Peanut or Drumstick? The core of comet Hartley 2, photographed by the Deep Impact spacecraft.
November 4, 2010 NASA got some nice pics in their inbox today from space, as the Deep Impact craft sent photos of comet Hartley 2. The viewing of the roughly 1.4-mile-long comet core occurred at 10 a.m. ET, according to the space agency.
November 4, 2010 The new Forbes list of the world's most powerful people is out -- and Chinese President Hu Jintao is in the top spot, just ahead of President Obama.
November 4, 2010 Less than a month after being rescued from a two-month ordeal in a Chilean mine, Edison Pena -- a.k.a. Miner No. 12 -- will run in the New York Marathon Sunday.
November 4, 2010 A Delta passenger jet with 244 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Mumbai, following the discovery of an unidentified object in the plane's cargo hold, according to CNN and Indian broadcaster NDTV.
November 4, 2010 Veterans returning from military service are enrolling in college in huge numbers. But for many, the transition is very hard -- and according to a new study, colleges don't offer them much help.
November 4, 2010 The Spanish government hopes to add more flexibility to the way children are named -- and in the process, to end a tradition that favors males. Children in Spain are given two surnames; a new rule would allow parents to list mothers' names first.
November 3, 2010 Former President George W. Bush says that Kanye West's insinuation that he is a racist, made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, still stings today -- and that the episode was the "all-time low" point of his presidency.
November 3, 2010 The midterm elections weren't very kind to female candidates, despite early stories that deemed 2010 as The Year of the Woman. In fact, the number of women in Congress is poised to drop for the first time in 30 years, if projections hold true.
November 3, 2010 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, as part of a complex deal with its lenders that will see the company merge with Spyglass Entertainment. The papers include a provision to fund the prequel to "The Lord of the Rings."
November 3, 2010 The Labor Department is asking a federal judge to close a Kentucky coal mine to protect the lives of some 130 miners who work there. Freedom Mine No. 1, owned by Massey Energy, has been cited for safety violations more than 700 times this year.
November 3, 2010 The morning after Democrats received what President Obama calls a "shellacking" that cost them control of the House, the president spoke with reporters on subjects ranging from whether or not he "gets it" to how to help businesses start hiring.
November 3, 2010 The release of Lil’ Wayne from Rikers Island prison Thursday has former President Bill Clinton eager for the young rapper to get on with his life.
November 2, 2010 What's next for Wednesday, you ask? Well, lots of headlines like the one above, for starters. The midterm election shuffles power in Washington, giving Republicans the House and more leverage in the Senate (at least when I published this).
November 2, 2010 In the latest batch of congressional races called by the AP, 14 Republican candidates have won seats, compared to 2 Democratic victories. The GOP winners include Dan Coats, who will occupy the seat left vacant by the retiring Democrat Evan Bayh.
November 2, 2010 Imagine a city where everyone's a cop -- a planned community built to house 800 police officers and their families. That may seem strange -- but in Mexico,Cop Land is more than the title of a Sylvester Stallone movie.
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