'Subversives' takes a deep and troubling look at Reagan's handling of the civil unrest in Berkeley in the 1960s.
Two teams of astronomers used a technique for finding extrasolar planets to directly measure one such planet. The approach could allow the study of more exoplanets' atmospheres than ever before.
It may be hard to believe, and it was a long time coming, but gas in California fell below $4 a gallon after three weeks of steep declines. Good news for the economy at last.
Previous studies produced projections of changing fire risks for individual regions. A new study attempts to gauge future changes to wildfire patterns globally as the climate warms.
The dueling speeches on the economy by Obama and Romney simply offered national solutions. Yet so many cities and states are on a strong comeback. How can the jobless join that success?
NASA's $165 million Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) mission will scan the skies for X-ray emissions from black holes.
NASA will launch the orbiting X-ray observatory NuSTAR Wednesday in hopes of plunging deeper into the secrets of black holes and supernovae.
Journalist Zahid Rafiq tells how he tried to reach Avtar Singh, a former Indian military man living outside Fresno with a dark past in Kashmir. On Saturday, Mr. Singh killed his family and himself.
Cockroaches are adept at vanishing under ledges in the blink of an eye. Now researchers have built a robot that replicates the insect's feat.
Our planet is heading toward a sudden breakdown, a group of international scientists warn, unless humans adopt more sustainable practices.