This week's 50-year anniversary of astronaut John Glenn and his Earth orbit should remind America that it needs manned flight in space. Some say the space race is over. But America is in a new space race for jobs, skills, and knowledge for the future.
NASA sting: At the end of the sting operation, agents were left holding a speck of lunar dust smaller than a grain of rice and a 73-year-old suspect who was terrified by armed officials.
In Libya's transition from dictator to democracy, the international community should learn from its experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Bosnia. The West should watch out for picking favorite leaders and should use leverage to push Libya toward inclusive politics and a viable oil industry.
A query on deadline prompts a quick review of some often-confused 'w' words – and some insights on how language changes.
NASA's once-iconic astronaut corps will shrink but still play a vital role as the space shuttle era comes to an end.
A timeline of significant moments in America's quest to reach for the stars.