After 39 flights and more than 148 million miles in orbit, space shuttle Discovery is expected to call it a career today.Â Watch CNN.com Live for continuing coverage of Discovery's final landing.
Today's programming highlights...
10:30 am ET - CAIR briefing on Muslim 'radicalizaton' hearings - Rep. Peter King's first hearing happens tomorrow, but reaction to it continues to grow.Â The Council on American-Islamic Relations briefs reporters on their opposition to the hearings.
She's at least 60 years old, flies some 50,000 miles a year, has had almost three dozen kids - and now she's got another one.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that Wisdom, a Laysan albatross whom they describe as the Northern Hemisphere's oldest wild bird, is rearing another chick on Midway Atoll in the Northern Pacific.
â€śTo know that she can still successfully raise young at age 60-plus, that is beyond words," Bruce Peterjohn, the chief of the North American Bird Banding Program, said in a press release.
Seven children died in a fire at a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania, state police said Wednesday morning.
The children - ages 7 months to 11 years - died Tuesday night when fire fully engulfed the two-story house in Loysville, said Tom Pinkerton of the state police.
The parents, who were away at the time, survived, as did another child, he said.FULL STORY