"Our concern is not about any one person at NPR, rather it's about millions of taxpayers. NPR has admitted that they don't need taxpayer subsidies to thrive, and at a time when the government is borrowing 40 cents of every dollar that it spends, we certainly agree with them."
Space shuttle Discovery has returned to Earth for the last time, ending the career of the world's most-traveled spaceship. The shuttle landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:57 a.m. ET.
On the Florida coast, the end of Discovery's final mission was heralded by a sonic boom as the craft sped toward the runway, prompting cheers from the crowds gathered to watch the launch, according to NASA.
Pilot Eric Boe steered the shuttle through the clouds and into a smooth landing.
With its eight members calling diverse music scenes (New York, Sacramento and Portland) home, !!! is a dance-punk band that isn't afraid to get down and dirty — and also isn't afraid to mix things up. Pronounced "chk chk chk", this group has been on the radar of fans and critics alike since 2000, with the release of their eponymous debut. Taking their name from the movie The Gods Must Be Crazy, the !!! stand for Bushmen's clicking--though band members say that the three exclamation marks can stand for three sounds of any kind, such as Pow Pow Pow, Bam Bam Bam, or Uh Uh Uh.