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TSA officers find 2 pistols at Columbus airport checkpoints

Jun. 24, 2020 6:18 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation Security Administration officers discovered two pistols in carry-on bags at John Glenn Columbus International Airport, the TSA said. One of the weapons was loaded and the other was not. The weapons were found during different security screenings on Tuesday. Police took...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 1983 file photo, Annie Glenn speaks during an interview in Newport, N.H. The wife of the late astronaut and senator John Glen turns 100 on Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/File)

Annie Glenn remembered as fighter who cared about others

Jun. 6, 2020 1:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mourners praised Annie Glenn on Saturday as a dogged fighter for those with speech disorders, a source of support for her astronaut husband and a hero in her own right. Glenn, wife of the late John Glenn, died May 19 at 100 of complications from COVID-19. She had been living in a...

This illustration made available by SpaceX depicts the company's Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket during the uncrewed In-Flight Abort Test for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. (SpaceX via AP)

NASA astronauts go back to the future with capsule launch

May. 25, 2020 7:27 AM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It’s back to the future as NASA astronauts launch again from the U.S. — aboard a retro-style “Right Stuff” capsule. Make no mistake: This is not your father’s — or grandfather’s — capsule. SpaceX’s Dragon crew...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 1983 file photo, Annie Glenn speaks during an interview in Newport, N.H.  Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, of COVID-19 complications at a nursing home near St. Paul, Minn., at age 100.  (AP Photo/File)

Speech advocate Annie Glenn, astronaut's wife, dies at 100

May. 19, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Annie Glenn, who was thrust into the spotlight in 1962 when her husband became the first American to orbit the Earth, but who shied away from the media attention because of a severe stutter that later moved her to advocate for people with speech disorders, died Tuesday. She was 100....

Annie Glenn, widow of U.S. Sen. John Glenn, dies at 100

May. 19, 2020 10:34 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Annie Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday at age 100. Glenn died of COVID-19 complications at a nursing home near St. Paul, Minnesota, said Hank Wilson, a spokesman for the Glenn College of Public Affairs at The...

Annie Glenn, communication disorders advocate and widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, has died at age 100

May. 19, 2020 10:27 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Annie Glenn, communication disorders advocate and widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, has died at age 100.