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Blue Origin shoots NASA experiments into space in test

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:04am

Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, launched NASA experiments into space Wednesday on a brief test flight.

Most parents still rely on myths to avoid colds

Dr. Edith Bracho-sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:03am

As with many other aspects of parenting, when it comes to preventing colds, most parents trust the advice passed down by their own parents and grandparents.

Egypt says archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile Delta

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:59am

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered ancient tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C., in the Nile Delta.

How to protect your children from online sextortion

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:50pm

Sextortion, or sexual extortion, is one of the fastest-growing problems affecting young people in Utah. Here are five ways to protect your kids.

Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:40pm

Greece's government has removed hundreds of archaeological museums, ancient sites and castles inadvertently put on a provisional list of properties up for private development under the country's bailout terms.

AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

Ellen Knickmeyer, Hannah Fingerhut and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:41am

When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll.

Armed with affection, octogenarian is an 'octopus whisperer'

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:38am

Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant Pacific octopus stretched out arms to greet him like a friend.

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:47am

Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. are setting up a joint venture to research, manufacture and sell batteries for ecological autos, an increasingly lucrative sector amid concerns about global warming.

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:04pm

Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law, a state media report said Monday.

Superbugs and anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:50pm

From climate change to superbugs, the World Health Organization has laid out 10 big threats to our global health in 2019. And unless these threats get addressed, millions of lives will be in jeopardy.

2019 to be typical year for Utah star gazers: 'dazzling' and 'beautiful'

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:12pm

For skywatchers, 2019 started off with a bang Sunday night as millions were able to observe a blood moon lunar eclipse. In other respects it will be a typical year in the night sky. But that doesn't mean there won't be lots of splendid sights.

EU slaps sanctions on Syrians, Russians over attacks

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:17am

The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on four Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain as well as a Syrian research center and its staff as the 28-nation bloc stepped up its action against the use of chemical weapons.

Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:38am

Iraq on Monday mourned the loss of Lamia al-Gailani, a beloved archaeologist who helped rebuild the Baghdad museum after it was looted following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's murky claims on weather, shutdown

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:13pm

There's nothing like a cold snap to bring out the global-warming skepticism of President Donald Trump.

Teen globally recognized for environmental innovations

Laurene Callander, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 12:30pm

A Tulsa teen making major strides in cleaning our rivers and streams is now getting global recognition for his advancements in environmental engineering.

Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:01am

In a story Jan. 22 about polio in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of polio cases. There is one case, not two.

High tide creeps up on Florida eclipse-watchers, floods car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:05am

Some moongazers in Florida forgot to keep an eye on the tide as they watched Sunday night's lunar eclipse.

Europeans contemplating moon mission by 2025

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:42am

The ArianeGroup wants to send a scientific mission to the moon before 2025.

Police: Officer ran over pair lying in road to watch eclipse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:12am

A Florida police department says an officer ran over two people who were lying in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night's lunar eclipse.