At least two people were killed in a shooting at a shopping center in Bend last night and a person believed to be the shooter was also found dead at the scene. Investigators believe the unidentified male shooter entered the Forum Shopping Center from a nearby residential area and began shooting in the parking lot with an AR-15-style rifle. The shooter then crossed the parking lot and entered a Safeway grocery store, where he shot a person in the entrance, then continued firing throughout the store. READ MORE.
NASA's Artemis I mission, scheduled to launch this morning to take an Orion capsule with three test dummies to the moon and back from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, has been scrubbed due to chronic fuel leaks. Engineers could not successfully troubleshoot the issue. The next flight window will be Friday if NASA determines the rocket was ready. READ MORE.
Toyota is working on a new "hitchless towing" feature, where you'd be able to tow another car behind you without actually being connected to it physically. You'd just be connected wireless. They say a lot of the necessary features are already available in their Sienna minivans. So they've been testing it out. The trail car behind you does everything you do in real time.
For one day, movie tickets will be just $3 in most American theaters as part of a newly launched "National Cinema Day" to get people to the movies on one of the slowest weekends at theaters. Sept. 3 will be a nationwide discount day in more than 3,000 theaters and on more than 30,000 screens. Major chains, including AMC and Regal Cinemas. In participating theaters, tickets will be no more than $3 for every showing, in every format. READ MORE.
The record for the most expensive collectible card ever sold just got crushed. The new champ is a 1952 mint condition Mickey Mantle card that just sold for $12.6 MILLION. That wipes out the previous record of $7.25 million paid for a 1909 Honus Wagner card earlier this month. The guy who sold the card bought it in 1991 for $40,000. READ MORE.