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NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms

NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA Deputy Adm...

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms

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Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
04:26, 07/11/2019

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff. A controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off the ground on a pillow of fire and smoke. But that......
00:39, 07/02/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
23:39, 07/03/2019

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
17:26, 05/24/2019

NASA names new Moon landing program Artemis after Apollo's sister Half a century after NASA sent men to the moon under project " Apollo ," the space agency is now working to land men — and women — on the lunar surface as part of its "Artemis" program....
15:52, 05/15/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on track for a human return to the Moon by 2024. The ...
09:39, 05/14/2019

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
20:52, 05/31/2019

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television an...
01:13, 05/23/2019

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of th...
04:00, 07/20/2019

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce...
00:39, 06/28/2019

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.        ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Mike Pence delivers Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
00:39, 06/06/2019

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
19:52, 06/13/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
22:00, 06/14/2019

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
21:39, 06/07/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
00:13, 06/12/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
20:52, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
06:26, 06/08/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
00:39, 05/14/2019

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
06:39, 06/08/2019

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at the heart of what it does....
23:26, 07/15/2019

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, "Disappointed" Over US Space Exploration When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11......
03:52, 07/20/2019

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million vie...
02:13, 07/20/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the agency said this week. The 2024 mission, called Artemis, after the Greek goddess of the moon and twin si...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks additional $1.6B for NASA with goal of returning to the moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
02:39, 05/14/2019

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Head of NASA's spaceflight programs replaced with Trump's Moon goal in focus The longtime head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs has been replaced as the agency races to meet President Trump’s ambitious goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon in five years....
03:52, 07/12/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
09:13, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
03:13, 05/14/2019

Major Shuffle At NASA In Rush To Meet Donald Trump's Moon Deadline NASA has replaced the head of its human space exploration directorate in a major shake-up, US media reported Wednesday, as the agency scrambles to meet President Donald Trump's ambitious deadline to......
14:26, 07/11/2019

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 15....
18:52, 07/12/2019

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The rocket NASA plans to use to get astronauts to the moon by 2024 has for years suffered significant cost overruns and schedule delays. But those problems are even worse than originally thought, according to a federal watchdog report expected to be ...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be fo...
00:52, 06/08/2019

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like ...
00:13, 07/18/2019

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to...
00:26, 07/10/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking even less likely that NASA will have the capability...
22:00, 05/09/2019

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
00:26, 06/19/2019

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans cons...
15:52, 07/08/2019

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA ...
22:52, 07/03/2019

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
20:26, 06/21/2019

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
07:13, 07/11/2019

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
07:39, 06/20/2019

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
08:52, 07/11/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the first time by 2024....
16:52, 05/14/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
16:52, 05/14/2019

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
21:26, 04/28/2019

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
19:26, 06/14/2019

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
19:52, 07/15/2019

NASA is Going Back to the Moon, and Eventually to Mars NASA astronauts are heading back to the moon. President Trump has increased the agency’s budget in anticipation of the next generation of space exploration. “ President Donald Trump has asked NASA to accelerate our plans to return to the Moon ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

NASA wants your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Were you fortunate enough to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing as it happened, or know someone who did? NASA wants to hear from you. It recently launched a story program that asks the public to submit audio recordings of their Apollo 11 memories in....
03:00, 05/13/2019

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
02:39, 06/06/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
13:52, 05/17/2019

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Mo...
00:00, 07/03/2019

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty year...
19:00, 07/19/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
20:26, 06/16/2019

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
20:39, 07/15/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
00:26, 05/17/2019

NASA Wants $1.6 Billion to Send First Woman to the Moon By 2024 NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
14:52, 05/14/2019

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists we...
18:26, 07/17/2019

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
06:13, 06/29/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
19:26, 06/26/2019

NASA's moon rock lab home to geologic treasures NASA’s Lunar Sample Laboratory houses hundreds of pounds of moon rocks. With the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing approaching, NASA is about to open some Apollo samples for the first time in decades. (June 26)   ...
10:26, 06/26/2019

NASA to open Moon rock samples sealed for 50 years After announcing the nine teams that were granted the chance to look at the rock samples from the Moon collected nearly 50 years ago in March, NASA is finally opening up the vault....
00:13, 06/27/2019

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the...
15:52, 07/02/2019

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
23:39, 06/27/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
21:13, 04/29/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:00, 07/18/2019

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
17:52, 06/17/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
22:26, 07/12/2019

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission, but more needed later NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about $1.6 billion proposed for 2020 to advance a new moon landing in 2024....
10:26, 05/15/2019

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life...
03:39, 06/28/2019

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s chief says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for putting astronauts back on the moon. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees Tuesday, ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
22:26, 06/28/2019

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
02:13, 06/01/2019

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential ad...
23:00, 05/28/2019

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
18:26, 07/19/2019

NASA’s Dragonfly will fly across the surface of Titan, Saturn’s ocean moon NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn with tantalizing life-supporting qualities. The craft will fly from place to place...
00:26, 06/28/2019

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
17:26, 06/17/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:52, 05/17/2019

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
00:52, 07/19/2019

NASA chief Bridenstine: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination' During a press conference on Monday, Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regards NASA's primary objectives: Establish a permanent presence on the Moon, and then head to Mars....
21:39, 07/15/2019

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has beg...
23:39, 05/31/2019

NASA's Orion crew capsule is ready for its uncrewed trip to the Moon You knew the US wouldn't mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 without news about the country's next trip to the Moon. Both Lockheed Martin and NASA have confirmed completion of the Orion crew capsule that will play a key role in Artemis ...
00:52, 07/21/2019

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
02:26, 05/14/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 1: How the Apollo fire propelled NASA to the Moon Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. Seated in Mission Control, Chris Kraft neared the end of a tedious Friday afternoon as he monitored a seemingly interminable ground test o...
22:26, 07/16/2019

NASA green-lights infrared camera to map moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the moon that scientists don’t...
19:13, 07/03/2019

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when t...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
15:13, 05/24/2019

NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions HOUSTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some pristine samples of moon rocks and dirt collected by Apollo astronauts. Hundreds of pounds of moon rocks are locked up at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Lab workers are prepar...
09:26, 06/26/2019

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
15:39, 05/22/2019

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
02:26, 05/14/2019

NASA Plans To Send Equipment To Moon In 2020-21, First Time Since 1970s For the first time since the 1970s, the United States is planning to send equipment to the surface of the Moon in 2020 and 2021, in anticipation of a crewed lunar mission in 2024, NASA said Friday....
02:52, 06/01/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
06:13, 05/24/2019

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Moon landing bombshell: Why shadows point in different directions in NASA photos ONE of the most notorious moon landing conspiracies about shadows on the lunar surface has been debunked – demolishing claims the heroic mission was faked....
11:39, 07/18/2019

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
02:13, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: NASA administrator explains decision to replace head of human spaceflight programs The longtime head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs has been replaced as the agency races to meet President Trump’s ambitious goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon in five years....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
22:52, 05/12/2019

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
04:00, 07/15/2019

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
11:39, 06/21/2019

NASA Is Sending a Drone-Like Rover to Hunt for Signs of Life on a Promising Moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential landing sites. The mission, part of NASA’s competi...
23:13, 06/27/2019

NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory. The agency has reopened Apollo mission control a...
23:52, 06/29/2019

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa is sending a nuclear-powered drone to Saturn’s largest moon to explore multiple locations in search of habitability and life. Rel...
01:13, 06/28/2019

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
20:26, 06/28/2019

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
12:26, 05/24/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
22:52, 06/21/2019

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's For Sale Again Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were sold to a random NASA intern back in the 1970s who ha...
17:39, 07/01/2019

Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft’s, which will help pave the way for Artemis missions with astronauts to the Moon and then Mars....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch....
16:13, 07/02/2019

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
00:52, 07/19/2019

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions An unmanned full-scale NASA crew capsule blasted off from a Florida launchpad on Tuesday in a successful test of the spacecraft's abort thrusters, an astronaut safety device that will be key as the agency works to return humans to the moon by 2024. ...
15:39, 07/02/2019

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
03:52, 07/02/2019

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll...
01:13, 07/02/2019

Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction Former NASA intern Gary George sold off three of the agency’s videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing for $1.82 million at auction house Sotheby’s on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the event, CNN reported.Read more......
06:00, 07/22/2019

NASA exec quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the ...
22:13, 05/24/2019

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars....
21:39, 07/16/2019

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to se...
02:13, 07/03/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Trump approved strikes on Iran before abruptly changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and ships in position to strike — before eventually...
08:13, 06/21/2019

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
09:00, 06/22/2019

Rocket Report: NASA considers Falcon 9 triple header, Indiana pol eyes Moon Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 1.48 of the Rocket Report! Mostly good news this week, with launch-related successes in Japan, the United States, and New Zealand...
17:52, 05/10/2019

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the coun...
23:00, 07/02/2019

White House frustration over moon mission delays preceded removal of top NASA official The sudden removal of William H. Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
05:52, 07/12/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:00, 05/24/2019

NASA chief: Future Artemis Moon missions will build on Apollo 11’s incredible legacy NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says that the agency’s Artemis program will build on Apollo 11’s incredible legacy by landing a new generation of U.S. astronauts, including the first woman, on the Moon....
19:13, 07/20/2019

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to be there. With the flight, America’s planned...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
07:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:26, 05/24/2019

NASA Coverage of Vice President’s Visit to Kennedy Space Center on Moon Landing Anniversary NASA will provide television, still image, and social media coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing....
20:39, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11 flight plan and NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s first words on the Moon up for auction A preliminary flight plan and a NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon are among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission that are up for auction next month....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to...
04:13, 07/21/2019

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31....
07:52, 05/31/2019

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engin...
08:39, 05/23/2019

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
03:52, 07/09/2019

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan, Crewmates Arrive at Space Station on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Fifty years to the day that astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon in a giant leap for humanity, NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and two fellow crew members arrived Saturday for their mission aboard the International Space Station...
04:13, 07/21/2019

FAA reassigns three in office overseeing Southwest Airlines: source The Federal Aviation Administration has reassigned three managers in its office overseeing Southwest Airlines Co, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
07:39, 06/26/2019

FAA reassigns three in office overseeing Southwest Airlines - source The Federal Aviation Administration has reassigned three managers in its office overseeing Southwest Airlines Co, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday....
02:26, 06/26/2019

FAA Reassigns Senior Managers in Office Overseeing Southwest Airlines The FAA has removed three senior managers in the office overseeing Southwest Airlines amid allegations of lax safety enforcement raised by agency whistleblowers and various resulting government inquiries....
02:39, 06/26/2019

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Trump UK visit 'increasingly important' as Brexit looms, MacCallum says President Trump's visit to the United Kingdom and the U.S.-British special relationship is "increasingly important" as a potential Brexit looms, according to Martha MacCallum....
03:52, 06/04/2019

Trump looms large as West Virginia GOP leaders squabble CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state where President Donald Trump’s name is still gold, Republicans are fighting publicly over who’s his best friend. West Virginia’s Republican governor has sparred with Senate leaders over a sweeping...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Chicago Judge in Jussie Smollett Special Prosecutor Case Reassigns Matter to New Jurist The judge who was to decide whether to appoint a special prosecutor to look into how all charges came to be dropped against Jussie Smollett has decided to let a different judge handle it....
13:52, 05/11/2019

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
15:13, 06/27/2019

Trade war looms over G20 as Trump attacks India over tariffs - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US president blasts India for raising tariffs on American goodsLatest: China to present ‘trade terms’ to TrumpFact check: Is Trump right about China?Trump: New Indian tariffs are unaccept...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Trump, Democrats cross swords over powers as 2020 election looms Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump are locked in a constitutional showdown over their powers to investigate him, exchanging threats that present risks for both sides as they head into the 2020 election....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
01:52, 06/19/2019

Trump’s Tariff Hike Looms Over Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Talks (WASHINGTON) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. China has threatened ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

WRAPUP 2-China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
14:13, 06/27/2019

Trump's tariff deadline looms as Wall Street hedges for all outcomes in trade showdown President Donald Trump says China wants a deal, but Wall Street is not totally convinced there will be one, even though stocks rose on the president's remarks Wednesday....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
16:52, 05/08/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as Trump's tariff hike on China looms U.S. stock futures turned negative and Asian shares pared gains on Friday as global investors waited nervously to see if Washington would suspend its plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports at midday....
06:39, 05/10/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
03:00, 06/23/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
03:13, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fa...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early win...
18:52, 06/28/2019

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
23:26, 07/10/2019

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
22:13, 07/17/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
16:39, 06/28/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
11:26, 06/26/2019

Salesforce pledges skill training as part of Trump program INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Business software company Salesforce says it aims to provide skills training to 1 million people as part of a Trump administration push to boost career opportunities among Americans. Salesforce chairman Marc Benioff at first pledg...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump-Russia conspiracy created by top Obama-era officials to 'justify' investigation of Team Trump: Andrew McCarthy The coming weeks will expose to all Americans the true genesis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation -- and just how it is tied to some of the highest Obama-era officials....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Trump administration kicks out Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
22:13, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
22:26, 07/08/2019

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children,...
18:39, 06/28/2019

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Mid...
20:39, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a ...
16:52, 06/28/2019

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Dept. plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
03:39, 06/20/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program  The president’s starring role has the potential to turn what has long been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding into another version of a Trump campaign rally....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Trump boots Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian-made missile system The White House said the Russian-made S-400 system could be used to collect sensitive data on the F-35 program, making Turkey's continued participation "impossible."        ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
20:52, 06/05/2019

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs. Trump vowed to go through with his 5% tariffs on Mexico if no deal on immigration is reached.    ...
02:26, 06/06/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
17:26, 05/06/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
17:52, 05/03/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
01:26, 06/14/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
02:13, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Moon says Trump and Kim to meet in DMZ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:15 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet at the Korean Demilitarized Zone ...
06:39, 06/30/2019

Give Trump a One-Way Ticket to the Moon!!! Donald Trump, like most children, is interested in space travel. Specifically, he’s started voicing a desire for another American mission to the moon and then to Mars....
18:00, 05/14/2019

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
03:52, 07/20/2019

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon — We did that 50 years ago. Th...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him more to one side....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails BJP's Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Actor-politician Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate from Bengal's Asansol is trailing behind BJP's Babul Supriyo. Ms Sen was dubbed the "giant killer" after she defeated a nine-time Left......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
18:52, 05/23/2019

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
16:52, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Moon: Trump-Kim handshake would be ‘historic’ South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone would represent “a significant milestone” and be an “historic event.”...
05:26, 06/30/2019

Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy.       ...
13:39, 07/08/2019

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Shoot for the moon; half a century later, the moon is still great for business NEW YORK — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon. Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Naturally, marketers jumped at the chance to s...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exac...
18:26, 06/26/2019

Moon Moon Sen's Gaffe No. 2, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence" Actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a Trinamool Congress candidate for the national election, was again accused of making a comment that undermined the violence in Bengal on the last day of voting......
15:26, 05/19/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kid...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a ...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/04/2019

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
09:26, 06/30/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
18:39, 06/08/2019

Trump wants to return to the moon. Jeff Bezos is among those vying to help. Bezos unveiled a life-size mock-up of the lander his company, Blue Origin, is developing to ferry cargo and supplies to the surface of the moon, and he made an emotional case for humanity to expand out into the cosmos, a cause he has called the most ...
03:39, 05/10/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
22:52, 05/15/2019

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already......
17:52, 07/02/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration activities at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltf, the Pakistani partner in the project said....
15:39, 05/19/2019

AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly Researchers at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven propose an AI system that warns motorcycle riders when they're about to take a curve too sharply or quickly.Read More...
17:26, 07/15/2019

GOP-led Virginia Legislature abruptly adjourns gun session Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the November election....
22:26, 07/09/2019

First Dog on the Moon and the guest of honour in the desert who never turned up | First Dog on the Moon Rangers and scientists and a white cartoonist converge for the night parrot but where is the night parrot???Greetings from Paruku. I’m here at the Species of the Desert Festival having a lovely time. We are 12 hours drive eastish from Broome on the s...
16:26, 06/24/2019

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
15:39, 07/19/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:26, 06/20/2019

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
19:39, 06/11/2019

With Mandate From India’s Voters, Modi Must Deliver on Economy Problems like high unemployment, largely ignored during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign, are expected to dominate the agenda for his second term....
06:39, 06/20/2019

FedEx sues US over mandate to monitor Huawei shipments FedEx has already been accused of diverting Huawei's shipments, and it's not keen on dealing with more complaints. The courier has sued the US Commerce Department (including Secretary Wilbur Ross and Assistant Secretary Nazak Nikakhtar) to...
17:13, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Abe welcomes results, calls them public mandate Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has welcomed results showing his coalition bloc has secured a majority in upper house elections, saying it reflects a public mandate for his policies...
16:52, 07/21/2019

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying ...
11:39, 05/31/2019

U.N. agency aiding Palestinians rejects U.S. bid to strip it of mandate The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a U.S. proposal to have host countries take over the services it provides across the Middle East....
17:26, 05/23/2019

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
13:52, 06/15/2019

Trump to meet with Moon in South Korea in late June U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in South Korea as part of his trip to the region in late June for the G20 summit in Japan, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
10:52, 06/08/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump Wants To Return To The Moon. Jeff Bezos Pitches In To Help In the six weeks since Vice President Mike Pence announced a crash program to get humans to the moon within five years, the White House has provided no details on how it would achieve that and no cost......
05:00, 05/10/2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing was everything Trump's nationalism is not | David Smith The president couldn’t resist remarking it was the anniversary of planting an American flag on the moon – but it was a human achievementBuzz Aldrin has described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. On Friday he got more desolation, but it wasn’...
13:13, 07/20/2019

Houston Texans abruptly fire GM Brian Gaine HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move Friday with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that “while the timing ma...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Simpler, air-powered soft robots could help with space exploration Soft robots promise a kinder, gentler approach to automation, but they're frequently hamstrung by complexity, costs and the need for wires. Thankfully, Harvard researchers have found a way to simplify matters. They've developed a softrobo...
11:52, 06/02/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
13:26, 05/20/2019

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nud...
23:13, 07/09/2019

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The offici...
10:26, 06/21/2019

Judicial obstruction is hindering offshore exploration and job creation A federal district court judge recently blocked the Trump administration from approving oil leases off the coast of Alaska. The decision is terrible news for American workers, who will lose out on thousands of jobs if it stands....
12:00, 05/28/2019

Anki, Maker of Adorable Robots That Don't Do All That Much, Abruptly Shuts Down Robotics company Anki, the manufacturer of an adorable line of tiny home robots like Cozmo and its bigger brother, the $250 Vector, has unexpectedly and abruptly folded, Recode reported on Monday.Read more......
06:26, 04/30/2019

MSNBC interrupts airing of Lindsey Graham's speech to criticize him: He's a 'human shield' for Trump MSNBC interrupted its broadcast of Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to correct him and criticize his actions as head of the committee tasked with questioning Attorney General Bob Barr about the special counsel's report....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Trump says NRA ‘under siege’ by Dem officials who want to ‘destroy’ it President Trump said Monday that the National Rifle Association -- gripping by infighting and turmoil that exploded into public view over the past week -- is “under siege” by Democratic officials he alleged are working to “destroy” the organization....
18:13, 04/29/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vac...
00:13, 06/07/2019

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Monday....
16:39, 05/27/2019

India's Narendra Modi Wins Re-Election With Strong Mandate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s popular nationalist leader, won a sweeping mandate for a second five-year term, setting the stage for further economic change but also more divisive social policies for his Hindu nationalist supporters....
18:39, 05/23/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, up from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019....
19:13, 07/05/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Biden pledges to bring back ObamaCare individual mandate Joe Biden sought to distance himself from some of the more liberal policies espoused by fellow Democrats, including a single Medicare for All health care system — and said he would bring back the individual mandate. “I have a plan [on] how to d...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Mandate For Creating New India's New Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath says the massive mandate in the Lok Sabha polls was a mandate for creating "new India's new Uttar Pradesh" and gave a befitting reply to those parties......
08:26, 05/26/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts state...
09:26, 06/14/2019

"Clear Mandate To Continue Journey Of Development Since 2014": President President Ram Nath Kovind today endorsed the development efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government as the 17th Lok Sabha started. The people, he said, "have given a clear mandate to the......
11:39, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump even has lies hiding in the underpants of the secret service | First Dog on the Moon There was a parade to celebrate the 10,000th lie the president toldSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue readin...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Trump, Moon Jae-in Discuss North Korean Denuclearization: White House US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization, according to the White House....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump To Visit South Korea This Week For Summit With Moon Jae-In U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
09:52, 06/24/2019

"Don't Know Why We Are Losing": Moon Moon Sen On BJP Gains In Bengal Actor-politician Moon Moon Sen, who is trailing Babul Supriyo by over 65,000 votes in Bengal's Asansol, said her party Trinamool Congress should get 35-40 seats in Bengal even as BJP leads in 18 seats......
12:13, 05/23/2019

"No Bed Tea...": Moon Moon Sen On Why She Was Unaware Of Asansol Violence As clashes were reported from West Bengal's Asansol in the fourth round of voting today for the national election, Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in the seat, said she "hadn't heard......
09:39, 04/29/2019

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
00:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence abruptly cancels trip to New Hampshire U.S. Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday after being called back to the White House for an unspecified reason, White House officials said....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a prestigious award following a storm of protest over ...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Berlin Trip Over ‘Pressing’ Issues Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her foreign minister. A spokeswoman said the meetings would be rescheduled....
15:13, 05/07/2019

Big music fest abruptly ended over fraud suspicion, security BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B has come to an abrupt end amid security concerns and a fraud investigation. VestiVille was canceled Friday, the start of the three-day event, with thousands of fest...
18:52, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression and its causes head-onVideo games tend to lean heavily on metaphor when they tackle themes of mental ...
20:52, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends -OGDC spokesman The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, one of the Pakistani partners, said....
15:39, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP HQ demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
11:39, 05/20/2019

Biden abruptly drops support for 'discriminatory' abortion rule Former vice-president says he can no longer support 40-year-old Hyde amendment, which prohibits use of federal funding for abortionsA day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde amendment – a measure that prohibits the use of federal fundin...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016. Director of Nat...
00:39, 07/11/2019

Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force, but the idea was tabled as the Trump administration grappled ...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actions against Tehran. Several top Iranian aides and lawmakers predicted Sunday that the current tensions...
22:52, 05/12/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
04:39, 04/30/2019

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
21:39, 06/21/2019

"Respect The Mandate": Chandrababu Naidu Concedes Loss In Andhra Pradesh After a thorough drubbing by the YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu today conceded defeat in the Lok Sabha and state assembly elections with the humble......
20:39, 05/23/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayoral vote occurred in last year's national elections....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare initiative in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The mandate, which forced Americans to pay a tax penalty...
16:13, 07/05/2019

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
03:52, 06/14/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
02:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the hardship program, drawing ire from powerful corn and ...
21:52, 07/05/2019

Germany: We'd like to extend mandate of Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity Germany would like to extend the mandate for the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity - made up of G20 countries and other industrialised nations - a government official said on Wednesday, but added that this would be difficult....
15:39, 06/26/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
20:13, 05/05/2019

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korean leader has his offices and home. (June 29) ...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Argentina grants offshore exploration permits in Malvinas West basin Argentina awarded permits to begin hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off the coast of the country in the Malvinas West basin to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA, YPF SA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the government said on Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Fiat Chrysler Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report Just over one week ago, Fiat Chrysler executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall Street Journal, that offer has been abruptly rescinded after the second day of negotiations c...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Bye, bye Sinemia: MoviePass competitor calls it quits, abruptly shuts down US operation After months of trying to keep up with the competition, Sinemia has officially shut down. Here's how you can get a refund.        ...
01:13, 04/29/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Space exploration indie ‘Outer Wilds’ hits Xbox One and PC May 30th Open-world space exploration indie Outer Wilds will arrive on Xbox One and the Epic Games Store May 30th. It emerged last week the crowdfunded Mobius Digital title would be a timed exclusive for the Epic Store. Outer Wilds will arrive on other platfo...
18:26, 05/20/2019

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the books we’re most excited about....
15:52, 07/02/2019

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping y...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Petrobras puts offshore gas fields, exploration bloc up for sale Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has put its Peroa and Cangoa shallow-water natural gas fields and a deepwater exploration concession known as Malombe in the state of Espirito Santo up for sale, the company said....
16:52, 07/05/2019

China, Pakistan Sign Agreements On Space Exploration, Manned Missions China and Pakistan have signed an agreement on space exploration, marking a new phase in space science cooperation including manned missions between the all-weather allies....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan Zambian President Edgar Lungu abruptly fired his finance minister on Monday, appointing in her place the respected deputy head of the central bank, who said he might further delay a sales tax designed to rebalance its economy....
17:26, 07/15/2019

Darren Collison Abruptly Retires From NBA To Focus On Life As A Jehovah's Witness After 10 seasons in the NBA, Darren Collison announced his retirement through an open letter to The Undefeated, citing his faith as the catalyst for his decision:...
19:13, 06/29/2019

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress to move forward with the use of force. Secretary ...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member threatened to boycott a scheduled hearing and another official was facing the threat of contempt proc...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved....
04:39, 04/30/2019

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:52, 05/22/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force. That’s according to two Homeland Security officia...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
09:52, 06/24/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare's individual mandate penalty for not having insurance "Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, contending it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered."...
20:39, 07/05/2019

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change in a nation at war....
16:52, 07/21/2019

President Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts. The group includes Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce at its annual...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Exploration of ‘Lost City’ in Honduras Uncovers Trove of Rare Life Forms Trond Larsen was night-searching for rare frogs and insects in the Lost City recently discovered within Honduras’ Mosquitia Rainforest when his headlamp illuminated something surprising: a curious black puma. Larsen, a researcher who led this Februar...
06:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA , YPF SA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the government said on Friday....
05:52, 05/18/2019

VestiVille music festival in Belgium abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.        ...
20:13, 06/30/2019

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
08:52, 07/18/2019

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the spec...
01:00, 07/12/2019

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William...
23:39, 06/11/2019

China, US trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held a phone conversation with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, China's Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Tuesday....
07:13, 06/25/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Department probe into the origins of the federal investi...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday, looking for a fresh blow to Iran's economy after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Trump Officials Are Split Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclearization....
02:39, 07/02/2019

'He’s just a loyalist': Trump's ICE pick Mark Morgan blasted by former DHS officials Former officials who served at the top of the Department of Homeland Security are worried Mark Morgan, President Trump’s new pick to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is better suited to Fox News than leading the agency....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran's downing of an unmanned Ame...
05:00, 06/25/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
23:39, 04/29/2019

Ex-Justice officials: Trump would've been indicted if not president after Mueller report More than 400 former Justice Department officials said the Mueller report would have made the case for multiple counts of obstruction against President Trump had he not been protected from indictment by his office....
03:13, 05/07/2019

China, U.S. trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Senior Chinese and U.S. trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world's two largest economies remain locked in a tariff war....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two ...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Trump says John Kerry ‘should be prosecuted’ for meetings with Iranian officials Trump has accused the former secretary of state of breaking the law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office. A Kerry spokesman said “everything President Trump said today is simply wrong.”...
23:00, 05/09/2019

OPEC, Saudi Officials Haven't Spoken With Trump About Oil Prices President Trump hasn’t spoken over the phone with the OPEC secretary-general or with the Saudi energy minister in an effort to seek lower oil prices, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump told reporters he called OPEC....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
22:13, 06/19/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on...
07:39, 05/22/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
07:13, 05/16/2019

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
13:13, 07/06/2019

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20:52, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him on his civil rights record during Thursday night's debate, abruptly saying, “my time’s up, I’m sorr...
14:26, 06/28/2019

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges Russian authorities have released Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and dropped all charges only days after his arrest on drug charges and hospitalization for injuries purportedly inflicted by police.        ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

AP Source: US was planning to launch retaliatory attacks against Iran Thursday night but abruptly called them off WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: US was planning to launch retaliatory attacks against Iran Thursday night but abruptly called them off....
06:13, 06/21/2019

Virginia Lawmakers Abruptly Adjourn Chaotic Special Session on Gun Control Without Taking Action (RICHMOND, Va.) — Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the Nov...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Naomi Osaka abruptly ends press conference after first-round defeat at Wimbledon: 'Can I leave?' Naomi Osaka was upset in the first round at Wimbledon and overwhelming emotions appeared to be getting to her as she took part in the post-match news conference with reporters Monday....
19:39, 07/02/2019

Kevin Spacey's sexual assault accuser abruptly drops civil lawsuit A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him in Nantucket has abruptly dropped a civil lawsuit. The criminal suit will proceed with a hearing Monday.        ...
20:26, 07/05/2019

"A Little Violence Happens...": Moon Moon Sen After "Bed Tea" Excuse On a day she made headlines over an ill-advised confession on "bed tea", Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in Bengal's Asansol, was heard saying: "A little violence always happens." She......
07:13, 04/30/2019

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
07:39, 06/21/2019

Report: Intelligence Officials Won’t Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of ...
02:39, 06/17/2019

Trump Officials Blame DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan for ICE Raid Leaks A day after Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he was postponing nationwide raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport thousands of families, senior administration officials are furious, blaming acting Homeland Security Secretar...
18:39, 06/23/2019

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Wash...
21:26, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials ...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S....
14:52, 06/19/2019

Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months: officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three Trump administration officials told Reuters, , avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, less than two months after Trump appe...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Trump gives immigrant officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigrant officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Trump officials to meet with GOP leaders to revive stalled budget talks President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators are planning to meet with Republican leaders at the Capitol Wednesday to try and wriggle out of a stalemate with Democrats ahead of a series of key fiscal deadlines. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, acti...
16:39, 07/10/2019

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration...
23:26, 07/01/2019

For inured foreign officials, the sting of Trump’s tweets has begun to dull Faced with what a French diplomat called the president’s verbal ‘escalation dominance,’ the most common response to Twitter threats is the Gallic shrug....
14:26, 04/30/2019

The show will go on: Play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts gets new venue The stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page will go on after the Washington, D.C  theater that was expected to hold it backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
04:26, 06/05/2019

Ex-FBI lawyer: Officials were 'quite worried' Comey appeared to be blackmailing Trump with dossier Former top FBI lawyer James Baker said this week that he and other officials were "quite worried" that former FBI Director James Comey appeared to be blackmailing then President-elect Trump during a 2017 meeting regarding salacious allegations found ...
05:13, 05/16/2019

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five official...
19:39, 05/31/2019

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
13:26, 07/09/2019

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
14:52, 06/13/2019

Trump gives immigration officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigration officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Me...
02:52, 06/10/2019

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging a quick meeting at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day....
09:26, 06/30/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Trailer for Love, Antosha promises a moving exploration of actor Anton Yelchin’s short life Anton Yelchin, a Russian immigrant who started acting as a child, starred in a number of acclaimed indie movies, in addition to taking over the role of Chekhov in the recent Star Trek movie franchise and the lead in Netflix’s animated Trollhunters se...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
21:13, 05/16/2019

House Democrats move to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials and immigration documents The House Judiciary Committee moved Tuesday to authorize subpoenas for two separate issues: an array of documents and testimony related to the administration's immigration policies and to former and current Trump administration officials, including t...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
04:00, 07/18/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
03:52, 06/13/2019

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
07:26, 07/10/2019

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump: ex-U.S. Justice Department officials Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House....
00:13, 05/07/2019

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically, how it was not supposed to look. The USS John S.......
19:26, 05/30/2019

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
19:39, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump expected to delay auto tariffs decision by up to six months - officials U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on imposing tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, three Trump administration officials told Reuters, , avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
00:52, 05/24/2019

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer's World Series of Poker debut ends abruptly in 454th place After an impressive run on "Jeopardy!," professional sports gambler James Holzhauer had a less-than-stellar performance at his World Series of Poker debut....
19:13, 06/25/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Trump donor from West Virginia among 7 Americans killed in copter crash in Bahamas, officials say A billionaire coal executive from West Virginia was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas while traveling back to Florida on the Fourth of July, reports said....
13:52, 07/05/2019

China's Xi to present Trump with terms for settling trade fight: WSJ, citing Chinese officials Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present U.S. President Donald Trump with a set of terms the United States should meet before Beijing is ready to settle their trade dispute, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
15:13, 06/27/2019

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Trump-Russia probe officials caught 'abusing' power must be 'held accountable': GOP lawmaker Attorney General William Barr's new investigation into the origins of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia probe must "get to the bottom" of some unanswered questions....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Former DHS officials ousted over push back on Trump administration's plan to arrest thousands of migrants Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and a top immigration official challenged a previously secret White House plan to arrest thousands of migrant parents and children in nearly a dozen U.S. cities, Fox News confirmed Monday....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Trump officials 'should consider dining at home,' says co-owner of restaurant that refused to serve Sarah Sanders The co-owner of a Virginia restaurant who refused to serve then-White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the "rules are changing" when it comes to businesses or staffers expressing political opposition. ...
17:26, 07/01/2019

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
23:13, 05/31/2019

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean Presid...
22:26, 06/30/2019

Videos capture the terrifying moment sports games and a live newscast abruptly stop during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in California @Evan_Rosenfeld/CBSN Videos shared on social media captured the powerful, preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which shook areas in Southern California, Nevada, and Mexico on Friday evening. A live newscast on KCAL-TV was also abruptly put on hold ...
00:13, 07/07/2019

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
20:00, 06/05/2019

REFILE-WRAPUP 4-Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues....
13:00, 06/21/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to take astronauts to the moon by 2024 Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture, is planning a manned mission to the moon, he announced Thursday.        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

DC theater backs out of holding play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts, citing 'violent threats' The Washington, D.C. theater that was expected to host the stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page next month, backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
21:52, 05/30/2019

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries' leaders in Hanoi in February....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Americans killed in Bahamas helicopter crash included West Virginia Trump donor's daughter, her best friend: officials The Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people included his daughter and her best friend who were “inseparable.”...
09:00, 07/09/2019

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a partial lunar eclipse that̵...
14:00, 07/14/2019

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone....
06:39, 06/30/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo abruptly cancels Berlin trip due to unspecified 'pressing issues' Pompeo had been scheduled to meet with meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.        ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alternative yet.        ...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Pink talks new album 'Hurts 2B Human,' wanting more kids and anti-Trump lyrics: 'He's a joke' Pink gets deeply personal and political on eighth album "Hurts 2B Human," which features collaborations with Chris Stapleton, Khalid and more.        ...
16:39, 04/30/2019

Another Parent Change Looms for Chrysler Fiat Chrysler’s proposed merger with France’s Renault would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
12:13, 06/03/2019

Former president still looms over Kazakh election For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot, but the longtime leader of the oil-rich Central Asian country still casts a long shadow on the vote...
12:52, 06/07/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
17:13, 05/08/2019

| S15: Toughest route looms for SA teams A lot of South Africans will become unexpected, temporary fans of the Reds next weekend when they entertain the in-form Jaguares, explains Rob Houwing...
22:52, 05/25/2019

Downturn looms as UAW talks start up Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
09:26, 07/14/2019

Another Stanley Cup Game 7 Looms. They Don’t Happen Often. They’re usually low-scoring. Home teams have the edge. Overtime is even rarer. The spectacle of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals awaits Boston and St. Louis....
21:13, 06/11/2019

Immigration stalemate looms before talks even begin Senate Republicans are holding high-level meetings with President Donald Trump on an immigration reform bill. House Democrats are crafting their own plan to protect Dreamers. And the administration has formally requested billions in emergency aid to ...
17:13, 05/08/2019

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
16:13, 06/13/2019

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence mus...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Federer-Nadal looms as 'Big 3' strut into semis Four-time Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic won 10 straight games after trailing 4-3 in the first set to reach the semifinals, where he'll be joined by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Roberto Bautista Agut....
20:52, 07/10/2019

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
02:52, 05/23/2019

UN report: Extinction looms for more than one million species Development that’s led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists warn....
16:26, 05/11/2019

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
15:26, 05/29/2019

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
23:39, 07/13/2019