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NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms

NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morha...

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms

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Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
2019-07-11 04:32

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff: a controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off the ground on a pillow of fire and smoke. But that......
2019-07-02 07:16

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
2019-05-24 12:32

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
2019-05-24 18:48

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
2019-07-03 17:32

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
2019-05-31 21:32

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television an...
2019-05-23 01:32

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of th...
2019-07-20 09:01

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
2019-06-11 19:00

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce...
2019-06-28 01:32

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
2019-06-22 02:00

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
2019-06-05 22:16

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
2019-06-13 20:48

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at the heart of what it does....
2019-07-15 17:48

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
2019-06-15 03:00

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
2019-06-07 21:16

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million vie...
2019-07-20 04:32

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, "Disappointed" Over US Space Exploration When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11......
2019-07-20 03:48

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
2019-06-08 06:16

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
2019-06-08 03:48

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
2019-06-08 02:32

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a ...
2019-06-07 22:16

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
2019-06-12 02:00

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
2019-06-08 01:16

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the ...
2019-05-21 20:00

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
2019-07-10 03:16

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 16:00

Major Shuffle At NASA In Rush To Meet Donald Trump's Moon Deadline NASA has replaced the head of its human space exploration directorate in a major shake-up, US media reported Wednesday, as the agency scrambles to meet President Donald Trump's ambitious deadline to......
2019-07-11 19:48

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 15....
2019-07-12 18:16

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
2019-06-19 09:00

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
2019-06-08 00:48

NASA invites tourists to space station, while a Trump tweet casts doubt on his own administration’s moon plan Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days, with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-08 06:48

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like ...
2019-07-18 01:48

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to...
2019-07-10 02:48

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 12:32

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans cons...
2019-07-08 15:32

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA ...
2019-07-04 01:32

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11 11:00

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
2019-06-20 08:32

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
2019-07-11 09:16

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
2019-06-21 19:16

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
2019-05-21 18:32

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
2019-06-06 02:16

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
2019-06-14 19:32

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
2019-07-15 20:32

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
2019-06-20 18:01

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
2019-06-21 15:32

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists we...
2019-07-17 19:16

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
2019-06-16 21:48

NASA's plan to return to the Moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the Moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty year...
2019-07-20 00:32

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
2019-05-21 14:38

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Mo...
2019-07-03 16:48

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29 06:48

Exclusive: NASA administrator explains decision to replace head of human spaceflight programs The longtime head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs has been replaced as the agency races to meet President Trump’s ambitious goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon in five years....
2019-07-12 06:16

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
2019-06-22 06:32

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
2019-05-31 20:48

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
2019-05-31 21:48

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
2019-06-29 01:32

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
2019-06-17 20:01

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
2019-06-28 01:48

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
2019-07-12 23:00

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential ad...
2019-05-29 00:16

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life...
2019-06-28 04:16

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
2019-07-19 19:00

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
2019-06-17 18:32

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
2019-05-21 20:00

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
2019-07-18 17:00

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the...
2019-07-02 17:48

NASA’s Dragonfly will fly across the surface of Titan, Saturn’s ocean moon NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn with tantalizing life-supporting qualities. The craft will fly from place to place...
2019-06-27 23:32

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
2019-06-27 19:00

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
2019-07-15 05:01

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
2019-06-21 07:48

NASA chief Bridenstine: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination' During a press conference on Monday, Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regards NASA's primary objectives: Establish a permanent presence on the Moon, and then head to Mars....
2019-07-16 03:32

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when t...
2019-06-27 19:16

The Greatest Leap, part 1: How the Apollo fire propelled NASA to the Moon Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. Seated in Mission Control, Chris Kraft neared the end of a tedious Friday afternoon as he monitored a seemingly interminable ground test o...
2019-07-16 22:48

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
2019-06-01 06:48

NASA Plans To Send Equipment To Moon In 2020-21, First Time Since 1970s For the first time since the 1970s, the United States is planning to send equipment to the surface of the Moon in 2020 and 2021, in anticipation of a crewed lunar mission in 2024, NASA said Friday....
2019-06-01 13:32

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has beg...
2019-05-31 23:48

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
2019-06-14 17:16

NASA's Orion crew capsule is ready for its uncrewed trip to the Moon You knew the US wouldn't mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 without news about the country's next trip to the Moon. Both Lockheed Martin and NASA have confirmed completion of the Orion crew capsule that will play a key role in Artemis ...
2019-07-21 00:16

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
2019-06-28 09:00

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
2019-07-19 01:48

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 15:00

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 15:00

Moon landing bombshell: Why shadows point in different directions in NASA photos ONE of the most notorious moon landing conspiracies about shadows on the lunar surface has been debunked – demolishing claims the heroic mission was faked....
2019-07-18 19:32

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 08:48

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
2019-05-24 18:48

NASA green-lights infrared camera to map moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the moon that scientists don’t...
2019-07-03 16:48

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
2019-06-20 05:48

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engin...
2019-05-23 08:48

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars....
2019-07-16 22:00

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions An unmanned full-scale NASA crew capsule blasted off from a Florida launchpad on Tuesday in a successful test of the spacecraft's abort thrusters, an astronaut safety device that will be key as the agency works to return humans to the moon by 2024. ...
2019-07-02 15:48

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll...
2019-07-02 07:32

NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory. The agency has reopened Apollo mission control a...
2019-06-30 11:48

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
2019-07-02 05:16

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
2019-07-01 23:32

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first Moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were sold to a random NASA intern back in the 1970s who ha...
2019-07-01 19:16

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
2019-06-22 09:48

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research ...
2019-07-18 18:16

NASA exec quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the ...
2019-05-24 22:00

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch....
2019-07-02 18:48

Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will help pave the way for Artemis missions with astronauts to the Moon and then Mars....
2019-06-27 21:32

NASA Is Sending a Drone-Like Rover to Hunt for Signs of Life on a Promising Moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential landing sites. The mission, part of NASA’s competi...
2019-06-28 04:48

Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction Former NASA intern Gary George sold off three of the agency’s videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing for $1.82 million at auction house Sotheby’s on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the event, CNN reported.Read more......
2019-07-22 01:48

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
2019-07-19 01:48

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to s...
2019-07-02 21:16

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa says it is sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. Related: Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Co...
2019-06-28 00:16

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
2019-06-28 21:32

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
2019-05-24 10:16

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 09:48

White House frustration over moon mission delays preceded removal of top NASA official The sudden removal of William H. Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
2019-07-12 04:48

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to be there. With the flight, America’s planned...
2019-07-02 20:16

NASA chief: Future Artemis Moon missions will build on Apollo 11’s incredible legacy NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says that the agency’s Artemis program will build on Apollo 11’s incredible legacy by landing a new generation of U.S. astronauts, including the first woman, on the Moon....
2019-07-21 02:16

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the coun...
2019-07-03 01:00

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
2019-07-09 09:16

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31....
2019-05-31 02:16

NASA Coverage of Vice President’s Visit to Kennedy Space Center on Moon Landing Anniversary NASA will provide television, still image, and social media coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing....
2019-07-19 20:16

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to...
2019-07-20 23:16

Apollo 11 flight plan and NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s first words on the Moon up for auction A preliminary flight plan and a NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon are among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission that are up for auction next month....
2019-06-27 23:16

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 08:48

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, Crewmates Arrive at Space Station on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and two fellow crew members arrived Saturday for their mission aboard the International Space Station...
2019-07-21 01:32

Trade war looms over G20 as Trump attacks India over tariffs - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US president blasts India for raising tariffs on American goodsLatest: China to present ‘trade terms’ to TrumpFact check: Is Trump right about China?Trump: New Indian tariffs are unaccept...
2019-06-27 20:00

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigation...
2019-06-12 21:16

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
2019-06-14 00:48

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
2019-06-27 21:48

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
2019-06-18 23:32

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
2019-06-14 01:48

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early win...
2019-06-28 20:16

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
2019-05-24 06:16

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fa...
2019-06-28 19:16

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
2019-06-23 01:16

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
2019-06-10 05:48

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
2019-06-28 16:00

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a ...
2019-06-28 16:32

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
2019-07-02 21:48

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
2019-07-17 23:48

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
2019-07-08 23:00

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children,...
2019-06-28 19:48

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
2019-07-17 23:48

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
2019-06-11 00:16

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
2019-06-05 22:16

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
2019-06-20 08:16

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The post Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 18:16

Trump boots Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian-made missile system The White House said the Russian-made S-400 system could be used to collect sensitive data on the F-35 program, making Turkey's continued participation "impossible."        ...
2019-07-17 21:48

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs.        ...
2019-06-06 07:16

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
2019-06-14 00:48

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
2019-07-23 10:00

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
2019-05-21 20:00

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
2019-05-21 20:00

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 00:48

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kid...
2019-07-18 15:32

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a ...
2019-07-09 02:32

AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly Researchers at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven propose an AI system that warns motorcycle riders when they're about to take a curve too sharply or quickly.Read More...
2019-07-15 19:48

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already......
2019-07-02 20:16

GOP-led Virginia Legislature abruptly adjourns gun session Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the November election....
2019-07-09 22:32

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
2019-07-20 03:48

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon — We did that 50 years ago. Th...
2019-06-07 20:48

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
2019-07-11 23:32

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
2019-05-21 18:32

Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him more to one side....
2019-05-25 00:48

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
2019-06-20 01:32

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The...
2019-06-21 07:48

Houston Texans abruptly fire GM Brian Gaine HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move Friday with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that “while the timing ma...
2019-06-07 23:48

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
2019-07-03 14:16

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nud...
2019-07-10 00:32

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
2019-05-21 14:48

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobo...
2019-06-02 17:16

Judicial obstruction is hindering offshore exploration and job creation A federal district court judge recently blocked the Trump administration from approving oil leases off the coast of Alaska. The decision is terrible news for American workers, who will lose out on thousands of jobs if it stands....
2019-05-28 20:16

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Loses To Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She lost to BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
2019-05-24 00:32

U.S. Vice President Pence abruptly cancels trip to New Hampshire U.S. Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday after being called back to the White House for an unspecified reason, White House officials said....
2019-07-03 01:00

Biden abruptly drops support for 'discriminatory' abortion rule Former vice-president says he can no longer support 40-year-old Hyde amendment, which prohibits use of federal funding for abortionsA day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde amendment – a measure that prohibits the use of federal fundin...
2019-06-07 06:32

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
2019-06-30 05:48

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
2019-06-08 14:16

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely......
2019-05-24 00:32

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exac...
2019-06-27 19:16

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression and its causes head-onVideo games tend to lean heavily on metaphor when they tackle themes of mental ...
2019-07-05 16:16

Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes. The post Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes ap...
2019-06-05 19:48

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate acti...
2019-05-28 06:16

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying ...
2019-05-31 13:32

With Mandate From India’s Voters, Modi Must Deliver on Economy Problems like high unemployment, largely ignored during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign, are expected to dominate the agenda for his second term....
2019-06-20 07:32

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
2019-06-11 21:32

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
2019-07-23 01:00

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016. Director of Nat...
2019-07-11 11:00

Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan Zambian President Edgar Lungu abruptly fired his finance minister on Monday, appointing in her place the respected deputy head of the central bank, who said he might further delay a sales tax designed to rebalance its economy....
2019-07-15 17:32

Darren Collison Abruptly Retires From NBA To Focus On Life As A Jehovah's Witness After 10 seasons in the NBA, Darren Collison announced his retirement through an open letter to The Undefeated, citing his faith as the catalyst for his decision:...
2019-06-29 20:48

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
2019-06-15 14:00

The Apollo 11 moon landing was everything Trump's nationalism is not | David Smith The president couldn’t resist remarking it was the anniversary of planting an American flag on the moon – but it was a human achievementBuzz Aldrin has described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. On Friday he got more desolation, but it wasn’...
2019-07-20 12:48

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
2019-07-20 04:48

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
2019-06-08 10:32

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
2019-07-19 15:32

First Dog on the Moon and the guest of honour in the desert who never turned up | First Dog on the Moon Rangers and scientists and a white cartoonist converge for the night parrot but where is the night parrot???Greetings from Paruku. I’m here at the Species of the Desert Festival having a lovely time. We are 12 hours drive eastish from Broome on the s...
2019-06-28 00:00

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
2019-07-13 02:48

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping y...
2019-05-27 15:16

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
2019-07-02 16:32

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, up from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019....
2019-07-05 19:16

Mandate For Creating New India's New Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath says the massive mandate in the Lok Sabha polls was a mandate for creating "new India's new Uttar Pradesh" and gave a befitting reply to those parties......
2019-05-26 08:48

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
2019-05-25 21:00

Biden pledges to bring back ObamaCare individual mandate Joe Biden sought to distance himself from some of the more liberal policies espoused by fellow Democrats, including a single Medicare for All health care system — and said he would bring back the individual mandate. “I have a plan [on] how to d...
2019-07-05 16:48

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts state...
2019-06-14 15:48

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Monday....
2019-05-27 16:16

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vac...
2019-06-06 23:00

India's Narendra Modi Wins Re-Election With Strong Mandate The election sets the state for the nationalist leader who has dominated the political debate in the world’s largest democracy for the past five years to pursue more ambitious policies both at home and abroad....
2019-05-23 12:16

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
2019-05-22 01:00

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
2019-05-28 18:32

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
2019-06-24 06:16

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
2019-07-12 17:16

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were t...
2019-05-31 16:32

VestiVille music festival in Belgium abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.        ...
2019-06-30 17:48

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
2019-07-18 07:16

Exploration of ‘Lost City’ in Honduras Uncovers Trove of Rare Life Forms Trond Larsen was night-searching for rare frogs and insects in the Lost City recently discovered within Honduras’ Mosquitia Rainforest when his headlamp illuminated something surprising: a curious black puma. Larsen, a researcher who led this Februar...
2019-06-21 06:00

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
2019-06-14 00:48

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
2019-06-21 22:16

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the hardship program, drawing ire from powerful corn and ...
2019-07-05 19:48

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare initiative in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The mandate, which forced Americans to pay a tax penalty...
2019-07-05 16:48

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
2019-06-06 19:48

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two ...
2019-05-21 21:16

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the spec...
2019-07-12 01:16

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
2019-06-19 23:16

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 07:16

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
2019-05-21 15:16

Trump Officials Are Split Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclearization....
2019-07-02 09:16

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William...
2019-06-11 23:48

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
2019-05-22 09:32

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges Russian authorities have released Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and dropped all charges only days after his arrest on drug charges and hospitalization for injuries purportedly inflicted by police.        ...
2019-06-12 18:48

Kevin Spacey's sexual assault accuser abruptly drops civil lawsuit A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him in Nantucket has abruptly dropped a civil lawsuit. The criminal suit will proceed with a hearing Monday.        ...
2019-07-05 21:48

AP Source: US was planning to launch retaliatory attacks against Iran Thursday night but abruptly called them off WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: US was planning to launch retaliatory attacks against Iran Thursday night but abruptly called them off. The post AP Source: US was planning to launch retaliatory attacks against Iran Thursday night but abruptly called the...
2019-06-21 06:16

Naomi Osaka abruptly ends press conference after first-round defeat at Wimbledon: 'Can I leave?' Naomi Osaka was upset in the first round at Wimbledon and overwhelming emotions appeared to be getting to her as she took part in the post-match news conference with reporters Monday....
2019-07-02 17:16

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him on his civil rights record during Thursday night's debate, abruptly saying, “my time’s up, I’m sorr...
2019-06-28 16:00

Virginia Lawmakers Abruptly Adjourn Chaotic Special Session on Gun Control Without Taking Action (RICHMOND, Va.) — Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the Nov...
2019-07-09 21:32

Fiat Chrysler Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report (Update: FCA Confirms) Just over one week ago, Fiat Chrysler executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall Street Journal, that offer has been abruptly rescinded after the second day of negotiations c...
2019-06-06 03:32

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
2019-06-24 10:16

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korean leader has his offices and home. (June 29) ...
2019-06-29 17:00

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare's individual mandate penalty for not having insurance "Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, arguing it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered."...
2019-07-05 17:32

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
2019-07-21 14:00

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Wash...
2019-06-05 08:48

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five official...
2019-05-31 20:32

The show will go on: Play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts gets new venue The stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page will go on after the Washington, D.C  theater that was expected to hold it backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
2019-06-05 07:00

House panel backs citing two Trump officials with contempt over census A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to adding a citizensh...
2019-06-12 23:32

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
2019-07-09 12:32

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
2019-06-13 14:48

Trump Officials Blame DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan for ICE Raid Leaks A day after Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he was postponing nationwide raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport thousands of families, senior administration officials are furious, blaming acting Homeland Security Secretar...
2019-06-23 18:16

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, less than two months after Trump appe...
2019-06-08 12:16

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration...
2019-07-02 02:16

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
2019-06-11 08:48

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
2019-07-18 05:32

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 11:32

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials ...
2019-05-24 00:32

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S....
2019-06-19 14:32

Trump officials to meet with GOP leaders to revive stalled budget talks President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators are planning to meet with Republican leaders at the Capitol Wednesday to try and wriggle out of a stalemate with Democrats ahead of a series of key fiscal deadlines. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, acti...
2019-07-10 23:48

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of ...
2019-06-16 22:32

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
2019-06-21 12:48

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
2019-05-21 16:00

President Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts. The group includes Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission...
2019-07-20 02:32

Trailer for Love, Antosha promises a moving exploration of actor Anton Yelchin’s short life Anton Yelchin, a Russian immigrant who started acting as a child, starred in a number of acclaimed indie movies, in addition to taking over the role of Chekhov in the recent Star Trek movie franchise and the lead in Netflix’s animated Trollhunters se...
2019-06-11 19:00

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
2019-05-22 23:16

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
2019-07-06 19:48

Daily on Energy: Inslee sees a place for corn in plan to scrap EPA’s ethanol mandate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-05 19:48

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
2019-05-23 21:16

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
2019-07-10 13:16

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-24 06:32

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
2019-06-13 06:00

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
2019-07-17 23:32

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically, how it was not supposed to look. The USS John S.......
2019-05-30 22:16

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean Presid...
2019-07-01 00:32

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
2019-05-31 23:16

Trump donor from West Virginia among 7 Americans killed in copter crash in Bahamas, officials say A billionaire coal executive from West Virginia was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas while traveling back to Florida on the Fourth of July, reports said....
2019-07-05 16:16

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relati...
2019-06-28 18:16

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
2019-05-31 06:16

Trump officials 'should consider dining at home,' says co-owner of restaurant that refused to serve Sarah Sanders The co-owner of a Virginia restaurant who refused to serve then-White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the "rules are changing" when it comes to businesses or staffers expressing political opposition. ...
2019-07-01 15:32

Videos capture the terrifying moment sports games and a live newscast abruptly stop during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in California @Evan_Rosenfeld/CBSN Videos shared on social media captured the powerful, preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which shook areas in Southern California, Nevada, and Mexico on Friday evening. A live newscast on KCAL-TV was also abruptly put on hold ...
2019-07-06 20:32

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.26pm BST Representative Justin Amash, the first R...
2019-06-13 00:00

DC theater backs out of holding play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts, citing 'violent threats' The Washington, D.C. theater that was expected to host the stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page next month, backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
2019-05-30 20:48

Americans killed in Bahamas helicopter crash included West Virginia Trump donor's daughter, her best friend: officials The Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people included his daughter and her best friend who were “inseparable.”...
2019-07-09 05:48

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-13 14:32

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone. The post South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday a...
2019-06-30 09:32

Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a partial lunar eclipse that̵...
2019-07-14 14:16

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alternative yet.        ...
2019-05-31 02:48

Downturn looms as UAW talks start Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
2019-07-14 13:16

| S15: Toughest route looms for SA teams A lot of South Africans will become unexpected, temporary fans of the Reds next weekend when they entertain the in-form Jaguares, explains Rob Houwing...
2019-05-26 08:32

Another Stanley Cup Game 7 Looms. They Don’t Happen Often. They’re usually low-scoring. Home teams have the edge. Overtime is even rarer. The spectacle of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals awaits Boston and St. Louis....
2019-06-11 22:32

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence mus...
2019-06-20 02:16

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
2019-06-13 12:48

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
2019-05-23 08:00

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
2019-05-29 23:48

Federer-Nadal looms as Big 3 strut into semis At Wimbledon, for a record 13th time, the Big Three of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have advanced to the semifinals of a major together....
2019-07-11 01:16

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
2019-07-19 16:48

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
2019-07-13 20:32

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
2019-06-21 06:00

Aaron Judge's absence looms large -- in the clubhouse The injured slugger has left a void in the Yankees' lineup. But when he left the team Sunday for rehab in Tampa, he took with him the type of wisdom teammates like Clint Frazier have found invaluable....
2019-06-06 21:48

Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence short...
2019-06-23 10:48

IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms The International Olympic Committee inaugurated its new headquarters in Lausanne on Sunday, the 125th anniversary of the organization which is preparing to select the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics....
2019-06-23 15:16

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
2019-06-18 16:48

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as Fed policy meeting looms U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Monday, after the main indexes ended the previous week slightly higher, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 14:48

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
2019-06-18 14:16

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
2019-07-11 12:48

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days...
2019-07-10 23:48

Wiggins: Thomas can win the Tour, but Bernal battle looms "Geraint Thomas has already shown that he is capable of retaining his Tour de France title, according to Bradley Wiggins, although a potential showdown on Thursday at La Plache des Belles Filles with co-leader Egan Bernal could give a true indicator ...
2019-07-08 09:48

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
2019-05-21 20:48

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
2019-05-30 23:00

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second ...
2019-06-19 05:16

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
2019-05-31 04:32

Open adjusts Sunday tee times as weather looms With forecasts calling for "persistent and occasionally heavy rain" and gusty winds, the R&A has moved up the tee times for the final round of the Open Championship by an hour....
2019-07-20 23:32

Stronger Dollar Looms Large This Earnings Season The dollar has remained steady despite expectations for lower interest rates, posing a challenge for large multinational companies that need to convert foreign profits into the U.S. currency....
2019-07-17 02:32

Yankees pitchers are ‘in a good spot’ as trade deadline looms It’s different for pitchers. That sentence applies to approximately 2.3 million issues, situations and scenarios that arise in the baseball world. For the purpose of today’s conversation, however, let’s use it to discuss the trade deadline. Brian Cas...
2019-07-17 02:32

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the fi...
2019-07-01 17:32

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
2019-06-18 14:48

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people. The BBC has reported that more than 100 people p...
2019-06-11 02:32

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a ma...
2019-05-29 15:48

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
2019-07-03 23:32

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest n...
2019-05-29 15:48

Tough Wimbledon draw for Nadal as Kyrgios looms in second round Already riled by Wimbledon's seedings policy, twice champion Rafael Nadal's mood would not have improved after falling foul of Friday's draw which handed him a potential second-round clash with controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios....
2019-06-28 13:16

Monfils hails girlfriend Svitolina as new French clash looms Gael Monfils paid tribute to both his girlfriend and his new coach on Thursday, after he won his all-French clash against Adrian Mannarino which set up another Gallic tie in the third round against lowly-ranked Antoine Hoang....
2019-05-31 00:16

Philip Green's Arcadia faces key vote as administration looms Creditors will decide the fate of Philip Green's Arcadia group and its 18,000 workers at a vote on Wednesday on a sweetened restructuring plan to save the British fashion retailer....
2019-06-12 13:32

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
2019-06-11 22:16

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
2019-06-18 22:16

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30 20:16

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
2019-06-15 14:48

Logistical nightmare looms if Mexico tariffs go ahead was the winner American importers are warning the White House and members of Congress that a logistical nightmare could unfold if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports starting Monday....
2019-06-07 20:16

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film produ...
2019-07-11 16:00

| As Nadal looms, Federer unaware of 100th Wimbledon match win Roger Federer admitted he had no idea he had become the first man to win 100 matches at Wimbledon, a feat which set-up a mouth-watering semi-final against old rival Rafael Nadal....
2019-07-11 09:32

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
2019-05-29 22:16

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as tariff deadline looms U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday as the two sides edged closer to a trade war that could hobble both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
2019-06-07 17:16

High in His ‘Glassle,’ Georgia’s Richest Man Looms Over Country’s Top Project A proposed deepwater port could recast the former Soviet republic’s image. But not without the backing of Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and power broker....
2019-07-02 10:32

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
2019-06-17 14:00

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
2019-06-14 05:00

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 04:32

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
2019-05-22 01:16

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show ...
2019-05-30 04:00

| Sarri's Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal....
2019-05-26 18:32

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
2019-05-29 18:48

Eoin Morgan Says England Must Adapt Or Die As India World Cup Test Looms England looked set for the semi-finals when they won four of their first five matches but losses to Sri Lanka and Australia opened the door for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....
2019-06-30 00:00

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate sp...
2019-05-30 14:16

Feisty debate looms with Biden and Sanders standing center stage Four of the five top-polling White House contenders will be on stage tonight, for what’s being billed as the main event in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates....
2019-06-28 03:32

Reliving Rory McIlroy’s ‘out-of-body’ Royal Portrush 61 as Open looms Fourteen years ago, Aaron O’Callaghan and Stephen Crowe played with a 16-year-old McIlroy during an amazing roundAs Rory McIlroy tees off in the tournament he placed on a pedestal the moment Royal Portrush was reconfirmed as an Open Championship venu...
2019-07-16 23:32

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his future to arise. As Leonard and Kyle Lowry stood side-...
2019-06-18 05:00

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
2019-07-23 14:32

Driver convicted in Charlottesville death seeks leniency as sentencing looms The 22-year-old white supremacist who killed a woman and injured dozens of other people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017 is pleading with the judge to spare him a life sentence. ...
2019-06-23 09:16

Golf: Four-shot lead no guarantee for Lowry as wild weather looms Shane Lowry knows from personal experience that a four-shot lead starting the final round of a major championship is hardly insurmountable, never mind the wicked weather expected to throw an extra layer of uncertainty into the British Open mix on Sun...
2019-07-21 02:16

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
2019-07-11 23:00

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
2019-06-09 10:16

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
2019-06-06 03:00

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life Just days after releasing the first teaser for Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s new sci-fi series, Another Life, Netflix has dropped a full trailer that reveals even more about the show’s crew of space explorers—as well as the mysterious (a...
2019-07-12 06:00

Hong Kong: thousands of protesters and police gather as extradition debate looms Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottThousands of demonstrators have gathered in Hong Kong as the city braced for fresh protests and politicians prepared to debate extradition legislation critics fear wo...
2019-06-12 02:48

Gary Woodland moves into lead at US Open as sturdy Rory McIlroy looms Woodland (9-under) takes lead ahead of Rose, OosthuizenRory McIlroy rallies for 5-under finish, three shots off leadTiger Woods ‘a little hot’ after poor finish to second roundShould Rory McIlroy summon the weekend spirit of Ontario, there would be l...
2019-06-15 08:16

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to ce...
2019-06-16 03:00

Newcastle have gambled on Bruce but shadow of Benítez looms large | Louise Taylor Steve Bruce may be a geordie but that will not be enough to fill Rafael Benítez’s sizeable shoes and a sceptical Gallowgate will need an awful lot of convincingSome years ago Steve Bruce wrote a trilogy of football-based thrillers. Their hero was Ste...
2019-07-20 17:16

Australia bare feet and souls as World Cup semi-final with England looms • Justin Langer’s squad ‘pour hearts out’ in team-building session• Handscomb may replace Khawaja; Woakes and Roy set to playIf defeat by South Africa brought Australia down to earth then their coach, Justin Langer, appears keen they remain there, ha...
2019-07-08 20:32

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could ...
2019-07-18 22:32

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 23:01

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sale...
2019-07-17 01:16

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key d...
2019-05-26 23:48

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large as NBA free agency begins Sunday NBA teams will start opening their chequebooks Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT, when the negotiating window for one of the most hotly anticipated free-agent periods begins and with more than 200 players eligible to change teams in the coming weeks....
2019-06-30 05:48

U.S. companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
2019-07-01 22:48

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales...
2019-07-17 01:48

Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms - Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey showed....
2019-07-08 11:00

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
2019-05-31 00:00

CORRECTED-Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms -Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do not expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey show...
2019-07-08 12:48

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
2019-05-30 23:00

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial ser...
2019-06-24 06:00

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mist...
2019-06-17 13:48

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed...
2019-07-18 21:48

Liverpool defender Joel Matip pleased to have proved worth after injury return as Champions League Final looms Joel Matip has expressed delight over his emergence as a key man in the Liverpool defence during the second half of the season, joking: "It's not the worst feeling"....
2019-05-22 15:16

England coach Phil Neville insists Lionesses will not wilt in World Cup heat as Norway quarter-final looms Phil Neville insists his England players are fully prepared for the intense heatwave sweeping Europe, which has prompted Fifa to implement special measures to combat the soaring temperatures at the World Cup....
2019-06-27 20:16

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-05-21 17:32

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
2019-07-18 19:00

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
2019-05-24 00:32

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Read More...
2019-05-21 15:16

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
2019-07-18 02:48

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
2019-07-13 01:32

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
2019-07-18 03:48

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation...
2019-05-22 08:32

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group....
2019-06-04 10:00

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehr...
2019-07-16 23:32

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uni...
2019-07-08 21:16

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
2019-07-02 04:00

Bush, Clinton celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton attended a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for the almost 60 people participating in the Preside...
2019-06-28 01:32

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
2019-07-11 23:32

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
2019-06-08 16:16

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The United States confirmed it has removed Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week....
2019-07-18 15:16

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
2019-05-24 08:32

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
2019-07-11 16:32

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training f...
2019-06-07 19:32

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
2019-06-17 23:32

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission ap...
2019-06-10 13:32

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To help students combat the “summer learning loss&...
2019-05-29 21:32

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained...
2019-05-31 12:32

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago...
2019-06-06 15:48