By Becky Bratu, Kate Snow, Tim Uehlinger and Jay Kernis, NBC NewsAs she tours the husk of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla. -- the little that was left behind after a powerful tornado shredded everything in its 17-mile path -- Principal Amy Simpson thinks back to Monday morning, when her biggest task was helping the sixth-graders get ready for their graduation ceremony.Pre-K teacher L
Meg Urry says loss of the planet-finding Kepler satellite would be huge for NASA, which is furiously trying to fix it--but one way or another, it's a matter of time before we find signs of life on other worlds
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Haynes Johnson dies at age 81
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge found on Friday, and ordered him to stop using race as a factor in law enforcement decisions.
“Four little girls” received in death Friday one of the country’s highest civilian awards, as the nation’s first African American president honored some of the youngest victims in the historic fight for equal rights. Read full article >>