Under Armour just unveiled spacesuits for Richard Branson's space tourism venture. The athletic wear company worked with Virgin Galactic to create the 'collection'. It's designed 'specifically for private astronauts,' according to the company, and includes the spacesuit, a training suit, footwear and limited-edition jacket.
U.S. warplanes just carried out a 'show of force' in Syria after American military officials say Turkish-backed fighters came too close to US forces. Those fighters dispersed after the 'show of force.' President Trump has ordered all US troops out of Northern Syria, but some remained on a base there. Since Trump's order, Turkey has led a military offensive through the region despite US sanctions and protests.
NASA Administrator James Bridenstine unveils a new prototype spacesuit for use on the moon in 2024.
Former Trump administration Europe expert Fiona Hill told Congress that former national security adviser John Bolton was so concerned about Rudy Giuliani's efforts in Ukraine, that he told her to alert the top lawyer at the National Security Council.
Google unveiled its newest smartphone, the Pixel 4, alongside a revamped pair of Pixel Buds and several new Nest smart home devices at its annual hardware event in New York on Tuesday. Google's event follows a flurry of hardware announcements from competitors like Microsoft, Apple and Amazon ahead of the holiday shopping season. Compared to its rivals, hardware represents a small segment of Google's overall business, which is dominated by advertising. Additionally, Pixel sales continue to lag behind models from Samsung, Apple and others.
Indian-born economist Abhijit Banerjee, French economist Esther Duflo and American Michael Kremer won the Nobel in Economics for their work in figuring out how to fight global poverty.
Desperate Kurdish forces under attack by Turkey have struck a deal with Syria's Bashar al Assad. Meanwhile, Turkish forces say the Kurds have been releasing Islamic State prisoners.
SpaceX is in the final stages of developing the capsule it will use to launch astronauts, a project that NASA has significantly backed but has also required the company to fund at times. "We've spent actually, I think, quite a lot more than than expected – probably on the order of hundreds of millions of dollars more," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said. Known as Crew Dragon, the spacecraft would carry as many as seven people to the International Space Station and more.
A wildfire burning north of Los Angeles exploded in size overnight, forcing evacuations. The so-called "Saddleridge fire" broke out in the community of Sylmar. Fueled by winds gusting up to 60 mph and dry vegetation, the fire grew from 60 to nearly 4,000 acres. Fire crews say dozens of homes have gone up in flames. At least 74 structures have been destroyed and 16 others were damaged.
A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 31 inches of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan's Pacific coast this weekend, and the government is warning residents to stockpile necessities and leave high-risk places before it's too dangerous. Japan's meteorological is comparing the potential damage to the 1958 typhoon that left more than 1,200 people dead or missing.
The University of Maine broke three world records when it unveiled a boat produced by its polymer 3D printer. The 3D printer can produce objects as long as 100 feet, and printed a 25 foot, 5,000-pound patrol boat in just 72 hours.
California firefighters battled a grass fire in Solano County. The fire occurred after PG&E shut down power to thousands of residents in an effort to avoid windblown wildfires due to equipment failure.
Explosions rocked Syrian border towns as Turkey launched military operations. Turkey is targeting Kurdish militia in its long-threatened offensive. Air strikes and artillery killed at least seven civilians and three Kurdish force members, officials said.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Ecuador this week to demonstrate against the removal of a popular fuel subsidy program. The subsidy was removed as part of an agreement with the IMF to stabilize the country's finances.
Turkey began its incursion into Syria with air strikes on the Kurds after the U.S. pulled its troops from the region. President Trump denied we had abandoned our former ally.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is preemptively shutting down power in certain regions of California as high winds raise concerns over wildfires.
President Trump is reportedly reconsidering his order that American troops be removed from Syria. The news comes as Turkey masses forces at the border.
Feral pigs have become a problem in Northern California, where the roaming wild animals tear up the land as they search for food.
Moscow released video of Vladimir Putin celebrating his birthday in a forest in Siberia's Altai Mountains.
The Trump administration announced it was pulling troops out of Northern Syria, which exposes Kurdish fighters, many of whom fought with U.S. soldiers against ISIS, to a potential attack from Turkey.
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