About 50 miles east of Flagstaff, Ariz., in the middle of a vast, flat, scrubby plain, there's an enormous rocky bowl in the ground — more than two and a half miles around and more than 500 feet deep. Meteor Crater was created 50,000 years ago when an asteroid smashed into Earth.
An exhaustive, three-year search for some tapes that contained the original footage of the Apollo 11 moonwalk has concluded that they were probably destroyed during a period when NASA was erasing old magnetic tapes and reusing them to record satellite data."
It has been about three months since city officials shut down a large "tent city" occupied by Sacramento's homeless people.Now, some of the tent city's residents say they feel like refugees, with no place to go.
Michael Medina is nostalgic for the days when he had a job. Just ask him about where he used to work, and he gushes with enthusiasm."Stacey's Bookstore. That's No. 1, that's a wonderful ... it's the biggest bookstore I ever been to," Medina says. "A wonderful store.
On a bustling sidewalk in the Dominican neighborhood of New York City's Washington Heights, Carmen Calderon reaches over a folding table to wave a pamphlet at a sandwich delivery man, shouting in Spanish, "You know your rights as a worker?" The man smiles and keeps biking.