The Henry Ford history attraction in suburban Detroit is hosting a festival celebrating arts, crafts, engineering and technology.
A 15-foot-tall fighting robot Megabot will highlight the outdoor midway, firing paintballs at speeds of over 120 mph at a car.
Musician and composer Dorit Chrysler will host workshops about playing an electronic instrument that generates sound without being touched.
Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian islands are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists told reporters Thursday that gathering data on the animals is often difficult, especially around the windward coasts of the Hawaiian Islands.
The team worked from a large ship, instead of using their normally small survey boats.
They also used drones to photograph the whales and dolphins.
The researchers took tissue samples and attached satellite tags to some whales to monitor their movements.
The team had three separate encounters with killer whales, which are rarely seen around Hawaii.
Using underwater acoustic detection technology, scientists also heard the calls of an unidentified species of illusive beaked whales.
At a convention that featured mothers who lost children during deadly encounters with police, showcasing Mayor Rahm Emanuel would have been a grave miscalculation. His arrival at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia the day after Mothers of the Movement stood together on stage was,
A woman found shot in her Chicago Lawn neighborhood last week died a few hours later, authorities disclosed Thursday. Jamie Varvaris, 37, was found shot in the same block where she lived, in the 3200 block of West 62nd Street, about 12:45 a.m. July 20 and was pronounced dead at 5:58 a.m.