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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:23 PM EDT

NASA Asteroid Chaser Swings by Earth on Mission for Gravel

NASA Asteroid Chaser Swings by Earth on Mission for Gravel

NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft swung by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. Launched a year ago, Osiris-Rex passed within 10,711 miles (17,237 kilometers) of the home planet early Friday afternoon —...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:59 AM EDT

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S. by, among other revisions...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:49 AM EDT

Say What? Kim Jong Un Calls Trump a 'Dotard'

Say What? Kim Jong Un Calls Trump a 'Dotard'

Famous for using bombastic, derogatory and often-awkward English slams against enemies, North Korean state media sent people scrambling for dictionaries Friday with a dispatch that quotes leader Kim Jong Un...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:32 AM EDT

Teen Organ Recipients Going to Homecoming Together

Teen Organ Recipients Going to Homecoming Together

Two teenagers who met as children when they had rare organ transplants 13 years ago are set to go to a homecoming dance together in the Washington, D.C. area.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

D.C.-Area Teachers Spend Millions Out-of-Pocket on Supplies

D.C.-Area Teachers Spend Millions Out-of-Pocket on Supplies

Washington, D.C.-area public school teachers spend millions of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses to buy extra supplies for their classrooms, according to an investigation and teacher survey conducted by the...

6 hours ago

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag. The recall covers Mazda 6 sedans from 2015...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:26 AM EDT

Tractor-Trailer Fire Sparks Major I-95 South Delays in MD

Tractor-Trailer Fire Sparks Major I-95 South Delays in MD

A tractor-trailer fire on I-95 South near Baltimore–Washington International Airport in Maryland completely closed southbound lanes early Friday.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT

French to Skip 2018 Olympics If N. Korea Tensions Continue

French to Skip 2018 Olympics If N. Korea Tensions Continue

France has become the first nation participating in the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, to express doubts about going, given the ongoing tensions with North Korea, Reuters reported. If the...

2 hours ago

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 02:14 PM EDT

For Rohingya Muslim Child Refugees, Too Many Losses to Count

For Rohingya Muslim Child Refugees, Too Many Losses to Count

Abdul Hamid has the wide-open smile of a child and the eyes of an adult. By age 12, the Rohingya Muslim boy has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime. He saw his father shot by "Burma...

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