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Space junk forces spacewalk delay, too risky for astronauts

NASA has called off a spacewalk because of menacing space junk.
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FILE - This image made from NASA TV shows the international space station, seen from the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Saturday, April 24, 2021. NASA called off a spacewalk Tuesday, Nov. 30, because of menacing space junk that could puncture an astronaut's suit or damage the International Space Station. Two U.S. astronauts were set to replace a bad antenna outside of the space station. But late Monday night, Mission Control was notified that a piece of orbiting debris might come dangerously close. (NASA via AP, File)
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New lead testing method could reveal higher levels in water

U.S. officials are considering a new method for testing water that could show more places have elevated lead levels than previously believed
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Twitter CEO discusses his resignation

Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal succeeds Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO.
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VIDEO:  Twitter CEO discusses his resignation
November 30

Omicron brings COVID-19 vaccine inequity 'home to roost'

The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world’s desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines
November 30
FILE - A UNICEF worker checks boxes of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine after their arrival at the airport in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 23, 2021. The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world's desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines. COVAX was supposed to avoid such inequality. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga, File)
November 29

New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

Newly named Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal (PUH-rag AH-gur-wahl) has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley’s highest-profile and politically volatile jobs
November 29
The logo for Twitter appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down as CEO of the social media platform, the company announced. He will be succeeded by Twitter's current Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 29

Duck-billed dinosaur may be one of many at Missouri site

Finding the fossils of a large duck-billed dinosaur in southern Missouri is exciting enough, but a paleontologist who helped lead the dig believes there are many more in the same area
November 29
In this undated photo provided by Peter J. Makovicky, a dinosaur's body has been wrapped with plaster bandages to protect it during removal and transport, in southern Missouri, as team members Akiko Shinya, left, and MInyoung Son tunnel through the clay under the jacket to loosen it so it can be flipped and the underside wrapped with plaster bandages. (Peter J. Makovicky via AP)
November 29

Twitter CEO steps down, leaves company at a crossroads

Jack Dorsey is leaving his post as Twitter’s chief executive
November 29
FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a screen as he speaks remotely during a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Shares of Twitter are surging at the market open on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 following a report that Dorsey will be stepping down from his post. (Michael Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
November 29

Nissan announces large investment in vehicle electrification

The Japanese automaker will spend nearly $18 billion over five years to accelerate its electrification plan.
November 29
The Japanese automaker will spend nearly $18 billion over five years to accelerate its electrification plan.
November 29

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down from his executive role at the social media platform

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down from his executive role at the social media platform
November 29
November 29

Cognizant CEO discusses fierce battle for technology talent

Computer chips aren't the only thing in short supply as the world emerges from the pandemic
November 29
November 29

Major retailers set for Cyber Monday

Research shows Black Friday sales were down online compared to pre-pandemic levels, which could mean better or longer sales for shoppers.
November 29
VIDEO: Major retailers set for Cyber Monday
November 28

Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth

As demand for renewable energy surges, “community solar” installations are popping up around the U.S. They're larger than home rooftop systems but smaller than utility-scale complexes
November 28
November 28

Researchers try producing potato resistant to climate change

University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes
November 28
FILE — Potatoes await harvesting at Green Thumb Farms, Sept. 27, 2017, in Fryeburg, Maine. University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
November 28

Benefits of digital fitness trackers don't trickle down to those with lower incomes

"The people who need this stuff most are least likely to receive it in."
November 28
The Fitbit Sense health smartwatch lies on display at the Fitbit stand at the IFA 2020 Special Edition consumer electronics and appliances trade fair, Sept. 3, 2020, in Berlin.
November 26

New Russian module docks with International Space Station

Progress is also delivering 700 kilos of various cargoes to the space station.
November 26
In this photo provided by the Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, the Soyuz rocket blasts off from the launch pad at Russia's space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. A Russian rocket blasted off successfully on Wednesday to deliver a new docking module to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket lifted off as scheduled at 6:06 p.m. (1306 GMT) from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, carrying the Progress cargo ship with the Prichal (Pier) docking module attached to it. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
November 26

Italy, France deepen economic, defense cooperation

Italian Premier Mario Draghi said that a bilateral treaty signed Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron to deepen bilateral cooperation would in turn strengthen the European Union
November 26
France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi sign the Franco-Italian Quirinal Treaty next to Italy's President Sergio Mattarella, second left, and Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, right, at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (Alberto Pizzoli / Pool photo via AP)
November 26

Black Friday deals on major streaming services

Hulu is offering a 99 cents per month for a one-year subscription, while Paramount Plus is offering a one-month free trial.
November 26
VIDEO:  Black Friday deals on major streaming services
November 25

Apple is close to having its own 5G modems for their 2023 iPhone models

Also, Macy's is auctioning off 10 NFTs featuring Thanksgiving Day parade balloons.
November 25
VIDEO: Apple is close to having it's own 5G modems for their 2023 iPhone models
November 25

Battery-powered airplanes, the next phase of green transportation

It's a bird... It's a plane... It's battery-powered?
November 25
The Eviation hanger located at a local airport in Arlington, Washington.
November 25

NASA's asteroid mission may show how planet with metal core, like Earth, formed

It will take years to reach the asteroid called Psyche.
November 25
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California work to integrate Hall thrusters into the Psyche spacecraft, on July 2021.
November 24

Oregon-born gray wolf dies after 'epic' California trek

An Oregon-born gray wolf that thrilled biologists as it journeyed far south into California was found dead after apparently being struck by a vehicle
November 24
FILE - This February 2021 released by California Department of Fish and Wildlife, shows a gray wolf OR93, near Yosemite, Calif. An Oregon-born gray wolf that thrilled biologists as it journeyed far south into California was found dead after apparently being struck by a vehicle, authorities said Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. No foul play was suspected in the death of the male wolf known as OR93, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a press release. (California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File)
November 24

T-Mobile to pay nearly $20 million in settlement after outage in June 2020

The outage resulted in tens of thousands of failed 911 calls.
November 24
The outage resulted in tens of thousands of failed 911 calls.
November 24

NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept

NASA has launched a spacecraft to test defending the earth from an asteroid.
November 24
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, spacecraft onboard, is seen ready for launch, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Space Launch Complex 4E, Vandenberg Space Force Base in Calif. DART is the world's first full-scale planetary defense test, demonstrating one method of asteroid deflection technology. The mission was built and is managed by Johns Hopkins APL for NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
November 24

New Russian module launched to International Space Station

A Russian rocket has blasted off successfully to deliver a new docking module to the International Space Station
November 24
In this photo taken from video provided by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, The Soyuz rocket blasts off from the launch pad at Russia's space facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. A Russian rocket blasted off successfully on Wednesday to deliver a new docking module to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket lifted off as scheduled at 6:06 p.m. (1306 GMT) from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, carrying the Progress cargo ship with the Prichal (Pier) docking module attached to it. (Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service photo via AP)
November 24

Apple delays release of digital ID cards to 2022

The new feature will allow users to store their driver's license in Apple’s Wallet app.
November 24
VIDEO: Apple delays release of digital ID cards to 2022
November 24

LA luxury mall latest to be hit by smash-and-grab thieves

Los Angeles police say a group of thieves smashed windows at a department store at a luxury mall
November 24
A security guard stands outside the Nordstrom store at The Grove retail and entertainment complex in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Los Angeles police say a group of thieves smashed windows at the department store at the luxury mall late Monday, the latest incident in a trend of smash-and-grab crimes is part of a national trend. (AP Photo/Eugene Garcia)
November 24

Samsung says it will build $17B chip factory in Texas

Samsung said it plans to build a $17 billion semiconductor factory in Texas amid a global shortage of chips used in phones, laptops, cars and other electronic devices
November 24
The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen outside the Samsung Electronics Seocho building in Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 25, 2020. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 reported its highest quarterly profit in three years as it continues to see robust global demand for its computer memory chips. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 23

NASA tests mission to knock asteroids off course

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Dr. Lori Glaze, a NASA planetary science director, about a new mission called DART that will test knocking asteroids off course.
November 23
VIDEO: NASA tests mission to knock asteroids off course
November 23

By the Numbers: Michael Strahan going to space

"Good Morning America" co-host Michael Strahan is among those headed out of this world in latest Blue Origin crew.
November 23
VIDEO: By the Numbers: By the Numbers: Michael Strahan going to space
November 23

Liberal Oregon resists dropping controversial investments

Oregon residents are increasingly pushing for the state to divest from fossil fuel companies and other controversial investments, but the state treasury is resisting
November 23
FILE - Cargo vessels are seen anchored offshore, sharing space with oil platforms, before heading into the Los Angeles-Long Beach port on Oct. 5, 2021. Oregonians are increasingly pushing for the state to divest from fossil fuel companies and other controversial investments, but the state treasury is resisting and putting the onus for any transformation on the Legislature. (AP Photo/Eugene Garcia, File)
November 23

NASA to test planetary defense technique to avoid potential asteroid collisions

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test consists of crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid to shift its orbit, redirecting it away from Earth.
November 23
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test consists of crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid to shift its orbit, redirecting it away from Earth.
November 23

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NASA is ramming a spacecraft into an asteroid as part of a planetary defense test

The historic DART mission is set to launch late Tuesday.
November 23
An artist's illustration obtained from NASA shows the DART spacecraft from behind prior to impact at the Didymos binary system.
November 23

Twitter launches livestream shopping

The social media giant will test the new live shopping feature with Walmart on Sunday.
November 23
VIDEO:  Twitter launches livestream shopping
November 23

Launch of new NASA space telescope delayed after incident

The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana
November 23
November 22

Thailand's DTAC and True to merge, pursue tech businesses

Thailand's DTAC and True Corp. plan a merger that they say will create an “equal partnership" for pursuing opportunities in the tech sector
November 22
A woman sits at a True telecom service center in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Thailand's CP Group and Norway's Telenor Group announced Monday that they are in talks to consider a merger of their respective mobile phone service providers in Thailand, True and dtac.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
November 22

GM exploring electric boats, buys 25% stake in engine maker

General Motors is testing the water in electric boating by buying a 25% stake in a Seattle company that makes battery-powered outboard motors
November 22
FILE - A GM logo is shown at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., Jan. 27, 2020. General Motors is testing the water in electric boating by buying a 25% stake in a Seattle company that makes battery-powered outboard motors. The Detroit automaker said Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 that it bought the stake in Pure Watercraft for a venture that it says will develop and commercialize battery electric watercraft. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, file)
November 22

How COVID shots for kids help prevent dangerous new variants

Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging
November 22
Solome Walker, 9, looks down at her bandage after getting her first Pfizer COVID-19 shot at a vaccination clinic for young students at Ramsey Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 in Louisville, Ky. Scientists say vaccinating kids against COVID-19 should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging. Each new infection brings another opportunity for the virus to mutate and evolve dangerous new traits. (AP Photo/Laura Ungar)
November 22

A look at NASA's Psyche spacecraft for 2022 asteroid mission

Set to launch in August 2022, the Psyche mission will explore a metal-rich asteroid of the same name that lies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
November 22
Set to launch in August 2022, the Psyche mission will explore a metal-rich asteroid of the same name that lies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
November 22

US fund KKR interested in Italian telecoms giant TIM

The Italian telecommunications company TIM says it is assessing a non-binding “indication of interest” by the U.S. investment fund KKR
November 22
November 22

Meta delays plans for encrypted messaging until 2023

The parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp doesn’t plan to roll out end-to-end encryption until 2023, due to concerns about user safety.
November 22
VIDEO: Meta delays plans for encrypted messaging until 2023
November 21

Xbox 20th anniversary: Looking back on introduction of gaming console

Since then, Xbox has released four generations of popular gaming consoles.
November 21
FILE PHOTO: Head of Microsoft Xbox Phil Spencer speaks during the Microsoft Xbox E3 2017 media briefing in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 11, 2017.
November 21

Pope to young people: We need you to protect environment

Pope Francis has praised young people for their efforts to protect the Earth's environment
November 21
Pope Francis delivers his speech as he celebrates Mass on the occasion of the Christ the King festivity, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
November 21

How do pigeons navigate? It's not the tiny iron balls in their ears.

"It's very strange to just have a ball of iron sitting in there."
November 21
November 19

Apple’s self-driving electric car

The tech giant is reportedly working to put a futuristic car on the road by 2025.
November 19
VIDEO:  Apple’s self-driving electric car