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Aug 29, 2015

Court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed ...

Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

| Aug 29, 2015

Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday, when Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck and an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya after two overloaded boats capsized. More than 300,000 ...

NASA begins yearlong Mars isolation experiment

Aug 29, 2015

NASA begins yearlong Mars isolation experiment

Six people have shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii starting Friday in the longest U.S. isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a journey to Mars. The six are a French astrobiologist, a German physicist and four Americans: a ...