The bottom line is that it is unlikely that President Obama will ask Congress for authorization to conduct military strikes against the Islamic State.
Marin Cilic won the U.S. Open on Monday, sealing an improbable journey and ending that of Kei Nishikori, who had become the highest-ranked Japanese player in history.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted to an NFL team, has been released by the St. Louis Rams, the team has announced.
What shape is the moon? When it’s full, we’d all agree that it looks perfectly round. But careful measurements by a team of scientists have shown that’s not the case.
Physicists have used the world’s most powerful laser to zap diamonds. The results, they say, could tell us more about the cores of giant planets.
A team of scientists at Utah State University have developed a smartphone application to make the task easier and are hoping that “citizen scientists” will help them compile a road kill database.
Shelly Sterling says her family’s trust has reached a deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
A 49ers fan is suing the NFL, claiming the practice of limiting ticket sales to pro-Seahawks markets amounts to “economic discrimination.”
Coaches’ heads are beginning to roll in the National Football League, now that the 2013 regular season is over.
The planet-hunting career of NASA’s Kepler spacecraft might be near its end. Astronomers said Wednesday that a reaction wheel that keeps the orbiting telescope pointed at tiny, distant patches of sky to look for Earth-like planets has failed.