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Brexit: PM 'working to get further European Union assurances'

The disused airfield, near Ramsgate in Kent, had its runway used as an HGV holding bay as a test in the event of problems caused by a disorderly exit from the E...


The Government Shutdown Is Turning National Parks into Cesspits

John Garder, senior director of budget and appropriations at the National Parks Conservation Association , told ABC News that when park rangers aren't availa...


Bold moon mission shows China's space ambitions

The spacecraft is the latest in a series of probes named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology, Chang'e . While the far side is sometimes called the ...


NASA spacecraft survives flyby of most distant object ever explored

The object is so old and pristine that it's essentially like going back in time to the beginning of our solar system. That data includes high-resolution images ...


Michael Fish's NBC26 Storm Shield weather forecast

Right now it looks like this storm will just skirt by the Denver area with 0-3 inches potentially falling. A major Winter storm will affect the regions Wedn...


Japan restarting commercial whaling, ignoring global moratorium

While this is a benefit for the Antarctic , it may simply be because the nation is no longer able to hunt on the high seas, where they were claiming to be cond...


NASA's Voyager 2 Probe Reaches Interstellar Space

NASA says its Voyager 2 probe has become the second human-made object to fly into interstellar space - six years after its twin, Voyager 1 , became the fir...


SpaceX rocket still floating in Atlantic Ocean after botched ground landing

It represents SpaceX's 16th commercial resupply services mission. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off successfully at 1:16 pm Eastern Standard Time from Florida's ...


NASA partners with private companies to return to the Moon

NASA's going back to the moon . Draper will lead a team, including three other companies, to design, manufacture and launch a lunar lander - dubbed "Artemi...


NASA shocked the world the good news

Draper , a research and development company, is one of nine private US firms participating in NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Service (CLPS) initiative, com...


NASA has Mars InSight as latest lander due to arrive today

InSight is equipped with two primary instruments: the Seismic Experiment Interior Structure - SEIS - seismometer, provided by the French space agency, CNES, ...


NASA Picks Ancient Martian River Delta for 2020 Rover Touchdown

Coverage will start at 2PM ET , with live landing commentary and a feed from mission control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory . Do you believe that Mar...


Interstellar asteroid could be 'alien' mission searching for life

While there's a possibility that the object is merely an abnormally thin, extremely large naturally-occurring piece of interstellar rock - it didn't emit any ra...


Soyuz launch failure due to deformation during assembly: Russian official

The launch date of the Soyuz MS-11 mission was revealed during a press conference held by Roscosmos , where they also disclosed the reason behind why their S...


American and Russian astronaut rescued after emergency landing following rocket booster malfunction

But the incident highlights recent tensions that have surfaced in a long-running collaboration in space between the U.S. and Russian Federation. A view shows ...


Georgia girl killed during hurricane was spending rare night away from home

After slamming Florida and lashing Georgia, Michael is now barreling through the storm-weary Carolinas. The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came in...


Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing

NASA and Russian Roscosmos space agency said the astronauts were in good condition after their capsule landed about 20 kilometres east of the city of Dzh...


Huge waves crash into roof, submerge Florida beach house

A storm surge of almost 8 feet was reported at Apalachicola. The good news is that the sun has risen on the Florida gulf coast. A National Ocean Service wat...


Hurricane Michael upgraded to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm

Florida officials said roughly 375,000 people up and down the Gulf Coast had been urged or ordered to evacuate. The Carolinas aren't expected to get a direct ...


Scientists Discover New Dwarf Planet Beyond Pluto

The Goblin-formally known as 2015 TG38-sits more that twice as far from the Sun as Pluto does, even at its closest approach. Called 2015 TG387, it has a v...


Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

An increase in the number of mosquitoes in the area is thought to have given rise to high numbers of the arachnids, also known as stretch spiders due to the...


Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

Henry McMaster said Friday, referring to the eastern part of the state. The Miami Herald never mentioned global warming in 21 stories on Hurricane Florence...


Hurricane Florence: North Carolina family's garage submerged in water

Juvenile Center Road - the entrance to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office - was also reported closed, through sheriff's office personnel were already dis...


The guest that won't leave: 4 dead as Florence hits coast

It is an "absolutely a personal decision" to stay or go, Lori Crouch, a spokesperson for the city said. Florence's eye could come ashore early Friday around t...


Hurricane Florence packing a 'Mike Tyson punch', says top U.S. official

Storm surge of 13 feet on top of a high tide at 7 feet could overwhelm Carolina Beach. You're going to be displaced from your home in the coastal areas. That f...


'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

At 11 a.m., the storm was located about 520 miles east of Myrtle Beach, S.C., moving northwest at 15 mph with 130 sustained winds, forecasters said . "As soon ...


Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4 storm, threatens Southeast U.S.

By 11 a.m. ET (1500 GMT) on Monday, Florence was about 1,240 miles (2,000 km) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina , and was a Category 4, the second-st...


Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

The tropical storm could begin to batter the southeastern USA by late on Wednesday, with Florence possibly making landfall around the Carolinas on Thursday or...


Countering FCC, Calif. Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Law

The bill was passed in a large margin by the State Senate on Friday, and now democratic Governor Brown has until the end of September to make a decision. "T...


Alberta Indigenous leaders call for improved consultation after Trans Mountain ruling

Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo Conservative MP Cathy McLeod called Thursday's Federal Court of Appeal decision on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline project h...