The international group planning to build a giant telescope in Hawaii says that despite having a comparable backup site in Spain, they still prefer Hawaii's Mauna Kea for its slightly better viewing conditions
Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports
University of Nevada, Reno officials have leased a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turned it into a dorm for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas explosion shut down their two biggest residence halls. There's been less opposition than expected
President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to find a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty
A California man's 2016 decision to get a vanity license plate set him on a path into a "Kafkaesque loop," reports Wired in a look at Joseph Tartaro's predicament. The computer security researcher began brainstorming possibilities that related to his industry, including "null pointer." He liked the NULL, and thought...
The feds say elderly women and businesses were the perpetrators' targets, and that they managed to squeeze at least $6 million out of their victims in what prosecutors are calling "one of the largest cases of its kind in US history." CNN reports on the arrests Thursday of two Nigerian...
Police in Norway believe a missing Dutch cybersecurity expert who had worked for the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks "most likely perished as a result of an accident" in a fjord
Hawaiian Airlines says seven people were taken to the hospital with smoke-related symptoms after a flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu made an emergency landing when smoke was reported in the plane