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OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather.
Once upon a time, two intrepid space adventurers called Rosetta and Philae set out from Earth to explore a comet far, far away. "I think there will be a lot of tears," European Space Agency (ESA) senior science advisor Mark McCaughrean told AFP ahead of D-Day on September 30. After two years in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, hundreds of millions of kilometres (miles) from home, Rosetta will terminate its groundbreaking deep-space mission by touching down on the icy dustball.
The legends iconic US golfer Arnold Palmer battled and the players he inspired paid tribute to a beloved figure who spawned the modern big-money era with his charm and skill. Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, stars of a newer generation who admired "The King," and Palmer's "Big Three" rivals of the 1960s, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, were among those who mourned Palmer's death Sunday at age 87. Thanks for the memories, Arnold," Obama tweeted.