Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows [photos]

Published May. 25 2018

Lava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened...

Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space

Published May. 24 2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is asking the government to make it easier for private companies to...

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Published May. 23 2018

The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have...

Humans account for little weight on Earth next to plants, worms, bugs

Published May. 22 2018

When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don't amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even...

What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds...

Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid is another interstellar visitor

Published May. 22 2018

Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there's another asteroid from yet another...

'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash [photos]

Published May. 17 2018

A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted anew Thursday with little sound and only modest fury, spewing a steely gray...

U.S. births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

Published May. 17 2018

U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and - surprisingly - their 30s, leading to...

Quakes damage roads as ash spews from Hawaii volcano

Published May. 17 2018

Earthquakes were damaging roads and buildings on Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday as ash emissions streamed from Kilauea volcano.

Bronchoscopy procedure gives hope in fight against lung cancer [photos]

Published May. 17 2018

Accurate lung cancer diagnosis requires a biopsy, but sampling small nodules using regular technology is like trying to find a...

Cleanup underway a day after deadly storms pound Northeast

Published May. 16 2018

Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized...

Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

Published May. 16 2018

Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down...

Volcano explosion won't be deadly if people stay out of park

Published May. 11 2018

A Hawaii volcano that sputtered lava for a week, forced around 2,000 residents to evacuate, destroyed some two dozen homes...

Tech leaders seek more focus on artificial intelligence at White House summit

Published May. 11 2018

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers want the Trump administration to invest more in artificial intelligence and craft policies they...

Hawaii volcano could spew boulders the size of refrigerators

Published May. 10 2018

If Hawaii's Kilauea volcano blows its top in the coming days or weeks, as experts fear, it could hurl ash...

Experts call for look at public health implications of medical marijuana

Published May. 10 2018

A bill attempting to legalize medical cannabis in Tennessee gained more support this year than previous years' legislation before ultimately...

What happens when the robots sound too much like humans?

Published May. 10 2018

Artificial intelligence has a new challenge: whether and how to alert people who may not know they're talking to a...

Scientists: Kilauea volcano may have explosive eruption

Published May. 9 2018

Geologists warned Wednesday that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could erupt explosively and send boulders, rocks and ash into the air around...

U.S. panel leaves prostate screening up to men, their doctors

Published May. 9 2018

Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in...

Stay or go? Volcano forces choice for all in eruption zone

Published May. 9 2018

Edwin Montoya's family carved their farm on the slopes of the Kilauea volcano out of "raw jungle," transforming it into...

UPDATE: Hawaii volcano forces 1,500 from homes as lava bubbles up

Published May. 4 2018

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, sending lava shooting into the air in a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders...

Tick and mosquito infections spreading rapidly, CDC finds

Published May. 2 2018

The number of people who get diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has more than tripled in the...

America's air isn't getting cleaner as fast as it used to

Published May. 1 2018

For decades America's air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. That changed about seven...