a U.S. Border Patrol agent was hit seven times by gunfire and died on a sidewalk just across the Arizona-Mexico border, a mayor in Mexico said Friday.
"It was a burst of gunfire," Nogales Mayor Ramon
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is delaying a decision that had been due Monday on whether China is manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages.
The Treasury Department says the decision will now come after global finance officials meet
By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers flash the baddest badge in the Lone Star State. They're the top cops working the biggest crimes beneath iconic white cowboy hats. They're the bodyguards for the governor.
All of which raises the question: Why are
HOUSTON (AP) - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped this week by two to 1,835.
Texas-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,411 rigs were exploring for oil and 422 were searching for gas. Two were listed as miscellaneous