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Former intelligence officials criticize Trump's decision to revoke John Brennan's security cleara…

The opposition research firm hired former British spy Christopher Steele during the 2016 presidential campaign to compile the dossier. "I don't trust many of ...


Nasa launches first mission to 'touch Sun'

The spacecraft, launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, will transmit its first scientific observations in December, beginning a revolution i...


NASA Launches Mission to 'Touch the Sun'

Here's a look at the mission and what it seeks to achieve. The launch of the Parker Solar Probe will set it on a journey all the way to the Sun's atmosphere...


Nasa Launches Historic Probe To 'touch Sun'

Passing within 3.8 million miles of the sun's visible surface - well within the shimmering halo of the outer atmosphere, or corona - the spacecraft's heat shiel...


Trump proposes car-mileage rollback; states sue in protest

In a separate move to unwind California's power to set the pace of auto emissions requirements, the proposal also asserts that a 1975 law prohibits states from ...


NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions

The astronauts were divided into smaller crews assigned to work on test flights and first missions to the worldwide space station. This crew is made up of thr...


Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ’wholphin’

In fact, both the rough-toothed dolphin and the melon-headed whale are technically both dolphins. Soon after, they were able to get DNA, which led them to t...


Blood moon rises but clouds spoil party for many

The moon in the lunar eclipse will also be passing through the middle of the Earth's shadow , meaning it will spend the maximum time in darkness, thus cont...


Blood Moon on July 27: longest total lunar eclipse of the century

However, their appearances are very different. Unlike a solar Eclipse when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun , blocking the sunlight, the moon is n...


Lunar eclipse: Stargazers in Singapore catch century's longest 'blood moon'

The shadow of the earth can be seen covering the full moon as its colour turns red during a total lunar eclipse as seen from Sydney, Australia. Howeve...


Guys, They've Actually Found Real Water On Mars

To see if liquid water might hide under the Martian surface, scientists analyzed data collected between May 2012 and December 2015 by the Mars Advanced Radar...


Lunar eclipse: Rare 'blood moon' will be visible in the United Kingdom tonight

On a black background. A "blood moon" happens when Earth's moon is in full eclipse and has no special astronomical significance, rather, the view in the sky...


A dozen new moons found orbiting Jupiter, pushing total to 79

It also reminds me that the question of "what is out there" is always an open one to be explored."Tabetha Boyajian, an astronomer at Louisiana State Universit...


Democrats battle long odds in opposing Brett Kavanaugh

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court on July 9. The panel will launch confirmation hearings later th...


Tiny Beryl is Season's First Hurricane

As of 5 p.m. ET Friday, Beryl had winds of 80 miles per hour and was moving to the west at 15 miles per hour. The system may not degenerate until it reaches t...


Starbucks Announces Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks announced plans to eliminate more than 1 billion plastic straws per year from its stores worldwide by 2020. The move echoes a trend of companies a...


Tropical Storm Chris to become hurricane on Monday,…

The MODIS image revealed a very. "The cold water could have profound impacts on this year's hurricane season, since warm water is the fuel source for tropical...


EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns, Trump Tweets

For months he had ranked as a personal confidant and influential policy adviser to the president, commiserating with Trump over negative stories and indiscreet ...


Six die in Montreal as heat wave grips eastern Canada

The adopted criteria includes a daytime temperature of 29 degrees Celsius or higher and nighttime temperature of 16 degrees or higher or a humidex of 36 degrees...


Heat warning extended before strong storms bring relief

The big story tonight will be the heat and humidity. "Temperatures have not reached 100 F in Albany since 1953", said AccuWeather Meteorologist Tony Zar...