Artist’s conception of the Lunar Gateway station, the Lunar Lander and the Orion crew module that would be used to explote the moon beginning in 202

NASA's next giant leap: Return to the moon and beyond

After decades of low Earth missions, NASA has a renewed commitment to deep-space exploration. It is betting on a new program called Artemis to take us back to the moon by 2024.

Your face may have traveled around the world in invasive facial recognition databases

July 13
In an undated handout image from the website Megapixels, a sample image from the Brainwash database, created by Stanford University researchers, which

Aging superpowers: Animals may hold the key to better human health

July 11
In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 photo, zebrafish swim in a container at a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital, in Boston. The 2-inch striped zebraf
Animals, from bats to zebrafish to marmots, may hold key to better human health.
Business
July 14
An Indian spectator folds a flag as others leave after the Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted at Sriharikota, in southern India, Monday, July 15, 2019.

India aborts moon mission launch, citing technical glitch

India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff.
Science
July 14

India launches mission to the moon early Monday

In early September, if all goes according to plan, an unmanned Indian spacecraft will touch down where none has landed before: fewer than 400 miles…
Science
July 13
Quinton Hill, 7, lost movement in one arm due to a mysterious syndrome known as acute flaccid myelitis. Treatment at Children's Hospital followed mult

CDC is on alert for the rare, paralyzing condition known as AFM

Minnesota, which found itself at the center of a national mystery last year, has reported no cases so far in 2019.
Science
July 13
Peanut allergies occur whether or not a child is exposed to peanuts before age 3.

10 myths doctors may believe, but get wrong

Researchers recently discovered that nearly 400 routine practices were flatly contradicted by studies published in leading journals.
TV & Media
July 13
In this 2013 photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walked at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it's given to a…
Science
July 11

Health briefs: Reflex drugs tied to bone fractures in children

Infants are sometimes treated for gastroesophageal reflux with acid-suppressing medicines, but a new study suggests that they may increase the risk for bone fracture later…
Science
July 11
Back in motion: Mechanical engineering students Ethan Jen, left, and Marcos Serrano, center, put on a custom motorized orthotic brace that they and a

California student engineers restore motion to 5-year-old's arms

Student engineers build high-tech motorized brace.
Science
July 11

New tests find chronic UTIs undiagnosed by standard tests

One professor believes most people diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome, actually have chronic UTIs.
Nation
July 11
NASA’s Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team created this co-seismic map.

California's earthquake damage captured by satellite

It once took a year to obtain such satellite images, but images can now arrive within three to four days.
World
July 11

Siberian lake luring Instagrammers is actually a dangerous ash dump for power plant

Tucked away in a wooded area outside the Siberian city of Novosibirsk is an amoeba-shaped lake. Accessible via a network of dirt roads, its grassy…
World
July 10
This fox, fitted with a satellite tracking collar in Norway’s Svalbard Archipelago two years ago, walked to Canada.

Correction: Norway-Fast Fox story

In a story July 3 story about an arctic fox that walked more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of animal as roughly 2 years. The fox was less than 1 year old.
Nation
July 9
In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 photo, Estral Beach Firefighters Courtney Millar, Eric Bruley, and Chase Baldwin kayak down Lakeshore Dr. in the south

Great Lakes water levels continue surge; 2 set records

Water levels in two of the Great Lakes are the highest ever recorded.
Business
July 9
A SpaceX Falcon heavy rocket lifted off at the Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX has plans to launch satellites that would improve internet connections.

Elon Musk's satellites dot the heavens, leaving stargazers upset

About 13,000 low-orbit satellites have been approved and could impede the view beyond.
Variety
July 9
FILE - In this May 10, 2019, file photo a banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailin

Uber offers riders more legroom, less chatting at a price

Uber passengers can now get a more spacious ride and a less talkative driver — if they're willing to shell out a few extra dollars.
Business
July 9

FTC to ask about disabling YouTube ads for kids' privacy

The administration jumps into the privacy debate.
West Metro
July 8
Brooklyn Park’s 6,000 solar panels are spread across the city.

Brooklyn Park completes largest solar project of any Minnesota city

City facilities will run on sustainable energy and save $60K in first year.
Science
July 8
The moon passes in front of the setting sun during a total solar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

How the moon became our protector and benefactor

The presence of a large, rocky satellite gave Earth a partner and protector. For 4.5 billion years the moon has stabilized Earth's tilt, lengthened its days, summoned its tides. We might not exist without it.
Variety
July 6
The front page of the Wapakoneta Daily News, dated Sept. 6, 1969, is photographed at the Auglaize County Public Library archives, Wednesday, June 26,

Don't recall Apollo 11? Global festivities have you covered

You can run a race, hit a museum, shoot off a rocket or count down to the moment 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong first…
Science
July 6
FILE -- The Dangme River winds through a valley near Mongar, Bhutan, Sept. 25, 2016. Climate change is “eating” the glaciers of the Himalayas, pos

Old spy images reveal Himalayan glaciers melting twice as fast as 40 years ago

Once classified images show doubling of the rate over 40 years.
Science
July 6
The binge-watching trend is a bit worrisome to health experts.

How binge-watching may damage your health

Experts say it can affect your cardiovascular system, your vision, your socialization and your sleep patterns — all of which can lead to other problems.