New federal program targets abandoned crab, lobster traps

NORFOLK, Va. -- The U.S. government is launching a new program to combat the scourge of abandoned crab and lobster traps, which can dilute harvests… Read more

T. rex skeleton expected to fetch millions at Zurich auction

BERN, Switzerland -- Interested investors may have to dig deep into their pockets to claim a giant Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton that was dug up from… Read more

Report: Climate change, disease imperil North American bats


More than half of North America's bat species are likely to diminish significantly as… Read more

FAA gives OK for SpaceX's Starship test flight from Texas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- SpaceX has cleared the final hurdle for launching its new giant Starship from Texas as early as next week on a first test flight.

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European spacecraft rockets toward Jupiter and its icy moons

A European spacecraft rocketed away Friday on a decadelong quest to explore Jupiter and three of its icy moons that could have buried oceans.

The… Read more

First image of a black hole gets a makeover with AI

NEW YORK -- The first image of a black hole captured four years ago revealed a fuzzy, fiery doughnut-shaped object. Now, researchers have used artificial… Read more

Ex-Theranos executive headed to prison after losing appeal

Former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani will be heading to prison later this month after an appeals court rejected his bid to remain free… Read more

Amazon's $1.7B iRobot purchase faces UK antitrust scrutiny

LONDON -- British antitrust regulators have started investigating Amazon's purchase of robot vacuum maker iRobot, adding further scrutiny to the… Read more

GM passes Ford to take No. 2 spot in EV sales behind Tesla

DETROIT -- General Motors rode strong first-quarter sales of the Chevrolet Bolt to bump crosstown rival Ford out of second place in the U.S. electric… Read more