WASHINGTON – The Brewers made a move to strengthen their well-used bullpen Friday when they traded for Chicago White Sox left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeño. In exchange for Cedeño, the Brewers traded two players from their rookie club in Helena, Montana, outfielder Bryan Connell,19, and right-hander Johan Dominguez, 22.  Players must be acquired before midnight Friday EDT to…

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On Thursday, NASA announced a new plan for attempting to recover Opportunity, the Mars rover that has been unresponsive since it was caught in a major dust storm earlier this summer. But some people who work on Opportunity believe that NASA is instead preparing to give up on the longest operational Mars spacecraft because it…

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CLOSE Pegasus XL rocket launches with CYGNSS spacecraft in December 2016. Florida Today A rocket strapped to the belly of a jet will arrive at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station this month to prepare for a rare launch from the skies of a NASA science mission. “Working an airborne launch pad is always fun and challenging,”…

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State shark expert Greg Skomal confirmed for the first time Friday that the species of shark that attacked a swimmer off a Truro beach earlier this month was a great white. Skomal, program manager and senior scientist with the Division of Marine Fisheries, said he spoke with William Lytton, 61, by phone Friday afternoon to…

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In 1976, NASA’s twin Viking landers touched down on Mars in an attempt to answer a weighty question: Is there life on the Red Planet? Gilbert Levin was the principal investigator of the Vikings’ Labeled Release (LR) life-detection experiment. The instrument got positive responses at both landing locales. However, scientists did not reach a consensus…

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High-stakes trade negotiations between the White House and Canadian leaders showed signs of faltering on Friday, as Canadian officials expressed frustration with U.S. demands and a report surfaced that President Trump had privately disparaged Canada and upset the already delicate talks. It couldn’t immediately be learned whether the setbacks would prove temporary or could threaten…

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A Washington consultant who advised a Ukrainian political party and worked with a co-defendant of Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to failing to register as a foreign lobbyist while working on behalf of a Ukrainian political party. W. Samuel Patten, 47, was charged with one count of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act for failing…

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Last year, Johnny Bobbitt’s whole world changed after a simple good deed led to a massive fundraiser, with thousands of people donating more than $400,000 to rescue the man from homelessness in Philadelphia. Less than a year later, the veteran is back on the streets after, he alleges, the couple who launched the fundraiser have…

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At 12:00 am on Friday morning, Eminem casually tweeted out a link to a surprise new album, Kamikaze, and set the late-night internet on fire. The 13-track album, streamable on Apple and Spotify, is the rapper’s first release since his 2017 LP Revival. Produced by Eminem and Dr. Dre, it pays homage to the classic…

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