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December 30, 2018 12:58 PM Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her passion for stargazing blossomed into a career as a renowned astronomer 71

December 6, 2018 6:20 PM Trump aide Bolton says he knew in advance about Huawei arrest: NPR reporter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said in an interview with National Public Radio that he knew in advance about the arrest of a top executive of the Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], according to an NPR reporter on Thursday. Bolton said he did not know if the president 120

August 15, 2018 11:21 AM Public Radio Networks to Merge in Big Bet on Podcasts

PRI and PRX are joining forces in hopes of becoming a podcasting juggernaut Public-radio companies PRX and PRI are merging in a bid to capitalize on the surging popularity of podcasts and other digital formats as listeners and content creators migrate away from traditional broadcast radio. PRX and PRI are two of the nation’s four national distributors 72

July 4, 2018 4:00 PM Fourth of July pet safety: how to keep your animals calm and comfortable

While the 4th of July is a cause for celebration for many Americans, pets may feel differently. Here are some tips to keep your furry friends safe during the holiday. Fireworks are many people’s favorite part of the Fourth of July, but for dogs, they can be terrifying and confusing. In an interview with Fox 35, dog owners of Pit mix Zoe describe how she hurls 68

June 29, 2018 7:56 AM All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do

The Milk Carton Kids are a contemporary folk duo from Los Angeles, California. Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan formed the group in early 2011, shelving their solo careers in favor of a collaborative project that focused on harmonized vocals, entwined acoustic guitars, and rootsy songwriting. From the very beginning, the Milk Carton Kids worked fast, releasing 81

April 24, 2018 2:41 PM Now Amazon wants the keys to your car, too, for package deliveries

Now Amazon wants the keys to your car, too, for package deliveries Not satisfied with delivering packages inside your home, Amazon now offers delivery straight to your vehicle as well. Owners of 2015 or newer Chevrolets, Buicks, GMCs, Cadillacs or Volvos in those cities with an active OnStar or Volvo On Call account, whose vehicles can be remotely unlocked 89

January 25, 2018 9:55 PM 50 Cent has a bitcoin collection worth more than $7 million: ‘I forgot I did that s--t’

50 Cent has a bitcoin collection worth more than $7 million 50 Cent won't have to die trying to get rich — thanks to a long-forgotten bitcoin stash, he's already got it covered. The rapper proved himself a shrewd businessman — or perhaps just a lucky guesser — back in 2014 when he agreed to accept bitcoins as payment for his fifth album, "Animal 44

January 18, 2018 2:04 AM The Beach Boys' Legend Brian Wilson Gets an 'A' in Music From His Old High School

Brian Wilson, Beach Boys frontman and brainchild of a California sound that changed American music, received a surprise accolade this week from his former high school — an “A” in music. Wilson, who attended Hawthorne High School in Los Angeles County in the 1950s—along with his brothers and fellow Beach Boys Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and friend 46

December 4, 2017 4:20 PM Vomiting illness linked to longtime, regular pot smoking

Those misdiagnosed may actually turn to marijuana to ease their nausea, only to bring on the cycle again. (AP) The legalization of pot combined with more potent strains of marijuana appears to be increasing the number of cases of a rare ailment that causes regular bouts of vomiting. As Kaiser Health News explains via NPR, the obscure and hard-to-diagnose 100

November 15, 2017 4:39 PM Concerts in the Houston area: H-Town West Fest, Intocable, Sarah Peacock

Georgia singer-songwriter has released six albums that veer from country to folk to rock. 7 p.m. at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999. The lineup of Latin pop favorites includes Fey, whose sound predated the eventual electro-pop craze; and JNS, OV7, Aleks Syntek, Calo, MDO and more. 8:30 p.m. at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington 66