NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) - Sixty-five years after becoming the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound, retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager is still making noise.
The 89-year-old Yeager, who was featured in the movie "The Right Stuff," flew in the back seat Sunday of an F-15
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
Felix Baumgartner's 24-mile skydive from the stratosphere on Sunday was a boon for social networks as millions of users shared in the wonder of the moment from their computers, tablets and phones.
Here's a look at how the world, through the Internet,
By FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Grand Canyon boasts some of the most spectacular views in the world, revealing a rich geological history that few ever see from the Colorado River that formed it millions of years ago.
Those eager to watch rare animals emerge from
By MARC LEVYAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Arlen Specter, who spent much of his pugnacious 30-year career in the U.S. Senate warning of the dangers of political intolerance, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at a time when Congress is more politically polarized than anyone
City Of Spokane Press Release:
Spokane, WA – The City of Spokane and Detective Jeff Harvey have agreed to resolve a civil lawsuit involving an employment dispute, filed by Detective Harvey against the City and former Police Chief, Anne Kirkpatrick.
The lawsuit alleged that Detective
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - Rescue teams at Glacier National Park searched in wintery conditions and rugged terrain Sunday for two East Coast hikers reported missing by family members.
Park officials said 50 searchers were looking for 32-year-old Neal Peckens of Virginia and 32-year-old Jason Hiser of
By The Associated Press
Reaction to the death of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, who died Sunday:
"He was a mentor, colleague and a political institution, and on a personal level, he was my first boss. Sen. Specter did more for the people of Pennsylvania over his more than
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - There were no rants this time, no ignoring the judge or getting out of their seats to pray - just one scornful remark from the professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks as a weeklong pretrial hearing began for five Guantanamo
By The Associated Press
Major events in the timeline of outgoing Sen. Arlen Specter's career in politics:
- 1959: Hired as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia.
- 1964: Serves on the Warren Commission, which concludes that a lone assassin killed President John F. Kennedy.
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - The search for the body of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student was suspended Sunday ahead of the arraignment for a martial arts instructor active in community theater who's been charged in her death, a prosecutor said.
A ground and water search on and around