The European Union’s decision to end its embargo on arming the opposition in Syria has been followed by sharp criticism from Russia’s foreign ministry and word that Russia will follow through on plans to deliver anti-aircraft missiles to President Bashar Assad’s military.
The Ring Nebula, whose iconic shape and large size make it a favorite of amateur astronomers, can now be seen in new detail, after NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a sharp image of the nebula.
On April 15, when two bombs exploded near the finish line, thousands of runners could not finish the most illustrious road race in the world. Saturday, thousands tried to remedy that with a one-mile run that covered the final stretch of the Boston Marathon.
When Randy Keller moved from Texas to the Oklahoma City area seven years ago, he couldn’t find the house he was looking for.
While the number of deaths and amount of damage caused by a huge tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., on Monday remain high, state officials announced just after 9 a.m. ET Tuesday that fewer people than feared may have lost their lives.
A massive tornado ripped through the southern suburbs of Oklahoma City, Monday afternoon.
NASA scientists say they witnessed an extremely bright lunar explosion this past March. In fact, it is the biggest explosion they’ve seen since they started keeping track of such events in 2005.
Sales of guns and ammunition rose after President Obama took office in 2008, and they went through the roof starting late last year, when a school shooting led to a push for new gun control measures. That’s led to a prolonged ammunition shortage, even with manufacturers running at full capacity.
President Obama announced late Wednesday that the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Steve Miller, has resigned in the wake of a report that employees at the agency engaged in partisan scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
All branches of the U.S. military have been ordered “to retrain, re-credential and rescreen all sexual assault prevention and response personnel and military recruiters,” the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday morning.