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The first stage booster from a Falcon 9 rocket experiences a control problem during its descent, landing in the Atlantic Ocean just east of the launch site instead of a landing zone at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
December 05, 2018 - 5:10 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake. The SpaceX booster missed its landing zone on the ground after liftoff, however, and ended up in the sea just a couple of...
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People protest the legislature's extraordinary session during the official Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Capitol in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday during the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, at times drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of his Democratic successor. (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
December 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans pushed through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition Wednesday to pass far-reaching legislation that would shift power to the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the Democrat who defeated Republican Gov. Scott Walker last month. The...
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December 05, 2018 - 4:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Wall Street CEO has been sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for scams that targeted Villanova University, a New York City church and others. General Capital Corporation CEO Anthony Nyame (nee-AH'-may), of the Bronx, was sentenced on Wednesday after pleading...
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Former President George W. Bush speaks in front of the flag-draped casket of his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at the State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
December 05, 2018 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Mourners wanting to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush began lining up outside a Houston church hours before his vitiation is due to start. The first people in...
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December 05, 2018 - 3:52 pm
USA Gymnastics is turning to bankruptcy in an effort to ensure its survival. The embattled organization filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo, plumes of smoke rise from Europe's largest lignite power plant in Belchatow, central Poland. After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide surged in 2018 with the largest jump in seven years, discouraged scientists announced Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 05, 2018 - 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies...
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The first stage booster from a Falcon 9 rocket experiences a control problem during its descent, landing in the Atlantic Ocean just east of the launch site instead of a landing zone at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
December 05, 2018 - 3:03 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake. The SpaceX booster rocket missed its landing zone on the ground, however, and fell into the sea, just offshore. Groans...
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Former President George W. Bush, right, cries after speaking during the State Funeral for his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
December 05, 2018 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth —...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard after a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
December 05, 2018 - 2:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Former President George H.W. Bush has left Washington for the last time. Bush's flag-draped casket was carried in a motorcade to Joint Base Andrews outside the capital city following...
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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, for a cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
December 05, 2018 - 1:44 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christmas turkey is rocketing toward the International Space Station, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake. SpaceX launched the holiday shipment on a Falcon 9 rocket, which pierced the clear, chilly sky. The first-stage booster aimed for...
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