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50 years later: Astronaut Michael Collins returns to the Apollo 11 launch pad: ‘It’s a wonderful feeling’

iStock(BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.) — Astronaut Michael Collins, 88, returned to where it all began — the spot where Apollo 11 launched into space 50 years ago Tuesday. He reflected on the mission that brought man to the moon and what he hopes to see for space exploration in the future. “It’s a wonderful feeling to …

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Instagram faces criticism after leaving gruesome images of teen’s corpse on platform for hours

iStock(NEW YORK) — A man suspected of murdering 17-year-old Bianca Devins alerted police to the killing by posting photographs of her dead body on multiple social media platforms, police said. Now, Instagram is facing criticism from social media users for allegedly failing to swiftly remove the gruesome images. “I have seen the pictures. I will …

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Twins conjoined at the head successfully separated after 55 hours of surgery

iStock(LONDON) — A pair of extremely rare conjoined twins were successfully separated after a total of 55 hours of surgery during a months-long endeavor to help them each live independent lives. The odds were stacked against Safa and Marwa Ullah, now 2, from the moment they were born, according to the officials at the London …

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Police: Man arrested in murder of Louisiana African-American museum founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph

iStock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — A Louisiana man has been arrested in the murder of a beloved 75-year-old community activist whose body was discovered asphyxiated in the trunk of her car, police said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. The death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African American museum in Baton Rouge and teamed up …

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Bayer announces move to St. Louis

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced today Bayer’s North American Crop Science Division is moving 500 jobs to Creve Coeur, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. The announcement comes after Parson’s trip to Europe where he met with Bayer CEO Werner Baumann. Parson says the $164 Million move has been in the works since before the …

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Outside markets pressure cattle futures

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures were lower on profit-taking ahead of widespread direct cash business.  Feeder cattle futures were lower on the same factors with additional pressure from the outside markets.  August live cattle closed $.27 lower at $108.22 and October live cattle closed $.52 lower at $109.25.  August feeder cattle closed …

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