Summary Friday's test flight began in Mojave, California, the company said. It's the second incident in a week involving the commercial space industry. Controllers deliberately destroyed the craft after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.
Summary The chaotic political demise of Mr. Compaore, 63, who provoked a storm of dissent over manipulations to extend his rule indefinitely, closed the book on one of Africa's most enduring rulers. Overnight, the president said he had "heard the message" from the protesters in the capital of this impoverished West African nation and understood "the strong desire for change."
Summary Within an hour of the decision, state troopers who had been parked outside the nurse's house for days had left. Ms. Hickox's lawyers said the decision is likely to end a standoff between the nurse, who has resisted being quarantined on the grounds that she is not symptomatic for Ebola, and the state authorities, who say that a quarantine is needed to ensure the public's safety.
Summary The best streetball announcer on earth calls LeBron James's first game back with his hometown team, accompanied by Patrick Truby's illustrations. (Al the Housewife's Pal was a star over the summer.). Chisholm has called plenty of street games featuring cameos from N.B.A. players over the years, but he has never called an N.B.A. game.
Summary MOJAVE, Calif. The company tweeted Friday: ''During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of SpaceShipTwo.''. Virgin Galactic has been the front-runner in the fledgling space-tourism industry.
Summary House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on President Obama to issue a "bold" executive order... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on President Obama to issue a "bold" executive order that would stop the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants, including farm workers, families of people allowed to remain in the country under the administration's "Dream Act" policy, and many others.
Summary By PHILLIP RAWLS - Associated Press - Friday, October 31, 2014. The U.S. Department of Education will put up $3.5 million a year and that will be matched by the state and UAB's project partners, including the state Department of Education, Alabama State University, Auburn University, the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo and the Black Belt Community Foundation.
Summary The Republican Governors Association is on track to raise more than $140 million this cycle, my colleague Matea Gold reports this morning . He's in states marked in blue on Friday, yellow on Saturday, purple on Sunday and green on Monday.