After nearly half a century of research in planetary and climate science for NASA, James E. Hansen is retiring on Wednesday to pursue his passion for climate activism
Jay Leno will depart NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ in Spring 2014; Jimmy Fallon to replace, NBC says.”
With the Senate soon to vote on initiatives including expanded background checks of gun purchasers and increased penalties for gun trafficking, a scan through data from polls about gun laws underscores how attitudes for the most part seem to be close to pre-Newtown levels.
A vow Tuesday from North Korea that it will restart a nuclear reactor that eventually could make about one bomb’s worth of plutonium a year further escalates tensions that were already high due to that nation’s almost daily threats, NPR’s Louisa Lim tells our Newscast Desk.
We told you in February about Aereo, a service that allows its users to watch TV over the Internet. As we said at the time, the service was attracting waves of lawsuits.
A decision by India’s Supreme Court to reject Novartis AG’s bid to patent a version of one cancer drug could lead to more exports of cheap medicine from that country to “poor people across the developing world,” the BBC writes.
Authorities are investigating what caused an Exxon Mobil pipeline to rupture in Mayflower, Ark., Friday.
A final deal on a changing immigration laws is at hand but still incomplete, according to two of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators collaborating on it.
About 60 dump trucks full of debris from the fallen World Trade Center will be sifted for victims’ remains beginning Monday.