Melting Glaciers In Iceland Could Trigger Volcanic Eruptions
January 31 2015 6:54 AM
A new study finds the Icelandic landmass is rising at a rate of 1.4 inches per year -- much faster than previously estimated.
Texas Will Observe 'Chris Kyle Day' Monday, Governor Says
January 31 2015 6:06 AM
Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL who did four tours in Iraq, is considered to be the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history.
India Successfully Tests New Long-Range Ballistic Missile
January 31 2015 3:32 AM
"Agni-5" -- part of the Agni series of missiles -- is capable of delivering a nuclear warhead over a distance of 3,100 miles.
At Least 33 Killed In Bombing Of Shiite Building In Pakistan
January 30 2015 6:22 AM
A Sunni militant organization with ties to ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
Russian-American Balloon Crew Surpasses Distance Record
January 30 2015 4:38 AM
The two pilots, an American named Troy Bradley and Russian national Leonid Tiukhtyaev, have traveled a distance of over 5,500 miles since Sunday.
Chinese Universities Urged To Shun Books On 'Western Values'
January 30 2015 1:58 AM
In recent months, the ruling Communist Party has attempted to tighten control over educational institutions in the country.
Moscow-Backed Syria Peace Talks End Without Breakthrough
January 30 2015 12:26 AM
The discussions, aimed at ending the over four-year Syrian civil war, were not attended by the U.S.-backed Syrian National Coalition.
'God's Hand' Revealed In New Image From 1,300 Light-Years Away
January 29 2015 7:04 AM
The "cometary globule" CG4 is located nearly 1,300 light-years from Earth in the Gum Nebula.
France Questions 8-Year-Old Boy Over Charlie Hebdo Comments
January 29 2015 5:46 AM
The child was questioned by police in Nice after he allegedly expressed "solidarity" with the gunmen who attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo.
US Scientist Sentenced For Attempting To Sell Nuclear Secrets
January 29 2015 2:59 AM
Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Argentina, had worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1979 to 1988.
Ice Melt Slows Down Montana Oil Spill Cleanup
January 29 2015 12:37 AM
Nearly 50,000 gallons of oil were released into the Yellowstone River after a decades-old pipeline ruptured on Jan. 17.
Greece's Left-Wing Prime Minister Urges Negotiation To Reduce Debt
January 28 2015 7:27 AM
Greece currently owes nearly $270 billion to a "troika" of lenders.
Oldest Known Solar System Discovered
January 28 2015 5:48 AM
The star, named Kepler-444, is 11.2 billion years old, making it almost as old as the Milky Way.
Obama To Seek Increase In Defense Spending
January 28 2015 2:38 AM
The proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 would exceed a $499 billion spending cap on the base budget by $35 billion.
Spanish Priests Charged With Child Sex Abuse
January 28 2015 12:48 AM
The case had come to light in August last year after one of the victims wrote a letter to Pope Francis.
'LightSail' Spacecraft To Surf On Sunlight
January 27 2015 6:59 AM
Bill Nye, executive director of the Planetary Society, said that the LightSail spacecraft would use sunlight to move along "like a sailboat."
10M New Jobs For China In 2015
January 27 2015 4:58 AM
China’s leaders worry a rapidly cooling economy could lead to unemployment and social instability.
Iraqi Sunnis Accuse Shia Militias Of Killing Civilians
January 27 2015 2:07 AM
Sunni leaders from the province of Diyala alleged that Shia militias had targeted residents during a recent offensive against ISIS.
Prevent 'Double Disaster' In Ebola-Hit Nations: Oxfam
January 27 2015 12:54 AM
According to an estimate by the World Bank, West African nations hit by the ongoing outbreak could lose nearly $1.6 billion in GDP in 2015.
India Needs 'Structural Changes' To Boost Growth, Says Finance Minister
January 23 2015 7:34 AM
Arun Jaitley, the Indian finance minister, said the country needed to overhaul outdated laws and implement a "fair and reasonable" tax regime.