Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. Full Story
NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. Full Story
Saudi Arabia reports 3 more deaths from MERS virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's health ministry says three more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to SARS have died amid a recent increase in infections. Full Story