NASA Postpones Discovery Shuttle Launch

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NASA scrubs Wednesday's launch of the space shuttle Discovery due to a faulty fuel-tank sensor. The space agency did not immediately set a new launch date. The decision came with less than 2 1/2 hours left in the countdown.

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