A magnetic filament of solar material erupted on the sun in late September, breaking the quiet conditions in a spectacular fashion.
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice is meeting with senators on Capitol Hill today to answer questions about the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya.
The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database
In a rare admission of faulty reporting on CBS News’ authoritative “60 Minutes” newsmagazine, correspondent Lara Logan acknowledged the program was misled
These days, it’s not just finding an exoplanet. It’s how you find that Earth-like body.
How did life on Earth get started?
Even though the world's most powerful atom-smasher was completed just six years ago, its makers are already looking ahead to the next one.
Lois Lerner’s emails, allegedly destroyed during a 2011 hard drive crash, have been “lost forever.”
A long-standing puzzle in the study of exoplanets is the formation of hot Jupiters, gas giant planets that snuggly orbit their host star.
Hacktivist movement Anonymous has hijacked the US Sentencing Commission website as a personal vendetta to retaliate against the justice system
A Russian Su-27 jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. reconnaissance plane over the Pacific northeast recently in an aerial clash not seen since the Cold War.
A collage of radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2006 DP14 was generated by NASA scientists using the 230-foot (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna
While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.
A monster storm that erupted on Saturn in late 2010 – as large as any storm ever observed on the ringed planet -- has already impressed researchers
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