One of two cooling systems aboard the International Space Station is experiencing problems, but there’s no imminent danger to the crew of six, NPR’s Joe Palca reports.
Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have asked people to mark Saturday’s anniversary of the mass shooting with “acts of kindness” and say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have agreed to a water-sharing pact that would see the construction of a desalination plant on the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea and bring “a long-awaited Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline one step closer to completion,” according to Reuters.
The project involved spies creating identities in networks that include Second Life and World of Warcraft, according to the reports. Another arm of the work is said to have collected massive amounts of data from Microsoft’s Xbox Live network and elsewhere.
A winter storm continued to plow across much of the eastern part of the U.S. on Monday, bringing a dangerous mix of snow, ice and freezing rain.
Members of the United States Air Force Band surprised visitors of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington with a joyous performance of holiday classics.
A new report says the Justice Department regularly coerces defendants in federal drug cases to plead guilty by threatening them with steep prison sentences or stacking charges to increase their time behind bars.
Emergency calls from last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting reveal 911 dispatchers who dealt with the situation calmly, urging callers to take cover and inquiring about the welfare of the children.
Kicking off a weeklong trip to East Asia, Vice President Joe Biden urged China and Japan to put in place new mechanisms to reduce the chance of an escalation in tensions.
American 15-year-olds continue to turn in flat results in a test that measures students’ proficiency in reading, math and science worldwide, failing to crack the global top 20.