Step through the Cinder Lake Crater Field roughly 12 miles outside Flagstaff, Ariz., and you might encounter a white crystal-filled rock that has absolutely no business being there.
The chunks of anorthosite weren't ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Iran's detention of two British-owned oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz sharply escalated tensions with London and Washington on Friday, increasing the odds that the two allies would undertake new military ...Read more
Fifty years after a military test pilot made the first striated boot prints in the thick gray powder of the lunar surface, NASA has an ambitious plan to send humans back to the moon by 2024.
But this time there's a twist....Read more
NEW YORK -- Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid soaring tensions in one of the world's critical energy chokepoints. Brent climbed more than 1% on the news.
A ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ilhan Omar's congressional office facade grew more colorful as people walked by her office Friday and posted blue, purple, pink and yellow notes of encouragement in the form of a heart. It's a show of ...Read more
We went to the moon on television.
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, as the climax to a long-running series that began with President Kennedy's famous 1962 called shot -- "We choose to go to the moon in this decade," a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Indicted R&B singer R. Kelly has been ordered brought to New York in custody for his arraignment on sweeping racketeering charges alleging he systematically recruited young girls for sexual abuse at concerts ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A bill to outlaw the sale and manufacture of fur products drew few opponents in its early hearings at the California Capitol.
That changed on June 25, when animal rights advocates supporting the ...Read more
President Donald Trump says he is trying to help free rapper ASAP Rocky, who's been jailed in Sweden since the beginning of the month without being charged.
"We are one," he told pool reporters in D.C. on Friday, noting ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Immigration allies, Mexican Consulate officials, a U.S. congresswoman and TV news cameras converged on O'Hare International Airport on Thursday after federal Customs and Border Protection officer held three ...Read more
MIAMI -- Citing what it calls a slew of human-rights violations, Amnesty International is calling on the U.S. government to shut down the Homestead detention center before children in Miami-Dade start school again next ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- California Rep. Doris Matsui confirmed some of the worst accounts of the border patrol centers housing migrant men, women and children who've crossed over the southern border, after visiting two facilities in...Read more
SINGAPORE -- Along pristine Cambodian beaches, past parades of elephants in its largest national park, sits an area half the size of Singapore that is raising alarm bells among military strategists in the U.S. and beyond. ...Read more
"My father, Raymond, is a chronic alcoholic. He doesn't like going outside and mostly drinks homebrew." The lines come from the back cover of "Ray's a Laugh," a celebrated 1996 book of family photographs by the Turner ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ilhan Omar has only been in Congress for seven months, but the Minnesota Democrat has become a major target of President Trump's ire.
What's going on?
Question: Trump's attacks on Omar escalated ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The presidential helicopter isn't supposed to leave scorch marks on the White House lawn. So the Navy and Lockheed Martin Corp. are working to fix a "high risk" problem after the new Marine One did just that ...Read more
DELTA, Utah -- The smokestack at Intermountain Power Plant looms mightily over rural Utah, belching steam and pollution across a landscape of alfalfa fields and desert shrub near the banks of the Sevier River.
Five ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As the nation battles an opioid epidemic, the Los Angeles Police Department is expanding a program to supply officers with thousands of doses of a nasal spray to treat overdose victims.
Last year, the LAPD ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate plans to vote next week on a House-passed bill to extend a fund to help first responders and other victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
"We're finally, finally able to tell them you won't ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Even after years of high-profile office moves from the suburbs to downtown Chicago, the current predicament of Lake County, Ill., stands out.
The far north suburban county is bracing for the loss of about 2,700...Read more
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