- Making News: High Court Sidesteps a Major Abortion Ruling
Sandra Day O'Connor may have written her last opinion as a Justice of the US Supreme Court. Today, she was author of that rare thing, a unanimous decision on an abortion case. USA Today's Joan Biskupic, author of Sandra Day O'Connor: How the first Woman on the Supreme Court became Its Most Influential Justice, has more on today's decision and O'Connor's legacy.
- Reporter's Notebook: Next Stop, Pluto
After high winds and a power outage, New Horizons is now scheduled for launch tomorrow. It will be the fastest spacecraft ever, traveling at 47,000 miles an hour, powered in part by 24 pounds of Plutonium. Even at that rate, it will take 10 years to travel three billion miles to Pluto, which is either a planet or a part of the Kuiper Belt, thought to be debris from solar system's creation. MIT planetary scientist Rick Binzel is a New Horizons science team member.
Ayotte v Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Supreme Court on
USA Today article on Supreme Court abortion decision
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran
Senator McCain on military option against Iran, on Face the Nation
Senator Schumer on military option against Iran, on Fox News Sunday
Linzer's article on US winning European support for Iran to halt nuclear program