By BY SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - The plane parked outside the airport looks more like a giant exotic insect or maybe an outsized balsa wood toy airplane.
When it's in flight, there's no roar of jet engines. It's strangely quiet. And as it crisscrosses
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaks to the Guardian newspaper have thrown back the curtain on the world of diplomatic espionage, revealing - in explicit detail - how British spies monitor enemies and allies alike. So what does GCHQ,
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday questioned President Barack Obama about his political appointees' use of secret government email accounts at work, saying that Congress cannot tell the American people what its government is doing if it
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed stock split, clearing the way for the Internet search leader to issue a new class of non-voting shares later this year.
The settlement announced Monday came on the eve of a
WASHINGTON (AP) - A solar-powered plane nearing the close of a cross-continental journey landed at Dulles International Airport outside the nation's capital early Sunday, only one short leg to New York remaining on a voyage that opened in May.
Solar Impulse's website said the aircraft with
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli committee has chosen a consortium led by Swedish company ViaEuropa to build a nationwide high-speed broadband network.
The committee, which includes representatives from the government and the state-owned Israel Electric Corp., announced its decision Monday. It said the
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so.
Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity's best brains - and a few robots - in New York City on Saturday to discuss how humans can get their
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It looks to be a baby girl for Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West. Or does it?
The couple was keeping silent on Sunday in the wake of multiple reports that Kardashian gave birth over the weekend - about a month premature.