NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

This July 23, 2008 image made available by NASA shows the planet Saturn, as seen from the Cassini spacecraft. After a 20-year voyage, Cassini is poised to dive into Saturn on Friday, Sept. 15, 2016.
(NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute via AP)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After a 20-year voyage, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet.

US marks 9/11 anniversary with resolve, tears and hope

A man stands at the edge of a waterfall pool at ground zero during a ceremony on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Holding photos and reading names of loved ones lost 16 years ago, 9/11 victims' relatives marked the anniversary of the attacks with a solemn and personal ceremony. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK — Americans commemorated 9/11 on Monday with tear-streaked tributes, a presidential warning to terrorists and appeals from victims’ relatives for unity and hope 16 years after the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil.

DACA recipient hopes for the best

“Jorge,” a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient, poses for a photo in Jefferson County, where he was raised. “I grew up in an agriculture town with maybe two more Hispanics in my grade; the rest were Caucasian. Which to me meant nothing really. I was in a safe neighborhood. I did what any American does in a small town,” he said. Taylor Carpenter / Post Register file

Editor’s note: Jorge is not the real name of the DACA recipient featured in this article. The Post Register has given the source anonymity.

Holy Rosary holds heroes lunch

Kindergartner Rafael Picorelly, 5, talks to Idaho Falls Police Department Capt. Royce Clements during Holy Rosary Catholic School’s sixth Annual Heroes’ Lunch. School officials hold the event each year to honor public safety personnel. Kevin Trevellyan /

Local public safety personnel and veterans lined up Monday in Holy Rosary Catholic School’s cafeteria alongside students for trays of spaghetti and salad.

Weakened but dangerous Irma lashes Florida

The metal canopy at a gasoline station is shown after it was overturned by high winds brought on by Hurricane Irma, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — A weakened but still dangerous Hurricane Irma pushed inland Monday as it hammered Florida with roof-ripping winds and gushing floodwaters that created hazards even for emergency personnel trying to help beleaguered residents.



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