CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts.
An unmanned Falcon rocket streaked through the early morning darkness of Florida Monday, carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station. Besides the docking ring, the Dragon cargo ship contains a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
It is SpaceX's second shot at delivering a new-style docking port for NASA. The last...
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A group that monitors online extremist activity says al-Qaida's North Africa branch has reported the death of a Tunisian commander in Mali.
The SITE Intelligence Group on Sunday quoted a statement from al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb saying Abu Bakr al-Shinqiti was killed during a raid on a Malian army barracks near the border with Burkina Faso. The statement did not specify the date or location of the raid, nor did it report any Malian...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a Democrat who was seen as embodying his state when he posed for an iconic Time magazine cover only to lose public confidence by arranging his own appointment to the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 83.
Gov. Mark Dayton's office says Anderson died Sunday in hospice care in St. Paul.
Anderson was elected governor in 1970. Time featured the handsome former Olympic hockey player in a glowing...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a story July 17 about law enforcement officers being shot, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of wounded Deputy Bruce Simmons based off information from the sheriff's office. He is 57.
A corrected version of the story is below:
The Latest: Authorities open up shooting scene
Authorities have opened up the area in Baton Rouge where three law enforcement officers were shot and killed...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire's largest city have gotten the Pokemon Go bug, trying to lure fugitives with the popular app.
A post on the Manchester Police Department Facebook page announces that police recently detected one of the more rare Pokemon characters — a Charizard — in the booking area. The post invites those whose names appear on a list linked to the post to be "one of the lucky ones" to come capture the Charizard.