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  • Aldrin skips Space Center gala amid feud with his children

    Aldrin skips Space Center gala amid feud with his children

    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:44 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:44:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Sanz). Former Johnson Space Center Director Gerry Griffin, left, a flight director for all of the crewed Apollo missions, sits next to Apollo astronauts Harrison Schmitt, Rusty Schweickart, Walt Cunningham and Tom Stafford, from second f...(AP Photo/Alex Sanz). Former Johnson Space Center Director Gerry Griffin, left, a flight director for all of the crewed Apollo missions, sits next to Apollo astronauts Harrison Schmitt, Rusty Schweickart, Walt Cunningham and Tom Stafford, from second f...
    Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin skipped a gala to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor.More >>
    Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin skipped a gala to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor.More >>
  • Britain has a summer job for you: Count the butterflies

    Britain has a summer job for you: Count the butterflies

    Sunday, July 22 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-07-22 07:29:02 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:19:24 GMT
    (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, file photo, John Miano of Destin, Fla., holds a monarch butterfly on his fingertip as he waits for the newly tagged insect to take flight during the Panhandle Butte...(Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017, file photo, John Miano of Destin, Fla., holds a monarch butterfly on his fingertip as he waits for the newly tagged insect to take flight during the Panhandle Butte...
    Britain is in the midst of a Big Butterfly Count designed to help experts assess the state of the environment.More >>
    Britain is in the midst of a Big Butterfly Count designed to help experts assess the state of the environment.More >>
  • Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

    Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

    Saturday, July 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-07-21 13:36:10 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:39:30 GMT
    Kraftwerk fans can expect to hear some otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart on Friday.More >>
    Kraftwerk fans can expect to hear some otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart on Friday.More >>
  • Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

    Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:17:20 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:50 GMT
    Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.More >>
    Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.More >>
  • Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

    Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:20:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.More >>
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.More >>
  • Bear cub burned by Colorado wildfire healing, gaining weight

    Bear cub burned by Colorado wildfire healing, gaining weight

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:45:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:29 GMT
    (Joe Lewandowski/Colorado Parks and Wildlife via AP). This Thursday, July 19, 2018, photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows an orphaned bear cub that was burned by a wildfire healing at a rehabilitation center in Del Norte, Colo. Wildlife o...(Joe Lewandowski/Colorado Parks and Wildlife via AP). This Thursday, July 19, 2018, photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows an orphaned bear cub that was burned by a wildfire healing at a rehabilitation center in Del Norte, Colo. Wildlife o...
    An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire is healing and gaining weight.More >>
    An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire is healing and gaining weight.More >>
  • One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

    One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:18:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 16, 1969, file photo, Neil Armstrong waving in front, heads for the van that will take the crew to the rocket for launch to the moon at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Fla. When Armstrong became the first ma...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 16, 1969, file photo, Neil Armstrong waving in front, heads for the van that will take the crew to the rocket for launch to the moon at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Fla. When Armstrong became the first ma...
    Neil Armstrong's admirers soon will have chance to own artifacts from his private collection.More >>
    Neil Armstrong's admirers soon will have chance to own artifacts from his private collection.More >>
  • Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe

    Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:30:22 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:16 GMT
    Newly released video footage shows rare images of a so-called uncontacted indigenous man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe in Brazil's Amazon.More >>
    Newly released video footage shows rare images of a so-called uncontacted indigenous man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe in Brazil's Amazon.More >>
  • Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

    Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:15:16 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:16:14 GMT
    A dinosaur covered in bony armor from its spikey head to its clubbed tail is newest fossil addition to a Utah museum.More >>
    A dinosaur covered in bony armor from its spikey head to its clubbed tail is newest fossil addition to a Utah museum.More >>
  • Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

    Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:26:35 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-07-22 10:01:07 GMT
    (Zoological Society of London via AP). In this image made available Thursday July 19, 2018, London Zoo unveils a Humboldt penguin chick after they nursed it back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it. The zoo says kee...(Zoological Society of London via AP). In this image made available Thursday July 19, 2018, London Zoo unveils a Humboldt penguin chick after they nursed it back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it. The zoo says kee...
    London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it.More >>
    London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it.More >>
  • Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:32 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-07-22 09:29:50 GMT
    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.More >>
    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.More >>
  • Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:37:34 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 00:59:03 GMT
    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before.More >>
    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before.More >>
  • Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:45:39 GMT
    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)

    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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  • Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:12:18 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:52:02 GMT
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.More >>
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.More >>
  • Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:10:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:12:27 GMT
    (GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter.   A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...(GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.More >>
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.More >>
  • Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

    Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:50:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:48:05 GMT
    (esa via AP). The satellite image, which was captured by Sentinel-2A on July 9, 2018, provided by European Space Agency esa on Tuesday, July 18, 2018 shows a huge iceberg perilously close to the village of Innaarsuit on the west coast of Greenland. If ...(esa via AP). The satellite image, which was captured by Sentinel-2A on July 9, 2018, provided by European Space Agency esa on Tuesday, July 18, 2018 shows a huge iceberg perilously close to the village of Innaarsuit on the west coast of Greenland. If ...
    An iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big, it can be seen from space.More >>
    An iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big, it can be seen from space.More >>
  • Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

    Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plant

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:20:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE--In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, land that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weap...(AP Photo/Dan Elliott, File). FILE--In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, land that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weap...
    Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant.More >>
    Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant.More >>
  • Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:22:03 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:20:16 GMT
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.More >>
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.More >>
  • Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

    Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:41:55 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:32:28 GMT
    (Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP). This photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources shows damage to the roof of a tour boat after an explosion sent lava flying through the roof off the Big Island of Hawa...(Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP). This photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources shows damage to the roof of a tour boat after an explosion sent lava flying through the roof off the Big Island of Hawa...
    Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a...More >>
    Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.More >>
  • 1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:03:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:51:45 GMT
    (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...(Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...

    A fast-moving fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person, forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency Wednesday.

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    A fast-moving fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest killed one person, forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency Wednesday.

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  • Study: Blowhole spray can provide fast data on whale health

    Study: Blowhole spray can provide fast data on whale health

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:34:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:10:17 GMT
    Scientists may no longer have to collect poop to get some data on the health of endangered right whales.More >>
    Scientists may no longer have to collect poop to get some data on the health of endangered right whales.More >>
  • Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer

    Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:34:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:22:15 GMT
    Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer; salt poisoning blamed so far.More >>
    Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer; salt poisoning blamed so far.More >>
  • Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:28:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:17:04 GMT
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.More >>
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.More >>
  • EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:23:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:32:36 GMT
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.More >>
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.More >>
  • Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

    Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:17:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:27:12 GMT
    (Marco Samadelli/Eurac/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology via AP). In this November 2010 photo provided by the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, researchers examine the body of a frozen hunter known as Oetzi the Iceman to sample his stomach contents in...(Marco Samadelli/Eurac/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology via AP). In this November 2010 photo provided by the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, researchers examine the body of a frozen hunter known as Oetzi the Iceman to sample his stomach contents in...
    Scientists find animal fat, wheat seeds and wild meat of deer and goat in the stomach of an ancient frozen corpse.More >>
    Scientists find animal fat, wheat seeds and wild meat of deer and goat in the stomach of an ancient frozen corpse.More >>
  • Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom at Michigan garden

    Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom at Michigan garden

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:57:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:58:24 GMT
    (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP). The corpse flower blooms at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, July 12, 2018. The garden's staff nicknamed the flower "Putricia" for its putrid smell, which is often ...(Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP). The corpse flower blooms at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, July 12, 2018. The garden's staff nicknamed the flower "Putricia" for its putrid smell, which is often ...
    Visitors are flocking to a Michigan botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years.More >>
    Visitors are flocking to a Michigan botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years.More >>
  • Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

    Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:58:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:59 GMT
    (esa via AP). The satellite image, which was captured by Sentinel-2A on July 9, 2018, provided by European Space Agency esa on Tuesday, July 18, 2018 shows a huge iceberg perilously close to the village of Innaarsuit on the west coast of Greenland. If ...(esa via AP). The satellite image, which was captured by Sentinel-2A on July 9, 2018, provided by European Space Agency esa on Tuesday, July 18, 2018 shows a huge iceberg perilously close to the village of Innaarsuit on the west coast of Greenland. If ...
    An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space.More >>
    An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space.More >>
  • Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

    Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:07:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:01:49 GMT
    (Karl Petersen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP). In this Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo, a view of an Iceberg, near the village Innarsuit, on the northwestern Greenlandic coast. Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier. The iceb...(Karl Petersen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP). In this Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo, a view of an Iceberg, near the village Innarsuit, on the northwestern Greenlandic coast. Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier. The iceb...
    Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland.More >>
    Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland.More >>
  • South Africa unveils new telescope aimed at galaxies

    South Africa unveils new telescope aimed at galaxies

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:08:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:47:55 GMT
    South Africa unveils powerful new telescope with aim to give clearest views yet of galaxies.More >>
    South Africa unveils powerful new telescope with aim to give clearest views yet of galaxies.More >>
  • 8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

    8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:53:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:18:16 GMT
    7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster'.More >>
    7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster'.More >>
  • Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

    Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:11:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:30:17 GMT
    (Zhaoyu Zhu via AP). This Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 photo provided by Zhaoyu Zhu shows a stone flake that was found in an archaeological site in the Loess Plateau in China. In a report released on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, scientists believe stone tools...(Zhaoyu Zhu via AP). This Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 photo provided by Zhaoyu Zhu shows a stone flake that was found in an archaeological site in the Loess Plateau in China. In a report released on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, scientists believe stone tools...
    Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa.More >>
    Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa.More >>
  • Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

    Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-07-12 09:23:54 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:15:20 GMT
    Africa's iconic baobab, the 'tree of life,' dying off at alarming rate with no clear cause.More >>
    Africa's iconic baobab, the 'tree of life,' dying off at alarming rate with no clear cause.More >>
  • Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

    Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:00:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:01:46 GMT
    (David C. Bowman/NASA via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2016 photo made available by NASA, a mockup of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, in development in partnership with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, splashes into a 20-foot-deep basin at NASA’s Langley...(David C. Bowman/NASA via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2016 photo made available by NASA, a mockup of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, in development in partnership with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, splashes into a 20-foot-deep basin at NASA’s Langley...
    Report says NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, as more delays likely for new commercial crew capsules.More >>
    Report says NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, as more delays likely for new commercial crew capsules.More >>
  • Russian cargo ship makes fastest-ever trip to space station

    Russian cargo ship makes fastest-ever trip to space station

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:15:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:20:06 GMT
    A Russian cargo ship loaded with food, fuel and other supplies arrives at the International Space Station.More >>
    A Russian cargo ship loaded with food, fuel and other supplies arrives at the International Space Station.More >>
  • Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

    Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:35:07 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:45:13 GMT
    Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people.More >>
    Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people.More >>
  • Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

    Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-07-10 13:18:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:40:07 GMT
    An Israeli company says it will soon attempt to become the first non-governmental organization to land a spacecraft on the moon.More >>
    An Israeli company says it will soon attempt to become the first non-governmental organization to land a spacecraft on the moon.More >>
  • Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:38:09 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:57:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.More >>
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.More >>
  • Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:07:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:17:14 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.More >>
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.More >>
  • Australian rangers trap big crocodile near tourist gorge

    Australian rangers trap big crocodile near tourist gorge

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:45:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:57 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:57:38 GMT
    Wildlife rangers say they have trapped a 4.7-meter (15-foot) saltwater crocodile, the largest they have ever caught in the northern Australian Katherine River and in an upstream region popular with tourists that is...More >>
    Wildlife rangers say they have trapped a 4.7-meter (15-foot) saltwater crocodile, the largest they have ever caught in the northern Australian Katherine River and in an upstream region popular with tourists that is thought relatively safe.More >>
  • NASA's Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel, forced to nap

    NASA's Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel, forced to nap

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:58:03 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:28:18 GMT
    NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is almost out of fuel and has been forced to take a nap.More >>
    NASA's Kepler Space Telescope is almost out of fuel and has been forced to take a nap.More >>
  • Funding will help finish Houston-area flood-control projects

    Funding will help finish Houston-area flood-control projects

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:43:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:51:15 GMT
    Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey say $5 billion in federal funding that's been awarded to Texas in the wake of last year's deadly storm will finally help them finish major flood control...More >>
    Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey say $5 billion in federal funding that's been awarded to Texas in the wake of last year's deadly storm will finally help them finish major flood control projects.More >>
  • Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

    Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:42:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:27:32 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.More >>
    A U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.More >>
  • Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral

    Mother of girl declared dead twice slams doctors at funeral

    Friday, July 6 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-06 19:24:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:52:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015, file photo, a photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and relig...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015, file photo, a photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and relig...
    Dozens of family members, friends and other mourners have filed into a Northern California church for the funeral of a teenage girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death.More >>
    Dozens of family members, friends and other mourners have filed into a Northern California church for the funeral of a teenage girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death.More >>
  • Illegal fires ignite massive Colorado blazes, spur arrests

    Illegal fires ignite massive Colorado blazes, spur arrests

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:04:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:37:14 GMT
    (Chris Dillmann/Vail Daily via AP). An area burned in the Red Canyon Fire is viewed Monday, July 9, 2018, between Edwards and Wolcott, Colo.(Chris Dillmann/Vail Daily via AP). An area burned in the Red Canyon Fire is viewed Monday, July 9, 2018, between Edwards and Wolcott, Colo.
    A small fire that was set illegally and left unattended likely ignited a destructive blaze in Colorado that destroyed several homes.More >>
    A small fire that was set illegally and left unattended likely ignited a destructive blaze in Colorado that destroyed several homes.More >>
  • Management shift begins at US nuclear weapons lab

    Management shift begins at US nuclear weapons lab

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:43:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:16:23 GMT
    The U.S. government has cleared the way for a new management team to begin taking over one of the nation's top nuclear weapons laboratories.More >>
    The U.S. government has cleared the way for a new management team to begin taking over one of the nation's top nuclear weapons laboratories.More >>
  • New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

    New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:23:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:20:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This June 29, 2011 file photo shows the Los Alamos Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. When J. Robert Oppenheimer invited the top scientists to New Mexico in 1943 to build the world's first nuclear weapon, no one really ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This June 29, 2011 file photo shows the Los Alamos Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. When J. Robert Oppenheimer invited the top scientists to New Mexico in 1943 to build the world's first nuclear weapon, no one really ...

    A once-secret city in northern New Mexico recently marked 75 years of discovery at Los Alamos National Laboratory with a day of speeches and activities.

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    A once-secret city in northern New Mexico recently marked 75 years of discovery at Los Alamos National Laboratory with a day of speeches and activities.

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  • NASA's Bradford Smith, tour guide for Voyager missions, dies

    NASA's Bradford Smith, tour guide for Voyager missions, dies

    Saturday, July 7 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-07 19:34:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-07-10 14:56:36 GMT
    Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who interpreted the stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died.More >>
    Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who interpreted the stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died.More >>
  • Study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs

    Study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs

    Thursday, July 5 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-07-05 18:10:03 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-07-10 00:28:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016, file photo, a xoloitzcuintli is shown in the ring during the non-sporting group competition at the140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. A new study pu...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2016, file photo, a xoloitzcuintli is shown in the ring during the non-sporting group competition at the140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. A new study pu...
    New study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs that were all but wiped out after the arrival of Europeans.More >>
    New study provides clues to fate of early North American dogs that were all but wiped out after the arrival of Europeans.More >>
  • California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

    California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

    Friday, July 6 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-06 17:28:36 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:55:25 GMT
    A fire official says a person has died in a fast-moving blaze near the California-Oregon border.More >>
    A fire official says a person has died in a fast-moving blaze near the California-Oregon border.More >>
  • Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

    Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-07-04 17:10:13 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:50:45 GMT
    Scientist say they're several steps closer to perfecting a method for stopping the extinction of northern white rhinos.More >>
    Scientist say they're several steps closer to perfecting a method for stopping the extinction of northern white rhinos.More >>
  • UK town faces new reality: Another nerve agent poisoning

    UK town faces new reality: Another nerve agent poisoning

    Thursday, July 5 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-07-05 06:51:46 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:37:18 GMT

    Specialists determined that a couple in their 40s were poisoned by the same lethal toxin - developed by the Soviet Union - that almost killed a former Russian spy and his daughter in March.

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    Specialists determined that a couple in their 40s were poisoned by the same lethal toxin - developed by the Soviet Union - that almost killed a former Russian spy and his daughter in March.

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  • Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage

    Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-07-04 08:49:03 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:12:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Lazar Semini). James Goold, center, chairman of the RPM Nautical Foundation, talks with David Ruff, left, of the not-for-profit US Institute of Nautical Archaeology research organization, and Neritan Ceka, Albanian archaeologist, before the ...(AP Photo/ Lazar Semini). James Goold, center, chairman of the RPM Nautical Foundation, talks with David Ruff, left, of the not-for-profit US Institute of Nautical Archaeology research organization, and Neritan Ceka, Albanian archaeologist, before the ...
    Researchers are urging Albanian authorities to build a museum to display hundreds of Roman and Greek artifacts and ancient shipwrecks that are sitting under Albania's least explored coastline.More >>
    Researchers are urging Albanian authorities to build a museum to display hundreds of Roman and Greek artifacts and ancient shipwrecks that are sitting under Albania's least explored coastline.More >>
  • Honeybees finding it harder to eat at America's bee hot spot

    Honeybees finding it harder to eat at America's bee hot spot

    Monday, July 2 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-07-02 19:10:07 GMT
    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:44:00 GMT
    (Sarah Scott/The Ohio State University via AP). This June 2015 photo provided by The Ohio State University shows a bee on a flower in Southwest Minnesota. A new federal study finds that honeybees in the Northern Great Plains are having a hard time find...(Sarah Scott/The Ohio State University via AP). This June 2015 photo provided by The Ohio State University shows a bee on a flower in Southwest Minnesota. A new federal study finds that honeybees in the Northern Great Plains are having a hard time find...
    A new federal study finds that honeybees in the Northern Great Plains are having a hard time finding food as conservation land converts to row crops.More >>
    A new federal study finds that honeybees in the Northern Great Plains are having a hard time finding food as conservation land converts to row crops.More >>
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  • Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

    Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

    Saturday, July 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-07-22 00:03:41 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Christina Korp, Buzz Aldrin's business manager, speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for the non-profit space education...(AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Christina Korp, Buzz Aldrin's business manager, speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for the non-profit space education...
    Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and...More >>
    Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.More >>
  • Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

    Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:31:10 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:46:06 GMT
    (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP). San Bernardino County Sheriff's personnel investigate the scene of a fatal shooting, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Muscoy, Calif. Authorities say a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-ye...(Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP). San Bernardino County Sheriff's personnel investigate the scene of a fatal shooting, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Muscoy, Calif. Authorities say a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-ye...
    Authorities have arrested the grandfather of a 2-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed by her 4-year-old cousin in Southern California.More >>
    Authorities have arrested the grandfather of a 2-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed by her 4-year-old cousin in Southern California.More >>
  • Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:18:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:46:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.

    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

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    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.

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