Updated: 02/28/2014 - Launch of satellite from Japan.
Updated: 02/28/2014 - Launch of satellite from Japan.
Updated: 02/27/2014 - NASA could have prevented last summer's near-drowning of a spacewalking astronaut.
Updated: 02/25/2014 - It is the rugged arena of Paralympics hockey, and Team USA.
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Mexican drug cartel leader's security team helped in his arrest... Carbon monoxide detected at NY mall, 1 dead... Mo. firefighter killed at walkway collapse... Cuts may be in store for Medicare Advantage plans... FDA to boost India staff overseeing drug imports... US gov't's wild mustang program in disarray... NC coal-ash dumps threaten community... Woman held in tribal shooting known as bully... Maria von Trapp, 99, dies in Vermont... Mixed signals over in-flight use of cellphones... Tax break helps NYC lure 'The Tonight Show' home... Obama to propose changes to wildfire funding... Girl Scout's effort to sell cookies goes to 'pot'...
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Opposition, pro-govt rallies grip Venezuela... Rival protests clash in Brazil's biggest slum... Syrian Kurds capture town from Islamic fighters... Iraq elections loom amid violence... Turkish protesters denounce Internet restrictions... Afghan group confirms talks with Taliban faction... Pakistan helicopters kill 9 militants... 6 children drown while skating on river in China... Missing NH college student killed by train in Rome...
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Freed opposition leader speaks to protesters... Protesters take over capital; president calls it a coup... Ukrainian governor, mayor flee for Russia... additional background information on the changing situation in the Ukraine...
Updated: 02/20/2014 - A southern elephant seal gathered a crowd at Sorrento Beach in Western Australia on Wednesday (February 19) after it came ashore, local media said.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - The fun never stops for the Jamaican bobsled team.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - An American athlete from Colorado earned a spot on Team USA's biathlon team, but she gave it all up for a teammate she felt deserved to be at the games even more - her twin sister.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - It's a sport that's competed all across the world all the way from the playground to international competitions: tug-of-war!
Updated: 02/19/2014 - It would be a Russian space station that would be operational for over a decade, and the first part of the orbiting laboratory was launched into space on this day in history.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - A game between rival baseball teams turned ugly in Cuba Monday night when a player tried to hit a rival in the face with a bat during a bench clearing brawl.
Updated: 02/19/2014 - The International Space Station has one less capsule and a lot less trash.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - The recovery of thousands of priceless works of art looted by he Nazis during World War II is the subject of a new movie. "The Monuments Men" was inspired by the art historians and curators who set out to find the treasures and return them to their rightful owners.
Updated: 02/17/2014 - A deformed piglet, born without hind legs, has become a local celebrity in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Updated: 02/15/2014 - Syria peace talks in doubt... Syrian activist group says 140,000 killed so far... Father of man who died at sea still seeks answers... Ancient dog burial site found in Mexico City... More than 140 Brazilian cities ration water... 2 killed as storms keeping battering Britain... Taliban mark 25th anniversary of Soviet withdrawal... 4.6 magnitude quake hits Greek island...
Posted: 02/15/2014 - Today in History - In 1862, the Civil War Battle of Fort Donelson in Tennessee ended as some 12,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered; Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's victory earned him the nickname "Unconditional Surrender Grant." In 1937, Dr. Wallace H. Carothers, a research chemist for Du Pont who'd invented nylon, received a patent for the synthetic fiber. In 1959, Fidel Castro became premier of Cuba a month and a-half after the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista. In 1968, the nation's first 911 emergency telephone system was inaugurated in Haleyville, Ala. In 1969, country singers George Jones and Tammy Wynette were married in Ringgold, Georgia. They had said they were secretly married six months earlier.
Updated: 05/01/2014 - It's probably the last thing you would expect to find in the middle of Sochi's Olympic Park.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Although Venera 1 ended up returning no data, the Russian spacecraft launched on this day in history was the first to fly by the mysteriously-shrouded planet in our solar system.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Get ready for liftoff! Virgin Galactic hopes to start offering commercial flights into space by the second half of this year.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - The House Armed Services Committee has released findings in its investigation of the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
Updated: 02/09/2014 - Tokyo hit by rare heavy snowfall; trains delayed... China rejects US criticism on South China Sea... Salvadoran man adrift at sea more than a year... Australian spear fisherman killed by shark... New commander takes reins in Afghanistan... Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid... Iran, UN focus on Iran's alleged nuclear arms work... Iran leader: Don't pin hope on sanctions relief... Iran says warships headed close to US borders... Egypt army kills 16 suspected militants in Sinai... Egypt leftist leader to contest elections... Turks clash with police over Internet legislation... Report: Turkish police question hijacker... Peaceful protests in Bosnia after days of rioting... Huge boulder derials Alps tourist train in France; 2 dead... N Korea ship free to leave Panama; fine paid...
Updated: 02/07/2014 - The SOZO group had an informational meeting at the Dothan Opera House today.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - No monkey business at a Japanese zoo as an emergency drill simulates a scenario where the zoo's gorillas escape -- following an earthquake.
Posted: 02/06/2014 - Today is the day.