U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Nov. 16 the Pentagon will accelerate its mission to train Iraqi forces to combat ISIL militants
Television writer-producer Glen Larson, whose works include "Magnum, P.I." and "Battlestar Galactica," has died of cancer at age 77.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Nov. 15 a technological innovation plan to ensure America's military superiority in the 21st century.
"Star Wars" fans were sent into a frenzy Thursday as studio giant Disney revealed the title of the iconic franchise's seventh episode -- "The Force Awakens" -- and said filming was over.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Virgin Galactic "ignored" repeated warnings in the years leading up to the deadly crash of its spacecraft in California, a rocket science safety expert said Sunday, as investigators hunted for clues to the accident.
Authorities who carried out their first full day of investigation into a US spacecraft crash that killed one pilot and seriously injured another Nov. 1 said probing the incident could take a year.
Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit fast-worsening risks, a U.N. report showed on Nov. 2.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article penned for Bloomberg Businessweek.
Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Fusion power would not replace the 'renewables,' whose cost would probably fall fast enough to stay competitive. But it would rapidly replace the fossil fuels, mainly coal and gas
Apple, facing tough competition in the cooling tablet market, on Oct. 16 unveiled a new line-up of iPads
Electric car giant Tesla on Oct. 9 unveiled a new two-engine vehicle designed to perform in bad weather, featuring four-wheel drive and anti-collision technology.
South Korea's Bae Sang-Moon fired seven birdies with one bogey in a six-under 66 on Thursday to join American Andres Gonzales atop the US PGA Tour Frys.com Open.
Twitter sued the US Department of Justice, intensifying its battle with federal agencies for the right to reveal the extent of US government surveillance
US Supreme Court declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states
A Spanish nurse has contracted Ebola after treating two patients who died from the disease at a Madrid hospital in the first known case of transmission outside of Africa
Two Japanese and a US scientist won the 2014 Physics Nobel for inventing a new energy efficient light source
Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services.
Facebook on Oct. 1 vowed to ease its "real names" policy that prompted drag queen performers to quit the social network and sparked wider protests in the gay community and beyond.
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