WASHINGTON (AP) - A tycoon and space experts have announced an audacious but bare-bones private plan to send a married couple around Mars in 2018. They wouldn't land on the planet, just zip by and return. The mission announced Wednesday would last more than
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's a road trip that could test the best of marriages: Mars.
A tycoon announced plans Wednesday to send a middle-aged couple on a privately built spaceship to slingshot around the red planet and come back home, hopefully with their bodies
KHQ'S KALAE CHOCK: Even cell phones that don't have a coverage plan can call 911. They're called uninitialized phones. Even if it is not activated, it can call 911if the phone has power. The Spokane County Call Center says to keep this in mind if you give your old phone to
By MARTHA MENDOZA and JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - There was no warning before Jeremy Goulet flung open his door and opened fire on two police detectives, killing them. But there was more than a decade of signs leading up to the shootings that indicated Goulet was, as his
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Fred Meyer has recalled five types of private label wheat bread after discovering pieces of plastic in loaves delivered to stores in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The Oregonian reports (http://goo.gl/SWZ15) the bread was also sold in QFC stores in Oregon and
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict has made his public goodbye. The pope addressed tens of thousands of people in and around St. Peter's Square today, in his final general audience before stepping down tomorrow. The pope told the crowd he has had "moments of
NBCNEWS.COM - More young women are being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, doctors reported on Tuesday. It is a very small increase in a group of people who only rarely develop cancer, but it's significant enough to have experts asking why.
The biggest increase was seen in women aged
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Loved ones knew it was her at the hospital when they saw her teeth.
Carmen Blandin Tarleton's face was unrecognizable after the lye attack, burned away in the frenzy of an estranged husband's rage.
Nearly six years later, the Vermont nurse is
KIROTV.COM - A man wanted for impersonating a police officer while robbing Seattle park-goers continues his robbery streak, and in the latest incident he was armed with a box of pornography.
Seattle police detectives have been searching for 46-year-old Ryan James Purdy, also known
By PAT EATON-ROBB and MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Debra Denison's struggles with mental illness were well known in her family, and when she wanted to pick up her grandsons from day care to mark the older boy's birthday, mother Brenda Perry hesitated.