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Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

Rocket explosion setback for commercial space

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket headed for the International Space Station lifts off from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday shortly before exploding.

October 29, 2014 5:43 pm
Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said the process of keeping her isola…

October 29, 2014 10:07 am
Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.

October 29, 2014 10:07 am

Commercial supply rocket explodes at liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | An unmanned commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site.

October 28, 2014 6:15 pm

Marian Catholic hosts AWE Weekend for youngsters

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School is offering a unique learning opportunity this weekend for academically talented students in grades 5 through 8. In collaboration with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, the Accelerated Weekend Experience program provides ch…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

WASHINGTON | If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.

October 16, 2014 12:11 pm
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October 14, 2014 12:40 pm

Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway | Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi, of India, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor at great risk to their own lives.

October 10, 2014 6:05 pm Related

Study: Asian cave drawings as old as European ones

WASHINGTON | Ancient cave drawings in Indonesia are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe, according to a new study that shows our ancestors were drawing all over the world 40,000 years ago.

October 08, 2014 12:11 pm
Jobs and Careers in healthcare are alive and well in Northwest Indiana

Jobs and Careers in healthcare are alive and well in Northwest Indiana

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October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Governors State University to open science center

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (AP) — Governors State University will officially open its renovated science, health sciences and technology wing this week.

September 04, 2014 8:33 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 61: Challenger Learning Center

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 61: Challenger Learning Center

Purdue University boasts an impressive list of astronaut alumni and one local campus has a region gem working to inspire the next generation of space travelers.

September 04, 2014 12:05 am
Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…

August 01, 2014 2:10 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA shows astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. posing for a photograph beside the U.S. flag deployed on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Aldrin and fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong were the first men to walk on the lunar surface. The …

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. walks on the surface of the moon, with seismogaphic equipment that he just set up. The flag like object on a pole is a solar wind experiment and in the background is the Lunar Landing Module. (AP Photo/NA…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, the Apollo 11 lunar module rises from the moon's surface for docking with the command module and the trip back to earth with the earth in the background. Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, 84, is asking everyone to remember wher…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - This July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA shows a view of the Apollo Command Module with astronaut Michael Collins aboard as seen from the Lunar Module. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin in the Lunar Module separated from Apollo 11 to prepare to go to the lunar surface. …

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - In this July 16, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, the Saturn V rocket that launched Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins on their Apollo 11 moon mission lifts off at Cape Kennedy, Fla. For the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Aldrin asked everyone to remember whe…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

FILE - In this July 24, 1969 file photo, President Richard Nixon, right, greets the Apollo 11 astronauts in the quarantine van on board the U.S.S. Hornet after splashdown and recovery. The Apollo 11 crew from left are Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. Armstrong and Al…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin carries scientific experiments to a deployment site south of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. One experiment involved the inner composition of the moon, and another tried to determine the exact …

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
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