See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Tearjerker Alert! Young Boy Disobeys Dad to Attend Funeral for Fallen Firefighter [VIDEO]
Eleven-year-old Jared Flanders willfully disobeyed his father and left his Massachusetts home one day last week without an accompanying adult. But Jared had a good reason to defy his dad, since his objective was to attend a funeral for a firefighter killed during the line of duty.
Couple Sues Airline Over Cockroach-Infested Flight [VIDEO]
With delays, baggage fees and overbooking, flying already has the potential to be a miserable experience. But imagine if you had to share your flight with cockroaches. According to Harry Marsh and Kaitlin Rush, that’s exactly what happened to them. They’re now suing c…
Gabrielle Giffords Speaks Out for First Time Since Shooting [VIDEO]
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona spoke out during her first extended interview since the horrific shooting in January which left her with significant brain damage.
Herman Cain Denies Harassment Charges on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ [VIDEO]
Republican primary hopeful Herman Cain appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night and calmly disputed sexual harassment claims by Chicago native Sharon Bialek. And like his recent campaign ad, the interview was filled with awkward moments.
Pilot Makes Harrowing Emergency Landing Without Wheels [VIDEO]
Warning: If you have a fear of flying, this video definitely won’t help. A Boeing 767 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland yesterday after its landing gear failed to extend due to a hydraulic problem.
Burgers for Breakfast — Florida Schools Serve Lunch Before 10 AM [VIDEO]
Is a cheeseburger or a corn dog appropriate early-morning fare for kids? Some Florida schools think so.
Yuck! Survey Reveals Gas Pump Handles Among Dirtiest Surfaces in America
Next time you pump your own gas, you might just want to wear gloves. According to a report released by Kimberly Clark Professional, gas pump handles rank as one of the dirtiest surfaces that Americans touch on a regular basis. Yuck.
Heroic Firefighter Reunited With Boy Dropped From Burning Building [VIDEO]
Boston firefighter Lt. Glenn McGillivray and six-year-old Xavier Lara were reunited last week for the first time since the first responder heroically saved the boy after he was dropped from the window of a burning building.