NASA reported the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare on Aug. 24. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the images of the flare, which erupted on the left side of the sun.
A new Florida quarter featuring the Everglades is scheduled to be released in November.
ST. LOUIS — Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.
BAGHDAD — With U.S. bombs raining down from the sky, Shiite militia fighters aligned with Iran battled Sunni extremists during the weekend, punching through their defenses to break the weekslong siege of the town of Amirli, a farming area whose Shiite residents faced possible slaughter.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Ukraine on Sunday to begin talks on "the statehood" of that country's rebellious southeast, a vague and provocative turn of phrase he used while demanding the Ukrainian government negotiate directly with pro-Russian separatists.