Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 10:57pm
Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating against the construction of a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred after they spent the day blocking the road to the project site.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 4:12pm
The Environmental Protection Agency skirted some of its usual procedures and ethics rules when it overhauled key agency advisory boards, slashing the numbers of academic scientists on the panels and appointing more industry figures, the Government Accountability Office said Monday.
Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press | PostedJul 14th - 10:19pm
President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to "go back" to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedJul 14th - 10:18pm
Singing, chanting and lying on the ground in the road, hundreds of people demonstrated on Monday against the construction of a giant telescope on a mountaintop that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
New statues of astronaut Neil Armstrong were unveiled and an education center was dedicated in his name on Sunday as his Ohio hometown continued celebrating its native son's history-making moon mission 50 years ago this month.
Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press | PostedJul 14th - 9:27am
Scientists hope the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii's highest peak, a world-renowned location for astronomy, will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 8:07am
A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.