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Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya w...

Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

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Athletics-Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence "South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month\u0027s world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha."...
10:13 2019-08-14

Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Friday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
03:00 2019-05-31

Athletics-Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Thursday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
10:00 2019-05-31

Dhawan's Absence Won't Derail India's World Cup Campaign: Hussey Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who came in as Shikhar Dhawan's cover a few days back, has been officially named as his replacement in the Indian squad....
13:00 2019-06-20

Italy Are Back In The World Cup After A 20-Year Absence, And They Intend To Stay A While In the months following the Italian men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Italy’s women helped redeemed the country by winning seven straight matches in their qualification run to the women’s version of the tournament. That blistering streak of form was enough fo...
07:13 2019-06-08

USWNT survives Megan Rapinoe absence to reach World Cup final Megan Rapinoe’s absence did not stop the United States’ World Cup juggernaut. It was not without drama, however, as the Americans survived a nerve-wracking second half to hold off England 2-1 in a semifinal thriller on Tuesday in Lyon, France. The Americans got first-half goals from Chri...
00:13 2019-07-03

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
13:26 2019-07-01

Semenya blocked from competing at World Championships Runner Caster Semenya will not be able to compete internationally without taking testosterone-reducing medication, after a Swiss judge reversed an earlier ruling on Monday....
18:26 2019-07-31

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
01:26 2019-07-01

Semenya wins women's 800, wants to defend world title Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event....
16:52 2019-07-01

Semenya won't defend 800 world title after court setback Caster Semenya won't defend her title in the 800 meters at the world championships this fall after a Swiss court overturned a temporary ruling that allowed her to compete in international events without taking testosterone-suppressing drugs....
20:52 2019-07-31

Semenya wins women’s 800, wants to defend world title STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya easily won the women’s 800 at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event. The former Olympic champion and embattled three-time world champion won in 1 minute, 55.70 seconds, nearly ...
02:00 2019-07-01

Caster Semenya Barred From 800 Meters at World Championships The South African middle distance runner will continue to fight to compete without taking hormone therapy to block naturally elevated levels of testosterone....
21:52 2019-07-31

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAF’s testosterone regulations imposed on her, a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday."...
04:26 2019-08-01

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

Caster Semenya will not race at World Championships if she loses appeal Caster Semenya says she will not race at the World Championships in Qatar later this year if she loses an appeal against IAAF rules governing testosterone levels in female athletes....
09:26 2019-07-01

Semenya wins in Montreuil, intends to defend 800m world title Caster Semenya, who is battling the sport's governing IAAF over rules that prevent her from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication, won a 2,000 meters at the Montreuil athletics meeting on Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
19:52 2019-07-31

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ruling.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Caster Semenya unable to defend 800m title at the World Athletics Championships after court ruling Caster Semenya has expressed disappointment over a court ruling which means she will be prevented from defending her 800m title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha next month....
18:01 2019-07-31

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback, a major ruling means she won’t be allowed to compete in that event as long as she continues to refuse hormone treatments to reduce her testosterone l...
19:39 2019-07-31

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
07:39 2019-07-15

| Simbine faces powerful line-up in Monaco Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco....
14:52 2019-07-12

McIlroy rues unforced errors at 14th hole at U.S. Open If Rory McIlroy falls narrowly short of winning the U.S. Open on Sunday, he might well look back with regret at the mess he made of the 14th hole in the second round at Pebble Beach....
08:39 2019-06-15

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....
18:26 2019-07-20

| Simbine wins 100m title at Boston Games track meet South Africa's Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast won 100m titles at Sunday's Boston Games athletics meet....
12:39 2019-06-17

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
15:00 2019-05-21

UN opens new political mission for Haiti, ending 15-year peacekeeping mission The United Nations Security Council will establish an office in Haiti to support the country's government and increase stability, replacing the 15-year peacekeeping mission....
20:52 2019-06-27

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
07:00 2019-05-31

Foles' OTA absence due to wife's miscarriage Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles missed Tuesday's OTA because he was caring for his wife after she had a miscarriage last weekend, Tori Foles revealed in an Instagram post Wednesday night....
04:39 2019-05-30

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Gruden did not offer a reason for Brown’s absence but ...
10:26 2019-05-22

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief executive” of America’s largest city makes him better than the other White House candidates. “When you...
20:00 2019-07-15

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Nation convention, the 2020 presidential race felt l...
12:26 2019-07-14

| Bernal tipped for Tour greatness in Froome's absence Fast-emerging Colombian all-rounder Egan Bernal can take centre stage at the 2019 Tour de France in the absence of his injured Team Ineos leader Chris Froome....
15:39 2019-07-03

Aaron Judge's absence looms large -- in the clubhouse The injured slugger has left a void in the Yankees' lineup. But when he left the team Sunday for rehab in Tampa, he took with him the type of wisdom teammates like Clint Frazier have found invaluable....
18:26 2019-06-06

Senegal make light of Mane's absence in win over Tanzania "Senegal made light of the absence of suspended forward Sadio Mane to dispatch Tanzania with a convincing 2-0 win in their opening Africa Cup of Nations match on Sunday."...
09:52 2019-06-24

George, Barbara Bush’s absence noted at Memorial Day parade KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Memorial Day celebrations are absent a prominent veteran who died last year. The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport’s Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Biden seems to have biggest influence on Essence Festival conversation — despite absence Some at gathering of black women say the former vice president’s relationship with Barack Obama isn’t enough to excuse his recent missteps about race....
11:00 2019-07-08

Novak Djokovic’s marriage under fire after wife’s Wimbledon absence Tennis legend Novak Djokovic’s marriage is under scrutiny after wife Jelena — his “rock” — missed his Wimbledon win. The 33-year-old did not attend any of his matches at the tournament in which he beat Roger Federer in last Sunday’s final — his fifth men’s title victory. She also missed ...
18:13 2019-07-22

Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open. Returning to play at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015, Federer opens against 73rd-ranked Lorenzo Sonego in the third match on Court Philippe Chatrier. Also Sunday, 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza faces 96th-rank...
09:26 2019-05-26

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
15:00 2019-05-22

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders after absence for frostbitten feet "I'm extremely grateful to be here," Brown said during a short news conference Tuesday. "I've been dealing with a lot of adversity. I'm excited to be back and see my teammates and get in the groove of things."...
06:13 2019-08-14

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
13:26 2019-06-15

| British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago....
14:00 2019-06-03

George, Barbara Bush's absence noted at Memorial Day parade The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport's Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched the Memorial Day parade from that spot....
23:39 2019-05-27

Federer relishes French Open return after 3-year absence Roger Federer is looking forward to returning to the French Open on Sunday after a three-year absence        ...
19:13 2019-05-24

#TheBreakaway: Chris Froome’s absence making Tour more exciting "In today’s Breakaway, Bradley Wiggins praises Julian Alaphilippe (00:45), Geriant Thomas discusses his struggles on Stage 14 (2:20), Bradley praises Thomas’ maturity (04:30), the team reflect on the fact there is not one team that stands out at the moment (05:30) and the impact of Chris Froome not ...
20:39 2019-07-20

K-League angrily hits out at Juventus over Ronaldo’s absence from friendly • Forward was rested for pre-season match in Seoul• League accuses club of ‘deception’ over kick-off delayThe K-League, South Korea’s domestic league, has said it feels “indignation and disappointment” after Juventus refused to apologise for leaving Cristiano Ronaldo out of a pre-season friendly in ...
16:01 2019-08-01

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and cars, Biodun Fatoyinbo runs the Commonwealth of Zion ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep enough to keep hitting homers same as ever. Let’s ...
01:13 2019-05-31

Froome’s absence gives Tour riders reason to believe in their chances | Jeremy Whittle Egan Bernal is strongly fancied as is defending champion Geraint Thomas but plenty of others – even the French – are hopefulFor the first time since July 2011, the Tour de France rolls away from Saturday’s Grand Départ without Chris Froome. Already, in the brasseries and cafes around the Grand Place...
22:39 2019-07-04

Arsenal’s ongoing Champions League absence has not been so costly | David Conn Even if the Gunners miss out in the Europa League for the third year running, Uefa’s ‘market pool’ will soften the blow for nowFor Arsenal, victory in the Europa League final in Baku – Uefa’s widely condemned choice of venue – carries the greater significance of qualification for next season’s Champ...
01:39 2019-05-28

What we know about Antonio Brown's absence from Oakland Raiders, beef about helmets with NFL Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown appears to be in the middle of a few controversies right now. Here's what you need to know about them.       ...
02:39 2019-08-12

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crown prince....
22:00 2019-06-22

Cycling: Colombian Bernal takes Tour spotlight in Froome's absence In the absence of injured four-times winner Chris Froome, all eyes will be on his 22-year-old Ineos team mate Egan Bernal to fill the void at the Tour de France....
16:39 2019-07-04

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on his status.       ...
00:00 2019-06-10

How the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Addressed Lisa Vanderpump's Absence Maybe Lisa Vanderpump should have listened to her own words about showing up to a Real Housewives reunion. LVP's absence from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion was a major......
08:13 2019-07-17

Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin on leave of absence from the NYPD Miranda Lambert's husband Brendan McLoughlin is taking time away from his job at the New York Police Department.        ...
17:39 2019-07-20

Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell to take leave of absence to address health issues Former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, now an assistant with the Miami Dolphins, is taking a leave of absence to address health issues.       ...
19:13 2019-07-13

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominees among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the 9th Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate bench....
12:00 2019-07-09

Jon Favreau confirms James Earl Jones is just fine, despite his absence from Lion King promotions  While there has been an understandably exorbitant amount of focus placed on the presence of some (go ahead and insert Tiffany “New York” Pollard’s “Beyonce?!” meme here), the absence of James Earl Jones from recent Lion King promotions was not only heavily noted, but a point of concern for some fan...
20:13 2019-07-11

'If you got a body, you're an athlete' - Semenya "Caster Semenya attended a women\u0027s race in South African capital Pretoria on Saturday, just four days after effectively being barred from defending her 800 metres title at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar."...
19:00 2019-08-03

Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling Caster Semenya has appealed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the IAAF regulation that she cannot run in international races from 400 meters to one mile unless she medically lowers her natural testosterone levels....
21:39 2019-05-29

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
05:13 2019-06-19

Caster Semenya can run without testosterone restriction A ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya has been temporarily lifted, allowing her to run in any event without medication to lower her testosterone levels. She could now compete in the World Championships....
20:13 2019-06-03

Semenya says she never felt supported by other women Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport....
23:00 2019-08-14

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) on Monday....
14:52 2019-05-21

| Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules....
04:00 2019-07-01

Defiant Semenya to IAAF: Catch dopers, ‘not us’ MONTREUIL, France (AP) — A defiant Caster Semenya is urging track’s governing body to drop its battle against female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2,000 meters race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African again ma...
23:26 2019-06-11

Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Trib...
21:13 2019-05-29

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
03:39 2019-05-30

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
21:13 2019-06-18

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new regulations while Semenya's appeal is pending....
22:26 2019-06-03

| Semenya returns to 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya returns to the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting with the athletics world wondering if it will be her last race over the distance....
00:13 2019-06-29

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
17:01 2019-06-20

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would make her take testosterone-lowering medication. The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800-metres title in September after the Swiss F...
15:00 2019-08-16

Caster Semenya files appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
12:26 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya launches second appeal against testosterone ruling Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competition....
03:26 2019-05-30

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard - court "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, the court said."...
19:26 2019-06-03

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
16:13 2019-06-18

| Semenya's shadow hangs over Stockholm Diamond League Caster Semenya's shadow will hang over the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday even though the double Olympic 800m champion will be absent....
13:00 2019-05-30

Semenya free to run without medication while appeal is heard: court Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will be able to run in her favored 800 meters event without medication to lower her testosterone levels until an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal has been ruled on, the court said on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-03

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
07:00 2019-06-14

Semenya to chase fast 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will get another chance at her favorite event, the 800 meters, when the South African competes in the June 30 Prefontaine Classic in California, her agent and meeting officials told Reuters on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

IAAF hails Semenya decision as victory for 'parity' The governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for "parity and clarity"....
08:13 2019-08-01

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
01:52 2019-06-04

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
00:52 2019-05-30

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF’s stance on Semenya and other female athle...
18:26 2019-06-18

Defiant Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track and field that force her to take testosterone-suppressing medication or have surgery in order to compete in female races at top international events....
14:52 2019-05-30

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ruling against her by the court of arbitration for sport, the double Olympic champion has announced....
20:13 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya wins 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya cruises to victory at 2,000m at the Meeting de Montreui - her first race since filing an appeal against the IAAF's ruling to restrict testosterone levels in female runners....
09:39 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
20:13 2019-06-18

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field....
18:26 2019-06-08

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
05:13 2019-05-30

| Semenya denies she refused to run in Rabat, blames event organiser Caster Semenya's representatives reacted angrily after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Rabat said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run....
03:26 2019-06-16

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said....
22:13 2019-06-14

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
23:39 2019-05-31

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly for the first time on Tuesday and which ...
15:39 2019-06-19

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
20:26 2019-06-13

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “en...
01:26 2019-06-01

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made clear that she will continue to refuse to medicate t...
12:13 2019-06-12

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
04:26 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya calls on IAAF to focus on doping after return victory • Athlete has appealed ruling to approve IAAF testosterone limit• Runner battling to defend 800m title at World ChampionshipsCaster Semenya has told the International Association of Athletics Federations to focus on catching dopers after her first race following an appeal against the governing body....
12:13 2019-06-12

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
21:39 2019-06-15

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking medication to suppress her body’s natural levels of testosterone. The suspension will remain in effe...
19:39 2019-06-03

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
01:52 2019-06-05

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
04:52 2019-06-12

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal T...
21:00 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
21:13 2019-05-29

Caster Semenya Plans to Run 3,000-Meter Race, Which Doesn’t Require Her to Limit Testosterone Semenya, the two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, is expected to race in the Prefontaine Classic next month in California. The 3,000 is not covered by a new rule restricting intersex athletes....
05:13 2019-05-22

Semenya denied Rabat entry but IAAF fails to block 800m champion "Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland\u0027s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African."...
22:26 2019-06-13

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medication – at least for the time being – after the Swiss supreme federal court ordered the IAAF to suspen...
23:26 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
00:26 2019-05-30

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
15:00 2019-06-05

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
22:13 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
16:13 2019-06-05

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
06:39 2019-06-19

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
16:13 2019-06-04

Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” The post Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” appeared first ...
21:13 2019-05-29

RuPaul on returning to daytime TV after 20-year absence: 'It's just in my blood, darling' Two decades after his daytime talk show ended on VH1, "Drag Race" host RuPaul is headed back to the time slot with a trial-run series on Fox.        ...
20:52 2019-06-07

Aritz Aduriz 'scissor' kick cuts through Barcelona to expose Ernesto Valverde's tactics in Lionel Messi's absence It was a moment of genius with which Barcelona fans will be all too familiar. Except this time, it came not to hand them a last-minute victory, but instead to condemn their team to a late defeat....
15:00 2019-08-17

Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as 'human guinea pig' for testosterone limit Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as "a human guinea pig" to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again....
19:13 2019-06-18

New name and a new mission for VW's lab VW promises a global lineup filled with scores of battery-electric vehicles. Its Silicon Valley lab will be responsible for making those coming products technologically advanced and customer-oriented....
10:00 2019-07-06

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
22:13 2019-06-27

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
18:26 2019-07-18

Outlining the Knicks’ do-or-die mission And as for the other team in town … OK, OK, we kid. If it is indisputable the Nets’ star-splashed Sunday made significant strides in their perpetual effort to gain equal footing with the Knicks, it is equally unarguable that the Knicks still remain the prime holders of the deed to the city’s b...
08:26 2019-07-02

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
01:26 2019-06-12

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
17:26 2019-08-16

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
16:52 2019-07-13

Mets keep 'on mission,' stand pat at deadline After making a splash with the acquisition of Marcus Stroman, the Mets stood pat at the trade deadline, with GM Brodie Van Wagenen describing their thinking as, "we only wanted to consider moves that were going to improve our club and keep us on mission."...
03:13 2019-08-01

The GTA San Andreas Mission That's So Easy, There's No Way To Fail It Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is filled with some famously annoying and difficult missions. Everyone knows of the infamous mission where the player is tasked with following a train while riding a dirtbike. Or the extremely hard Zero RC missions, which were so bad and challenging that Rockstar actual...
00:26 2019-08-12

What it was like inside Apollo 11's Mission Control After retiring from NASA in 1994, Gene Kranz remembers taking tours through the historic Mission Operations Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston....
22:52 2019-07-24

The Case Against the Apollo 11 Moon Mission On July 13, 1969, just a few days before Apollo XI lifted off into the sky, newspapers across the country ran a syndicated column by Drew Pearson, an infamous figure in mid-century American journalism. Perhaps most famously, he broke the story about General George S. Patton slapping a soldier during...
23:39 2019-07-20

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of jelly moulds and somehow simultaneously wrecking ...
11:26 2019-06-28

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
18:13 2019-07-18

Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Launch on July 15 at 2:51am India's second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan announced....
19:39 2019-06-12

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
12:13 2019-07-22

Inside the audacious mission to map every microbe in Australia Billions of viruses, bacteria, and other tiny organisms live in Australia. A bold project hopes to use DNA sequencing to identify all of them – can it be done? ...
02:52 2019-06-12

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
19:00 2019-06-18

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran. The UK's outgoing foreign minister said Britain "will always defend" freedom of navigation....
18:26 2019-07-22

India has launched its Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon India launched its second moon mission on 22 July. The mission will place a lander and rover near the moon’s south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
19:26 2019-07-22

JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission BOSTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission. The free app available now uses videos, images, and audio recordings from the mission that o...
18:39 2019-06-17

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without a divorce deal. ...
21:13 2019-05-22

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
19:00 2019-06-27

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
22:26 2019-06-27

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
14:52 2019-06-18

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
12:00 2019-06-17

India to launch second moon mission in July NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it will launch a second moon mission next month aimed at landing a rover near the southern pole, which hasn’t been explored so far. Indian Space Research Organization Chairman K. Sivan says the moon landing is expected on Sept. 6 or 7. A spacecraft will be launched ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Spacewatch: ESA greenlights Comet Interceptor mission Spacecraft will travel to an as-yet unidentified comet and map it in three dimensions The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected a comet interceptor for the first of its new class of “fast” missions.These must launch within eight years of selection and weigh less than 1,000kg so they can hitchhike...
23:52 2019-06-27

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad will consult with t...
20:00 2019-06-01

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
23:13 2019-07-22

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
05:52 2019-08-06

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
07:13 2019-05-27

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
19:52 2019-07-17

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. And though there’s no denying the importance of add...
11:26 2019-07-11

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
08:00 2019-06-21

UK to join U.S.-led maritime security mission in Gulf Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Hormuz....
17:39 2019-08-05

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
13:00 2019-06-21

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
22:13 2019-06-29

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
13:39 2019-06-13

Mission Control restored 50 years after Apollo 11 NASA’s old Mission Control in Houston has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men first landed on the moon. It was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. It opens to the public next week. (June 28)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
02:52 2019-08-06

Raytheon contracted for changes to LCS escort mission module Raytheon received an $8.6 million contract for changes and support to reduce the weight of the littoral combat ship's Escort Mission Module, specifically to support the vessel's Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package....
19:26 2019-08-06

India has launched an ambitious mission to the Moon Enlarge / India's GSLV Mark III rocket is seen on the launch pad with its lunar payload. (credit: ISRO) On Monday, an Indian rocket launched a spacecraft bound for the Moon from Sriharikota, a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast. This Chandrayaan-2 mission is the second spacecraft India has...
15:39 2019-07-22

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
21:52 2019-06-13

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
03:39 2019-07-15

X-23 and Honey Badger go on one last mission in this exclusive finale preview Marvel Comics’ entire X-line is getting cancelled to clean the slate for Jonathan Hickman’s upcoming takeover, and next week sees the final issue of X-23, a charming comic that did great work building on what Tom Taylor set up in his All-New Wolverine series. Writer Mariko Tamaki came onto the title...
23:13 2019-05-24

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to an elevated plane close to the uncharted lunar Sout...
14:52 2019-06-12

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
07:13 2019-07-15

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
09:26 2019-06-10

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
00:39 2019-06-15

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
00:39 2019-06-15

With border deployment, Mexico’s new national guard gets its first big mission The new force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
20:39 2019-06-10

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
00:26 2019-08-04

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
03:39 2019-07-14

NASA’s Cygnus cargo vessel just left the ISS, but its mission isn’t over yet NASA’s NG-11 Cygnus resupply spacecraft spent over three months attached to the International Space Station, allowing crew members to carefully unload all supplies and experiments before being packed with anything the crew no longer needs and then departing. It was a fairly unremarkable resupp...
20:00 2019-08-07

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
00:39 2019-06-09

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India only the fourth country behind the United States,...
17:39 2019-06-12

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
02:52 2019-07-13

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
15:39 2019-07-10

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
20:52 2019-07-09

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
21:01 2019-07-22

Restored Mission Control comes alive 50 years after Apollo HOUSTON (AP) — NASA’s Mission Control from the Apollo days has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago. The control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. Friday’s grand opening culminates years of work and milli...
12:00 2019-06-28

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday evening, an...
15:13 2019-05-21

India launches mission to recover bodies of mountaineers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials say they will airdrop mountaineers at a site on a Himalayan mountain where pilots spotted five bodies while searching for a missing team of foreign climbers. Indo Tibetan Border Police officials say that the operation they are calling “Daredevils” was la...
08:39 2019-06-05

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
12:39 2019-07-18

Germany will not join US naval mission in Strait of Hormuz Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany will not be taking part in a US-led naval mission to secure oil tanker ships sailing near Iran. The move comes after Washington formally urged Berlin to join the mission....
18:52 2019-07-31

Indian mission to recover climbers' bodies could take 10 days or more Indian authorities will likely take at least 10 days to recover the bodies of a group of climbers feared killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, government and police officials said on Wednesday....
14:39 2019-06-05

'Away Mission' is a free-roaming 'Star Trek' VR experience When Starfleet calls, Trekkies will answer, and Starfleet's latest call to action involves the world's first free-roam Star Trek experience. Later this year Sandbox VR will launch the first Holodeck VR experience, where fans can enter the world of St......
19:39 2019-07-31

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
20:52 2019-07-31

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
00:39 2019-07-17

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
23:00 2019-08-10

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went missing on Monday. Jolly was originally with friends who were on a different ...
18:39 2019-06-06

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
07:13 2019-07-22

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NASA announced its next medium-class mission to explo...
08:52 2019-06-28

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
14:33 2019-05-21

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
00:13 2019-07-23

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
00:26 2019-07-23

Over 7,000 Cheered From Sriharikota Launch Pad As Moon Mission Lifted Off As potential history setting rocket Chandrayaan 2 lifted off towards the moon from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre with a roar, the human decibel level too soared equally high at Sriharikota in Andhra......
06:39 2019-07-23

UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital shipping in Gulf Britain says it’s planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led ‘maritime protection mission’ to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’s seizure or a British-flagged tanker in the vital waterway...
19:26 2019-07-22

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising questions about Bollywood and women....
19:26 2019-08-16

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
14:26 2019-07-22

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at...
12:26 2019-07-22

Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceport mission control Space tourism takes another step towards reality with Virgin Galactic's mission control center. The facility aims to connect paying customers to the business of space travel before launching them into the final frontier....
16:13 2019-08-16

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
18:39 2019-06-03

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch : When And Where To Watch Live Streaming The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
08:52 2019-07-22

Mission accomplished as Peaty seals triple-double There were seven other swimmers standing on the blocks when Adam Peaty plunged into the pool for the 50 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday but in truth it was the clock the Briton was racing as he swept to gold at the world championships....
20:00 2019-07-24

AEW's Double Or Nothing Delivered As Both A Mission Statement And A Wrestling Show LAS VEGAS — All Elite Wrestling’s inaugural event on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas gave fans a lot to digest, but more importantly it delivered a well-balanced and suitably fulfilling feast. What was supposed to be a taste of what’s to come from AEW, both in the ring and ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

LightSail 2 Mission Proves It Can Use Light to Propel Through Space The Planetary Society announced Wednesday that its LightSail 2 spacecraft, which was launched last month, had successfully raised its orbit using only the power of photons from the Sun....
11:00 2019-08-01

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch Delayed Due to 'Technical Snag' India's second mission to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1 was Monday called off due to a technical snag, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said....
09:00 2019-07-15

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 delayed just before launch Just before the intended launch of India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon’s south pole, a “technical snag” with the rocket caused it to be called off for now...
17:26 2019-07-15

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
01:26 2019-06-19

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

The Latest: NATO mission calls for calm in Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 11 a.m. The NATO-led Kosovo Force mission is calling on all people in the country to stay calm, adding that it is closely monitoring a police operation in the north. KFOR spokesman Col. Vincenzo Grasso told T...
11:39 2019-05-28

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
03:00 2019-07-15

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted in it being aborted an hour before take-off. Less t...
09:52 2019-07-22

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
13:52 2019-06-12

NASA just received a major data dump from its mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ We’re rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s much-hyped mission to “Touch the Sun” with its Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is breaking records left and right, but NASA didn’t fire the probe at our nearest star just to impress us. The su...
07:39 2019-08-06

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
14:00 2019-06-12

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite go to plan, and the mission had to be called off a...
22:39 2019-07-22

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
10:00 2019-07-15

SpaceX astronaut mission looking ‘increasingly difficult’ in 2019: executive As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked “increasingly difficult.”...
23:39 2019-07-16

The Latest: India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem...
11:52 2019-07-22

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
19:13 2019-07-14

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch Nation’s first attempt at a landing on the moon put on hold due to ‘technical snag’India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a technical glitch.The mission, which was scheduled to launch at 02:51 local time from Sri...
00:52 2019-07-15

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
00:52 2019-06-02

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
07:00 2019-07-23

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th anniversary livery instead...
13:26 2019-05-28

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is......
22:13 2019-07-14

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — 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. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story rocket launcher, Indian Sp...
04:00 2019-07-15

Chris Kraft, creator of NASA’s Mission Control, dies at 95 WASHINGTON — Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA’s Mission Control, died M...
19:26 2019-07-23

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
02:13 2019-06-08

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
15:26 2019-07-22

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
17:39 2019-07-15

SpaceX Astronaut Mission Looking 'Increasingly Difficult' in 2019: Executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said its plan to launch humans into space this......
10:13 2019-07-16

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
20:13 2019-07-17

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon. Following its arrival, it will manoeuvre into a c...
00:52 2019-07-12

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 - executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
00:39 2019-07-16

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
02:13 2019-07-17

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
08:00 2019-07-14

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 -executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
01:00 2019-07-16

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential administration decided it wanted NASA to complete a ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00 2019-05-29

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
19:13 2019-07-16

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission NEW DELHI — India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off shortly before liftoff early Monday by the Indian Space Resear...
20:13 2019-07-15

Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch: How to Watch Live Stream Tonight ISRO's landmark Chandrayaan-2 mission will take off from Sriharikota on July 15 with the objective of a soft landing on moon's surface. Here's how you can watch it live....
18:39 2019-07-14

UK joins United States for maritime security mission in Gulf Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel....
20:39 2019-08-05

Warren compares herself, 'green manufacturing plan' to JFK and Apollo mission Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., suggested on Saturday that her plan to combat climate change was analogous to former President John F. Kennedy's efforts to put a man on the moon....
05:26 2019-07-21

NASA engineers deliver hardware for ESA Dark Energy mission NASA engineers delivered critical hardware for the European Space Agency's Dark Energy mission this week. The hardware is essential to one of the instruments on the mission's Euclid spacecraft....
17:26 2019-07-24

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon — at 10:56 pm Eastern Time on July 20, 1969 — have since become one of the most famous sentences ever uttered. But NASA’s Mission Control staffers in Houston were moved by a different...
19:39 2019-07-16

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
06:39 2019-07-19

Teen suspect in Canada killings is on a ‘suicide mission’: father The father of one of the two Canadian teens who were feared missing and are now wanted for murder says his son is suffering from some “very serious” mental issues — and likely on a “suicide mission.” “He’s going to be dead today or tomorrow,” Alan Schmegelsky told The Canadia...
11:00 2019-07-25

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us to a pair of soccer matches—one men’s, one women’s...
00:01 2019-06-05

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
19:13 2019-07-18

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to attacks that give attackers complete control, researchers warned on Monday. In all, researchers with...
17:52 2019-07-31

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:26 2019-06-08

Watch Apple’s trailer for its show about the Apollo 11 mission, For All Mankind In March, Apple offered us a glimpse of the range of TV shows it’s launching with its new service, Apple TV+. You can get a taste of the upcoming content right now, with the trailer for the show, For All Mankind. Created by Ronald Moore (of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica fame), the series is cen...
10:26 2019-07-16

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
20:26 2019-07-01

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes To Expand Swachh Bharat Mission Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village of the country by harnessing the......
09:39 2019-07-05

Behind the deeply personal mission to bring Vietnam War vet’s remains home This is the heartwarming moment a Southwest Airlines captain finally flew his Vietnam vet dad home — 52 years after he waved his father off to battle from that same airport. As pilot Bryan Knight made his final descent into the airport Thursday, with his father Col. Roy Knight Jr.’s remains on...
02:26 2019-08-10

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
16:13 2019-08-16

Virgin Galactic unveils mission control for space tourism Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin...
15:52 2019-08-16

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
21:52 2019-06-23

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....
00:26 2019-06-29

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons....
14:26 2019-08-07

Mali in a ‘critical phase’ of peace process, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached....
23:52 2019-06-12

Power Rangers' Sina Grace on Go Go's Mission and His Spooky New Series Sina Grace is a busy, busy, writer whose dreams and ideas for comics pour out of his head with an ease that can take you by surprise. After speaking his piece about his time at Marvel writing and championing his Iceman series, Grace is moving on to new things at other publishers to show off what els...
09:52 2019-08-11

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a European approach is the only way to tackle the unfolding crisis....
14:26 2019-08-07

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
16:52 2019-05-21

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
16:39 2019-07-02

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
14:33 2019-05-21

China’s Mission on the Moon's Far Side Resumes After Recent Glitch China’s mission exploring the lunar far side has now entered into its seventh lunar day, with the Chang’3 lander and Yutu 2 rover resuming activities despite a recent communication problem with a relay satellite.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-29

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule. A...
04:39 2019-08-14

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
23:00 2019-06-27

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening from Florida, and successfully delivered a large, 6.5-ton communications satellite to geostationary ...
02:52 2019-08-07

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
20:13 2019-05-24

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port CAIRO (AP) — The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen’s key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port. Lt. Gen. Michael Lollesgaard said Wednesday that the U.N. mission has not detected a rebel military presence in ...
00:39 2019-06-13

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Dragonfly, the latest of NASA's New Frontiers progra......
02:39 2019-06-28

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
14:33 2019-05-21

A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity's faith in the future Designing and building spacecraft that can traverse 4.3 light years in just two decades is an unprecedented challenge, but one well worth undertaking...
14:33 2019-05-21

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
01:13 2019-06-15

Tennessee teen dies in freak accident on mission trip to Mexico A Tennessee teen died in a freak accident that happened during a mission trip to Mexico. Callie Jordan, 15, was traveling with a group in a van that stopped for gas Friday when a tree collapsed on the vehicle, according to the First Baptist Church of Jasper, Florida. The rising junior at Sweetwater ...
21:52 2019-07-02

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
18:39 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 -executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
01:00 2019-07-16

India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch The United States and Russia may have paved the way to the Moon, but as technology advances, we’re seeing many more countries launching their own lunar exploration missions. India is one of those countries, and its Chandrayaan-2 mission will attempt to land a spacecraft on Earth’s tiny n...
02:26 2019-07-16

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
23:13 2019-07-01

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
20:13 2019-07-02

SpaceX scores NASA contract to launch $50 million astrophysics mission SpaceX and NASA are like two peas in a pod as of late, with the space program leaning heavily on SpaceX for everything from satellite launches to the eventual launch of crewed missions using the SpaceX Crew Dragon. Now, NASA and the leading commercial space company have shaken hands on another deal....
19:52 2019-07-09

What's happening inside Saturn's rings? The Cassini mission dove between them to find out During the final year of NASA's Cassini mission before it completed a "death dive" into Saturn's atmosphere in 2017, the spacecraft gathered as much data as possible about the planet's rings....
22:26 2019-06-13

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission....
21:52 2019-08-08

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
10:13 2019-07-13

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
20:13 2019-07-12

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions in space. On Monday, India will embark on its most......
15:52 2019-07-12

Chandrayaan-2 Makes India A Space Pioneer: 10 Facts On Monday Mission India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary......
09:13 2019-07-12

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. While Stratolaunch appears to have gone by the waysid...
20:13 2019-06-07

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study. The process has been slower than desired because of the complicated rocky surface and danger the b...
00:26 2019-05-23

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
09:52 2019-07-15

X-37B military space plane's latest mystery mission hits 700 days The U.S. Air Force's X-37B military space plane has now been circling Earth for 700 days, just a few weeks shy of the vehicle's spaceflight-duration record....
23:26 2019-08-08

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlight blowing against its sail in space, a novel propulsion developers say could "democratize" spaceflight....
06:00 2019-08-01

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran Trippier, as Ben Snowball explains…"...
12:26 2019-07-17

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
18:52 2019-06-05

NASA to Announce New Solar System Mission, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce a major new science mission to explore our solar system during a broadcast of NASA Science Live at 4 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27. The announcement will air on NASA Television, the agency's website, Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope and USTREAM....
05:00 2019-06-28

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 take off at 2....
13:39 2019-07-22

NASA pioneer, mission control architect Chris Kraft dies at 95 NASA pioneer and former Johnson Space Center Director Christopher Kraft Jr. -- the man who created the space agency's legendary mission control centers -- died Monday. He was 95....
21:13 2019-07-23

NASA Television Coverage Set for Uncrewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station An uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11:38 p.m. EDT (8:38 a.m. Aug. 22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft’s compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket....
19:26 2019-08-16

India Launches Moon Mission a Week After Aborting Over Technical Problem NEW DELHI — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at 2:43 p.m. f...
14:39 2019-07-22

India's historic Moon mission takes off after week-long delay One week after a "technical snag" forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to delay the launch of its Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission launched today. It appears to be back on track, and if all goes well, it will be India's first soft lan......
17:52 2019-07-22

India Launches Mission to Land a Rover on Moon's South Pole India’s latest lunar mission blasted off Monday as the country seeks to land a rover on the south pole of the moon and keep up in an increasingly competitive space race....
18:13 2019-07-22

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
04:39 2019-06-28

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy"....
20:52 2019-07-22

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allows Presi...
04:13 2019-08-17

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Bennu’s surface as soon as it arrived in 2018. This week NASA’s team picked the final four potential sample sites. The sites are named Nightin...
17:52 2019-08-16

NASA is prepping a 2026 mission to Titan to find the origins of life NASA yesterday announced details about its next major mission called Dragonfly, which aims to take a trip to Titan. The space agency said that it wants to launch a spaceship to Saturn’s moon by 2026, that’ll reach the moon’s surface by 2034. The mission was selected after a two-and-a-half year compe...
08:39 2019-06-28

Mission To Retrieve Nanda Devi Climbers' Bodies Halted Over Bad Weather Eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States and one each from Australia and India - were reported missing last Friday after they failed to return to their base camp near Nanda Devi,......
15:00 2019-06-05

Driver on deranged mission to ‘kill meth addicts’ mows down mom, toddler A deranged Tennessee motorist intentionally mowed down and killed a pregnant mom and her stroller-bound toddler and injured two others because he was on a mission to “kill meth addicts,” police and reports say. William David Phillips, 33, of Jefferson City told cops that “a voice told him that he ne...
17:01 2019-06-20

"Technical Problems" Halt Recovery Mission Of Dead Climbers From Mountain A helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
09:52 2019-06-05

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
17:39 2019-07-18

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain says it is joining with European allies to form a “maritime protection mission” in the Strait of Hormuz following Iran’s seizure of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker in the busy waterway. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called the seizure of the ...
19:52 2019-07-22

India mission to recover climbers' bodies hampered by technical problems An Indian helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
07:39 2019-06-05

India launches mission to recover bodies of missing Himalayas climbers Rescuers believe climbers from Britain, US, Australia and India died in avalanche on Nanda Devi Indian authorities have begun a helicopter mission to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas.Eight climbers – four from Britain, two ...
07:26 2019-06-05

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
16:00 2019-05-21

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s capital. ...
21:39 2019-07-19

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
15:39 2019-05-21

Britain to seek European maritime mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel in what London said was an act of "state piracy"....
20:52 2019-07-22

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration....
02:52 2019-05-25

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
15:52 2019-07-11

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
08:00 2019-05-25

Made in Harlem: Dapper Dan Releases a Memoir and Talks to The Glow Up About His New Mission He was born “the poorest of Harlem’s poor” in 1944, and spent decades hustling before breaking into a legitimate trade. Nearly 75 years later, his designs for Gucci were the ones to be seen in at this year’s Met Gala. He launched “logomania” before it became a phrase, disrupting luxury fashion by in...
06:26 2019-07-11

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will allow astronomers to discover, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most exotic astronomical objects in our universe....
01:26 2019-07-09

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
22:00 2019-07-10

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
20:00 2019-07-12

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they get captured by the enemy Swarm on purpose, then fi...
20:52 2019-06-10

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
21:26 2019-05-24

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
00:39 2019-06-13

Navy hospital ship Comfort completes first 2019 mission in Ecuador The USNS Comfort finished up a medical mission in Manta, Ecuador, which included caring for 7,799 patients and performing more than 120 surgeries on the vessel, as it assists with care for Venezuelan migrants....
23:52 2019-07-08

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to “tag” it...
14:26 2019-08-13

Media Invited to Final Roll of Mobile Launcher Before Artemis 1 Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida from 6 to 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, to view the agency’s mobile launcher as it makes its final roll on crawler-transporter 2 to Launch Pad 39B prior to the launch of the first Artemis mission....
18:52 2019-06-19

Indian authorities begin mission to remove bodies of missing climbers from mountainside Indian authorities began a helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas, a government official said....
07:00 2019-06-05

NASA’s restored Apollo Mission Control is a slice of 60s life, frozen in amber Standing at the top row of the MOCR looking forward. The consoles are all lit via internal LEDs powered by a Crestron commercial lighting system, and the positions are all dressed to appear as if the controllers had all gotten up mid-shift and walked out and left all their stuff behind. ...
17:13 2019-06-28

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
21:39 2019-06-28

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
19:39 2019-06-19

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
02:00 2019-06-22

NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory. The agency has reopened Apollo mission control at the......
07:52 2019-06-30

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
20:00 2019-07-19

June’s on a mission, but a doctor’s visit packs the biggest punch on The Handmaid’s Tale The Handmaid’s Tale loves a close-up. (You would too, if you had Elisabeth Moss parked in front of a camera.) It also loves a living nightmare, throwing its characters into horrifying situations with frequency and relish. Some of those close-ups have been more effective than others; some of the nigh...
21:26 2019-06-05

Neil Armstrong’s Moon medal from the Apollo 11 mission just sold for an insane price We’re now just days away from the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, as well as the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the first human to walk on the lunar surface. With remarkable timing, a number of auctions have popped up over the past month featuring some seriously so...
05:00 2019-07-18

Water Mission co-founder Molly Greene drowns during family trip to Bahamas A South Carolina woman died this week during a family vacation in the Bahamas, according to a report. Molly F. Greene, who is the co-founder of Water Mission, drowned on Wednesday, news station WCBD reported. Through her nonprofit, Greene was dedicated to supplying clean drinking water in disaster a...
19:39 2019-07-18

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory....
05:00 2019-06-28

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
05:00 2019-06-28

Search crew that found Amanda Eller on new mission to find missing hiker The rescue team that found yoga teacher Amanda Eller 17 days after she disappeared in Hawaii have started a new hunt for yet another missing hiker. Javier Cantellops and Chris Berquist — who discovered Eller, 35, via helicopter on Friday — are leading a new search for Noah “Kekai&#...
23:39 2019-05-28

Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker....
21:39 2019-07-23

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don’t bode well for NASA‘s planned mission to Mars. The research was conducted by lead author Charles Limoli and scientists from University of California,...
03:00 2019-08-08

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
12:39 2019-07-22

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Nations said after Washington blamed Tehran for the attacks....
01:39 2019-06-14

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What was billed as a grand gesture – the first Japanese l...
20:39 2019-06-14

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
17:01 2019-07-24

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
16:13 2019-05-26

Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise recounts ill-fated mission: 'We never got to the edge of the cliff' On April 11, 1970, NASA astronaut Fred Haise was preparing to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and walk on the surface of the Moon....
22:52 2019-07-12

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving the Mission Control room of the Apollo 11 mission a...
23:00 2019-07-01

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. Enough of that. Enough of not going out”...
00:13 2019-08-07

Mumbai Police Joins Mission Mangal Meme Madness With Post On Road Safety The trailer of Mission Mangal, released on Thursday, has already inspired hundreds of memes. Now, Mumbai Police, famous for its topical posts, has joined the meme madness....
11:26 2019-07-19

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission "To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
05:13 2019-07-03

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it struck a chord. After all, aside from both being world...
00:13 2019-08-02

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house, capable of carryi...
14:52 2019-05-21

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while anniversary events are being held all over the world in honor of this monumental historic achievement ...
19:00 2019-07-20

White House frustration over moon mission delays preceded removal of top NASA official The sudden removal of William Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
23:52 2019-07-11

NASA Invites Media to Opening of Newly-Restored Apollo Mission Control Center Fifty years ago, an unparalleled team of experts in a mission control center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston landed the first humans on the Moon. Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for the reopening of this historic and newly-restored facility at 9 a.m. CDT Friday...
00:13 2019-06-21

Apollo astronaut recounts Mission Control during Moon landing: 'It was tense, because this was the real thing now' On July 20, 1969, Apollo astronaut Fred Haise was at NASA’s Mission Control in Houston when the Eagle lunar module descended to the surface of the Moon....
22:52 2019-07-12

Close analysis of Kim Jong Un's new nuclear missile submarine reveals it's bound for a suicide mission KCNA / Business Insider North Korea showed Kim touring a factory building a submarine, which HI Sutton, a submarine analyst, said probably took place on the country's east coast. Kim hasn't been pictured inspecting weapons capable of carrying nuclear warheads since the thaw in tensions between Wash...
10:00 2019-07-24

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
03:26 2019-06-19

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the peacekeeping mission in Haiti on October 16, putting an e...
18:39 2019-06-27

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to America the completion of NASA’s Orion crew capsu...
10:13 2019-07-21

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. According to the list, Friar Camillus Cavagnaro had claims...
12:26 2019-06-20

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
19:52 2019-08-14

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on the radar of top government officials....
20:26 2019-07-05

Apollo 11: Google creates huge moonlight portrait larger than Central Park to honor epic mission As part of its tribute to Apollo 11, Google is using moonlight to dramatically showcase Margaret Hamilton, a pioneer whose computational work helped make the historic mission possible....
18:52 2019-07-18

UN Afghan Mission ‘outraged’ by deadly Taliban attack in Kabul, as hardline group threatens election violence The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed outrage at a Taliban attack in Kabul, that led to  “scores” of civilians casualties on Wednesday. In a Tweet, the Mission said that such “indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks in heavily populated civilian areas must stop”....
22:13 2019-08-07

Moon landing 50th anniversary: What was the Apollo 11 mission? Who were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins? "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" – those were the famous words of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong as he took his first step on the moon's surface....
15:52 2019-07-19

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
00:39 2019-06-20

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan’s navy, The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, h...
21:39 2019-05-28

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulously that they held the favourites tag — looked to be veering off-piste just like the rest....
17:52 2019-07-12

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
19:52 2019-07-09

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
06:39 2019-07-19

World Cup 2019: Australia Stars Go Barefoot In World Cup Bonding Session The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot....
18:52 2019-07-08

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country in the world. Her journey was record-breaking. On ...
03:52 2019-06-21

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England match is a must win game for the hosts, if they wish to remain in control of their own ICC World Cup 2019 destiny. How to watch live stream telecast....
12:13 2019-06-30

From working the Women’s World Cup to chasing a world title with paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. national paralympic squad at a tournament for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, stroke or cerebral palsy....
22:39 2019-07-14

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
18:39 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:26 2019-06-13

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
02:13 2019-06-19

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, the Endangered Jaguar, Gives Birth to a Baby Cub at ...
02:26 2019-05-25

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it.       ...
21:13 2019-07-07

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way to a better future for all, across several sector...
14:52 2019-05-21

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
10:26 2019-05-30

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
19:13 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
22:13 2019-06-14

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Megan Rapinoe: the World Cup hero who wants the world to be a better place As tough off the pitch as on, she defies Donald Trump, speaks out for race and gender equality, while espousing more love, less hateMegan Rapinoe stood on a parade float on a sun-splashed morning in lower Manhattan, the World Cup trophy in one hand and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame in th...
19:13 2019-07-12

GTA Online Casino Diamond Program Rewards: New cars, clothing, mission rewards and more Rockstar has announced a new rewards program that gives more back to you, depending on how much you sink into the game. Here's what you need to know....
20:26 2019-07-22

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)        ...
05:26 2019-07-17

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
03:00 2019-06-14

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in first place. He ate a total of two-hundred-thirty-...
09:52 2019-06-08

Tottenham's Champions League Final means I finally understand Mauricio Pochettino's mission, says Danny Rose Danny Rose has admitted he never thought Tottenham could reach a Champions League Final but says he finally understands Mauricio Pochettino's desire to reach for the stars....
14:00 2019-05-29

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed out of the Cricket World Cup....
21:26 2019-07-10

Amazon streaming for August 2019: From 'Avengers: Endgame' to 'Mission Impossible: Fallout' New TV and movies on Amazon Prime Video in August 2019 include "Avengers: Endgame," "Mission Impossible: Fallout" and new series "Carnival Row."        ...
20:26 2019-07-22

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
12:00 2019-07-13

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search advertising and social-media traffic. The European Unio...
00:00 2019-06-08

AOL Could've Saved the World Can you imagine a world where AOL owned YouTube and Facebook? It sounds delightfully boring. And it almost came to be, according to the former AOL CEO Jon Miller.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

How Lil Nas X Is Changing the World of Hip-Hop It's been a big year for Lil Nas X. According to GQ Hype, the 20-year-old rapper spent last summer finishing up school and struggling to hold down jobs at theme parks and restaurant......
20:13 2019-08-05

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 that can help make this possible. Google Vi...
22:13 2019-06-11

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
11:26 2019-05-22

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and 400....
02:13 2019-07-11

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
22:26 2019-05-28