NBCNEWS.COM - Astronomers are abuzz over sightings of a flash on Jupiter — which suggests that the giant planet has taken another bullet for the solar system team.
Today's report follows similar sightings of impacts in 2009 and 2010. As in those earlier cases, the call has gone out
By The Associated Press
A look at some commemorations on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:
- NORFOLK, Va. - Sailors and Marines aboard a warship forged with 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center held a remembrance ceremony and pledged to do all in their power to
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to causing a man's death with an injection of silicone he hoped would enlarge his penis - a procedure experts cautioned doesn't work.
Kasia Rivera, 35, could face up to ten years in
Dry Northwest burns as fire season in West extends
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A haze of thick smoke formed Tuesday over vast swaths of the West as wildfires forced more residents to flee their homes in several states. Fire officials reported seven homes were destroyed and hundreds of people were
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Ceremonies in New York City, Washington, D.C., and a western Pennsylvania field are a reminder that the nation hasn't forgotten the 9/11 attacks and offer a chance for the victims' families to remember and recover, Vice President Joe
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's not confident Congress can reach a budget deal and avoid a downgrading of the U.S. debt rating. His Democratic counterpart in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid, was far more hopeful
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - First, the government threw Bradley Birkenfeld in prison for helping a former client at UBS AG hide his wealth from the Internal Revenue Service. Now, as part of the same case, the IRS has awarded the former banker $104 million - yes, million - for
FROM THE SPOKANE FIRE DEPARTMENT: When wildfires burn in the Northwest, they produce smoke that often reach your Spokane. Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Idaho authorities say a pilot flying over a Republican gathering had been dropping rolls of toilet paper or streamers from his airplane before it crashed.
The Federal Aviation Administration says early indications are the experimental aircraft stalled or reached a speed and
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in July than in June, further evidence that hiring may stay weak in the coming months.
Job openings fell to a seasonally adjusted 3.67 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's down from