BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan—Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe today after an emergency landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station.
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NEW YORK—Fans have been waiting for another one of these rumbles: baseball's most-bitter rivals set to tangle again—this time as 100-win heavyweights in the playoffs.
Munson vs. Fisk, Pedro vs. Popeye , 'A-Rod' vs. Varitek, and earlier this year, Brock Holt vs. Tyler Austin.
STOCKHOLM—Three scientists from the United States, Canada, and France won the Nobel Prize in Physics today for work with lasers described as revolutionary and bringing science fiction into reality.
One of them, Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, entered the Nobel record books by becoming the oldest laureate at age 96.
OXFORD, Pa.—A staple of summer—swarms of bugs—seems to be a thing of the past.
And that's got scientists worried.
Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids, and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more beneficial flying insects of summer—native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies, and fireflies—appear to be less abundant.
WASHINGTON — A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, boosting President Donald Trump’s high-stakes push to get the North to give up its nuclear weapons by the end of his first term in office.
PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula.
TOKYO—Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking, and clearing smog from the air.
This vision of the future is driving the Japanese government's “flying car” project.
LOS ANGELES—After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the week-long journey.
The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invite six-eight artists, architects, designers, and other creative people to join him on board the SpaceX rocket “to inspire the dreamer in all of us.”
MOSCOW — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defence ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in northwestern Syria.
ITOGON, Philippines — A Philippine mayor said Monday that it’s unlikely any of the dozens of people feared buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive, though rescuers are still digging through the massive mound of mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter.