It looks like we may never know if Happy Feet the wayward penguin makes it home.
"The satellite transmitter that was attached to Happy Feet has not been received since Friday 9 September 2011, NZ time," report the analysts at Sirtrack, which had been following the little guy's progress.
"This leads to the conclusion that either the satellite transmitter has detached or an unknown event has prevented Happy Feet from resurfacing," they add.
Officials in Portsmouth, Ohio, made changes to the garbage pick-up last week, following a holiday. But Janice Shanks was overlooked, and so her trash piled up. Wanting to send a message, she bagged up the garbage and delivered it to the mayor's office.
Kentucky veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are telling their stories while they’re still fresh in their minds. The recollections are the basis for an oral history project at the University of Kentucky, “From Combat to Kentucky.” Beginning this month WEKU will air capsule versions of the original interviews. Today, we profile Army Reservist Stephanie Murphy, a veteran of the Iraq war.
Phil Mathis said he wanted to do something crazy. So the 58-year-old Ohio man told his bride-to-be that he would only get married if they went skydiving together. Gail decided to take the leap. The couple held the ceremony in a plane, and then tumbled out from 7,500 feet.
With the solemn ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks now over, Washington returns to the subject most likely to dominate the political debate between now and the November 2012 presidential election: