The funding of a social media platform designed to undermine the Cuban government was not a covert American operation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during his regular press briefing on Thursday.
A picture is beginning to emerge of 34-year-old Army Spc. Ivan Lopez, who officials have said is the man who opened fire Wednesday at Fort Hood, killing at least three people and wounding another 16 before apparently taking his own life.
NASA is suspending “the majority of its ongoing engagements” with its Russian counterpart over the crisis in Ukraine.
The Columbian mammoth is facing extinction as South Carolina’s proposed state fossil unless the elephant-sized Ice Age mammal can survive the efforts of creationist lawmakers.
The head of an international airline group wants a new and better way to track passenger aircraft in flight after the disappearance of Flight MH370, saying: “We cannot let another aircraft simply vanish.”
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an overall cap on the amount that large campaign donors can give to parties and candidates in a two-year election cycle.
Senior officials of Caterpillar Inc. defended the company against accusations that it had used an affiliate in Switzerland to avoided paying some $2.4 billion in taxes over a 12-year period.
Here is some of the latest news from Oso, Wash., the tiny community north of Seattle that was devastated by a mudslide on March 22.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles — from small subcompacts to commercial vans — to have “rear visibility technology” beginning in May 2018.
“The head of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised the possibility that no wreckage from the passenger jet may ever be found, revealing authorities have a very poor understanding about how fast or far it traveled,” The Sydney Morning Herald writes.