Journalist Karl Fleming chronicled many of the key moments in the civil rights era in the South. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he was beaten during the 1965 Watts Riots. Fleming died last weekend at age 84.
An artist's rendition of an X-51A WaveRider (in white) attached to the wing of a B-52.
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An experimental aircraft that designers hoped would hit 3,600 mph in a test flight over the Pacific on Tuesday "suffered a control failure" and failed in its attempt to go hypersonic, The Associated Press writes.
Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 2:18 pm
Four-time National Champion Nigel Richards. He won again today, becoming the first person to win four National Scrabble Championships and the first to win three titles in a row. A younger player, though, was caught cheating.
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The world of competitive Scrabble was jolted yesterday: One of the games' most promising players admitted he was hiding blank letter tiles.