A small space probe, propelled by a solar sail, is bound for an asteroid from NASA's Space Launch System rocket in 2018.
A 9-year-old Girl Scout in Illinois stood up to a bully in her neighborhood, and helped more than just her troop in the process.
Along with city and state government, there are now federal agencies, including the FBI, looking into Flint's water supply situation.
While the publicity for the Chang’e-3 lander mission of 2013 may appear random, it comes only a couple of weeks after the country confirmed plans to land on the far side of the moon in 2018.
For the first time, the EU's criminal intelligence agency has put a number to young refugees missing over the past 18 to 24 months.
First proposed by Musk in 2013, the Hyperloop could transport commuters at about 700 miles per hour.
Thirty years after the tragic explosion, commercial space transportation has become a $5.4-billion industry.
He was Providence's longest-serving mayor, elected to six terms with a total 21 years in office, and is credited with helping to revitalize the city.
Or maybe ask anyone: the difference between top-ranking Hawaii and last-place West Virginia is a scant 6.3 points.
A grand jury in Harris County cleared Planned Parenthood's Gulf Coast affiliate and indicted David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, in a courtroom twist that surprised many.
About a decade ago, astronomers found that older stellar globular clusters were host to younger stars, but they did not know why or how.
Scottish inventor John Logie Baird is honored with a Google Doodle. The first TV images in 1926 were blurry, but supported the audacious inventor's claims.
The James Webb Space Telescope will be the most powerful space telescope ever made, and is being built to explore the history of the universe.
While Gov. Rick Snyder's stated intention was to show the administration's transparency on the crisis, the emails indicate instead that state officials were largely unconcerned with residents' outcry, and focused attention on casting blame on local government.
No survivors nor bodies have been reported found. Going forward, the Marine Corps will be responsible for "recovery and salvage" efforts.
A new study has found that a period of rapid warming that gave rise to animal life may have been accelerated by deep-sea volcanoes.
Nearly 50 years after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights activists see much left to be done to realize the civil rights leader's dream.
The deep ocean has warmed as much in the past two decades as it did in the previous 100 years, researchers found.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson compared Flint, Mich., water crisis to the 1960s civil rights movement cities of Selma and Montgomery, Ala., and called for action by its citizens.
Officer Thomas Cottrell was killed shortly before midnight on Sunday. Ohio police say a woman had called into authorities right before the shooting cautioning that her ex-boyfriend was hunting police officers.
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