The best selfies from space
"Gee whiz! Look at that horizon. It's curved a little bit and the clouds are way down there. I wonder what the picture's going to look like?" recalls famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Buzz Aldrin: After moon, Mars
Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.
Online fury erupts over column
In a single column, a veteran police officer has catapulted himself into the national debate over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Who's in charge in Ferguson?
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, have bubbled, one official after another has taken the lead, grappling to figure out how to stop it from coming to a boil.
Support grows for officer
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
6 more journalists arrested
Six journalists were taken into custody while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday and early Tuesday, aggravating what one press freedom group has called a "concerted, top-down effort to restrict the fundamental First Amendment rights of the public and the press."
Manziel extends middle finger to Redskins
Browns quarterabck Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night's preseason game.
Sources: Bell, Blount to play despite charges
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, sources told ESPN's Ed Werder, despite the fact that they will be charged with marijuana possession.
Angels' Richards suffers 'significant' injury
Angels pitcher Garrett Richards is scheduled to fly back to Los Angeles on Thursday to be examined by team doctors for what manager Mike Scioscia called a "significant injury" to his left patellar tendon.
Sources: Durant offer by UA at least $265M
Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.
LLWS: Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, tops Philly
Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series.
Ice, ice baby: Athletes leading ALS challenge
The ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS has spread quickly across the nation over the past three weeks, and it's not just people dumping ice water on their heads and challenging three people they know to do the same within 24 hours.
Auburn's revenge? Updyke into dunk tank
Auburn fans might finally be able to seek their revenge against Harvey Updyke, who poisoned Auburn's beloved oak trees at Toomer's Corner. He has agreed to a charity event in which fans will be allowed to dunk him or throw pies at his face.
Giants win appeal, will finish game vs. Cubs
The San Francisco Giants have prevailed in their protest of Tuesday night's game, when the field became an unplayable mess after the Chicago Cubs ground crew was unable to get the tarp on in time in the bottom of the fifth inning.