The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers
US scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches
The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020
A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data
Some recent tornadoes have edged into parts of the East Coast, where many people are not conditioned to hear or heed warnings
NASA’s major projects are busting budgets and schedules like never before
Facebook doesn’t ban false news or misleading video. Should it?
Raising stakes in trade fight, China hits back at US by threatening to cut off supplies of key minerals
Baby born in San Diego weighing about same as an apple is believed to be world’s tiniest surviving newborn
New Hampshire is suing eight companies that make a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in pizza boxes, fast-food wrappers and contaminated water
Cuba is legalizing private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world’s strictest controls on the internet
Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have ventured into open space to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost
A transportation company is betting its hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky
A federal scientist says the year’s widespread flooding makes it likely that a big “dead zone” off Louisiana’s coast will occur this summer
Schools are turning to technology like cellphone apps and gunshot detection systems amid rising concern over the inability to prevent shootings
Facebook says it has broken up private Israel-based campaign to disrupt foreign elections
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order apparently aimed at banning Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from U.S. networks
Nearly 200 teams from 40 countries around the world competed for the prize.
A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route
Officials have found high levels of a chemical that’s found in sunscreen.
British opposition leaders are pressuring the government to act on climate change after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate
A closer look at the 4 young suspects charged in New York terror plot
Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on virtual reality
States newly controlled by Democrats push on efforts to fend off climate change with lofty emissions targets, renewable power goals, energy efficiency programs
Officials ordered the precautions to contain the highly contagious disease.
Correction: Youth Robotics story
Report: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard holding drill near strategic strait to test its fleet of armed drones