Soyuz space capsule returns to Earth from 115-day mission

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian Soyuz space capsule has landed in Kazakhstan, bringing three astronauts from the United States, Japan and Russia back to Earth from a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station.


SpaceX closer to understanding rocket explosion at pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Friday it's closer to understanding last month's rocket explosion at the launch pad and aims to resume flights by year's end.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

South Korean protesters call for president to step down

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans took to the streets of the capital on Saturday calling for increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye to step down over allegations that she let an old friend, the daughter of a religious cult leader, interfere in important state affairs.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press