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SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 12:54pm

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA’s cosmic capture-the-flag game.

With rare candor, employees protest Facebook's Trump policy

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 12:52pm

Facebook employees are using Twitter and Facebook's internal communications tools to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.

Kremlin: Trump tells Putin about idea for summit with Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 11:51am

U.S. President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday to tell him about his proposal to convene an international summit that would involve Russia, the Kremlin said.

Locked out: UK records sunniest month on record in May

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 9:43am

Britain’s national weather agency has confirmed what most people cooped up at home during the coronavirus lockdown may have guessed — May was the sunniest month on record.

UK eases lockdown restrictions but many flout guidelines

Danica Kirka and Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:34am

The U.K. eased more lockdown restrictions Monday despite warnings from some health officials of another spike in coronavirus infections, especially if Britons persisted in flouting the new guidelines.

SpaceX's historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:02am

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company.

Dragon-riding astronauts join exclusive inner circle at NASA

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 2:06pm

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken join NASA’s exclusive inner circle by catching a ride on a SpaceX rocket and capsule.

Launch gives spectators pride, reprieve from troubled times

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:01am

For many spectators who filled parks, beaches and roads along Florida's Space Coast, the launch of two astronauts into orbit Saturday was a welcome accomplishment and a reprieve from the coronavirus pandemic, economic worries and now unrest in the streets.

`Back in the game’: SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 7:17am

Two NASA astronauts climbed into their capsule Saturday for a second attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company.

Utah researchers looking at sewage for answers on coronavirus rates

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted May 29th - 4:03pm

People lacking any symptoms of COVID-19 are not rushing to get the painful nasal swab test, but they do go to the bathroom.

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

Mike Stobbe and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 2:33pm

The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China, according to the most comprehensive federal study to date of when the virus began spreading.

Another Asian giant hornet found in northwestern Washington

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 1:55pm

A dead Asian giant hornet has been found in Washington state, and officials said Friday they were trying to learn if the honey bee predators have established colonies here.

FDA finds contamination in several brands of diabetes drug

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 1:45pm

U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer.

Take 2 for SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch with more storms

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 10:43am

SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA — a historic first for a private company — but more stormy weather threatened more delays.

Well-preserved Roman mosaic unearthed in Italian vineyard

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 9:59am

Archaeologists have briefly revealed a well-preserved mosaic floor of an ancient Roman villa first discovered almost a century ago near the northern Italian city of Verona.

A SpaceX capsule carrying NASA astronauts reaches orbit on its way to the International Space Station.

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 1:37pm

A SpaceX capsule carrying NASA astronauts reaches orbit on its way to the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts blast off into space on a SpaceX rocket, heralding a new era in human spaceflight.

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 1:23pm

NASA astronauts blast off into space on a SpaceX rocket, heralding a new era in human spaceflight.

NASA astronauts head to the launch pad for a second liftoff attempt from Florida.

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 10:07am

NASA astronauts head to the launch pad for a second liftoff attempt from Florida.

Russia to send team to Guiana Space Center after fuel leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 29th - 10:33am

Russia’s space agency says it will send a team of specialists to South America to investigate the leak of toxic fuel from a Russian rocket stage at the Guiana Space Center.