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- Scientists To Bid A Bittersweet Farewell To Rosetta, The Comet Chaser
To cap its 12-year scientific voyage, the Rosetta spacecraft will take a final plunge Friday. Scientists will signal Rosetta to crash into the surface of a comet â€” and gather data all the way down.
- WATCH: Unable To Name A Foreign Leader, Gary Johnson Has Another 'Aleppo Moment'
Asked to name his favorite foreign leader, or any foreign leader he admires, Libertarian nominee for president Johnson was unable to come up with an answer.
- 'This Is A Life': Hundreds Protest Shooting Of Unarmed Man In El Cajon
Police took nearly an hour to respond to a 911 call from a woman who said her mentally ill brother was acting erratically. About a minute after officers arrived on Tuesday, one shot and killed him.
- Flawed Research Tool Leads To Faulty Medical Findings
Just as natural antibodies help your body find and fight microbial invaders, tailored research antibodies let scientists target and study cancer cells. But too many are poorly made, scientists say.
- Seattle Swings Between Hounding The Homeless And Leaving Them Alone
As West Coast cities have seen a boom in homelessness, some have declared emergencies. But debates have broken out over how much tolerance should be shown to illegal camps in public spaces.
- When Mrs. Eisele Took Manhattan: Big City Failed To Awe Minnesota Journalist
In 1936, <em>Country Home</em> magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.
- California Eliminates Statute Of Limitations On Rape Cases
The bill is widely believed to be inspired by allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, after some of his accusers came forward long after the alleged sexual assaults took place.
- Agnes Nixon, 'Queen Of Modern Daytime Drama,' Dies At 93
Soap opera pioneer Agnes Nixon created <em>All My Children</em> and <em>One Life to Live</em>. She was known for exploring challenging and taboo social issues through daytime television.
- California Imposes Sweeping Sanctions On Wells Fargo Amid Scandal
California's state treasurer has announced he is suspending major parts of the state's business relationship with Wells Fargo because of a scandal involving unauthorized customer accounts.
- Parents Speak Out, Say FBI Arrest Saved Son On Verge Of Joining ISIS
Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.
- The U.S. Is Sending 600 More Troops To Iraq
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase, which brings the American total to about 5,000, anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.
- No, Donald Trump Didn't Win Post-Debate Polls
The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.
- In A First For Obama, Senate Overturns Presidential Veto On Sept. 11 Bill
The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president's veto.
- Florida Resists Joining Interstate Bid To Cut Down On Double Voting
There is a fairly cheap and easy way to clean up voting rolls. But, as Renata Sago of member station WMFE reports, Florida has refused to join, citing legal concerns about sharing voter data.
- Lawmakers On The Hill Grill FBI Director Over Email Investigations
FBI Director James Comey faced hours of questioning Thursday from the House Judiciary Committee over his agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.