The latest dispatch from the Civil War general Dearest Martha, We've done it! Our campaign to the foothills of the Rockies was a success. We leave Colorado Territory one step closer to our ultimate goal of unconditional surrender. The men are elated. Show More Summary
David Petraeus is one step closer to facing felony charges for sharing classified information with his mistress while he was director of the C.I.A. The Justice Department and the F.B.I. have recommended that charges be sought; it's up to Attorney General Eric Holder whether to go forward with an indictment. Read more...
The denial Thursday by the Arizona Supreme Court means a transcript of Arias' closed-door testimony on Oct. 30 is one step closer to being released
The Keystone pipeline is one step closer to reality after a Nebraska court approved the route of the controversial project. The decision comes after six years of legal and political battling and could mean President Obama will be forced to make a decision
This story originally appeared in the Huffington Post and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In a victory for proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the pipeline's...Show More Summary
Four teams will get one step closer to Super Bowl XLIX this weekend. Wild Card Weekend didn't provide too many shocks. The matchups in the divisional round are a little more even, increasing the chance that one of the title favorites...Show More Summary
Tissue-engineered small intestine grown from human cells replicates key aspects of a functioning human intestine, researchers have demonstrated. The work brings surgeons one step closer to helping human patients using this regenerative medicine technique.
Our collective Holodeck-Danger Room fantasies are one step closer to reality thanks to a new acousto-optic device described in the latest issue of the journal Optics Express. It can manipulate laser beams in near real time using nothing but sound waves. Read more...
WhatsApp is one step closer to a billion regular users. The Facebook-owned chatting application released its latest metrics, and it has a whopping 700 monthly active users. That makes it far…
The U.S. military is creating an army of Wolverines. DARPA’s ElectRX (pronounced “electrics”) project is currently developing tiny microchips to implant in the bodies of active-duty service members and veterans that would essentially...Show More Summary
We’re one step closer to a unified standard of device charging. Two of the three major groups involved in device charging technologies—the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP, and the Power Matters Alliance, or PMA—have agreed to merge...Show More Summary
Dreamworks' long-gestating Ghost in the Shell adaptation appears to be one step closer to actually happening, with The Hollywood Reporter confirming that Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in the film. The project's been in the works since 2008, but it only found a director — Snow White and... More »
Archaeologists are one step closer to piecing together an ancient family tree after discovering the 4,500-year-old tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen named Khentakawess, AFP reported.
Last month, the efforts of Tidal Lagoon Power, Ltd., to build the world’s first tidal lagoon progressed through a new phase in the United Kingdom’s entitlement process, bringing the South Wales project one small step closer to fruition. Following the conclusion of a six month examination period, the panel is set to produce a recommendation […]
Three-week-old conjoined infants in Florida are one step closer to being separated.
Getting big things done before you leave for the office in the morning can put you one step closer to the success you desire.
Social news site Reddit has shared some of its stats from 2014, showing it's one step closer to fulfilling its mission to become the "front page of the internet." According to a post on Reddit blog, the site had 71.25 billion pageviews, 54.9 million posts and 535 million comments in 2014. Show More Summary
Ever since Elon Musk unveiled open-source plans for the Hyperloop transport system, people have been trying to make it work. The project just got one step closer to reality as the crowdsourcing platform JumpStartFund just launched a new company dedicated to
New housing to replace UCSF's soon-to-be-former Laurel Heights campus has moved one step closer to becoming reality. The developers chosen for the site signed a 99-year lease with the university that will allow them to move forward with plans for...
At UFC 182, Jon Jones will look to take one step closer to becoming the greatest fighter in MMA history against rival Daniel Cormier. With seven straight title defenses, Jones is entering rare territory. A victory over Cormier on Saturday...Show More Summary