Articles by Elisha Maldonado

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Astronaut Captures Image of Perseid Meteor From Space

When in outer space, the view of the heavens is certain to be brighter than that of those on the ground. And with a stunning snapshot of a Perseid meteor bursting into Earth's atmosphere, astronaut Ron Garan proved this to be true, capturing the image through a window of the International Space Station on Sunday.

Rick Perry: I Can Restore America?s Greatness

Surely wearing his boots emblazoned with the words "liberty" and "freedom," Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is making a run for the U.S. presidency in 2012. And if the recent polls prove to be a trend, he and his boots have already walked over many of his competitors.

Navy SEALs Afghanistan: General Says Crash Happened During Pursuit, Not Rescue

Contradicting earlier official reports, the top American commander in Afghanistan told reporters that the 17 Navy SEALs killed alongside 13 other U.S. troops and eight Afghan commandos were not on a rescue mission, The Daily reported. Instead, their helicopter came under fire after they had been called in to chase fleeing Taliban fighters.

Bachmann, Pawlenty Spar in Iowa Debate

Thursday night's Republican debate featured sparring between Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty. It was a classic case of "anything you can do, I can do better," but, actually, it was more like "whatever your record is, mine is obviously better."

Falcon HTV-2: Military to Launch Fastest-Ever Aircraft

Speedier, perhaps, than even Superman, the fastest plane ever built, the Falcon HTV-2, can get from London, England to Sydney, Australia in less than an hour, all the while withstanding temperatures of almost 2,000 degrees C, hotter than the melting point of steel.