According to a presidential review panel, the U.S. plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2020 will not happen without a big boost in NASA's budget.
General Motors announced Tuesday that its long-awaited Chevrolet Volt hybrid, a battery- and gas-powered electric vehicle, can get 230 miles per gallon in city driving, dwarfing every other car on the market in fuel efficiency.
After years of courting, Microsoft announced Wednesday that it finally inked a deal with Yahoo in hopes that a partnership could help topple Google from being the Internet search and advertising leader.
Now re-released by the Criterion Collection, the new DVD version of "For All Mankind" is far superior to the original grainy images most watched for the first time on their TVs.
Paul Solman: The third in this week’s series of conversations with economist Simon Johnson has to do with the cap and trade debate — whether cap and trade is a good idea, the feasibility of a carbon tax, and…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. government plans to fund a vaccination program against the new H1N1 swine flu this fall, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday.
Paul Solman: Sometimes described as a “centrist” Democrat, Congressman Eric Massa, a former Republican, represents a district of New York state that includes Rochester. Recently, this press release of his came our way. Since part of what we’re…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Global climate change is already affecting the United States, according to a report by federal scientists released Tuesday.
It's just after closing on a Friday night at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington. In the darkened auditorium, a jazz quintet is building a rhythmic floor on a soft, steady percussion line and lilting piano chords.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. government admitted Wednesday to accidentally posting on the Internet locations of hundreds of civilian nuclear sites and details on their activities.
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