MOSCOW (AP) - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked Friday with the International Space Station, bringing the size of the crew at the orbiting lab to six.
Chris Cassidy of the United States and Russians Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin traveled six hours in the
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon.com Inc., the world's biggest online retailer that got its start in bookselling, has agreed to buy book recommendations site Goodreads.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Amazon said Thursday that it "shares a passion for reinventing reading," with Goodreads
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 4 out of 5 Americans want to prepare now for rising seas and stronger storms from climate change, a new national survey says. But most are unwilling to keep spending money to restore and protect stricken beaches.
The poll by Stanford
By DMITRY LOVETSKYAssociated Press
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Russian spacecraft carrying a three-man crew blasted off Friday from a launch pad in the steppes of Kazakhstan, for the first time taking a shorter path to the International Space Station.
Instead of the two-day approach maneuver used
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Internet search leader Google is taking another step beyond information retrieval into grocery delivery.
The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide same-day delivery of food and other products bought online by
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The head of NASA says federal spending cuts could eventually slow progress on commercial efforts to fly to space.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden sounded the warning Thursday two days after SpaceX's Dragon capsule returned from a supply run to the International Space
By TERENCE CHEAAssociated Press
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is set to travel across the United States with stops in Phoenix, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and New York, organizers of the trip announced Thursday.
The plane, Solar Impulse, is
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Investors bet Thursday that T-Mobile USA will have to sweeten its proposal to merge with smaller cellphone carrier MetroPCS Communications Inc. after an influential shareholder advisory firm came out against the deal.
Shares of Dallas-based
By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Research In Motion co-founder Mike Lazaridis say he has no plans to sell his significant interest in the BlackBerry maker now that he's retiring as vice chairman and director.
Lazaridis said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday that
By BY ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Research In Motion Ltd. said Thursday that it sold about 1 million phones running its new BlackBerry 10 system. It also surprised Wall Street by returning to profitability in the most recent quarter.
The earnings provide a first glimpse of