Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused and removed an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.
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BERLIN—Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday.
WASHINGTON—Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.
The slowdown in the circulation—a crucial part of Earth's climate—had been predicted by computer models but researchers said they now can observe it.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA's Tess spacecraft embarked yesterday on a quest to find new worlds around neighbouring stars that could support life.
“Tess” rode a SpaceX Falcon rocket through the evening sky, aiming for an orbit stretching all the way to the moon.
WARSAW, Poland — People in Warsaw pinned paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital held a day of commemorations Thursday on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
PHILADELPHIA — A Southwest Airlines jet with a damaged engine and broken window made an emergency landing at Philadelphia’s airport Tuesday, and one passenger was critically injured. A former federal investigator theorized the plane blew an engine and the shrapnel hit the aircraft.
PHILADELPHIA—Dwyane Wade snuffed out one 76ers' rally by popping a 16-foot fadeaway with the shot clock ticking down.
Wade made a half-hearted attempt at reaching his hand out toward a fallen defender before he scooted on his way.
Wade was up, the Sixers were down, and suddenly a series.
The Heat had to have this one—a brooding Joel Embiid is angling for a comeback.
TOKYO—Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan's hot springs for many years—probably longer than most people.
The supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations, was certified today as the world's oldest living man, at age 112 years, 259 days.
SAN ANTONIO—Somewhere between all those heart-stoppers and tear-jerkers, all the upset-riddled brackets and things we'd never seen before, the best team in college basketball was hiding in plain sight.
How could anyone have missed Villanova?