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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Richard Branson
Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space.
The adage "charity begins at home" served as a reminder that if one is generous at home it creates a sense of responsibility to be charitable outside the home as well.
British billionaire Richard Branson talked world peace at the annual dinner of the Economic Club of Grand Rapids.
British billionaire Richard Branson is to speak at the annual dinner of the Economic Club of Grand Rapids.
Virgin America has enlisted its brightest star, British billionaire Richard Branson, to help wage its campaign for space at a Dallas airport.
Celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson are boycotting a hotel chain linked to Brunei's sultan after he introduced a code of Islamic law that includes death by stoning.
The soldier on the military cargo plane struggles to breathe. He developed pneumonia while serving in Afghanistan and needs medicine now, but the pump to deliver it won't work properly.
President Obama doesn't understand what Abraham Lincoln was talking about when he called America "the exceptional nation." Mr. Obama says the Americans are no more the exception than "the Brits" or the Greeks, but he's wrong and events are proving it.
A new, environmentally friendly auto racing series just got even greener.
Richard Branson, the billionaire businessman who founded Virgin America airlines, said at a National Press Club panel event Wednesday evening that of all the politicos and players in Washington, D.C., the tea party could benefit the most from taking drugs.
Kate Winslet's new husband won an injunction Tuesday in a British court to stop a tabloid newspaper publishing photos of him at a costume party.
Kate Winslet has tied the knot again.
British billionaire Richard Branson says his space tourism project keeps being pushed back and isn't sure of an exact date for the first launch.
In a story Sept. 22 about Spaceport America, The Associated Press reported erroneously the cost of the project to taxpayers. The cost was $209 million, not $209 billion.
New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico's Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson has hinted it will host the first of his new brand of lifestyle hotels. And the eclectic hot springs town of Truth or Consequences has been anxiously awaiting all the economic development the nearly quarter-of-a-billion-dollar project is supposed to bring to this largely rural part of southern New Mexico.
And about four years ago, when Branson announced he was creating a Virgin hotel brand, he told a hotel conference one of the first ones might be built near spaceport.
Originally, Branson had said he hoped to launch the flights by the end of 2010.