More than 100 U.S. airport towers and radar rooms have so few flights that they should be shut down late at night under the government’s own guidelines, a move that would save taxpayers $10 million a year.
With the U.S. space-shuttle program over, companies and governments are rushing to privatize travel into the cosmos. This spring, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, launched a capsule that docked with the International Space Station -- the first commercial space vehicle to do so.
Maurice Sendak, whose “Where the Wild Things Are” upset parents and psychologists in 1963 and became an international best-seller that helped change the placid world of children’s books, has died. He was 83.