Cash prizes await “citizen scientists” who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says. A contest to find more asteroids begins next week.
People who were stymied by website snafus when trying to sign up for health insurance may be able to get retroactive subsidies or choose a different plan.
Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.
Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.
Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones’ cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn’t mean the phones and their owners are safe.
Hoping to boost young people’s enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.
Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill’s bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.
Tensions are continuing to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big-money interests as an early barometer for Obamacare.
The search continues for the plane and the 239 people on board. Radar shows the jet appeared to turn and fly hundreds of miles in a wrong direction, a defense official now says.
The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq’s Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.
The government wants to build sea walls in northeastern Japan that will stretch for more than 200 miles and be 30-feet high in places. Some say the cost is too high and it will ruin the beaches.
In an interview, Eric Holder says he’s open to talking with Edward Snowden about terms of surrender. And the attorney general is unhappy with the vote to block a nominee to a top Justice Dept. post.
Two men apparently boarded Malaysia Airlines flight 370 with stolen passports. The U.S. has safeguards to prevent that from happening on U.S.-bound flights, but other nations are not as diligent.
Andrew Cuomo says funding prison college classes will cut recidivism rates. But critics say it’s unfair to pay for prisoners’ educations while middle-class families struggle with college costs.