Study: Most shipwrecks a minor US pollution threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new government report details 87 shipwrecks - most sunk during World War II decades ago - that could pollute U.S. waters with tens of millions of gallons of oil....
Curiosity rover drills into second Martian rock
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- NASA's Curiosity rover drills again....
Honeybees trained in Croatia to find land mines
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined....
Mice return from a month in space
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian capsule carrying mice, lizards and other small animals returned to Earth on Sunday after spending a month in space for what scientists said was the longest experiment of its kind....
NASA: New pump resolves big space station leak
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- An impromptu spacewalk over the weekend seems to have fixed a big ammonia leak at the International Space Station, NASA said Thursday....
NASA craft's planet-hunting days may be numbered
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system....
Silicon Valley-area hub becomes factory town
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) -- In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each....
Alaska volcano's ash prompts flight cancellations
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- An Alaska volcano eruption is prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to nearby communities, including a town that reported traces of fallen ash....
Indonesia extends forest-clearing ban for 2 years
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia has approved a two-year extension to a landmark ban on clearing primary rainforests and peatlands, officials said Thursday. Environmentalists praised the move but said the government must do more to curb the nation's burgeoning production of greenhouse gases....
Large earthquake strikes off coast of Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility that it might unleash a tsunami....
Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner that it's going to take someone going to jail to clear up the IRS scandal? <More Info>
House Speaker John Boehner says it's going to take more than firings to clear up the IRS scandal, "it'll take someone ending up serving jail time." He says, "clearly someone violated the law."
Do you agree with Cyril Wecht, who says the Pittsburgh mayoral race has gotten so negative it's adversely affecting voters' ability to make a decision on who to support?