Ahead of 2nd moon shot, a timeline of India's space program

NEW DELHI (AP) — Amid a new global space race, India is preparing to launch a second mission to the moon. Here is a timeline of its space program: ___ Feb. 16, 1962...

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 14-20

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 14-20: July 14: Actress Nancy Olson ("Sunset Boulevard") is 91. Football player-turned-actor Rosey Grier is 87. Actor Vincent Pastore ("The S...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 6, the 187th day of 2019. There are 178 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On July 6, ...

Trump celebrates 'greatest political journey' in history

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as "the greatest political journey in human history" in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy but cheering crowd of spe...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 4, the 185th day of 2019. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

NASA: crews working 24 hours for test launch deadline

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch deadline for a mega-rocket designed ...

Gold mine asteroid to be explored

NASA has released new information regarding its mission to Psyche 16, an asteroid believed to be composed of valuable metals. The mission is being led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 28, the 179th day of 2019. There are 186 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 28, ...

NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

HOUSTON (AP) — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collecte...

50 years later, the moon is still great for business

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon. Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on ...

A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards, which aired live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ____ — Video of the year: Childish G...

Blond ambition: Boris Johnson hones in on goal of leading UK

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson once said he had as much chance of becoming Britain's prime minister as of finding Elvis on Mars. It was typical Johnson: a joke to deflect attention from...

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon...

Review: Mark Ronson's 'Late Night Feelings' hurts so good

Mark Ronson, "Late Night Feelings" (RCA) British producer Mark Ronson's fifth studio album "Late Night Feelings" is pretty perfect — a cool 13-track compilation uniquely suited for l...