Posted 5:27 PM 12/10/2013 by katc
Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old. The comet, which excited astronomers and the media as it zipped within 730,000 miles of the sun on Thanksgiving Day, was pronounced (More)...
Posted 4:32 PM 12/9/2013 by katc (PHOTO COURTESY OF MGN ONLINE)
The 85-year-old U.S. veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress. In a written statement issued Monday, Merrill Newman, of Palo (More)...More Stories from 12/9/2013
Posted 4:00 PM 12/5/2013 by AP((AFP/File, Gianluigi Guercia))
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Jacob Zuma says "we've lost our greatest son."