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NASA chief: Soyuz-crash probe will 'go swiftly,' keeping launches on schedule

Nasa astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin landed safely and rescue crews who raced to locate them on the Kazakh steppe quickly linked...


Hurricane Michael Causes Transformer Explosion in Alabama

On Thursday morning, some 830,000 homes were reported to be without power as a result of the damage. Bill Manning, a 63-year-old supermarket employee, fled hi...


Hurricane Michael Shutters 700000 Bpd Of Oil Production

Waves crash along a pier as Hurricane Michael approaches Panama City Beach, Florida, U.S. October 10, 2018. The Florida Governor has said the state is "100 ...


MI meteorite used as doorstop for 30 years 'worth $100,000'

Despite the rock's out-of-this-world origin, the farmer threw it in with his property, and Mazurek kept it for more than three decades. Now, the Smithsonia...


Tropical Storm Kirk speeds up as it moves west across Atlantic

Interstate 40 has also been closed because of Hurricane Florence and on Sunday night it remained closed from NC 41 to Wilmington, according to the N.C. Is Sto...


Killer storm Florence turning into 'flood event'

Roy Cooper told NPR's Morning Edition . It diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, but forecasters said the 350-mile-wide storm's slow progress ...


Coastal communities prepare for Florence and Isaac

A Tropical Storm Watch which had been issued for St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Barbuda and Antigua was also expected to be discontinued by Thursday evening. ...


Hurricane Florence: 'Catastrophic' storm surge could cause 3-metre-deep flooding

The storm was about 35 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., and about 50 miles southwest of Morehead City, N.C., the National Hurricane Center's 2 a.m. EDT Friday ...


'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods

Forecasters said conditions will only get more lethal as the storm pushes ashore early Friday near the North Carolina-South Carolina border and makes its way sl...


SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

SpaceX first floated the idea of sending private people around the moon in early 2017, saying two people had "paid a significant deposit" for the mission. We ...


UA hurricane experts weigh in as Hurricane Florence draws near

People who thought they were safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesda...


Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence

The images here were all taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst on September 12. The actual landfall - when the center of the eye reaches land - will be Friday ...


Powerful Florence still churning toward NC coast

Read on to see maps and trackers of Hurricane Florence's path, along with the storm's projected path for the coming days. Mandatory coastal evacuations wer...


Huge Hurricane Florence Looms Large in New Views from Space

The center of Florence was forecast to sweep between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday before making its assault on the USA coast. The massive ...


Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens, churns toward U.S. Gulf Coast

The storm was located about 80 miles northwest of Jackson, Miss., packed 25 mph winds and was moving north-northwest at 8 mph as of the NHC's 10 p.m. CDT update...


Kavanaugh Defends Judicial Record As Democrats Seek Answers On Hot-Button Issues

Kavanaugh reiterated his previous testimony that " Roe v. Wade is an important precedent of the Supreme Court". Democrats have been pressing Kavanaugh for...


Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast

According to a report by CNN , 13 million people are under a tropical storm warning as of Monday afternoon, and nearly 2 million people are under hurricane wat...


Astronaut uses finger to shuffle hole on residence draw

When the two-millimetre slash was detected, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst reportedly put his finger over the hole to try to plug the leak....


Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill

Almost forty years ago, a governor of California in his State of the State address "urged the Legislature to take on bail reform ... calling it a 'tax on poor...


Hurricane hunters offer incredible view of ferocious Hurricane Lane

A hurricane warning is in effect for Hawaii county while a hurricane watch has been issued for Maui county. A hurricane warning is in effect for Hawaii and ...


Subtropical Storm Ernesto forms over the Atlantic

A faster northeastward motion is forecast to occur on Thursday and Friday. Subtropical Depression 5 formed in the north-central Atlantic and poses no threat t...


Trump Pats Himself On The Back For Yanking Brennan's Security Clearance

The signees included seven former CIA directors, six former CIA deputy directors and two former national intelligence directors, James Clapper and retired Nav...


FUEL EFFICIENCY: Trump proposes rollback of Obama's clean auto rules

Regardless, the Trump administration notes that much of the optimism of reaching higher fuel economy rested on an ever-increasing number of electric vehicl...


What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

Trump said he would begin the selection process with a list of 25 conservative candidates. Conservative activists have long dreamed of building a firmly con...


Heat Wave: Excessive heat warning in effect Sunday as unsafe conditions persist

In some areas it could feel as hot as 95-100 degrees Monday and Tuesday , prompting a hazardous weather outlook in Maine's interior, according to the weath...


Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled

Officials say they don't know what caused the train to go off the rails, although a local, Jacob Faber, told the Des Moines Register that there was water on...


Alberto expected to weaken as storm moves through Alabama, Tennessee

The storm's effects were being felt in South Florida, in the Keys and across the state, with 1 to 3 inches of more rain expected Monday , forecasters said, in ...


Storm Alberto: State of EMERGENCY issued as huge storms smash into US

The storm is expected to spin up multiple tornadoes as it marches inland after making landfall this afternoon. Subtropical Storm Alberto is expected to rema...


YouTube launching music streaming, rebranding YouTube Red

To extend the features of YouTube Music Premium beyond the music app, we're soon introducing YouTube Premium , the new name for our YouTube Red subscriptio...


Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine [VIDEO ] announced on Twitter that the Mars 2020 would have another enhancement. To cope with that, the marscopter's tw...