Russia aborts second attempt to launch a heavy-lift rocket from Far East

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia failed for a second straight day Wednesday to test-launch a new heavy-lift rocket from its Far Eastern space complex. Officials...

Russia aborts planned test launch of new heavy-lift space rocket

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space officials on Tuesday aborted the test launch of a new heavy-lift rocket from its far-eastern launch pad.The Angara-A5 rocket...

Broken record: March is 10th straight month to be hottest on record, scientists say

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the 10th consecutive month, Earth in March set a new monthly record for global heat — with both air temperatures...

Huge crowds await a total solar eclipse in North America. Clouds may spoil the...

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MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Millions of spectators along a narrow corridor stretching from Mexico to the U.S. to Canada eagerly awaited Monday's celestial sensation...

Weather is the hot topic as eclipse spectators stake out their spots in US,...

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MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Eclipse spectators staked out their spots across three countries Sunday, fervently hoping for clear skies despite forecasts calling for clouds...

Small town businesses embrace total solar eclipse crowd, come rain or shine on Monday

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WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) — The last time a total solar eclipse passed through this Texas town, horses and buggies filled the streets and cotton...

An orca calf stranded in a Canadian lagoon will be airlifted out to reunite...

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Plans are underway by to airlift a stranded killer whale calf out of a remote tidal lagoon off northern...

Solar eclipse playlist: 20 songs to rock out to on your cosmic adventure

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The total solar eclipse is quickly approaching. While you prepare to hit the road towards the path of total darkness...

A strong earthquake rocks Taiwan, collapsing buildings and causing a tsunami

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A powerful earthquake rocked the entire island of Taiwan early Wednesday, collapsing buildings in a southern city and creating a...

NASA wants to come up with a new clock for the moon, where seconds...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA wants to come up with an out-of-this-world way to keep track of time, putting the moon on its own souped-up...