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No charges in N.O. nursing home deaths (AP)

AP - Days after a jury acquitted two nursing-home owners in dozens of Hurricane Katrina-related patient deaths, a prosecutor said that no charges would be filed in a similar case involving a nursing home run by an order of Roman Catholic...

Gifted research parrot Alex found dead (AP)

AP - A gifted parrot that could count to six, identify colors and even express frustration with repetitive scientific trials has died after 30 years of helping researchers better understand the avian...

The Nation's Weather (AP)

AP - Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop in many parts of the U.S. on Tuesday, as a cold front pushes through the East and...

Corruption trial for Alaska pol begins (AP)

AP - A former state lawmaker was a willing puppet of officials for an oil field services company that stood to be enriched if a natural gas pipeline was built, a federal prosecutor said...


MONDAY 10. SEPTEMBER 2007


Teacher-astronaut talks about space life (AP)

AP - Three weeks after returning to Earth, teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan cheerfully carried out her first space education assignment Monday, sharing the magic of flying in orbit with children at Walt Disney...

Hubble Telescope: Solved and Unsolved Mysteries (SPACE.com)

SPACE.com - Beyond snapping extraordinary pictures of faraway nebulas, the revolutionary Hubble Space Telescope has completely transformed our view of the universe since it was launched in 1990. By capturing the clearest, deepest images of the cosmos ever, Hubble has shed light on some long-standing mysteries perplexing scientists-while uncovering far deeper ones that have yet to be solved.

Gabrielle returns to Atlantic (AP)

AP - Gabrielle, struggling to stay organized as it pulled away from the North Carolina coast, weakened from a tropical storm to a tropical depression early Monday, the National Hurricane Center...


SUNDAY 9. SEPTEMBER 2007


Ancient escape hatch found in Israel (AP)

AP - Under threat from Romans ransacking Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, many of the city's Jewish residents crowded into an underground drainage channel to hide and later flee the chaos through Jerusalem's southern end...

APEC aims at future climate change talks (AP)

AP - The bargaining that produced a climate change agreement is only the beginning for Pacific Rim leaders if they want to stick to their declaration to chart a new international course on global...