NASA on Thursday named nine US companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp., that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed long-term Moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface.
NASA selects nine US companies to vie for Moon program funding
American women were paid roughly half of what men have earned for doing the same job over the past 15 years, considering time off for family or child care, according to a new study
US women earn half the income of men: Study
US President Donald Trump says he would “totally be willing” to shut down the federal government unless Congress authorizes $5 billion to fund his long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border.
Trump again threatens to shut government over funding of border wall
Moscow says the United States is encouraging provocation between Russia and Ukraine over the recent confrontation off the coast of Crimea and the seizure of three intruding Ukrainian military vessels in Russian waters.
Russian FM says US encouraging provocation between Moscow, Kiev
The number of new international students enrolling at US universities and colleges went down by almost seven percent last year, according to official data published this month.
Overseas students turn away from US
Protests in in the US state of Alabama have continued over the death of a black man with police now suggesting the victim was killed because he "brandished" his gun.
Black man's death in Alabama triggers more protests
Three US service members were killed Tuesday by an improvised explosive device near the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan, the US military announced.
Three US service members killed in Afghanistan blast
Consumer agencies in the Netherlands, Poland and five other European Union countries asked privacy regulators on Tuesday to take action against Google for allegedly tracking the movements of millions of users in breach of the bloc’s new privacy law.
European consumer groups want regulators to act against Google tracking
An app that claims to vet babysitters is being investigated by Facebook, and has been blocked altogether by Twitter.
Facebook,Twitter take action against Predictim babysitter app
Saudi Arabia has subjected many human rights activists and dissidents opposed to Riyadh to torture and death, with some going through a more horrifying ordeal than Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a former American diplomat in Saudi Arabia.
Many Saudi activists have faced worse fate than Khashoggi: Analyst

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