Science

85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber dies

Sherchan made it to the Guinness Book of World Records after successfully ascending the 8,848-metre peak at the age of 76 in 2008, but his title was lost to Miura, who scaled the peak at the age of 80...

by · Science

Galaxy S8 red tint is no big deal, Consumer Reports says

However, the idea of Samsung could have been even more ambitious. Initially, Samsung said that the red screen was not a manufacturing defect and stated that it could be easily fixed by tweaking the ...

by · Science
US could use government shutdown

US could use government shutdown

Democratic votes were needed to pass the measure even though Republicans control both the White House and Congress, which made Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer powerful participants in ...

by · Science

Republican Senators: "Zero Chance" New Health Care Bill Is Passed

The AHCA has become much improved in the five weeks since it was pulled from the House floor without a vote, said Gingrich, including guaranteeing Americans will continue having access to health insur...

by · Science
HHS Secretary Price argues people with pre-existing conditions should pay more

HHS Secretary Price argues people with pre-existing conditions should pay more

Texas Democrat Representative Llyod Doggett accused House Republicans of being willfully ignorant about the consequences this legislation would have, " They know only that the Pied Piper of Trump Tow...

by · Science
Trump 'confident' Obamacare replacement will pass Senate

Trump 'confident' Obamacare replacement will pass Senate

Flanked by Republican members of the House, the President said he was "confident" the Senate would also vote to repeal Obamacare. "There were plenty of mistakes made with the [Affordable Care Act]...

by · Science

SpaceX scrubs launch of national security satellite, now set for Monday

Post the same, Elon Musk's space company was awarded certification to launch military satellites after going through two years of reviews with the US Air Force. The company's first recycled rocket fle...

by · Science

10 things we learned from FBI Director James Comey's Senate hearing

Comey said he didn't publicly disclose the FBI investigation into the Clinton emails until it was closed last summer. Today, the New York Times reported that in the FBI, "senior officials urged ...

by · Science

SpaceX launches government spy satellite, lands rocket stage

SpaceX wants to become a major launch service provider to the DoD, which intends to launch up to 13 more military satellite in the next few years. According to The Verge , the rocket was given a w...

by · Science

SpaceX Launches US Military Spy Satellite

Due to the nature of the mission, we don't get to know all of the fine details. About seven minutes after liftoff, the first-stage rocket booster separated from the upper stage and fired up its engi...

by · Science
CBS, NBC also refuse to air Trump advertisement

CBS, NBC also refuse to air Trump advertisement

Senior producers from CBS, ABC, NBC and CNN said they particularly objected to a portion of the clip, commissioned by the White House to mark Mr Trump's first 100 days as leader, in which a large "fak...

by · Science

Health Care Bill in the Hands of the Senate

The return of insurance companies denying coverage for pre-existing conditions . Democrats are hoping that the Republicans' vote to repeal Obamacare will spark a voter backlash in next year's ...

by · Science

Trump's pick for Army secretary drops out

In a statement , Green said his nomination had become a distraction because of "false and misleading attacks against me". Trump's first choice for the post , Vincent Viola, withdrew from conside...

by · Science
Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors

Feds Probe Uber's Use of Fake App to Stymie City Inspectors

Uber has acknowledged using the software, known as Greyball , to circumvent government officials who were trying to clamp down on Uber in areas where its service had not yet been approved, includin...

by · Science

Wal-Mart files patent for Amazon Dash rival

The firm earned $129.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $130.22 billion. The SI to Wal Mart Stores Incorporated's float is 2.29%. Also, major shareholder Jim C. Walto...

by · Science

Photos From the Science March, on Earth Day

Her husband is an engineer at Los Alamos National Laboratory, she studied anthropology, she even has a dog named rocket. Pruitt has been a vocal critic of the agency, as has sued them multiple times. ...

by · Science

Morning Trending Stocks: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of United States Steel by 42.4% in the ...

by · Science

Groups sue to stop Trump from renewing offshore drilling

Obama initially excluded offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans in the 2017-2022 five-year plan, and then imposed an indefinite ban in December, citing the risk of a spill in environmenta...

by · Science

Syria safe zones closed to US-coalition jets: Russian Federation

Other attempts at a cease-fire in Syria have all ended in failure. "The coalition will continue to target ISIS wherever they operate to ensure they have no sanctuary", said Pentagon spokesman Marine...

by · Science

Trump seeks to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

On his 99th day in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to make offshore drilling easier, which leaves marine life and their habitats vulnerable. Currently, 27 oil platforms oper...

by · Science