Sci-tech

Mars close approach: Get a look at the red planet

Mars is already brighter than usual and will shine even more- and appear bigger - as Tuesday nears. This and the 60,000-year gap statement are true, according...


21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday: Bengaluru gears up

If you live in North America, you will not be able to see the marathon celestial event in person - unless you live in the far eastern part of Newfoundland. And ...


Armstrong's collection goes to auction

A Purdue University, Mr Armstrong's university, Centennial 1869-1969 silk flag brought by him to the Moon , pieces of a wing and prop from the Wright Brothers...


FBI agent defiant as Republicans claim bias in Trump investigation

Strzok struck a combative tone throughout the hearing, telling congressmen, "Today's hearing is just another victory notch in Putin's belt and another milestone...


Caribbean islands brace for weakened but risky Tropical Storm Beryl

Jaime Ruiz, a 54-year-old corrections officer who lives nearby, said Monday's storm was disrupting efforts to rebuild his home that was heavily damaged by Maria...


Kavanaugh begins Senate charm offensive as Democrats roll out opposition strategy

That could be the case , but for now, pressure has ramped up on Sens. Manchin is one of five Senate Democrats trying to get reelected in November in a state ...


Tropical Storm Beryl takes aim at eastern Caribbean

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Chris formed off the Carolinas, and the USA hurricane centre said it was likely to grow into a hurricane while heading to the northe...


Pruitt is out, handing EPA reins to former coal lobbyist

He said Pruitt could overcome criticism from environmental groups and unflattering stories in the media, but not the lengthy list of political scandals that inc...


Heat Continues With Storm Chances This Afternoon

The good news is that Thursday will be the hottest day, according to the Weather Service. Friday's high is expected to be in the low 90s, but with a ...


Trump to Have Supreme Court Pick by July 9

By contrast, then-president Barack Obama took just over a month after the February 2016 death of conservative justice Antonin Scalia to nominate a replacement, ...


Governor Reynolds Visits Flooded Areas and Train Derailment Site

Friday just south of Doon in Lyon County. They're also building a road parallel to the tracks to try to get to the derailed and partially-submerged oil cars. ...


New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life

Knowing that these molecules and compounds were present, then, gives new strength to the idea that life originated or existed on Mars and that more work by th...


SpaceX's Falcon 9 Launches SES-12 Satellite Aboard Pre-Flown Rocket

SES announced today that SES-12 was successfully launched onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from. SpaceX was hoping to conduct additional te...


Trump energy plan would prop up failing coal and nuclear plants

Manchin said Friday he is glad Trump is considering his idea to support coal-fired and nuclear plants under the Defense Production Act. Over dozens of pages, ...


Watch Tropical Storm Alberto Make Landfall

Subtropical storm Alberto has fizzled into a subtropical depression as it hit the USA state of Alabama, but it is still expected to bring heavy rain and flash...


Alberta premier cheers pipeline purchase; opponents express concern, caution

The move ended weeks of speculation sparked by Kinder Morgan's threat to abandon a project facing " unquantifiable risk " as the British Columbia government vow...


Canada's Government Buys Controversial Oil Pipeline, To Ensure It Gets Expanded

Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the government's long-awaited, big-budget strategy on Tuesday to save the plan to expand the oilsands pipeline. Horgan sp...


Alberto expected to make landfall in Florida this afternoon

The storm is the first storm of this year's hurricane season, coming a few day before the season officially starts on June 1. " Alberto has maximum sustain...


Heavy rain, flooding expected in South Florida over Memorial Day Weekend

Meanwhile, officials along the Gulf Coast launched emergency preparations Saturday as Alberto pounded Cuba's western coast, raising the threat of flash flood...


Royal wedding 2018: Royal Family thanks public

The wedding service combined British tradition with modernity and the bride's African-American heritage. Ms Waight Keller said she will give her final design ...