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Northwest sizzles as heat wave hits many parts of US

People have headed to cooling centers as the Pacific Northwest began sweltering under another major, multiday heat wave By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press August 12, 2021,...

First water cuts in US West supply to hammer Arizona farmers

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. -- A harvester rumbles through the fields in the early morning light, mowing down rows of corn and chopping up ears,...

Accenture claims ‘no impact’ in apparent ransomware attack

Cybercriminals have breached Accenture in an apparent ransomware attack but the global consulting giant says the incident was immediately contained with no impact on...

NASA blames Mars rover sampling fiasco on bad, powdery rock

NASA is blaming unusually soft rock for last week's sampling fiasco on Mars By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer August 11, 2021, 10:16 PM • 2 min...

Higher but still slim odds of asteroid Bennu slamming Earth

Scientists have fine-tuned the path of the asteroid Bennu and say the odds of it smacking into Earth are higher than previously thought but...

Huge California fire grows; Montana blaze threatens towns

California’s largest single wildfire in recorded history continued to grow after destroying nearly 550 homes while authorities in Montana ordered evacuations as a wind-driven...

EXPLAINER: What the $65B broadband service plan will do

The Senate's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan includes a $65 billion investment in broadband that the White House says will “deliver reliable, affordable, high-speed...

Pacific Northwest braces for another multiday heat wave

PORTLAND, Ore. -- People in the Pacific Northwest braced for another major, multiday heat wave starting Wednesday, just over a month after record-shattering hot...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro loses major vote after military display

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has suffered a major defeat in Congress as lawmakers didn't adopt his proposal to require printed receipts from some electronic...

Space station supplies launched with a pizza delivery for 7

Northrop Grumman is making another supply run to the International Space Station By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer August 10, 2021, 10:20 PM • 2 min read Share...