7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star - and these new worlds could hold life....
SpaceX aborts approach to space station, delivery delayed
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise smooth flight from NASA's historic moon pad....
In hot water: Climate change harms hot spots of ocean life
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new study finds that the six ocean hot spots that teem with the biggest mix of species are also among those getting hit hardest by global warming and industrial fishing....
NY lawmakers: Cuomo is moving to cut funds to fight cancer
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut $25 million from 39 public health programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions....
NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites
DENVER (AP) -- Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population....
South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachers
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change....
Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again....
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago....
Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science
BOSTON (AP) -- Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S....
Finding poison in N. Korea attack may be hardest part
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A paranoid dictator's estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours....
State Sen. John Eichelberger a Republican chairman of the Education Committee is under fire for comments suggesting that minority students in inner city public schools struggling to succeed in college, should instead be encouraged to pursue vocational careers. His remarks drew fire from Democratic colleagues, calling them demeaning and alarming for someone with influence over educational policies for the state. Eichelberger says he blames failing urban school systems, not their students' skin color for why graduates falter in college.
Do you agree with Sen. McCain that President Trump's attacks on the media is to suppress a free press or is the accusation levied a political vendetta?