An experimental aircraft that designers hoped would hit 3,600 mph in a test flight over the Pacific on Tuesday "suffered a control failure" and failed in its attempt to go hypersonic, The Associated Press writes.
Its report follows earlier word from Wired magazine's Danger Room blog that it had been told by an "insider familiar with the test" that:
Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 2:18 pm
The world of competitive Scrabble was jolted yesterday: One of the games' most promising players admitted he was hiding blank letter tiles.
As Mark wrote last year, a similar accusation of cheating was made at the World Scrabble Championships in 2011. But officials refused to strip search the man as an opponent demanded, because there wasn't sufficient evidence.
The first excerpts are out from journalist Joe Posnanski's upcoming biography of former Penn State head football Joe Paterno.
Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 11:55 am
At least 1.2 million young undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for a temporary stay of deportation and a work permit beginning today.
This is the enactment of a policy President Obama announced back in June and it applies to younger illegal immigrants with no criminal history who were brought to the country as children.
Now 69-years-old, Betty Smithey was convicted for the 1963 murder of a 15-month old Phoenix girl.