With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others in their flock nest, folded in gray ranks, along the edges of the deck....Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Fifty years ago, when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first human beings to land on the moon, the Chinese space program had yet to launch a single satellite....Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?" ...Fri, Jul 19, 2019
The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday. ...Fri, Jul 19, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Grim details are starting to emerge from Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years, as police investigate why a man torched a renowned animation studio in Kyoto, killing 33 people. ...Fri, Jul 19, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019
A strong earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people rushing out of buildings and into the street....Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Did Philadelphia's friendly neighborhood "Spider-Man" just escape an apartment fire?...