NASA is bringing a retired spacecraft back into service to help search for asteroids that could pose a danger to Earth, the space agency announced on Wednesday.
In order to avoid the possibility of capital punishment, Robert Bales pleaded guilty to the charges this summer — a development that outraged many in Afghanistan, where victims and their family members had called for Bales to be put to death.
A new poll in the Virginia governor's race reports Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a sizable lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli among female voters. That's a departure from the 2009 contest, when the Republican nominee won the women's vote by a healthy margin.
The president will spend the next two days on a bus tour of New York and Pennsylvania that includes stops at three colleges and a high school. At each stop, he'll be talking about ways to keep higher education costs down.