NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — National Transportation Safety Board investigators held off questioning the engineer in the deadly Hoboken train crash because of his injuries Friday and struggled to lift clues from the train's black box recorders.

  • Written by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press

Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash

BERLIN (AP) — After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study.

  • Written by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, more than a decade after he got in trouble for refusing federal orders to move a Ten Commandments monument.

  • Written by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

North Dakota tavern takes trademark as North American center

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press