Christopher Tolkien died Wednesday night in France at the age of 95.
• U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday formally ended the criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein due to the latter’s Aug. 10 death in jail earlier this month. Epstein was awaiting trial on accusations of sex trafficking minors.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot, too, but also a wordsmith who described the trio as “amiable strangers.”
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first moon landing.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Islamic State's recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for more front-line roles for women in jihadi groups in the future, the European Union's police agency said in a report published Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlantic hurricane season got off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near-normal year.