NASA: Picture-perfect landing of Mars rover Curiosity adds another impressive achievement to space agencys record.
Olympics: A new gymnast sensation, new running records, Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt – whats not to like?
Madonna: During a concert in Moscow, the singer offers support for the three women from a Russian punk rock group arrested for holliganism for delivering a punk prayer to oust President Vladimir Putin at a church.
I-69: Transportation officials say the first leg of the extended interstate, a 65-mile stretch from Evansville to Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center southwest of Bloomington, will open in November.
Shannon Eastin: College-level referee becomes NFLs first-ever female referee, serving as line judge for the Packers-Chargers preseason game Thursday. But her promotion is likely short-lived: Shes crossing the picket line in a dispute between the league and its officials.
Peyton Manning: The former Colts star returns to football as a Denver Bronco – but plays only one series in the first preseason game, ending his appearance with an interception.
GE: Electronics giant recalls 1.3 million dishwashers sold from March 2006 to August 2009 due to a fire hazard, telling owners to stop using them immediately.
Local taxpayers: Angola-based tree service cant handle the job of removing 4,500 ash trees and pulls out of contract with city, which hires the second-lowest bidder – at $1.2 million, more than twice that of the low bid.
David Webb: Tea party leader complains to Fox News that U.S. Olympic athletes are showing soft support for nation by wearing anything other than red, white and blue apparel, with Foxs Alisyn Camerota singling out gymnast Gabby Douglas for her hot-pink leotard.
Consumers, motorists: Agriculture officials say this years corn crop will be 13 percent below last year, driving up prices for beef and the ethanol in gasoline, among other products.
Johannesburg: South African city records a rare snowfall Tuesday, along with temperatures just above freezing. The city has seen snow fewer than two dozen times over the last century.
Gonorrhea: Scientists say only one type of antibiotic now works on treating the sexually transmitted disease – and they fear the disease will grow resistant to that as well, especially with the discovery of a gonorrhea superbug in Japan, France and Spain.