Today in History

Today is Friday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2013. There are 81 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1962, Pope Jo…

AP PHOTOS: The Mercury 7 Astronauts

Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and one of the last two survivors of the famed original Mercury 7 astronauts, died T…