WASHINGTON (AP) — For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water."Hurricane Irma likely to be far worse than monster Andrew"
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports."Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain"
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched the Air Force’s super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit."SpaceX launches Air Force’s super-secret minishuttle"
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The only underground nuclear waste repository in the United States doesn’t have enough space for radioactive tools, clothing and other debris left over from decades of bomb-making and research, much less tons of weapons-grade plutonium that the nation has agreed to eliminate as part of a pact with Russia, federal auditors said."Federal auditors say US nuclear dump running out of room"
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care paid for if they succeed."Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead"
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance."Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth"
SEATTLE (AP) — Ships moving through a busy channel off Washington state’s San Juan Island are slowing down this summer as part of a study to determine whether that can reduce noise and benefit a small, endangered population of killer whales."Ships slowing in busy channel to protect endangered orcas"
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After 9 ½ months in orbit, what’s on Peggy Whitson’s wish list? Will the record-setting NASA astronaut miss anything about space life?"What’s on US astronaut’s wish list after 9 months in space?"
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slow-moving, super-wet and especially devastating storm named Harvey is finally fizzling."As Harvey finally fizzles, a look at what made it so nasty"
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson is closing out a space streak unmatched by any other American."Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore"