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  • NASA Successfully Tests 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Parts

    NASA Successfully Tests 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Parts

    NASA has successfully tested 3D manufactured copper parts for rocket engines and found they could withstand the heat and pressure required for space launches.

  • Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Washington

    Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Washington

    Officials say an airplane bound for Seattle made an emergency landing in Pasco, Washington, on Thursday. No one was hurt.

  • Milky Way Black Hole Producing Mysterious Particles: NASA

    Milky Way Black Hole Producing Mysterious Particles: NASA

    The giant black hole at the centre of the Milky Way may be producing the mysterious high-energy neutrinos, NASA scientists have found.

  • Barack Obama to Shield Many From Deportation: Reports

    Barack Obama to Shield Many From Deportation: Reports

    President Barack Obama is poised to unveil executive action that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the US illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House, an order that would set up a confront...

  • Historic FBI Letter Calls Martin Luther King An 'Evil Beast'

    Historic FBI Letter Calls Martin Luther King An 'Evil Beast'

    A vicious, hate-filled letter written by the FBI and sent to American civil rights champion Martin Luther King has been made public in full for the first time.

  • Nurses Voice Ebola Concerns at Washington Protest

    Nurses Voice Ebola Concerns at Washington Protest

    Several dozen nurses at a Washington hospital demonstrated on Wednesday outside the White House, saying they are woefully ill-prepared to handle an Ebola case.

  • Ebola Workers Ask US Congress for Help

    Ebola Workers Ask US Congress for Help

    Health workers on the front line of the Ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn't letting up, as Congress begins considering President Barack Obama's $6.2 billion emergency aid request to fight the disease.

  • US Troops in Iraq's Anbar as Anti-Islamic State Campaign Expands

    US Troops in Iraq's Anbar as Anti-Islamic State Campaign Expands

    A team of US troops was on the ground in Iraq's Anbar province on Tuesday as Washington steps up efforts to help Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State jihadist group.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu Warns of Iran's Nuclear Threat

    Benjamin Netanyahu Warns of Iran's Nuclear Threat

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking to a conference of Jewish leaders in Washington, on Tuesday sternly warned against a possible international deal with Iran that would end sanctions but fail to stop it from getting nuclear weapons.

  • Obama Presses for Tough 'Open Internet' Rules

    Obama Presses for Tough 'Open Internet' Rules

    US President Barack Obama voiced support on Monday for "free and open Internet" rules that would ensure that no service is stuck in a "slow lane" without paying a fee.

  • Barack Obama Taps First African-American For Attorney General

    Barack Obama Taps First African-American For Attorney General

    President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department

  • China to Establish $40 Billion Silk Road Infrastructure Fund

    China to Establish $40 Billion Silk Road Infrastructure Fund

    China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announced on Saturday, the latest Chinese project to spread the largesse of its own economic growth.

  • Obama Leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia Tour

    Obama Leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia Tour

    President Barack Obama headed for China on Sunday on a trip that will focus on Washington's often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.

  • Obama's Asia Tour Aims to Bolster Ties With Region

    Obama's Asia Tour Aims to Bolster Ties With Region

    President Barack Obama flies to Asia after midnight on Sunday for an eight-day tour of China, Burma and Australia, a trip that will focus on Washington's often-tense relations with China.

  • Barack Obama Heads to Asia Fresh From Poll Drubbing

    Barack Obama Heads to Asia Fresh From Poll Drubbing

    Still smarting from his election night mauling, President Barack Obama heads this weekend to China seeking to reassure Asian nations of America's commitment to its much-vaunted pivot to the region.

  • Another Teen Wounded in US School Shooting Dies

    Another Teen Wounded in US School Shooting Dies

    Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to five the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in the cafeteria two weeks ago.

  • Ro Khanna Concedes Defeat in Congressional Elections

    Ro Khanna Concedes Defeat in Congressional Elections

    Indian-American Ro Khanna today conceded defeat after giving the seven-term Congressman and incumbent Mike Honda the toughest fight of his life for the Silicon Valley Congressional seat.

  • US Urges Europe, Asia to Do More for UN Peacekeeping

    US Urges Europe, Asia to Do More for UN Peacekeeping

    The United States is urging countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia to commit more to U.N. peacekeeping operations around the world as Washington considers where it might be able to do the same, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Friday...

  • White House 'Deep Concern' About China Rights Advocates

    White House 'Deep Concern' About China Rights Advocates

    The White House expressed "deep concern" Thursday about the treatment of human rights advocates in China, less than a week before President Barack Obama visits Beijing.

  • US Led Air Strikes Hit Al Qaeda Affiliate in Syria

    US Led Air Strikes Hit Al Qaeda Affiliate in Syria

    Air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition set up to fight Islamic State hit the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in northwest Syria overnight, rebels and residents said on Thursday.