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Trump's EPA proposes rollback of Obama emission standards

Trump's EPA proposes rollback of Obama emission standards

Under this GOP-controlled Congress, that gambit is unlikely to advance. 'If the President thinks he can win this fight, he's out of his mind'. That calculation could change next year depending on the outcome of the November midterm election.


Boeing crew-capsule mission delayed after abort engines fail in test

Boeing crew-capsule mission delayed after abort engines fail in test

On Friday, NASA is expected to announce which of four astronauts will ride on test flights and maiden voyages of the Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon , which arrived at Cape Canaveral last month. ■ PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem), a mission to monitor the planet's ocean health, which has not yet launched. An artist's impression of Boeing's CST-100 "Starliner" spacecraft in low-Earth orbit, on the way to the International Space Station.



New EPA fuel economy plan is sure to anger California

The plan, developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , asserts that lower fuel economy standards will save lives - the higher price of more fuel-efficient vehicles (about $2,300 more per auto, they say) encourages some people to continue driving older, less-safe vehicles, the agencies say.


First ever 'wholphin' hybrid spotted in wild

First ever 'wholphin' hybrid spotted in wild

The animal was spotted off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii in August 2017, as detailed in a new report from Cascadia Research Collective and first reported by local newspaper The Garden Island . Four years later, Keikaimalu was born at Hawaii's Sea Life Park in Hawaii, the result of "an unplanned union" between a false killer whale and an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, according to the Chicago Tribune .


Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Also, since Mars orbits in a much more elliptical pattern, its distance to the Earth and the sun can vary quite a bit during its orbit. The new aquifer under South Pole points to similar subsurface lakes on Mars and now the competition to detect the same would grow.


Scaramucci: 'Very Possible' Trump Didn't Know of Trump Tower Meeting

Scaramucci: 'Very Possible' Trump Didn't Know of Trump Tower Meeting

Cohen lawyer Guy Petrillo did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment. CNN first reported the news Thursday night. But in May, the committee released more than 1,800 pages of testimony from Donald Trump Jr . Trump and his attorneys have said that the recordings had been cut down to make it seem as if the president acted improperly. Cohen and Trump's relationship has broken down in recent months, after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Cohen's property in April and ...