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