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  • Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home

    Visiting Curiosity scientists set to leave JPL, head home
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is about to get a little quieter. Since Aug. 5, when the one-ton rover Curiosity landed on Mars, visiting scientists have worked out of the La CaƱada Flintridge campus. They came from far and wide; from Spain, France,...
  • Is Sandy a taste of things to come?

    Is Sandy a taste of things to come?
    We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to...
  • All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ

    All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ
    Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet. So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper. "I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...
  • UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East

    UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East
    Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
  • All-county boys soccer: Class 3A-2A-1A first team

    First teamLucas DaSilva King's Academy sophomore Pos.: Midfielder Comment: The first-year starter finished with 10 goals and 12 assists. Led the Lions in assists this season and helped them to regional quarter and regional semifinal wins. Walker...
  • Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital

    Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital
    One man is dead and two others badly hurt after the small plane they were in crashed and burned Sunday on a residential street in Shirley. Neighbors used fire extinguishers and garden houses to try to put out the flames. But, the pilot was trapped in the...
  • Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV

    Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV
    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...
  • Seize the day

    Seize the day
    Monday gets a bad rap as being the week's most miserable day. But ever since elementary school, Cortney Anderson's true nemesis has been Sunday. The unfinished homework. The race against the clock for a few last licks of freedom. The quiet that...
  • A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom

    A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom
    For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue. The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
  • Fox News Hacker Tweets Obama's Fake Assassination

    Fox News Hacker Tweets Obama's Fake Assassination
    WASHINGTON -- FoxNews.com alerted the Secret Service on Monday about the apparent hacking of its Twitter feed for political news, after the feed was used to falsely report that President Obama was killed. Jeff Misenti, Fox News Digital's vice president...
  • Baseball: Bishop Amat's Daniel Zamora makes commitment

     
    Pitcher Daniel Zamora of La Puente Bishop Amat has committed to Stony Brook University. -- Eric Sondheimer...