A marriage proposal in southern Indiana concluded with a shock late Wednesday, when the hot air balloon carrying the future bride and groom hit a power line and knocked the pilot unconscious, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
It's the anniversary of one of America's greatest days of sacrifice, D-Day.
68 years ago today, Allied forces launched an attack by air and by sea, storming the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France.
Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, whose imagination yielded classic books such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," has died at 91, his publisher said Wednesday.
Lawyers for former two-time Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards asked for a mistrial in his federal corruption case after jurors announced they had reached a verdict on only one of six counts against him.