Under NASA's new space plan, commercial spacecraft and services have a larger role than before.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology tops US News public high schools list with a little corporate help.
The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.
The defense secretary, in allowing the service to procure its own plane, signals trust that his reforms are taking hold.
Armed with federal funds, governors have announced new programs ranging from gas vouchers to job training.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates calls the aircraft procurement effort too flawed to continue.
The new process will be as transparent as possible, said defense officials Wednesday.