NASA has selected veteran astronaut Joe Acaba as chief of the Astronaut Office at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. A decorated veteran of multiple spaceflights, as well a former U.S. Marine and former educator, Acaba is the first person of Hispanic heritage selected to lead the office.More
Nine Texas individuals were arrested this week in Houston on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in the unlawful distribution of 1.5 million opioid pills and other controlled substances.
On behalf of President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris awarded former NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken the Congressional Space Medal of Honor Tuesday for their bravery in NASA’s SpaceX Demonstration Mission-2 (Demo-2) to the International Space Station in 2020.
Four men who assaulted a Black DJ because of the man’s actual and perceived race at a bar in Lynnwood, Washington, were sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
The agency will honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery, including the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, leading up to, and during, the agency’s annual Day of Remembrance Thursday, Jan. 26.
A.C. Charania is NASA’s new chief technologist, serving as principal advisor to Administrator Bill Nelson on technology policy and programs at the agency’s Headquarters in Washington. He will lead technology innovation.
Congressman-elect Robert Garcia, a Peruvian immigrant, openly gay man and self-proclaimed “comic book nerd,”has been drawing a lot of attention from superhero fans bringing some much-appreciated levity into the political dimension.
Pennsylvania-based medical device distributor Jet Medical Inc. (Jet) agreed to pay $200,000 to resolve criminal allegations relating to a migraine headache treatment, and Jet and two related companies agreed to pay another $545,000 in a civil settlement involving the same device.
Amber McLaughlin, 49, had been convicted of stalking and killing an ex-girlfriend and then dumping her body near the Mississippi River in St. Louis. McLaughlin’s fate was sealed on Tuesday (3), when Republican Governor Mike Parson turned down a plea for clemency.
Frank James, 63, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty today to 10 counts of committing a terrorist attack or other violence against a mass transportation vehicle – one count for each gunshot victim – and one count of discharging a firearm in furtherance of his attack.
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On Thursday, the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, voted 9-0 to subpoena former president Donald Trump for testimony and documents during its last hearing before the midterm elections.
President Joe Biden pardoned everyone convicted of marijuana possession under federal law and said that the US will review how the drug is classified.
Elon Musk sent a letter to Twitter Inc. on Monday seeking to revive his bid for the company at the original offer price of $54.20 a share, provided that the Delaware Chancery Court “enter an immediate stay” of Twitter’s lawsuit against him and adjourn the trial scheduled to begin in two weeks, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).