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This undated handout artist's rendering provided by NASA shows Kepler-22b, a planet known to comfortably circle in the habitable zone of a sun-like star. (AP File Photo)

Newest planet may be candidate for life

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The search for Earth-like planets circling other stars is heating up, but the latest discovery is not too hot at all. It's not too cold, either. Instead, the temperature on the newly announced planet Kepler-22b could be just right for life -- about 72 degrees, a perfect spring day on Earth.

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