NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Popular searches on the Internet Friday include "shuttle launch" as the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to take the final mission of NASA's space shuttle program. Thunderstorms on Friday, however, could cause a delay.
On its 33rd mission, Atlantis will dock with the International Space Station for 12 days before making its return to Earth.
NASA has said this mission, though the last one of the program, will be no different than any other. After Atlantis returns on July 20, it will be prepped for display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Orlando, Fla.
"Warren Buffett" is a highly searched topic after news that Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is part of a group in talks to buy Citigroup's (C)consumer lending business, OneMain. Other members of the bidding group include Leucadia National (LUK) and Centerbridge Partners. OneMain, formerly known as a CitiFinancial, has a book value of $2 billion but reportedly may fetch $8 billion thanks to its extensive asset base. Citigroup has been in talks for months about spinning off the division, but this is the first time Buffett has been involved.
"Caylee's Law petition" is a popular trend after the creation of an online petition to make the failure to report a missing child a federal crime. Only two days after Casey Anthony was acquitted of charges that she murdered her two-year old daughter Caylee, the petition already has collected more than 475,000 signatures at Change.org. The petition calls for two new federal offenses --- the failure of a guardian to notify law enforcement of a missing child within 24 hours, and the failure to report the death of a child within one hour of discovery. Anthony didn't report that her daughter was missing or dead for 31 days after she was last seen.
"Elizabeth Smart" is a hot topic after news that the Utah woman is taking a job with ABC News as a commentator on missing persons and child abduction cases.
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