The Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft docked with the International Space Station six hours after its launch from Baikonur space center.
US Department of Defense announced that US defense contractor Lockheed Martin won a sole-source contract worth nearly half a billion dollars to supply the US Air Force with precision weapons targeting pods.
The UN Security Council called on Libya Sanctions Committee to consider possible exemptions to the existing ban.
Russian space agency Roscosmos head Igor Komarov said that Russia and the United States plan to jointly establish a new space station after 2024 with participation of partner countries.
When Facebook purchased the virtual reality startup Oculus last year, no one was really sure why. Did Zuckerberg have something revolutionary up his sleeve, or was it a splurge, a $2 billion impulse buy after a midnight screening of the Lawnmower Man? Or both? We may now have some answers.
Two "hospitality ambassadors" whose job is to "create a more welcoming downtown" in Berkeley, were caught on camera harassing and beating two homeless men.
Night vision goggles? Old news. Or soon to be, anyway - scientists in California have successfully created a solution that, when applied to human eyes, temporarily give the user night vision.
As anyone who’s ever started a grease fire in their kitchen knows, standing still and screaming will not – repeat, not – put it out. But two college students may have figured out a problem even DARPA couldn’t solve: turning sound into an effective fire extinguisher.
White House stated that US National Security Advisor Susan Rice and UK Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond agreed that trying to impose a military solution on the conflict in Yemen could fuel regional instability.
According to Western and Iranian officials familiar with the negotiations, Iran and the P5+1 nations are close to agreeing on a 2 or 3 page accord on Iran’s nuclear ambitions. The agreement would contain specific details which could lead to a long-term deal, though details have not yet been released.
Yemeni Interior Ministry's press service said Saturday that it put all law enforcement units across country’s provinces on high alert.
A grant of around $120,000 was granted to Rutgers University by the National Science Foundation to create a system that automatically detects hurtful online speech.
The District of Columbia Crime Policy Institute Director John Roman said that the Chicago Police Department has consciously chosen to target African-Americans by implementing a stop-and-frisk program that is both controversial as well as counter-productive.
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A local source told Sputnik that a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition striking Yemen’s Houthi rebels was downed in area near country's capital Sanaa.
Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen said that the US Federal Reserve is likely to gradually increase interest rates later in 2015.
The US military is preparing to launch a massive military drill in towns scattered across the American Southwest. But many locals fear the training mission, which involves elite soldiers operating undetected among the populace, may be too realistic.
Charles Schumer reportedly declared he will run to fill the position Democratic Senate Minority Leader left open.
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