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Couple struck, killed by SUV outside Wisconsin church

published about 6 hours ago
Couple struck, killed by SUV outside Wisconsin church
Parishioners consoled each other Sunday about the deaths of an elderly couple who were struck and killed by an SUV as they left church a day earlier.

3 men, boy wounded in city shootings

published about 7 hours ago
3 men, boy wounded in city shootings
Three men were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the West Side, while a 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg in a South Side attack Sunday, police said.

Viacom CEO Earns $44.3 Million for Year

published about 7 hours ago
Viacom’s Chief Executive Philippe Dauman earned $44.3 million in total compensation in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, a 19.2% raise from the previous year.

Bears' future riding on GM Ryan Pace's ability to evaluate roster

published about 7 hours ago
Bears' future riding on GM Ryan Pace's ability to evaluate roster
Ernie Accorsi made a point about the NFL during his 30-minute chat with the Tribune on Friday that should help all Bears fans rest easier as another Super Bowl week begins without their team.


Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits

published about 5 hours ago
Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits
New solar-plant technology can store and use the sun’s heat for energy even after sunset, but the coming expiration of federal tax credits has put ... more

Obama Will Move to Protect Vast Arctic Habitat in Alaska

published about 11 hours ago
Obama Will Move to Protect Vast Arctic Habitat in Alaska
The move to increase environmental protections for pristine animal habitat in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has already led to fierce opposition from Alaska’s Republican ... more

Obama's India trip yields 'breakthrough' on nuclear power

published about 16 hours ago
Obama's India trip yields 'breakthrough' on nuclear power
Opening a three-day visit to New Delhi, President Obama on Sunday announced “a breakthrough understanding” that could clear the way for U.S. companies to build ... more

Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia

published 1 day ago
Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia
President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India to travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, ... more

State awards $2 million to Cachuma Lake pumping project

published 2 days ago
State awards $2 million to Cachuma Lake pumping project
Santa Barbara County water agencies announced Friday that they will receive $2 million in state funding for a pumping project at Cachuma Lake -- a ... more
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Rosetta Finds Out Much About a Comet, Even With a Wayward Lander

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 15:34 GMT
Rosetta Finds Out Much About a Comet, Even With a Wayward Lander
Photographs and data from the European Space Agency craft have provided an unprecedented close-up examination of a comet, 67P.

SpaceX Lands $1 Billion From Google and Fidelity

published Tue, Jan 20 2015 20:58 GMT
SpaceX Lands $1 Billion From Google and Fidelity
Google and Fidelity have invested in the rocketry company founded by Elon Musk, in part to further Google’s goal of extending the Internet’s reach through ... more

My Very Educated Readers, Please Write Us a New Planet Mnemonic

published Tue, Jan 20 2015 13:50 GMT
My Very Educated Readers, Please Write Us a New Planet Mnemonic
If dwarf planets are considered actual planets, the mnemonic device for remembering their order will need to be rewritten. We are taking suggestions.

NASA Spacecraft Get a Closer Look at Pluto and Ceres, Whatever They May Be

published Mon, Jan 19 2015 15:53 GMT
NASA Spacecraft Get a Closer Look at Pluto and Ceres, Whatever They May Be
Two NASA spacecraft will soon have a closer look at Pluto and Ceres, whatever one considers them.

SpaceX Founder Releases Photos of Rocket’s Crash Landing

published Fri, Jan 16 2015 13:30 GMT
SpaceX Founder Releases Photos of Rocket’s Crash Landing
Elon Musk posted pictures of a Falcon 9 rocket exploding on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.