A NASA and NOAA study has provided scientists with a new explanation for the persistent growth of sea ice around Antarctica, while inverse conditions in the Arctic contribute to ongoing melting there.
Star-ALE aims to put on a manmade meteor shower for the opening ceremonies of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo in 2020.
The NASA probe, New Horizons, recently caught the 90-mile 1994 JR1 on camera, giving scientists more insight into its location on the outer edge of the solar system.
Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld is expected to run for the party's vice presidential spot as part of the Libertarian effort to secure enough votes to slow Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton's White House run.
Mississippi's secretary of Education on Wednesday advised state education officials to disregard guidance from the Obama administration compelling schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms associated with their gender identity.
Construction workers uncovered ruined Roman barracks dating back to the second century while working on a new station for Rome's Metro.
A study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows that the auto title lending industry often locks borrowers into longterm debt cycles.
Eric Fanning's confirmation sailed through the Senate after Sen. Pat Roberts (R) of Kansas withdrew objections that had stalled the process for months.
The new rule is meant to put more money in the pockets of middle-class workers, but industry leaders say it could end up leading employers to demote workers.
A new company founded by former Googlers aims to retrofit newer trucks with autonomous driving technology for use on highways across the United States.
Rodrigo Dutarte says he will implement capital punishment for serious infractions and support extrajudicial killings by law enforcement.
The national space agency announced eight finalists who will receive funding through its Innovative Advanced Concepts program to further develop their future technology proposals.
A platform using input from 20 people correctly predicted the top four horses at the Kentucky Derby, a sign of progress for the advanced group feedback technology.
A 50-mile, high-speed police chase Wednesday ended in Nashua, N.H. Critics say the risks of high-speed pursuits often outweigh the benefits of an arrest.
The ex-police officer who was caught on bystander video shooting a motorist in the back during a traffic stop is facing several federal charges, including a civil rights violation.
The actress' name was found in the leaked database of millions of documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, although her activities were not necessarily illegal.
A US-Afghan raid in Pakistan on a suspected al Qaeda compound resulted in the unexpected rescue of the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister.
Rihanna recently announced a scholarship program for students attending universities in the United States, but she is far from the first celebrity to give back to education.
The US House of Representative is poised to pass a set of nearly 20 bills aimed at fighting the national opioid abuse scourge.
IBM is working on a new version of its Watson computer system that will be an expert on cybersecurity and an aid to human cyber crime fighters.