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Hurricane warning issued as Tropical Storm Gordon takes aim at Gulf Coast

A hurricane watch is in effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. Gordon formed into a tropical st...


TS Gordon could bring heavy rain to the ArkLaTex

A storm surge watch is in effect from the Mississippi-Alabama border westward to the mouth of the Mississippi River. The National Hurricane Center is trackin...


[H]ardOCP: Air Leak Found in International Space Station

Russian officials said the pressure was detected on August 29 and is believed to be in the Soyuz capsule docked at the space station. NASA and Roscosmos s...


Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

A hurricane warning indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 hours. It is expected to develop into hurricane. Hurricane Da...


Bill to make California first state to end bail before trial

Critics have said the legislation will result in numerous offenders skipping court and law enforcement becoming overwhelmed in their efforts to track down the d...


New hurricane may be forming; Gulf may see disturbance

To be named, a cyclone must have sustained winds of at least 39 miles per hour. Along with more consistency among other forecast models, it is looking more li...


Appeal Court quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

RBC analyst Robert Kwan said in a note that the company told him Ottawa can not back out of the deal. "Let's be clear, without Alberta, that plan isn't wort...


Goats love happy people, can read your expressions

But don't expect to make friends with a goat if you scowl at it. Be that as it may, this new investigation proposes that, regardless of living on the edges of...


Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind's cousins

In a limestone cave nestled high above the Anuy River in Siberia, scientists have discovered the fossil of an extraordinary human hybrid. The Denisova cave ,...


Turnbull breaks silence after ballot, confirms Peter Dutton's replacement

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says it's too early to say whether the resignation of Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will have any ef...


Malcolm Turnbull: Australian PM survives leadership challenge

The leadership talk was fueled by an Ipsos poll published in Fairfax newspapers, which showed support for Turnbull's Liberal-National coalition falling four poi...


Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation

Ohr's connection to the matter was as an early contact in 2016 for Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence agent who investigated Trump's ties to ...


NASA successfully launches solar probe

NASA says the Parker Solar Probe will revolutionize their understanding of the Sun's corona. The probe failed to launch in its original Saturday slot after ...


NASA postpones launch of probe to study sun at close range

The Sun-facing side of the probe will endure temperatures of about 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit (1,370 Celsius). The launch countdown was halted with just one-min...


Last Solar Eclipse of 2018 to Occur today

The 11 August eclipse will not be visible in India and will only be visible in the north-eastern USA, northern Canada, Scandinavia, Greenland, some parts of c...


Perseids Meteor Shower Will Be One Of Year’s Best Sky Shows

The Perseids are an annual meteor shower that peaks in early-to-late August. The ice and dust, accumulating over a thousand years, burn up in our atmosphere...


University of Iowa physicist has a hand in mission to the sun

At Parker Solar Probe's closest approach to the Sun, temperatures on the heat shield will reach almost 1,371 degrees Celsius, but the spacecraft and its instrum...


Parker Solar Probe launches on mission to 'touch the sun'

Not only is the corona about 300 times hotter than the Sun's surface, but it also hurls powerful plasma and energetic particles that can unleash geomagnetic s...


Trump Administration Wants to Roll Back Obama-Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao also said the new rule creates more "realistic standards" that will bring "newer, safer, cleaner and more fuel-eff...


NASA names astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights

SpaceX and Boeing are shooting for a test flight of their capsules by the end of this year or early next, with the first crews flying from Cape Canaveral, Flo...