Rand Paul, Republican candidate for US Senate from Kentucky, is perhaps the closest thing there is to a 'tea party' candidate. In that light, his recent controversial comments are telling.
05/23/2010 04:51 pm
President Obama has named a bipartisan commission to investigate the causes of the BP Gulf oil spill, one of the nation's worst environmental disasters, including any government failures.
05/22/2010 01:27 pm
The Atlantis crew brought along a photo of Isaac Newton, as well as a chip of wood from the famous apple tree that inspired his law of gravity, which they let float freely.
05/21/2010 01:55 pm
It's now been 30 days since the Gulf oil spill began after the Deepwater Horizon sank. As oil starts to come ashore on the Louisiana coast, frustration among the local population is mounting.
05/21/2010 01:47 pm
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket could eventually be modified to carry people to space.
05/21/2010 11:55 am
A Florida photographer captured both the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station in silhouette in front of the sun last Sunday.
05/21/2010 11:06 am
Two of the Shuttle Atlantis crew are on a spacewalk, working outside the International Space Station this morning to finish a battery upgrade service call on the station's solar arrays.
05/21/2010 10:41 am
The Falcon 9 rocket, built by Space Exploration Technologies, could make its first test as soon as May 28. It could be modified to carry people into orbit, company officials said.
05/20/2010 06:40 pm
BP admits that more oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico than was previously estimated.
05/20/2010 03:45 pm
Editorial Board Blog Solution-oriented opinion: Gulf oil spill, Detroit and GM, Japan, Sarah Palin, Cyprus
05/20/2010 12:07 pm