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SpaceX Launches Satellite, but Fails to Land Rocket on Barge

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has another launch under its belt, but not another rocket landing. The leftover first-stage booster hit the floating platform hard Friday, said SpaceX chief Elon Musk. The company never expected to nail this landing, he said, because of the faster speed of the booster that was required to deliver the satellite to an extra-high orbit.

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Dan Aykroyd starts ‘Blues Brothers’ record label

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Aykroyd says he’s going to fulfill the true “mission from God:” finding and developing emerging blues players. That’s why he’s starting Blues Brothers Records with the widow of John Belushi. The label will have distribution and artist support through Blue Note Records. Aykroyd says American music started with the blues and “now it is in the hands of the next generation.”

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AP poll: Americans split over safety of US drinking water

Afghan family convicted of murdering 4 relatives in Canadian honor killing case

KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) - A Canadian jury on Sunday found three members of an Afghan family guilty of killing three teenage sisters and another woman in what the judge described as "cold-blooded, shameful murders" resulting from a "twisted concept of honor." The jury found Mohammad Shafia, 58; his wife Tooba Yahya, 42; and their son Hamed, 21, each guilty of four counts of first-degree murder, which carries an automatic life sentence.

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AP poll: Americans split over safety of US drinking water

Queen's University prof wins Nobel Prize in physics

OSLO, Norway (AP) - A professor emeritus at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont. -- the former director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory in northern Ontario -- is a co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on tiny particles known as neutrinos. Arthur McDonald was roused from sleep at about 5 a.m. on Tuesday by a phone call from the Nobel Prize committee telling him the news.

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AP poll: Americans split over safety of US drinking water

Family of American missing in Iran plans Florida rally

DETROIT (AP) — When it comes to water, only about half of Americans are very confident in the safety of what's flowing from their tap, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll, which found that trust is even weaker among minorities and people with lower incomes. The lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, has been in the headlines for months, and more than half of Americans believe it's a si...

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AP poll: Americans split over safety of US drinking water

Spanish police arrest 4 after hit-and-run killed officer

DETROIT (AP) — When it comes to water, only about half of Americans are very confident in the safety of what's flowing from their tap, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll, which found that trust is even weaker among minorities and people with lower incomes. The lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, has been in the headlines for months, and more than half of Americans believe it's a si...

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