NASA's JPL braces for layoffs, Mars missions at risk amid budget cuts

Technicians test the robotic arm of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover “Curiosity,” at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, September 16, 2010. Photo by REUTERS/Fred Prouser.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory plans to lay off 500 employees and dozens of contractors. How will that affect space exploration?

For decades, the promise of higher education was the recipe for success. But many people today are now searching for an alternative to traditional college.

A bipartisan immigration bill is paralyzing Congress. It leaves billions in aid for Ukraine in limbo, as their war with Russia grinds on. 

Congress is stalling on more funding for Israel, which has been the largest recipient of U.S. aid of any country since its founding in 1948. Israel relies on that money to wage its war in Gaza. 

The pineapple bun is a flaky, fluffy, and crumbly Hong Kong Cantonese snack. It’s made from a milk bread dough that’s enriched with butter, sugar, and eggs.