The Solar Impulse, an airplane traveling across the United States using only solar power, is in Phoenix today, after reaching Arizona from California Saturday.
NASA is calling it "The Rose." By any other name, it's a mammoth storm on Saturn's north pole. Its eye spans an estimated 1,250 miles — 20 times the size of an average hurricane's eye on Earth.
"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport," National Basketball Association center Jason Collins writes in a Sports Illustrated essay posted Monday, "but since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation."
One year after glamour quarterbacks were the big story, NFL teams mostly opted for big, beefy, bruisers during Round One of the 2013 NFL draft Thursday night.
In photographs and videos, you can see there is one runner who is closest to the blast. When the device explodes, he's knocked over by the force.
Isaac Brumaghim was reeling in a tuna Sunday about two miles off Oahu Island when he came as close as anyone wants to get with a tiger shark that weighed 400 to 500 pounds.
For the first time ever, the United States is deploying a solid-state laser weapon. The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) successfully destroyed a drone in flight during a test run and will head to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Ponce as part of what the military is calling an "at-sea demonstration."
For the first time in four decades of polling, a majority of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana.
While rhythm can often be hard enough to find among humans, finding it in the animal kingdom has been even more rare.
Earlier yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation banning assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.