The following is the text of President Bush's memo calling for energy conservation at federal facilities.
The Russian space station Mir made a fiery return to Earth, crashing down in the South Pacific.
Engineers completed history's first asteroid landing today when the NEAR spacecraft successfully touched down on the surface of Eros, 196 million miles from Earth.
Space shuttle Atlantis was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., this evening. It's on its way to the International Space Station, 230 miles above the Earth.
Leaders of the U.S. beef industry emerged today from talks with government health officials pledging to do a better job of following regulations meant to curb the spread of mad cow disease.
President-elect Bush has named former Colorado Attorney General Gale Norton to head the Department of the Interior, responsible for overseeing federal land and managing environmental resources.
George W. Bush has nominated New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman to be the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
By PBS NewsHour
This week, horror writer Stephen King became the first best-selling author to publish a work exclusively in electronic format. First-day sales of "Riding the Bullet" surpassed first-day sales of all King's best-selling books on paper.
By PBS NewsHour
Amidst the discovery of a falsified study about bone marrow transplants, a major insurer declares it will not cover the controversial breast cancer treatment.
President Clinton today proposed requiring Internet sites to obtain federal approval for selling prescription drugs or face severe fines.
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