Stories for August 18, 2013
For the past decade or so, we here at NPR have been waiting for the Voyager 1 spacecraft to leave the solar system. So we were shocked to see new research suggesting it already had, over a year ago.
Almost as soon as they started rolling off the assembly lines, automobiles became synonymous with freedom. And in the post-World War II boom our relationship with cars intensified.
A section of freeway in San Diego County is scheduled to close for 14 hours while a bridge is demolished.
The Eastlake Little League All-Stars from Chula Vista hit four home runs in a 15-3 victory today over the all-star team from the Newark National Little League from Newark, Del. in a Little League World Series game in South Williamsport, Pa. shortened to four innings because of the 10-run rule.