Here's the latest news for Thursday, Nov. 14th: Obama proposes "fix" for fumbled healthcare roll-out; James "Whitey" Bulger sentenced to life in prison, UN estimates 900,000 displaced by Philippines typhoon; Dinosaur fossils to be auctioned...
Two fossilized dinosaur skeletons dubbed the Montana Dueling Dinosaurs to be auctioned in New York City. The auction house estimates it could bring $7 million to $9 million. (Nov. 14)
Hugh Willoughby, professor of meteorology at Florida International University, says Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed the Philippines, is so powerful that instruments can't measure it's force. (Nov. 8)
The European Space Agency (ESA) has said its GOCE (Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer) research satellite will crash to Earth on Sunday night or during the day on Monday, but debris is unlikely to cause any casualties...
Three astronauts arrived at the International Space Station bearing the Olympic Torch. It will be taken on a spacewalk Saturday, before returning to earth Monday. The torch will eventually make it's way to Sochi, Russia for the Winter Games...
John Ackerman is a big landlord of underground real estate. He owns 45 caves hidden beneath the rolling farm fields of Minnesota and Iowa, and he's looking for more. (Nov. 7)
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, November 6th: Protests over Mideast peace talks; Health care website needed hundreds of fixes; Big changes in store for the GED; Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger.
Hundreds of people watched as India launched its first spacecraft bound for Mars in a step that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel. (Nov. 5)
A rare solar eclipse swept across parts of the US, Africa and Europe on Sunday. Described as a "hybrid eclipse," some areas were witnessing a total blackout with others experiencing a partial version. (Nov. 3)
Scientists are still digging for Ice Age fossils in the heart of Los Angeles after a century of discoveries. So much has been uncovered from the La Brea Tar Pits that crews have a backlog of bones to clean and sort through. (Oct. 28)