NASA's most advanced Mars rover Curiosity landed on the Red Planet late Sunday, after "seven minutes of terror" at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where scientists monitored the craft’s dangerous descent through the planet’s atmosphere. After the one-ton rover touched down at 10:32 p.m. PT, the control room erupted in cheers. The landing ends a 36-week flight and begins a two-year investigation into whether Mars’ environment can support life.
VIDEO: Portraits of an Era
Meadville residents, from very young to old, explain why they love the city as part of Allegheny College journalism program’s ‘The Story Next Door’ sunrise to sunset experiment, which took place in March.
SLIDESHOW: The People Next Door
Featured are images focusing on several local residents as part of Allegheny College journalism program’s ‘The Story Next Door’ sunrise to sunset experiment, which took place in March.
SLIDESHOW: The Story Next Door
The following are images from around Crawford County as part of Allegheny College journalism program’s ‘The Story Next Door’ sunrise to sunset experiment, which took place in March.
VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey
Evan Lobel of Lobel's joins Martha Stewart and actor Roger Bart and teaches how to properly carve a turkey.
VIDEO: How to spice rub a Thanksgiving turkey
Martha Stewart and chef Tom Douglas prepare a flavorful Thanksgiving turkey with an easy homemade spice rub.
VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year
Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.
VIDEO: National Geographic photo of the year candidates are breathtaking
The candidates in National Geographic's photo of the year contest are all gorgeous. Votes can be placed at ngphotocontest.com until Nov. 30th after which the winners will be printed in the magazine.
VIDEO: Woman plans to hand out letters to 'moderately obese' trick-or-treaters
TV and radio stations out of Fargo, North Dakota are reporting that a local woman will not hand out candy to children she believes are 'moderately obese.' Instead she plans to give those kids a letter to take home to their parents which claims it is "irresponsible" to let them trick or treat.
VIDEOS: Memorable MLB postseason celebrations
Some of baseball's most enduring October memories are punctuated by jubilant celebrations. Take a look back at some of the most memorable expressions of joy in Major League Baseball's postseason by players and teams after the final out.
VIDEO: People are working longer, living healthier
People are delaying retirement and seeking out job opportunities later in life according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press and NORC.
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