Chinese rocket updates: Debris hurtling toward Earth at 18,000 mph

Chinese rocket updates: Debris hurtling toward Earth at 18,000 mph

(NEW YORK) -- Predictions for when and where Chinese rocket debris hurtling toward Earth is expected to land are narrowing. The section is part of a rocket called Chinese Long March 5B, which launched a module of the country's first permanent space station into orbit last week. Officials have been…
Amid Russian threat, Blinken backs Ukrainian government in critical visit

Amid Russian threat, Blinken backs Ukrainian government in critical visit

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken spent less than 24 hours on the ground in Ukraine's capital, but his day of meetings was meant to send a strong, important signal amid the "twin" threats of Russian aggression and corruption, he said. Ukraine is only the sixth country the top…
Risk of flooding from melted glaciers to increase as climate warms, study says

Risk of flooding from melted glaciers to increase as climate warms, study says

(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are racing to determine what will happen as a result of melting glaciers before the repercussions of climate change on communities become a reality. Researchers are especially worried about the increased risk of flood outbursts from glacial lakes, which can pose threats to residents who live…
Prince Harry, Meghan’s son Archie Sussex celebrates second birthday

Prince Harry, Meghan’s son Archie Sussex celebrates second birthday

(NEW YORK) -- Archie Sussex, the oldest child of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, is turning 2. The young royal and great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth and the late Prince Philip is expected to celebrate his second birthday in California, where his family moved last year from the United Kingdom. Archie…
Prince William and Kate launch YouTube channel with fun video

Prince William and Kate launch YouTube channel with fun video

(LONDON) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate are adding YouTubers to their list of royal responsibilities. On Wednesday, the duke and duchess of Cambridge, announced on social media that they're now on YouTube by sharing a video about some of their most memorable moments together as a couple, including the…
New species of prehistoric turtle discovered in Madagascar

New species of prehistoric turtle discovered in Madagascar

(NEW YORK) -- A new species of turtle that roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs and flying reptiles has been discovered in Madagascar. The near-complete fossil of the quick-mouthed frog turtle, or Sahonachelys mailakavava, was found in the Maevarano Formation in northwestern Madagascar, according to a study published in Royal Society Open…
El Salvador’s president pushes ahead with power grab despite US condemnation

El Salvador’s president pushes ahead with power grab despite US condemnation

(WASHINGTON) — Despite an increasingly vocal chorus of condemnations from the Biden administration and U.S. lawmakers of both parties, El Salvador's president and his allies are pushing ahead with what critics call a power grab. The growing political crisis in the central American country presents a stark challenge for the U.S. government,…