By Elaine Donnelly
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NASA faces a financial crisis and does not have the technological means or funding to follow through with its goal of landing astronauts on Mars by mid-2030s, a leading astronomer told lawmakers this week.
Iran is moving forward with a contested uranium-enrichment program, a slap in the face to the West which has charged the nation with unlawful pursuit of nuclear weaponry.
Just a day after the devastating tornadoes struck in Oklahoma, the mayor of Moore — which was practically wiped out by the storm winds — is calling for new regulations aimed at preventing a similar calamity.
Blake Shelton and NBC are putting together a benefit for Oklahoma tornado victims.
Alabama medical experts are puzzled by a respiratory illness that sent seven to the hospital and ultimately killed two.
As search and rescue teams combed Moore, Okla., for survivors of Monday's deadly twister, officials struggled to describe devastation that, even for a town in the heart of "Tornado Alley," is almost unimaginable.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday the damage from the tornado that ripped through her state is bigger than anything she's seen in her 23 years in office, and Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb said it was "like a two-mile-wide lawnmower blade going over a community."
Cuba has lifted an import ban on air conditioners and other energy-sucking appliances, and now residents can bring up to two appliances per person into the country.
President Obama continued to receive updates overnight on the devastating tornadoes that blew across Moore, Okla., Monday, and he will deliver a statement in the State Dining Room at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took Republicans to task on the Senate floor for failing to properly address climate change, referencing the ongoing tornado devastation in the Midwest as proof of that immediate action is needed.
For Al Gore, it's "a sad milestone." Scientists have announced that the level of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has reached a "record" level of 400 parts per million.
When Americans suspect that the United States is "becoming Europe," we don't mean that our art museums are getting a lot better.
In 1987, Ronald Reagan mused that if the world were about to be devastated by an alien force - perhaps a collision with a large asteroid - peoples of all nations, ideological persuasions and political parties would come together to save the planet and our civilization.
Calling the devastating tornadoes that leveled parts of Moore, Okla., Monday some of the most destructive in history, President Obama pledged to devote all the resources available for as long as needed to assist those who have lost homes and loved ones.
The Dalai Lama advised an audience in Louisville over the weekend to forgive the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing suspects.