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NASA: Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young has died

Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87. The space agency said Young died Friday night at home in Houston following complications from pneumonia. NASA called Young one of its pioneers — the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of ...

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Germany’s Merkel embarks on new talks to form government

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel embarked Sunday on talks with the center-left Social Democrats on forming a new government, with leaders stressing the need for speed as they attempt to break an impasse more than three months after the country’s election. Merkel’s conservative Union bloc and the Social Democrats have run Germany together for the…

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