Alan Wood dies: The US Navy veteran brought a flag from Pearl Harbor to the Battle of Iwo Jima. Alan Wood later served as the Jet Propulsion Lab spokesman.
NASA flight director David Oh's family have shifted their sleep schedules so they're living by the Mars time zone.
Mudslides pose perhaps the biggest threat from the torrential rains drenching California this week. Here's what researchers have learned about mudslides and the conditions that cause them.
Hundreds of homes in the hillside neighborhoods around Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate as more storms and mudslides threatened the area. In places such as Sierra Madre, residents have mud-coping down to a drill.
As counties issue air quality warnings, even residents far from the L.A. flames try to stay out of the dirty air.
Fall chrysanthemum shows around the US.