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SpaceX announces BFR lunar passenger, mission for Earth's artists

Our correspondent, Mary MacCarthy, joins us from Los Angeles. The 42-year-old is worth an estimated $2.9 billion and has been known to drop unfathomable amoun...


Hurricane Florence pounds Carolina coast with fierce winds, flooding

Power outages from Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical storm early Friday evening, have topped 700,000 customers. At 5 p.m., Florence had been down...


US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

That doesn't include numbers from dozens of city-operated electricity providers. Their entire neighborhood evacuated in Wilmington , North Carolina, Davi...


'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

Watches are already in effect for a storm surge that could reach up to 12ft at high tide on a stretch from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout in North Carolina , foreca...


Hurricane Helene has Britain in its sights

The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Helene has 90 miles per hour winds, meaning it is a Category 1 storm. They are also watching Tropical Storm Isa...


SpaceX To Reveal Identity Of First Space Tourist

The big reveal on who it is - and when the flight to the moon will be - will be announced Monday at the company's headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Its des...


Tracking the tropics: Three hurricanes brewing in the Atlantic

Florence interrupted her stay on North Carolina's Outer Banks. For many people, the challenge could be finding a safe refuge: If Florence slows to a crawl,...


Evacuations underway as Florence strengthens to category 4 hurricane

US President Donald Trump , whose administration faced severe criticism for a slow response in Puerto Rico to Hurricane Maria, cancelled a political rally pl...


One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

Roy Cooper said in an Associated Press report. Trump, who has faced criticism for his administration's response to Hurricane Maria in 2017, which killed an ...


These maps show what to expect from Hurricane Florence

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang said the storm is expected to strengthen to 150 miles per hour just before landfall somewhere along the Southeast...


Tropical Storm Florence continues its churn toward United States coast

It is also expected to intensify into a hurricane . On this path, Florence will track over the warm waters off the southeast US coastline. Tropical Storm ...


Will Tropical Storm Gordon Hit Houston?

As much as 8 inches (20 centimetres) of rain could fall in some parts of the Gulf states through late Thursday as the tropical weather moves inland toward Arkan...


Brett Kavanaugh’s Second Day of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. In his opening remarks released ahead of delivery, Kavanaugh sought to tamp down the...


Storm watch issued for central US Gulf Coast

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Gulf Coast from the Florida-Alabama boarder to Louisiana. The latest track from the National Hurricane Cen...


Tropical Storm Norman forecast to reach hurricane strength today

Hurricane FredAugust 30, 2015 - Tropical Storm Fred forms off the coast of West Africa.August 31, 2015 - Strengthens into a hurricane. With the peak of hurric...


Trump’s coal plan-neither clean nor affordable

The CPP set strict greenhouse gas emissions limits on companies in the power industry with the hopes of reducing US emissions by approximately one third from 20...


Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe takes off for tryst with the sun

The spacecraft was visible over the Sunshine Coast on Sunday night, after Saturday morning's launch attempt was foiled by technical issues. The launch too...


Watch Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Online

With the moon in a new phase, the sky will remain exceptionally dark when between 70 and 150 meteors per hour may be seen, depending on one's viewing location...


Perseid August 2018: When can I see the meteor shower?

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak late in the evening Saturday into early Sunday morning , though a similar show could be seen Friday evening into...


Blend of novices, veterans to fly on first private USA spaceships

As per IT House, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft was launched on June 29, carrying a massive 2,697 kilograms of cargo to the International Space Station, which inc...


Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century

The partial eclipses that lead up to and follow the total eclipse will last an hour and 6 minutes each. A super blue blood moon rises over Michmoret, Isra...


Super Soaker: Stormy Day Will Bring Showers, Heavy Downpours

There will be a chance for showers and storms during the afternoon. Things are about to change as our 7 day forecast is showing rain showers and thunderstorms f...


New moons were discovered orbiting Jupiter, and one's an 'oddball'

With a total of 79 moons, Jupiter is now the most lunar-rich planet in the solar system. They then used telescopes in Chile, Arizona, and Hawaii to confirm the ...


EPA Head Scott Pruitt Resigns

Which means in the short term, the departure isn't likely to change the trajectory of the EPA. He played a key role in withdrawing the US from the Paris climate...


Tropical Storm Chris forms off Carolinas; Beryl remains storm

Beryl, "Weakening is expected once Beryl reaches the eastern Caribbean Sea on Monday", forecasters said. "With Dominica now under a tropical storm warning, I ...


United States border agents approached Canada fishermen in disputed waters

A Canadian fishermen's group said this week that over the last two weeks at least 10 fishing boats from New Brunswick have been intercepted by USA patrol agents...


Rwandans march against plastic pollution

Prime Minister made a fervent appeal for the world to work unitedly in eliminating plastic pollution. Twelve local and worldwide companies signed a declarat...


NASA’s major Mars findings: organic molecules and seasonal changes

These organic compounds , a requirement for life as it's known on Earth , were found in 3-billion-year-old rocks deposited on the floor of Gale Crater. "I d...


Lions, tigers, jaguar and bear escape zoo in Germany

The Eifel Zoo in Luenebach is located in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, about 50 kilometres north of Trier. The zoo is home to about 400 animals, many of w...


Trans Mountain pipeline: Notley praises $4.5 billion purchase plan

We met the deadline. Alberta is putting up to $2 billion towards construction of the project, and work is underway to get construction going, Premier Rachel N...


Subtropical Storm Alberto Expected To Make Landfall Monday

The National Weather Service's office in Tampa said in a briefing Saturday that winds from Alberto would increase late Saturday night, persisting during the...


Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display launching in India on May 21

The tweet reads "The Samsung #GalaxyJ6 is coming soon with state-of-the-art design and features that will make your life truly infinite". With the smartph...


OnePlus 6 Official Accessories & Their Prices Appear on Twitter

It's been several months after the first leaks of the OnePlus 6 began to appear and today, after all the hype and marketing (that the company is known for) On...


Bethesda releases first gameplay trailer for Rage 2

Funnily, the press release mentions that this is an "AAAAAA" game because it involves two AAA developers . In a fact sheet for the game it's been revealed ...


Football Field-sized Asteroid To Zip By Earth

After several years of observation , the rock's orbit was mapped out, Space .com reported . The giant asteroid, around the size of the Statue of Liberty...


Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission

Yet also if the helicopter can not fly, it will not impact the total goal of the Mars 2020 vagabond- the follower to NASA's Inquisitiveness vagabond which i...


SpaceX's Block 5 lands safely, delivers Bangabandhu 1 into orbit

The Falcon 9 rocket used in Friday's launch was the first flight of an upgraded version of the rocket dubbed Block 5. The helium tanks were ruptured in a pre-la...


Apple stock hits new highs after ringing endorsement from Warren Buffett

But at the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting in Omaha Saturday, Buffett faced questions about how he became so bullish on Apple ( aapl )-after famously avo...


Google Maps 'For You' Section, Augmented Reality Features Announced

To help provide for these changing needs, the Google Maps team have worked to integrate Google Maps with the smartphone camera. The "For you" tab will m...


New Pokemon GO Fest events announced in Chicago and Dortmund

A second major event dubbed Pokemon GO Fest 2018 will return to Chicago, the city where a similar event went terribly wrong . While details are still pretty ...