The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.
Orbital’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft was carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.
Announcing the deal today, the company said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. Alta also operates in other large cities.
The Federal Protective Service will enhance its presence at some buildings in Washington. Homeland Security said public calls by terrorists to attack the U.S. spurred the new measures.
The area of land no longer suitable for farming because of salt degradation is rising quickly. Scientists argue the private sector should help fund efforts to reverse it since it relies on the crops.
The Ebola screening of airline passengers departing from Monrovia was not operating like well-oiled machine Monday.
How did the FBI get a suspect to click on a link? It created a fake news story about the suspect. When he clicked, spyware glommed on to his computer.
Despite being in one of the most dangerous regions in the world, Nicaragua remains relatively peaceful. Analysts credit its style of policing, which has rejected the iron fist policies of neighbors.
Home health care aides often toil for low pay and in jobs without benefits, including health insurance. A million more home health care workers will be needed to meet demand over the next decade.
Some teachers in St. Louis are using events in Ferguson to spark discussions about race and class in a deeply segregated region. Others have found approaching the subject a difficult task.
If played just right, members of Congress can see a political payoff from simply doing their jobs and helping out voters who elected them. It’s one reason incumbents fare well come Election Day.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will invest $10 million over two years to help top students from poor families into college.
A highly sensitive blood test for Ebola exists, so why isn’t it being used to test all returning health workers from West Africa? Because the virus isn’t in the blood in the first stages of infection.
One man’s quest for the perfect loaf took him to Paris, Berlin, California and Kansas. What he learned can’t easily be captured in words. It’s a feeling in your fingers that comes from experience.
The U.S. policies, said Obama, should be crafted to avoid discouraging workers from going overseas to help curb Ebola outbreaks.