U.S. government agencies are working on temporary rules to allow a private company to land a spacecraft on the moon next year, while the U.S. Congress weighs a more permanent legal framework to govern future commercial missions to the moon, Mars and other destinations beyond Earth's orbit, officials said.
A rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico has cleared a major hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the upper house Senate just three weeks before the island owes a US$2 billion debt payment to creditors.
Mexican engineer Gabriel Luna-Sandoval was urinating one day when he realized that the yellow liquid could be of "vital" use elsewhere.
Philadelphia could soon become the first major U.S. city with a sugary drinks tax after a city council committee voted Wednesday to approve an amended version of a soda tax proposal that would set a 1.5 cent-per-30-milliliters tax on sugary and diet drinks.
Mexico's ubiquitous Pemex gas stations now have competition along the country's highways and city streets for the first time in nearly eight decades.
The U.S. administration on Thursday endorsed a plan to cede its oversight of the gatekeeper of internet addresses to the broader online community.
The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal is under fresh attack, facing a lawsuit from the powerful U.S. hedge fund that successfully sued Argentina.
A look at the Panama Canal and its newly expanded locks, which are set for a test run this week and a formal launch June 26. The Canal
The rate of entrepreneurship in the U.S. rose last year, ending a decline that began in 2010, according to a study by the Kauffman Foundation, which researches entrepreneurship.
The U.S. newspaper industry has shed more than half its jobs since 1990, losses which have only been partly offset by gains in online media.