World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Clare Nullis, citing figures from Argentina's national weather service, said the Esperanza base recorded 18.3 degrees C elsius ( 64.9 Fahrenheit) on Thursday — topping the former record of 17.5 degrees tallied in March 2015.
After spending nearly 11 months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, parachuting into Kazakhstan with two crewmates aboard a Soviet Soyuz capsule. Koch set a record for the single longest female stay…
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
For the first time, the U.S. government has approved a company's request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn't meet safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans.
By John Flesher, Associated Press
An industry once based on small, independent farms is evolving into large operations housing thousands of animals under one roof. The change is helping make beef, poultry and pork more affordable. But animal waste from the mega-farms has fouled waters.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Christina Koch wrapped up a 328-day mission on her first flight into space, providing researchers the opportunity to observe the effects of long-duration spaceflight on a woman.
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
The companies have been sending cease-and-desist letters to New York-based Clearview AI, which works with law enforcement agencies.
Bushfires are still burning in parts of Australia. So far this season, they have claimed the lives of more than 30 people and destroyed tens of millions of acres of land. The ensuing toll on forest and wildlife has prompted…
By James Brooks, Associated Press
A team of scientists is preparing to dive deep into the depths of the Indian Ocean into a “Midnight Zone” where light barely reaches, but life still thrives.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Volunteers from New Zealand to the United States are helping scientists document what will happen to coastal communities as climate change melts the polar ice caps and sea levels rise.
By Tammy Webber, Associated Press
Australia's wildfires have illuminated a growing global concern over water quality. That's because forests, grasslands and other natural areas that supply drinking water to millions of people are increasingly vulnerable to fire in a hotter, drier world.
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