The US Justice Department has issued civil subpoenas to four major automakers, demanding that they disclose details on a deal struck with California in July to follow strict vehicle emissions standards, a source briefed on the matter said.
Some federal courts dealt blows to US President Donald Trump on Friday just as the limits of his legal strategy to block an impeachment inquiry into his recent exchange with Ukrainian leader became clear.
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming report on his investigation into Russia's alleged role in the 2016 US presidential election to be released to Congress and the public.
Roger Stone, a confidant of US President Donald Trump, was arrested in the special counsel’s Russia investigation in a pre-dawn raid at his Florida home on Friday and was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing the probe.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of a deadly plane crash in the northern city of Karaj and urged the authorities to find “possible flaws”.
NASA’s New Horizons explorer successfully ‘phoned home’ on Tuesday after a journey to the most distant world ever explored by humankind, a frozen rock at the edge of the Solar System that scientists hope will uncover secrets to its creation.
Voyager 2, a NASA probe launched in 1977 and designed for just a five-year mission, has become only the second human-made object to enter interstellar space as it continues its marathon trek billions of miles (kilometers) from Earth, scientists said on Monday.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that may hold clues to the origins of life on Earth, scientists said on Monday.
Four more Chinese regions have been accused of faking efforts to rectify environmental problems and paying only lip service to the country's war on pollution, according to reports published by the environment ministry on Monday.