Spacecraft sees giant 'hole' in sun

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SPACE.COM) — A space telescope aimed at the sun has spotted a gigantic hole in the solar atmosphere — a dark spot that covers nearly a quarter of more…

Pope on homosexuals: 'Who am I to judge?'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Pope Francis on Monday said “who am I to judge?” gay people as he discussed one of the most divisive issues affecting the Catholic Church. Pope more…

Fukushima to dump radioactive water in Pacific

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The 11 March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has left TEPCO struggling with a potential more…

Russians milk Snowden for 'all the info they can'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_102147" align="alignright" width="150" caption="John Bolton"][/caption] Russia is trying to milk "all the information they can" out of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, contended former United Nations more…

Corruption a hurdle for Obama 'power Africa' plan

by Steve Peacock -- President Obama's multi-billion-dollar "Power Africa" initiative aims to double citizen access to electricity and other power sources across Sub-Saharan Africa. But it plays down the creation of a more…

U.S. picks up tab to expand China's economy

by Steve Peacock -- The Chinese business sector must be in trouble. Why else would President Obama be sending taxpayer dollars there to modernize China's energy grid, hire private-sector consultants to help more…