Kids playing in a sprinkler


Searing Heat Grips Much Of The U.S. — With The Worst Still To Come

Several cities declared heat emergencies

Yucca Mountain Nevada Nuclear Site


Nevada: Feds Should Restudy Seismic Risk At Nuke Dump Site

Nevada officials are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the Dept. of Energy to look at seismic risks of burying radioactive nuclear waste in Nevada

Photo Credit: AP/John Locher

Microsoft To Give Away Software To Guard U.S. Voting Machines


Microsoft To Give Away Software To Guard U.S. Voting Machines

The system will allow a voter to verify that his or her vote has been recorded and has not been tampered with

July heat wave hits US


Heat Wave Just Warming Up For Long And Hot Weekend

Temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend

Photo Credit: AP/Seth Wenig

US Air Force Jet flying


US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event To 'Storm Area 51'

Internet gag suggesting a large crowd of people "storm" the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert

ugly tick


House Orders Pentagon: Investigate 'Weaponized Tick' Reports

The US House of Representatives wants to know if Department of Defense experimented with ticks & other insects as bio weapons

homeless man asleep


West Palm Beach Hopes 'Baby Shark' Song Will Drive Homeless Away

Loop of "Baby Shark" & "Raining Tacos" a temporary fix to keep homeless from sleeping on patio of city-owned rental banquet facility

Photo Credit: Unsplash

hot summer sun


Hottest Stretch Of Summer Brings Dangerous Temps

Remnants of Barry that moved through went a long way in raising our humidity levels to tropical and taxing levels

An arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen


Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Grew as Crisis Ballooned

"The data provides statistical insights that help pinpoint the origins and spread of the opioid epidemic"

Photo Credit: Patrick Sison/AP

NASA Capsule


NASA Wants to Get Back to the Moon by 2024

"This time, it's a little bit different. It's about a sustainable, long-term, human space exploration program"

Photo Credit: NASA/CBS News