DART Spacecraft Crashes Into Asteroid in NASA's First Test of Planetary Defense
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) was humanity's first attempt at defending the planet by altering an asteroid's course.
Conviction Overturned in Murder Case Chronicled by the Hit Podcast 'Serial'
Adnan Syed is released from prison after his conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee was vacated by a Baltimore judge.
President Biden Announces New Steps in Cancer Moonshot Initiative on Anniversary of JFK's Famous Speech
The Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot initiative expands on the 60th anniversary of President Kennedy's historic call to put a man on the moon.
Juul Agrees to Pay $438.5 Million in Underage Vaping Settlement
Accused of targeting young people with its products, the e-cigarette maker settles a multi-million dollar lawsuit that includes 33 states and Puerto Rico.
Serena Williams Ends One of the Greatest Careers in Tennis
With 23 Grand Slam titles during her storied career, Serena Williams is expected to retire after losing in the third round of the US Open.
Twitter Whistleblower Claims Social Media's Executives Deceived Federal Regulators
Former head of Twitter security and widely-known hacker, Peter Zatko, files complaint with federal agencies exposing the social media company's egregious deficiencies in security.
Colorado River's Water Supply Drops to Crisis Levels
Lowered by a two-decade drought while providing water to 40 million people, the Southwest's all-important Colorado River is running dry.
Muslim Violence in New Mexico while Salman Rushdie Attacked in New York
Sectarian hatred is the feared cause of four Muslim murders in Albuquerque while Salman Rushdie is stabbed at a speaking engagement in New York.
Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $49.3 Million in Damages to Sandy Hook Family
A Texas jury awards Jesse Lewis's parents $49.3 million in compensatory and punitive damages for Jones's false portrayal of the school massacre as a hoax.
California Law Requires an 8:30am or later Start Time for High Schools this Fall
As research increasingly suggests the multiple benefits of delaying school start times for teens, California's landmark legislation is encouraging other states to do the same.