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Cycling: Thomas fails to hit top form in Tour's first mountain...

COL DU TOURMALET, France (Reuters) - Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt “quite weak” as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe...

Apollo 11 revelation: Neil Armstrong's ‘one small step’ not first words...

On July 20, 1969 – 50 years ago to this day – Neil  Armstrong made history by becoming the first man to walk on the lunar...

Inside Marvel's Long Road to Finally Putting a Female Superhero Front...

Welcome to the MCU, Carol Danvers. It's been waiting for you.With the arrival of Captain Marvel this past March, the 21st film in the wildly...

Cycling: Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground

COL DU TOURMALET, France (Reuters) - An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de...

The global space business is worth $415 billion

Fifty years ago, the world watched as American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took the first steps on the moon, the culmination of...

Gay lawmaker says his congressional run against 'homophobe' is personal

In heavily Democratic New York City, the toughest part of political elections typically takes place in the primaries, long before the general election. Indeed,...

Asgardia: World’s first space kingdom claims first space baby born within...

In June last year a fledgling micro nation elected its first parliament. The new country boasts a population of 250,000, flag and constitution. But...

NASA astronaut on the new private space race

The first moon landing in history left the world in awe 50 years ago. Today, a new race is on to go back to...

Tour de France 2019: stage 14 takes race up to finish...

3.55pm BST15:55 5.5km to go: Richie Porte, 15th in the GC this morning, has also been dropped, we’re told. 3.54pm BST15:54 6km to go: So it looks...

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace,...

NBC News poll of the South: Voters' support for Trump grows,...

President Donald Trump's approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he's handling...

Op-ed | Reflections on the U.S. space program a half-century after...

This op-ed originally appeared in the July 16, 2019 special Apollo 11 at 50 issue of SpaceNews magazine. As the Apollo 11 Landing Module carrying...

NASCAR notebook: Logano seeks success in New Hampshire

Is it just a coincidence that six current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers share the distinction as three-time winners at New Hampshire Motor...

Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in...

When young women use abortion services, the adolescent men who avoid becoming teenaged fathers go on to have better educational and financial futures than...

Moon landing: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos will take us back...

NASA landed on the Moon exactly half-a-century ago on Sunday, July 20, 1969. The monumental journey led by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Horse racing tips TODAY: Ripon, Newbury, Newmarket, Doncaster, Haydock and Curragh

The Richard Fahey-trained colt will have plenty supporters following his excellent second at Royal Ascot last month.On that occasion VENTURA REBEL (3.40, nb) finished...

Space crew to blast off for ISS on moon landing ...

Baikonur (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - US, Italian and Russian astronauts are set to blast off into space Saturday in a launch coinciding with the 50th...

Moon landing anniversary: Apollo 11 was one of NASA’s greatest achievements,...

NASA landed on the Moon 50 years ago on July 20, 1969. An estimated 600 million people watched the Moon landing live on their TV...

Searing heat grips much of the U.S. — with the worst...

The sweltering temperatures of recent days were just a warmup. The heat wave scorching two-thirds of the nation will hit its peak over the...

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that...

The Astronomical Costs of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Astronomical Costs of the Apollo 11 Moon LandingMankind's first landing on the moon 50 years ago was a towering achievement, the ultimate trip...