MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts want to enclose a small area of the Gulf of California where the critically endangered vaquita porpoise remains after they sighted about a half dozen of the elusive creatures in September. One was a mother with her second new calf in two years. Vaquitas usually only reproduce once every two […]
Albert Lexie, who for decades shined shoes part-time at a Pittsburgh children's hospital and donated his tips to its Free Care Fund, has died at 76. His gifts to the hospital amounted to more than $200,000.
WASHINGTON (AP) — What were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks, according to a new study. Two years ago, a team of Australian scientists found odd structures in Greenland that they said were partly leftovers from microbes that lived on an ancient seafloor. They were said to be 3.7 […]
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it is putting off for at least a year any final announcement on a controversial proposal overhauling how the agency evaluates science. The agency’s so-called transparency in regulatory science rule was one of the most contentious proposed by former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who stepped down last […]
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A California-based startup says it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia. Rocket Lab said Wednesday that it will build its launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The spaceport is located at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility where unmanned cargo missions already launch to the International Space Station. Huntington Beach, […]