Shapeshifting bacteria in space pose problem for astronauts Shapeshifting bacteria in space pose problem for astronauts
Clint Huston - Sep 16, 2017
Bacteria cultured in space and then treated with a common antibiotic were more resistant to treatment than a control group on Earth.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's air travel sparks inquiry Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's air travel sparks inquiry
Ed Mason - Sep 16, 2017
The Treasury inspector general is looking into Secretary Steve Mnuchin's request to use a military jet on his European honeymoon.
Mars' crust found to be less dense than previously thought Mars' crust found to be less dense than previously thought
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 16, 2017
Researchers often add constraints or adjustments that compensate for the fact that their data cannot include every last detail, to their studies.
Women more likely to lose interest in sex than men, study reports Women more likely to lose interest in sex than men, study reports
Ed Mason - Sep 15, 2017
The team made this discovery by recording the experiences of nearly 5,000 men and 6,700 women. Nearly 15 percent of men and 34 percent of women in the study had lost interest in sex for at least three months during the previous year.
White House continues attacks on former FBI director White House continues attacks on former FBI director
Ed Mason - Sep 14, 2017
But many legal experts say, in effect, that Sanders does not know what she is talking about.
Washington school shooting leaves one student dead, three wounded Washington school shooting leaves one student dead, three wounded
Billy Kirk - Sep 14, 2017
It was a frightening, chaotic scene Wednesday at small Freeman High School near Spokane, Washington, when a sophomore boy opened fire on fellow students, killing one and seriously wounding three others.
Bernie Sanders introduces bill for single-payer health care nationwide Bernie Sanders introduces bill for single-payer health care nationwide
Jose Jefferies - Sep 14, 2017
Sanders' plan would replace nearly all private health plans with a Medicare-like government program that would guarantee health coverage to all Americans.
New modular robots can join to form one large unit New modular robots can join to form one large unit
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 14, 2017
These new robots act in a similar manner, where they can perform simple activities by themselves and much more complex ones when paired together.
Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 14, 2017
It is impossible to predict by today's ruling how the high court will decide the case being presented next month.
Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence
Harry Marcolis - Sep 13, 2017
The bill, which is in large part a response to the president's blaming of "both sides" for the Charlottesville violence, will be presented to Trump for his signature or veto.
Seattle mayor to step down amid sex abuse allegations Seattle mayor to step down amid sex abuse allegations
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 13, 2017
Murray was earlier forced to halt his bid for reelection, but had intended to finish out his term, which ends this year, despite some calls for him to step down immediately, the Times said.
Fossilized ankle bone suggests human ancestor could jump great distances Fossilized ankle bone suggests human ancestor could jump great distances
Dan Taylor - Sep 13, 2017
While many think the species spent most of its times in the trees, there has been a lot of debate on how it moved around. Most scientists believe the animals moved in the same way as humans, monkeys, lemurs, and apes.
Half-a-billion-year-old fossils reveal secrets of animal evolution Half-a-billion-year-old fossils reveal secrets of animal evolution
Delila James - Sep 13, 2017
An international team of scientists has found evidence of complex life more than 500 million years old a discovery that will likely shake up the current understanding of how animals evolved.
Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees
Chad Young - Sep 13, 2017
But refugees with formal assurances from resettlement agencies do not have the kind of bona fide connection to the U.S. that would exempt them from the travel ban, argued the Justice Department in its emergency filing with the Supreme Court.
Tesla opens Tesla opens "supercharger" stations for fast electric-car charging in Chicago and Boston
Jose Jefferies - Sep 13, 2017
"Supercharger stations in urban areas will be installed in convenient locations, including supermarkets, shopping centers and downtown districts.
UN: Myanmar engaging in UN: Myanmar engaging in "textbook" example of ethnic cleansing
Joseph Scalise - Sep 13, 2017
Myanmar's government is waging an all-out genocide against the Rohingya population of Rakhine state, said Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations' top human rights official.
Fossilized space dust uncovered at the White Cliffs of Dover Fossilized space dust uncovered at the White Cliffs of Dover
Joseph Scalise - Sep 12, 2017
Space dust covers the cliffs
Prosecutors seek to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail after threatening comments Prosecutors seek to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail after threatening comments
Ed Mason - Sep 11, 2017
Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who presided over Martin Shkreli's trial for securities fraud to revoke the $5 million bond posted by the so-called 'Pharma bro' and lock him up.
Unknown species may live in hidden Arctic caves Unknown species may live in hidden Arctic caves
Dan Taylor - Sep 11, 2017
While Antarctica is one of the coldest places on Earth, the formations -- which are created by the steam from active volcanoes -- are warm and can reach temperatures of up to 77 degrees Fahrenheit.
Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed
Kara Menard - Sep 11, 2017
However, when Senate Appropriations passed a bill authorizing $51 billion in spending on the State Department and international operations, it included an amendment to restore funding for the UN climate-change initiatives.
SpaceX launches military space plane ahead of Hurricane Irma SpaceX launches military space plane ahead of Hurricane Irma
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 11, 2017
Since 2010, the X-37Bs have completed a total of four space missions and have spent increasingly lengthening durations in space.