DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The vast, white-marble floors surrounding Islam’s holiest site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca, would normally be packed with hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world the day before the hajj. On Tuesday, however, only a few officials and workers putting last-minute preparations in place were seen at […]
BEIJING (AP) — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined. The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world. In the latest […]
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — NASA confirmed on their blog that SpaceX Crew Dragon will splashdown in Pensacola Florida on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Weather conditions according to NASA are a “Go” but Hurricane Isaias will still be monitored and evaluate any impact the storm may have on the splashdown sight. SpaceX will monitor weather conditions […]
TAMPA (WFLA) – A Florida teenager is in jail, accused of being the “mastermind” behind a hack on the social media website Twitter that caused limited access to the site and high-profile accounts, according to jail records and the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren filed 30 felony charges against 17-year-old Graham Clark this […]
Amazon announced that face shields will be sold at cost to front-line medical workers.
The first images from Solar Orbiter, the new sun-observing mission by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, have revealed miniature solar flares, dubbed “campfires,” near the surface of our star.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut is taking a big step to become greener and reduce air pollution. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced Wednesday the state is joining 14 other states and Washington D.C. to eradicate the emissions of larger vehicles. DEEP said many states including Connecticut have signed a Memorandum […]
For the first time, a telescope has captured a family portrait of another solar system with not just one, but two planets posing directly for the cameras while orbiting a star like our sun.
Some teachers refusing to return to in-person classes in the fall as lawmakers work to address digital divide highlighted by COVID-19 pandemic
Senator Richard Blumenthal met with school leaders, teachers, and parents Tuesday to talk about the lack of access to technology for students, while some teachers say they don’t think schools are prepared to safely bring students back into the classroom.
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the Trump administration’s decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall.