SpaceX liftoff, second attempt
Private rocket-maker SpaceX aimed for liftoff at 3:44 a.m. today after fixing the engine problem that caused a launch abort Saturday, stalling the world's first commercial space station supply flight. The Space Exploration Technologies Corp., better known as SpaceX, is the first private business to attempt to launch a vessel to the International Space Station. The vessel has 1,000 pounds of food and other provisions.
Still alive after fall over Niagara
A man plunged at least 180 feet over Niagara Falls in an apparent suicide attempt on Monday, police said. The unidentified man was only the third person known to have gone over the falls without a safety device and lived. The man, believed to be in his 40s, had injuries but none life-threatening, a hospital spokeswoman said.