NASA has released the first picture of Jupiter taken since the Juno spacecraft went into orbit around the planet on July 4.

The picture was taken on July 10. Juno was 2.7 million miles from Jupiter at the time. The color image shows some of the atmospheric features of the planet, including the giant red spot. You can also see three of Jupiter's moons in the picture: Io, Europa and Ganymede.

The Senate is set to approve a bill intended to change the way police and health care workers treat people struggling with opioid addictions.

My husband and I once took great pleasure in preparing meals from scratch. We made pizza dough and sauce. We baked bread. We churned ice cream.

Then we became parents.

Now there are some weeks when pre-chopped veggies and a rotisserie chicken are the only things between us and five nights of Chipotle.

Parents are busy. For some of us, figuring out how to get dinner on the table is a daily struggle. So I reached out to food experts, parents and nutritionists for help. Here is some of their (and my) best advice for making weeknight meals happen.

"O Canada," the national anthem of our neighbors up north, comes in two official versions — English and French. They share a melody, but differ in meaning.

Let the record show: neither version of those lyrics contains the phrase "all lives matter."

But at the 2016 All-Star Game, the song got an unexpected edit.

At Petco Park in San Diego, one member of the Canadian singing group The Tenors — by himself, according to the other members of the group — revised the anthem.

School's out, and a lot of parents are getting through the long summer days with extra helpings of digital devices.

How should we feel about that?

Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she disparaged him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb political statements" about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.


Attempted Murder Charges

Apr 21, 2014

Two men are facing attempted murder charges after a State Trooper was wounded in a shootout late Saturday afternoon in southeast Alabama.  The gunfire erupted after the men were stopped for a traffic violation on County Road 57 in Geneva County.  23-year-old Zachary Wood of Glenwood and 21-year-old Dillon Rafsky of Enterprise are accused of shooting at Trooper Lee Phillips who was wounded.  He was treated for non-life threatening wounds and was released from a Dothan hospital.  The two suspects also were treated for gunshot wounds and were later charged with attempted murder and taken to the Geneva County Jail.  Wood and Rafsky have also been linked to the shooting death of a farmer in Washington County, Florida. 

Unemployment Rising

Alabama's unemployment rate is rising.  The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.  The state Labor Commissioner, Tom Surtees, says the unemployment rate is up because of the growth in the labor force.  Wilcox County has the state's highest jobless rate at 16.4 percent, Perry County is next at 13.2 percent.  Shelby County recorded the lowest jobless rate at 4.8 percent. 

Casinos Reopen

Some of Greene County's bingo parlors have reopened following a raid by state authorities earlier this month.  Greene County Sheriff Joe Benison said the businesses can resume operations.  Attorney General Luther Strange did not have any immediate comment.  Greenetrack President Nat Winn said a rally is planned in Tuscaloosa on April 26th to bring attention to the dispute over electronic bingo. 

Truck Driver Killed

Authorities say a truck driver from Montgomery who was walking alongside a road in Macon, Georgia, was killed after two vehicles collided in the street, and one of the vehicles struck him.  The Bibb County, Georgia coroner identified the man hit Saturday afternoon as 43-year-old Kenneth Alan Craig of Montgomery. 

Siegleman's Case

A federal appeals court in Atlanta has tentatively scheduled oral arguments this summer in former Governor Don Siegelman's effort to overturn his conviction in a government corruption case.  The appellate court said arguments would be heard the week of July 28th.  A federal jury in 2006 convicted Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and other charges.  The former Democratic governor is incarcerated in Louisiana and has an estimated release date of summer 2017.