Draconid meteor shower: NASA is assessing the risk to spacecraft posed by the upcoming 2011 Draconid meteor shower, a seven-hour storm of tiny space rocks.
Closing arguments in the Prop. 8 gay marriage trial begin Wednesday. Judge Vaughn Walker must decide whether to hold sexual orientation, like race, to the 'strict scrutiny' standard.
Three-year-old Jackson Hazlett of Portland, Ore., hugs his father after the two were reunited on April 21 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland. His father, Sgt. Ryan Hazlett, was serving in Iraq, and returned home with 2,700 other Oregon Army National Guard soldiers after 10 months away.
Gary Brooks Faulkner was detained in Pakistan Tuesday, and is undergoing psychological tests today. He said he was there to assassinate Osama bin Laden. Some Pakistanis wondered if he was working for the US government or Blackwater. His brother defended him as a 'man on a mission.'
Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. stands with the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 12 mission, in this 1969 file photo. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14, and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States at the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Flag Day was established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson.
Here's something you might not know: The US once used nuclear weapons not to stop flows of petroleum (as was suggested for capping the BP oil spill), but to start them.
Readers write in about Stephen Prothero's commentary on the differences between religions.
A light graffiti image of a UFO near London's skyline was created with a long exposure by artist Michael Bosanko in London, England, in August 2009.
The annual meeting of Christian Scientists Monday focused on the church's healing ministry. It also reported improved finances since last year.
Democrat Andrew Romanoff said that the White House approached hime about a possible administratio job to discourage him from running for a Senate seat.