Chinese spacecraft lands on far side of moon

Just hours after NASA was forced to scrap the Florida launch of the Boeing Starliner for the second time, a Chinese spacecraft landed on the far side of the moon Sunday to collect soil and rock samples that could provide insights into differences between the less-explored region and the better-known near side. The landing module … Read more

Fans dancing in the rain at Beyond Wonderland music festival

Determined music fans pulled ponchos over tutus, checkered stockings, bikini bottoms and other costumes on Saturday at Beyond Wonderland. With little interruption, rain poured on the inaugural, two-day electronic dance music festival at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. Given that poor weather conditions also impacted the Sueños Music Festival in Grant Park last week, … Read more

Red Sox to place Grissom on IL with hamstring injury

Red Sox Grissom was removed from Saturday’s game after suffering a hamstring strain while running to first base on a groundout. Vaughn Grissom was removed from Saturday’s game after suffering a hamstring strain in the third inning. Winslow Townson/Getty Images Red Sox’ Enmanuel Valdez records multi-home run game after promotion from Triple-A Worcester Watch: Ceddanne … Read more

Woman charged in beating death of man in South Shore

A 22-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the death of a man whose battered body was found Thursday inside a home in South Shore, Chicago police said. Victoria Greyson, 22 faces a felony count of concealing a homicidal death, police announced Saturday, but didn’t release more details. Officers responded to the home Thursday … Read more