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Boeing, SpaceX win new ‘space taxi’ contracts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA on Tuesday signaled the end to the long drought of sending astronauts into space from Florida by announcing that the next generation of America’s manned spacecraft will be produced and operated by the private space transportation companies Boeing and SpaceX.

More than 100,000 immigrants may lose health coverage due to lack of status data

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials said Monday that more than 100,000 immigrants who bought health-care plans through the federal insurance exchange will have their coverage cut off at the end of the month, because they failed to provide proof by the Sept. 5 deadline that their citizenship or immigration status makes them eligible for insurance on the marketplace.