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October 29, 2018 7:26 PM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has clinched the record for closest approach to the Sun by a man-made object, the space agency confirmed Monday. Scientists calculated that the spacecraft surpassed the current record of 26.55 million miles from the Sun's surface at about 1:04 p.m. EDT Monday. The previous record was set in April 1976 by the Helios 2 spacecraft 148

October 29, 2018 1:31 PM Pilot arrested at Florida airport with loaded gun in carry-on, police say

Brian Andrew Machtemes of Minnetonka, Minn., was arrested Friday at Southwest Florida International Airport. (Lee County Sheriff's Office) Authorities say an airline pilot was arrested at a Florida airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on suitcase. The News-Press reports Brian Andrew Machtemes of Minnetonka, Minn., was arrested Friday at Southwest 82

October 24, 2018 8:34 PM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snaps Earth pic as its speeds to the Sun

NASA has released an image of the Earth captured by the Parker Solar Probe on its historic journey to the Sun. The picture was captured on Sept. 25 by Parker’s Wide-field Imager for Solar Probe (WISPR) instrument. When the image of the Earth was taken, Parker Solar Probe was about 27 million miles from Earth. The average distance between the Sun and Earth 264

October 24, 2018 1:59 AM A Japanese Journalist Who Disappeared in Syria Is Believed to Have Been Freed in Turkey

(TOKYO) — A man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who disappeared three years ago in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey, a Japanese official said. The man is being protected by Turkish authorities in Antakya near Turkey’s border with Syria and is being identified but he most likely is journalist Jumpei Yasuda, Chief Cabinet Secretary 89

October 23, 2018 3:11 PM Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

In this photo taken on Feb. 18, 2015, Japanese freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda speaks during an interview in Tokyo. Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference late Tuesday 71

October 22, 2018 3:13 AM Photographer takes stunning picture of Yosemite engagement, searches for couple

An eagle-eyed photographer is on the lookout for a daring couple that got engaged on the edge of a popular cliff in Yosemite National Park and is appealing to the public to help him find them. Matthew Dippel was at Taft Point earlier this month on Oct. 6, when he took the stunning photograph of the couple with a haze of sun streaming through the canyon 89

October 18, 2018 6:15 AM Bride-to-be slammed for giving friends itemized bill after party: report

A bride-to-be sent friends an itemized bill for her bachelorette party, according to a report. (iStock) An unidentified woman took to social media on Wednesday to blast her bride-to-be friend for sending her a breakdown of the bill from a recent Hen Do-- which could be considered something like a British version of a bachelorette party. The party’s itemized 133

October 12, 2018 3:28 PM Inside the intense, sometimes quirky chess rivalry between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana

ST. LOUIS -- Three hours into the most intense match of the 2018 Sinquefield Cup between chess world champion Magnus Carlsen and world No. 2 Fabiano Caruana, something strange happened. Carlsen, who looked as though he was cruising to a victory over the American, put on his jacket, glared at the board and then his opponent, and walked to the confession 64

September 28, 2018 2:45 PM Brooks Koepka hits Ryder Cup fan in the face, leaves her bloodied with wayward tee shot

Golfer Brooks Koepka accidentally slammed a fan in the face with a stray ball during the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris. Brooks Koepka was left shaken after a wayward tee shot struck a female fan in the head and left her bloodied. The American golfer, 28, struck the supporter in the face on the short, par-four sixth hole attempting a monster drive. Koepka had hoped 45

September 26, 2018 1:26 AM Former Leafs F Lewicki dead at 87

Former Toronto Maple Leafs forward Danny Lewicki died Tuesday at the age of 87, the team announced. A cause of death was not revealed, though the Toronto Sun reported Lewicki had been in poor health recently in the Toronto area. Lewicki played four seasons with the Maple Leafs from 1950-54, including winning a Stanley Cup in 1951. “The Leafs family lost Daniel 74