A Proton-M carrier rocket with the Spektr-RG Russian-German high-energy astrophysics observatory onboard blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday, with its powerful telescope expected to map the night sky in previously-unprecedented detail, and provide new clues on the nature of the universe itself.
Category 1 Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana with 75 mph winds when it made landfall Saturday but quickly weakened into a tropical depression. However, parts of the state were still inundated with massive flooding, while power was knocked out for more than 150,000 people.
A video shot by Florida prisoners shows at least 10 prison officers beating an inmate, and now the state’s department of corrections is seeking answers.
For her response, Hillary Clinton acknowledged that the current government of the nation from which the congresswomen in question hail from - the United States - is unquestionably “a total catastrophe”.
Newly released footage from a US airbase in Niger captures a stunning timelapse view of the center of the Milky Way moving across the nighttime skies.
A flight from Dalaman, Turkey, to Gatwick, England, was delayed nearly three hours after two women claimed they felt unsafe in the company of three Muslim men wearing religious attire and requested their removal. Soon after, a tense series of verbal altercations ensued.
US President Donald Trump in June nominated Mark Esper, previously the US secretary of the Army, to be the next defence secretary after his first choice, Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan, withdrew from consideration following accusations of domestic abuse.
The famous opera singer surprised the audience during a farewell party held by the intendant of the Baden Baden Festival Andreas Mölich-Zebhauser.