Over the next few days, Curiosity will drill deeper and collect samples, telling scientists about the fluids that once flowed across the area, a point of convergence for different types of terrain.
A government scientist says that to help keep more bees from dying we need to focus on helping beekeepers fight the varroa mite. But some groups say pesticides are just as problematic.
Gov. Mary Fallin said she will also delay other executions until the review is complete. Oklahoma tried to execute a man using a new combination of drugs. He died after the procedure was called off.
The town of Trout River in Newfoundland has a bloated, methane-filled, 80-foot blue whale carcass on its beach, and people are concerned that it might spontaneously combust.
Four years after women with jobs were diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, nearly one-third were unemployed. But it's not clear how much of that was due to illness or to a sour economy.
The court ruled that a new judge must re-sentence Stacey Dean Rambold, who was convicted of the 2007 rape of a 14-year-old student who later killed herself.
From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Thursday, May 1. (Really? It's May already?)
In Washington, the Commerce Department reports on how much we earned and how much left our wallets in March. It releases its personal income and spending report.
Automakers are scheduled to release sales figures for April.
The Council of Chief State School Officers says Sean McComb, National Teacher of the Year, will be honored by President Obama tomorrow at the White House.
The Senate Energy & Natural Resourced Committee discusses the events that led to last winter's propane crisis.