By Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
This is the first time astronomers have discovered so many terrestrial planets orbiting a single star, and this new system could be the best target in the galaxy to search for extraterrestrial life.
By Dave McNary, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
Steven Spielberg’s mother, Leah Adler, known for operating The Milky Way restaurant in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her Los Angeles home surrounded by her children. She was 97.
By Kate Kelland, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries, the study showed.
By Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
About 170 headstones were toppled or damaged at the century-old Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery over the weekend.
By Laurence Arnold, Bloomberg on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:02 p.m.
Kenneth Arrow, whose study of how the various parts of an economy work toward equilibrium won him the Nobel Prize in 1972 and established him as one of the founders of modern economics, has died, The New York Times reported. He was 95.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage has asked President Donald Trump to reverse an executive order and return the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to private ownership.
By Daniel Trotta, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:56 p.m.
The draft order would reverse the Obama administration’s signature initiative on transgender rights, which instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their gender identity.
By CBS 13 on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:54 a.m.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said she believes President Donald Trump’s latest executive order involving immigration announced Tuesday is a strong improvement on his earlier executive orders, especially the travel ban, which is in the courts.
By Dustin Volz, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:46 a.m.
Some U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
Conservative Supreme Court justices on Tuesday voiced skepticism about extending constitutional rights to non-citizens in a case involving a 15-year-old Mexican shot dead by a U.S. agent from across the border in Texas that could have broad implications.
By Luciana Lopez, Reuters on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:41 a.m.
Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc. said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e-commerce customers.
By Laila Kearney, Reuters on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:07 p.m.
By Richard Leong and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed, Reuters on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:17 p.m.
By Del Quentin Wilber and Brian Bennett, Tribune Washington Bureau on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:15 p.m.
By Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:08 p.m.
Mexico’s Luis Videgaray and Canada’s Chrystia Freeland said NAFTA should be renegotiated with all three nations seated at the table.
By Amy B Wang, The Washington Post on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:06 p.m.
“She opened my passport and saw ‘Lindsay Lohan’ and started immediately apologizing.”
By Laila Kearney, Reuters on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:35 p.m.
Provocative far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos resigned on Tuesday as a senior editor of the Breitbart News website.
By Harrison Smith, The Washington Post on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:15 p.m.
By Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:12 p.m.
By John McCrank, Reuters on Feb. 21, 2017, at 6:44 p.m.