NASA Planetary Defense Mission Aims to Push Distant Asteroid Off Its Path

NASA Planetary Defense Mission Aims to Push Distant Asteroid Off Its Path

The first planetary defense mission got under way early Wednesday, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched a space probe designed to deflect a distant asteroid in a test of technology that might one day save the world. The $324 million Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, mission—a practice run for future efforts to … Read more

Supporters continue push for clemency for Julius Jones as execution nears

Supporters continue push for clemency for Julius Jones as execution nears

OKLAHOMA CITY — Students at high schools across Oklahoma City walked out of their classes. Prayer vigils were held at the state Capitol, and barricades were erected outside the governor’s mansion. Even Baker Mayfield, quarterback for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, weighed in on Oklahoma’s highest-profile execution in decades.Julius Jones, 41, who has maintained his innocence … Read more

Push to save money at the pump as California gas prices hit record levels

Push to save money at the pump as California gas prices hit record levels

Trying to save money as California gas prices hit record levels FOX 11 checked out places with some of the lowest gas prices in our viewing area. POMONA, Calif. – We hear much about skyrocketing gas prices, but how about cheap gas prices?  The Gas Buddy app, which tracks per-gallon prices, has come up with … Read more

As IDPH reports first flu death, push continues for flu, COVID-19 vaccines

As IDPH reports first flu death, push continues for flu, COVID-19 vaccines

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported the first flu death this year on Wednesday. IDPH stated the Central Iowa woman who died was 81 years old and had underlying conditions. According to the state, the flu season began on Oct. 3. While flu cases remain low in Iowa, the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Taliban push to unlock Afghan billions abroad

Taliban push to unlock Afghan billions abroad

* Afghanistan faces mass starvation, cash drought* Official tells Europe to unlock Afghan funds* ‘Freezing this money is unethical’, finance ministry says* Taliban will not respect gay rights, ministry spokesman saysBy John O’DonnellFRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban government is pressing for the release of billions of dollars of central bank reserves as the … Read more