Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed telescopes that helped scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, and to measure the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, has died in California. He was 73.
Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series.
There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia, but a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer help.
State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 per cent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight of deals that size.
Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their bill to eliminate much of the Barack Obama health care law.
In the moments after a Minnesota police officer fatally shot Philando Castile, his handcuffed girlfriend began screaming in the back of a patrol car as her four-year-old daughter begged her to stop.
Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has left a London hospital after receiving treatment for an infection. Philip, who is 96, was admitted on Wednesday as a precautionary measure.
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid went two for two at the 2017 NHL Awards on Wednesday night, while Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews was awarded the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie.
The Pennsylvania judge who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is releasing the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case.
Stifling heat descended across much of the Southwest this week, grounding planes and posing health concerns for both people and animals.