NASA hopes that the planned Orion manned capsule will carry astronauts to the moon, or Mars. But its first manned test flight isn’t scheduled until 2021. Forty-six years ago to the day, Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon.
So far John McCain is taking the high road after Donald Trump's weekend criticism of McCain's military service. On NBC, McCain said Trump doesn’t owe him an apology – but he does owe one to the nation's POWs.
The spat between Donald Trump and John McCain makes for great political theater. But the dispute, prompted by an exchange of insults, reveals a deeper question for their generation: What did you do during the Vietnam War?
Now that an Iran nuclear deal has been worked out, the political selling job begins. A plurality of Americans support the agreement, but most are not confident that Iran can be prevented from producing nuclear weapons.
The Huffington Post says Trump's campaign is 'a sideshow.' But readers won't notice whether the Trump story they’re looking at is labeled as entertainment – and they won’t care.
The current presidential campaign offers 'true believers' a wide range of candidates, each claiming awesome powers. The Comic-Con folks eventually realize that they are dealing in fantasy. A lot of the political true believers never do.
Guns are important because many voters have no opinion of Sanders, whereas opinions of Clinton aren't likely to vary much at this point. Clinton includes gun-control laws in her stump speech, albeit without mentioning Sanders by name.
The House minority leader could well be the difference between victory and defeat for Obama’s biggest foreign policy initiative.
But Donald Trump’s not a marginal force in the race. Some individual polls now have him leading the GOP contest – and he's gaining. Views of Mr. Trump are getting more favorable even among GOP voters who don’t back him.