Judge to hear argument on Bulger’s immunity claim

BOSTON—A judge is set to hear arguments on reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger’s claim that he was given immunity to commit crimes while he was an FBI informant. The 83-year-old Bulger is awaiting trial in a racketeering indictment accusing him of participating in 19 murders. He claims a …

Curiosity Drills Mars For Answers

The Curiosity rover has achieved plenty of firsts in its six months on Mars. And the last first is especially noteworthy: on February 9th, Curiosity made the inaugural run of its drill, boring into a rock to extract a sample from the interior. It thus …