Last mission to repair the Hubble telescope Hubble space telescope discoveries have enriched our understanding of the cosmos. In this special report, you will see facts about the Hubble space telescope, discoveries it has made and what the last mission's goals are.
For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
If scaly things areyour thing, listen up: New rules affecting certain reptiles in Florida took effect Jan. 1. Anyone seeking to own a python, green anaconda or Nile monitor lizard must get a permit and microchip. The reptiles must be caged, lest they go visiting the neighbors. Owners must answer questions about basic reptile care and have an (ouch) "bite response plan." There's also an annual $100 fee. For more details, see the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Web site, MyFWC.com/permits.