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Satellite likely to hit Earth in unpopulated area

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that one of its research satellites that ran out of fuel will most likely crash to Earth into the ocean or polar regions. The agency said Sunday […]

11/10/2013

Specialists Christopher Gildea, left, and Joseph Dreyer, confer at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Nasdaq halts trading due to a technical issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Trading has been halted in Nasdaq-listed securities because of a technical problem. The exchange sent out an alert to traders at 12:20 p.m. EDT saying that trading was being halted until […]

08/22/2013

Duck Dynasty’s John Godwin, left, and Justin Martin were grand marshal and honorary starter for the Zippo 200 Nationwide race Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Watkins Glen International Speedway at Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Daily Review, Brian Fees)

Viewers flock to ‘Duck Dynasty’ in record numbers

NEW YORK (AP) — A&E says nearly 12 million birds of a feather caught Wednesday’s season premiere of its hit unscripted series “Duck Dynasty.” The network said the episode took its place as the No. […]

08/15/2013

This publicity image released by CBS shows Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer for CBS Corporation during the TCA Summer Press Tour 2013, on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif.  (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)

CBS chief exec says cable fee dispute unresolved

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A dispute with Time Warner Cable was unresolved as a deadline loomed involving the availability of stations in three major markets, CBS Corp. chief executive Les Moonves said Monday. If […]

07/29/2013

Ben Bernanke

Stocks surge after Bernanke allays stimulus fear

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the Bernanke Boost. The stock market, which has been marching higher for a week, got extra fuel Thursday after the Federal Reserve chairman said the central bank will keep […]

07/11/2013

Full moon

Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A “supermoon” rises this weekend. The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbor swings closer to Earth than usual. While the […]

06/21/2013

An asteroid above the earth. (AP Photo)

Big asteroid swinging by Earth has its own moon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers getting their first close-up glimpse of a giant asteroid about to whiz by Earth found a surprise bonus rock. A smaller moon asteroid is circling the larger space rock, an unusual […]

05/30/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Large earthquake strikes off coast of Chile

  SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility […]

05/20/2013

Afghanistan map with military helicopter

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,045

(AP) – As of Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at least 2,045 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of the country in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

02/19/2013

Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

MIAMI (AP) – Forecasters say Isaac has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds as it makes its way toward Louisiana. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that Isaac gained strength […]

08/28/2012

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