A newly discovered asteroid is in an orbit around the Sun that will keep it as Earth's cosmic companion for centuries.
President Obama looks to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, a 140,000 square mile expanse containing diverse ocean life, by including the northwest region of the Hawaiian Islands.
NATO said Wednesday it will keep its bases in Afghanistan open and possibly extend its mission there, while US officials may postpone the withdrawal of thousands of troops planned for later this year.
A new Department of Education report sheds light on the 'troubling pay gap' facing preschool teachers in comparison with their colleagues who teach older students.
A GoFundMe page raising money for the victims of Sunday's shooting, organized by Equality Florida, became the fundraising platform's fastest ever to reach $1 million and is closing in on its $5 million goal.
Charitable donations in the US rose 4 percent this past year, marking a record high for giving from both individuals and other groups.
New insight gained from NASA orbiters could help the agency prepare its astronauts for the conditions that will be present on the Red Planet when its first crewed missions there occur in the 2030s.
A new report finds that despite a reduction in the number of nuclear weapons worldwide over the past years, nuclear-capable nations are continuing to expand their programs and funding for the modernization of warheads already in their possession.
A new study suggests persistent atmospheric conditions as one possible cause behind the ice melt runoff and rising surface temperatures near the northern pole.
Seven US cities this week pitched their ideas for the US Department of Transportation initiative aimed at implementing new technologies into civic systems. The winner will receive funding to kickstart new projects.
If tested successfully, Google Fiber could be wirelessly beamed into homes disconnected from its physical fiber optic lines, spreading access to the high-speed internet service to a broader range of people and places.
A continued global spike in terrorism and ongoing conflict in the Middle East highlight the drop in worldwide peace found in 2015, although most countries saw improvements over the past year.
Nevada recently agreed to help EHang develop a pilotless drone that could carry people on trips through the air for more than 20 minutes.
New Chinese regulations aimed at curbing rampant cheating on national college entrance exams could impose a criminal penalty for those circumventing testing rules.
An engineering company hopes to develop an additive manufacturing (3D printing) process that can turn asteroids into mechanical craft capable of delivering their resources to future human outposts across space.
A report by Bloomberg suggests the electronics company may be ready to introduce two smartphones featuring bendable screens as early as next year.
While paying off nearly $15 million in debt from old medical expenses, television host John Oliver also shed light on the trillions of dollars of debt currently carried by millions of Americans.
This fall, the high court will examine the cases of convicted murderers Duane Buck and Bobby Moore, who say their constitutional protections were violated.
The third named storm of the 2016 hurricane season is expected to hit Florida on Monday, little more than one week after tropical storm Bonnie formed off of the coast of South Carolina.
New flat meta-lenses developed by Harvard University researchers are more efficient to manufacture than lenses currently used in a variety of imaging products.
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