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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting (More…)

The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

By Jake Spring

HUMAITA, Brazil (Reuters) – There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky (More…)

Russia to nuclear test ban monitor: Test accident not your business

By Andrew Osborn and Maria Kiselyova

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia told an agency that verifies a ban on nuclear tests (More…)

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo

By Eric M. Johnson

SEATTLE (Reuters) – The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 (More…)

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright

Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University (More…)

Heatwave caused nearly 400 more deaths in Netherlands: stats agency

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe’s recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular (More…)

China issues ‘red alert’ as super typhoon approaches mainland

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province (More…)

Alaska’s hottest month portends transformation into ‘unfrozen state’

By Yereth Rosen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – July 2019 now stands as Alaska’s hottest month on record, the latest benchmark (More…)

Floods in India kill 33, displace thousands

By Rajendra Jadhav and Derek Francis

MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Floods brought by heavy rains and overflowing rivers across large swathes (More…)

U.S. cows and pigs gorge on bakery rolls, pet food as corn prices surge

By Tom Polansek

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. farmers are feeding their livestock everything from outdated pet food and leftover bakery (More…)