Video by Robert Harper of Asheville, N.C., catches the surprise appearance of a jet crossing the moon as it eclipses the sun during the eclipse totality, 2:38 p.m., on August 21, 2017. Harper caught the scene on a tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200, high-speed video, 240 fps, near Westminster, South Carolina.
The Lauderhill Police Department released a surveillance video showing a sneaky thief pulling up to a gas station in Lauderhill and stealing a bag with $30,000 worth of cash and jewelry on Aug. 15, 2017. The victim pumped gas into his car, while the thief stole the bag from the front door of a Ford Explorer.
During the solar eclipse, a drone captured video of the view over a Fireflies game at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, S.C., Aug. 21, 2017. Totality lasted nearly 90 seconds, but this timelapse video is sped up by 400 percent.
In this video captured at 1,500 frames per second with a high-speed camera, the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the sun during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. A total solar eclipse swept across part of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.
The Conway Police Department in Arkansas have released a surveillance video showing thieves using a forklift to steal an ATM from a First Service Bank on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The suspects used the forklift to remove the ATM from its foundation, placed it in their truck and drove away, according to police.
There's more happening in the sky besides the solar eclipse. A time-lapse video of the Milky Way moving above silhouetted tree line at Grand Canyon National Park was posted on the park's Facebook page over the weekend.
Conservative activists are defending their "Free Speech Rally" in Boston on Saturday, saying it was organized to simply defend the freedom of speech and that the rally had been planned months in advance, despite it falling a week after a Virginia demonstration of white nationalists turned deadly. Organizers of the "Free Speech Rally" have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who fomented violence in Charlottesville on Aug. 12.
Coxswain Louis Harold Erwin, a World War II Navy veteran, spent four days and five nights at sea after the USS Indianapolis sank. Here, he discusses what it was like to slowly lose his shipmates to madness, drowning and sharks.
On August 21, a solar eclipse will pass over all 50 United States for the first time since 1979. The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services answers all your questions about safely viewing the solar eclipse in California.
A cow elk that bumbled into a cistern near the rural Oregon community of Gaston was rescued Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, by Gaston Fire District firefighters and Washington County sheriff's deputies. Rescuers secured straps around the big beast, one of the largest members of the deer family, then lifted her to safety with heavy equipment.
You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.
The Tempe Police Department released a video on Monday, August 14, 2017, of a man assaulting a staff member at a Motel 6 on Broadway and Priest Drive on July 10, 2017. Police say the incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., and that the assailant is 30 years old, 6 feet in height, 200-220 pounds, has short dark hair and a goatee.
Protesters celebrate after pulling down a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the action, tweeting that “the racism and deadly violence in Charlottesville is unacceptable but there is a better way to remove these monuments.”