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Sep 27 2018

Japan space agency lands two rovers on an asteroid for survey

The Japanese space agency JAXA has successfully landed two space rovers on a far-flung asteroid in the deep void of space. Since landing, the rovers have sent back ph...

Sep 18 2018

Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC

Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale on Thursday evening and was moving west at only 6 miles per hour (9 km/h). What's wors...

Sep 18 2018

SpaceX reveals Yusaku Maezawa will fly 'around the Moon' in historic announcement

A Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa , will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023, and he...

Sep 18 2018

Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

Hurricane Florence , now downgraded to a tropical storm , swept through the Carolinas on Friday, knocking out power to almost a million homes and businesses and causin...

Sep 17 2018

Insurers brace for another round of catastrophe losses from Hurricane Florence

The latest tracks for Category 4 storm Florence, released early Wednesday morning, now have the storm staying farther south, following the European model. Those warily ...

Sep 17 2018

More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland

She said that count is expected to increase significantly. The company said as many as three-fourths of its 4 million customers in North Carolina and SC could lose po...

Sep 15 2018

Who will be Elon Musk's first paying passenger on SpaceX moon mission?

That mostly likely means the passenger is from Japan, SpaceX is moving to Japan, or Musk is simply trolling people with emojis. But the tweet fell short of providin...

Sep 14 2018

United States east coast braced for catastrophic hurricane strike

Tropical storm-force winds extended 195 miles (315 kilometers) from Florence's center, and hurricane-force winds reached out 70 miles (110 kilometers). For more informa...

Sep 13 2018

$1 million pledged against Collins if she backs Kavanaugh

The spotlight on Collins and Sen. Republicans now hold a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate and only 51 votes are required to confirm Kavanaugh. Sen. She contrasted ...

Sep 13 2018

Beach Town's Main Drag Empty Ahead of Hurricane Florence

It's big and vicious. Hurricane Florence is continuing to move west-northwest and is still forecast to hit North Carolina and SC, bringing destructive storm surge , ...

Sep 13 2018

Huge Hurricane Florence Looms Large in New Views from Space

EDT (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Florence was located near latitude 25.0 degrees north and longitude 60.0 degrees west. Florence is moving toward the west near 13 m...

Sep 13 2018

Florence forces evacuations, those staying 'playing with their life,' official says

The hurricane is gaining pace as it heads for the Carolinas, where 1.7million people have been told to evacuate. The footage was captured by one of the National Ocean...

Sep 11 2018

Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm

The storm is forecast to continue towards the United States, and approach the southeastern coast by Thursday. Residents in this part of the east coast should prepare now ...

Sep 07 2018

Kavanaugh faces more questioning

Kavanaugh's comment that "three current justices" would overturn Roe is out of date due to changes on the court. Others have been provided to the committee on "confiden...

Sep 05 2018

Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon strikes

Rick Scott asked for "Floridians and our visitors to remain vigilant", according to a statement . Evacuation orders have been issued for parts of Louisiana as forecast...

Sep 05 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens Gulf Coast, hurricane warning in place

The Florida Keys have already experienced the heavy rain and wind from the tropical storm. There is also a Tropical Storm Warning from the Okaloosa-Walton County Line wes...

Sep 04 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon Is Real Rainmaker For South Florida

Geo Rodriguez chose to go for a walk on Hollywood Beach, north of Miami, on Monday morning and got caught in the storm. The National Hurricane Center reported that ...

Sep 02 2018

California net neutrality bill goes to Gov. Jerry Brown

California lawmakers passed the toughest net neutrality law in the country on Friday, a move that would guarantee full and equal access to the internet. Jerry Brown's d...

Aug 24 2018

Drenching rain hits Hawaii's Big Island as Hurricane Lane approaches

The department is also coordinating with the 375,000-strong Filipino community through the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu. Hurricane Lane has brought more t...