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President Obama wants to change the way the media cover issues.
President Obama will welcome leaders from six Persian Gulf nations to Camp David Thursday in an attempt to reassure them about their security amid the backdrop of a possible nuclear deal between the West and Iran, as well as reports that some Arab nations will try to match whatever enrichment regime Iran agrees to.
Missouri House Speaker John Diehl is looking to repair his reputation and retain his position while seeking forgiveness from the public for what he describes as “the poor judgment” he displayed in a relationship with a Capitol intern.
The $90 million search for the long-missing MH370 plane has detected some surprising finds in the southern Indian Ocean – debris that is believed to be from an ancient shipwreck. Search teams from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau have detected “man-made objects,” such as an anchor from a ship, reports news.com.au.
The most daunting leg of Solar Impulse 2’s epic journey around the world will be a massive test of endurance for the solar-powered plane’s pilot Andre Borschberg.
A new study has found that "pharaohs varied less in height than men of the common population," as a researcher explains—a rather plain statement with some pretty gossipy implications.
Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is looking better and better as a potential abode for alien life.
Chicks with dino-snouts? With a little molecular tinkering, for the first time scientists have created chicken embryos with broad, Velociraptor-like muzzles in the place of their beaks
The Solar Impulse 2 plane, about to embark on the most daunting leg of its epic round-the-world journey, is taking renewable energy and clean technology to new heights, says pilot Bertrand Piccard.
A series of new NASA images may explain the unusual bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres that have been puzzling scientists.
NASA has funded 15 ambitious tech concepts in the hopes that one or more of them may have a huge impact on space science or exploration down the road.