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  • Shuttle passes obstacle, heads toward LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slowly surmounting a key obstacle, the shuttle Endeavour maintained a heading Saturday through the streets of Los Angeles toward its retirement home at a museum.


  • Shuttle passes obstacle, heads toward LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After slowly surmounting a key obstacle, the shuttle Endeavour maintained a heading Saturday through the streets of Los Angeles toward its retirement home at a museum. …


  • AP PHOTOS: Endeavour makes terrestrial journey

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …


  • AP PHOTOS: Endeavour makes terrestrial journey

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …


  • Shuttle Xing: Endeavour treks through LA streets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …


  • Space shuttle pauses on 12-mile trip to LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — At its prime, the space shuttle Endeavour circled the globe at 17,500 mph, faster than a speeding bullet. In retirement, it’s crawling along the streets of …


  • Shuttle Endeavour to roll through LA amid security

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — At its prime, the space shuttle Endeavour cruised around the Earth at 17,500 mph, faster than a speeding bullet. Now in retirement, it’s crawling along at …


  • Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postage rates on Jan. 27, including …


  • 2 dead, 1 still missing in Fla. garage collapse

    MIAMI (AP) — Rescuers pulled a badly injured man from the rubble of a collapsed parking garage and planned to continue searching Thursday for a missing construction worker a day …


  • Much of odd weapons cache on plane was permissible

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an age when air travelers grudgingly surrender bottled water at security checkpoints, the most striking aspect of the arrest of a passenger wearing a bulletproof …


  • 2 dead, 1 trapped in Fla. parking garage collapse

    MIAMI (AP) — A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing two people and trapping two others in the rubble, officials said. One …


  • US sends forces to Jordan as check on Syria

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States has sent troops to Jordan to bolster its military capabilities in the event Syria’s civil war escalates, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday, …


  • 1 dead, 1 trapped in Fla. parking garage collapse

    MIAMI (AP) — A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing one worker and trapping two others in the rubble, officials said. One …


  • 1 dead, 2 trapped in Fla. parking garage collapse

    MIAMI (AP) — A section of a parking garage under construction at a community college collapsed Wednesday, killing one worker and trapping at least two others in the rubble, officials …


  • SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private company successfully delivered a half-ton of supplies to the International Space Station early Wednesday, the first official shipment under a billion-dollar contract with …


  • Push for healthier truckers gains momentum

    DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending …


  • Amtrak ridership hits record high amid GOP attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak trains carried 31.2 million passengers in the fiscal year ending in September, the highest annual ridership since the railroad was formed in 1971, the nation’s intercity …


  • Skydiver cancels 2nd try at supersonic jump in NM

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Blame it on the wind. Again. For the second straight day, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner aborted his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall because of the weather, …


  • Skydiver cancels try at supersonic jump

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone …


  • Skydiver begins prep for supersonic jump

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A weather hold that threatened to cancel extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s death-defying, 23-mile free fall into the southeastern New Mexico desert was lifted Tuesday …


  • Rise in California gas price slows, remains record

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The rise in California gasoline prices has slowed after recent jarring increases, but nonetheless the cost of a gallon inched up to another record high, even …


  • Skydiver’s supersonic jump on weather hold

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Plans for extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner to make a death-defying, 23-mile free fall into the southeastern New Mexico desert were on hold Tuesday morning …


  • Skydiver hopes to make supersonic jump over NM

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner hopes to end five years of preparation with a death-defying 23-mile free fall into the southeastern New Mexico desert Tuesday …


  • Alaska Airlines: Operations returning to normal

    SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than four hours, causing the …


  • SpaceX launch good for NASA, not private firm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A private rocket successfully sent a capsule full of cargo zipping toward the International Space Station in a first of its kind delivery for NASA, but couldn’t …


  • Skydiver eyes record-breaking jump over NM

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s attempt at the highest, fastest free fall in history Tuesday is more than just a stunt. His planned 23-mile dive from the stratosphere …


  • SpaceX Dragon capsule launched to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract …


  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday (times in EDT): 1. ONE BIG FEAR WHEN NATO LEAVES AFGHANISTAN


  • US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid doing business with China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee …


  • SpaceX Dragon set to blast off to space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned rocket was poised to blast off Sunday night on the first of a dozen space station supply missions under a mega-contract with …


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