Seattle may soon be followed into the $15 range by Chicago and San Francisco. Three states this year have already approved the $10.10 figure: Connecticut, Hawaii and Maryland.
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus appears to have jumped from one human to another for the first time in United States.
The two rockets pictured above may look the same, and in many ways they are: both are launched pointy-end up, and both can carry a satellite into orbit.
Japan says it will kill fewer whales when its seasonal Pacific hunt begins next week and will only observe whales in the Antarctic, after a U.N. court ordered it to stop taking the marine mammals from the Southern Ocean.
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.
Seeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign an executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other.
The space agency announced a stunning success, saying that Kepler had identified 715 new planets that orbit 305 stars. The discovery boosts the number of verified planets by around 70 percent.
The wayward jet stream could account for the persistently severe winter weather this year in the U.S. and Britain, as well as California’s long drought.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn an invitation to Iran to participate in Syrian peace talks after groups opposing President Bashar Assad’s regime threatened a boycott of the discussions if Tehran got a seat at the table.