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Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Scientists who have been hunting for another Earth beyond our solar system have come across a planet that’s remarkably similar to our world.

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

A 19-year-old alleged hacker has been arrested and his computer equipment seized by Canadian police after he purportedly exploited the “Heartbleed” bug vulnerability to steal confidential information from the country’s tax collection agency.

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

It’s not like Saturn needs another moon to look after — it’s already got 53 officially, with nine more labeled as “provisional” (and those are just the ones we know about). But the tiny, icy object nicknamed “Peggy” could prove hard to resist.

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

A new report from the United Nations’ panel on climate change says major action is needed, and fast, if policymakers want to limit global warming to acceptable levels.

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

It’s been two weeks since the massive mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington state. The disaster killed 30 people; 13 are still missing.

Fort Hood MP Hailed As Hero For Confronting Shooter

Fort Hood MP Hailed As Hero For Confronting Shooter

Stories are emerging about the harrowing minutes on the post Wednesday and what are being described as the heroic actions of the military police officer who confronted the gunman.

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Russia’s grip on Crimea was further solidified Saturday when its forces took complete control of a Ukrainian Air Force base in the town of Belbek, NPR’s Gregory Warner and Reuters report.

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

The National Security Agency has in recent years “pried its way into the servers” of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Toyota To Pay $1.2B To End Safety-Related Probe

Toyota To Pay $1.2B To End Safety-Related Probe

Saying that “Toyota intentionally concealed information” and misled the public about the danger that some of its vehicles might suddenly accelerate, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder announced Wednesday that the automaker is being fined $1.2 billion for not being forthcoming after car owners started to complain in 2009.

Rights Advocates See ‘Access To Justice’ Gap In U.S.

Rights Advocates See ‘Access To Justice’ Gap In U.S.

Too many poor people in the U.S. lack access to lawyers when they confront major life challenges, including eviction, deportation, custody battles and domestic violence, according to a new report by advocates at Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Clinic.

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