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NASA Space Probe Reaches Dwarf Planet

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Undated) -- NASA is celebrating the success of its Dawn spacecraft after it reached the dwarf planet Ceres today. Space.com Managing Editor Tariq Malik told Fox News scientists have good reason to be excited.   NASA scientists confirmed the historic first today, saying they "feel exhilarated." They expect the probe, which was launched in 2007,…

Flights Still Delayed And Cancelled Following LaGuardia Incident

Posted On March 06, 2015

(New York, NY) -- An NTSB investigation is under way to learn why a plane skidded off a runway yesterday at New York's LaGuardia Airport. Crews removed Delta Flight 1086 from the runway overnight but dozens of flights are cancelled or delayed today. One runway remains closed as the FAA investigates yesterday's incident. The flight…

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Right-To-Work Bill

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Madison, WI) -- Legislation making Wisconsin the nation's 25th right-to-work state is headed to Governor Scott Walker. The state Assembly passed the bill this morning following debate that lasted all night. Governor Walker plans to sign the bill on Monday to make it illegal to require a person to join a union and pay union…

Hundreds Of Republicans Back Gay Marriage In SCOTUS Brief

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- More than 300 Republicans are clamoring for the U.S. Supreme Court to make same-sex legal across the country. They've signed onto a friend of the court brief urging the justices to level the playing field for marriage in America. The filing comes after the Supreme Court announced it will hear arguments in…

Lawmakers Praise Strong Jobs Report

Posted On March 06, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Lawmakers are sharing their thoughts on today's better-than-expected jobs report. The Labor Department announced that the economy added 295-thousand jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to five-point-five percent. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi cheered the news, saying the report marks five years of uninterrupted private sector job growth. However, she…