Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

By KRISTIN M. HALL The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with "Devil Went Down...

Tom Cruise working with NASA, SpaceX to film a movie on International Space Station

By Chabeli Carrazana, Orlando Sentinel Like "Mission: Impossible," but without gravity. Or, no, no, like "Top Gun," but with rockets instead. Whatever the conversations in the writing...

Tiger found in a Houston garage moved to a wild animal ranch

By EMILY FOXHALL Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (AP) — The anonymous tipster called the city's non-emergency line on a rainy February day last year. "Somebody I know...

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip

NEW YORK — Oil prices plunged below zero on Monday as demand for energy collapses amid the coronavirus pandemic and traders don’t want to...

As mail voting pushed, some fear loss of in-person option

ATLANTA — Scrambling to address voting concerns during a pandemic, election officials across the country are eliminating polling places or scaling back opportunities for...

`LIBERATE!’: Trump goads states to lift virus restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after laying out a roadmap for gradually reviving economic activity, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to “LIBERATE” three...

US relief checks begin arriving as economic damage piles up

WASHINGTON — Government relief checks began arriving in Americans’ bank accounts as the economic damage to the U.S. from the coronavirus piled up Wednesday...

Truckers warn supply chain in jeopardy if they don’t get better COVID-19 protection

America’s supply chain could be in jeopardy if the government doesn’t act swiftly to help protect the country’s truckers, some industry officials and drivers...

Boeing capsule launches to wrong orbit, skips space station

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aeospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s new Starliner capsule ended up in the wrong orbit after lifting off on...

SpaceX delays space station delivery due to high wind

MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed its delivery to the International Space Station because of dangerous wind gusts. The...

Spacewalking astronauts add parking spot to space station

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday. NASA astronauts...

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew...

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, with more to come

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to...

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of...

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago. A company vice president told...

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

AP AEROSPACE WRITER CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year,...