And then there were nine. Students across the US, ranging from kindergarten to high school, submitted more than 28,000 potential names for NASA’s Mars 2020 rover. A panel of 4,700 volunteer judges whittled that list down to 155 semifinalists.Now, there are nine names...
Winter travel is hazardous enough with cold and flu season and the persistent threat of weather woes,and this year travelers have an added worry: a coronavirus outbreak in China. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it would take the unusual step...
DETROIT — Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall over 6 million vehicles worldwide, and both problems present different dangers to motorists. The Toyota TM, +1.67% recall affects about 3.4 million vehicles globally and is...
Since the Boeing 737 MAX was grounded in March last year, many issues have cropped up. Boeing has lost hundreds of millions as a result, but it isn’t the only American company to have been affected. A number of US carriers have...
BAE Systems said on Monday it plans to acquire Collins Aerospace’s military Global Positioning System (GPS) business and Raytheon’s Airborne Tactical Radios (ATR) business as Raytheon itself is going through a merger with United Technologies Corporation. “As militaries around the...
Loaded onto a SpaceX recovery ship, the Crew Dragon capsule that performed a successful in-flight abort test Sunday over Florida’s Space Coast pulled into Port Canaveral hours later after being retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean. The 13-foot-diameter (4-meter) crew capsule...
DAVOS, Switzerland — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become less optimistic about global growth, warning that the outlook remains sluggish and there are no clear signs of a turning point. The Washington-based institution forecast in October a global growth...
SpaceX has intentionally destroyed one of its rockets in an unmanned emergency escape test to prove it can keep the capsule’s astronauts safe in a crisis – its last major barrier before launching manned flights into space. The Falcon rocket...
There are new developments in a menacing social security scam. In our Consumer First Alerts we’ve been updating you on how this has grown to the most popular phone scam over the last year. Just when you thought the calls...
A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week’s Davos meeting of business and political leaders. This year was the first time the...