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State employee badly bruises face when driverless shuttle abruptly stops

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:47pm

A state employee got his face badly bruised earlier this week when the driverless shuttle he was riding came to an abrupt stop, and he hit the floor.

Equifax reportedly near deal to pay about $700 million over data breach

Victoria Cavaliere, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:15pm

Credit reporting agency Equifax is nearing a deal to pay about $700 million to state and federal regulators to settle probes stemming from a data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people, according to two published reports.

The Latest: Pence marks Apollo 11 anniversary at launch site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:51am

The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (all times local):

Russian, US astronauts blast off on moon landing anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:03am

A Russian space capsule with three astronauts aboard has blasted off for a fast-track trip to the International Space Station.

Native Hawaiians say telescope represents bigger struggle

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:39am

Walter Ritte has been fighting for decades to protect Native Hawaiian rights, inspiring a new generation of activists trying to stop construction of a giant telescope they see as representative of a bigger struggle.

Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11's 'giant leap' on moon

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:09am

A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

Retired Utah Sen. Jake Garn never imagined he'd one day leave the planet

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:32pm

Never did retired U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, the "little kid from Richfield, Utah," imagine that he would one day leave the planet.

Pocket-sized shark squirts glowing clouds from pockets

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:38pm

A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species.

Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protests

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:12pm

Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest peak.

The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, too

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:43am

In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope.

Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of moonshot

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:27am

Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity's first moon landing.

Virgin Orbit in launch deal with UK's Royal Air Force

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:43am

Virgin Orbit says it has been selected by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force to provide launches of small satellites on short notice.

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:34am

Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies?

Here's what's actually going on with that app that makes you look old

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:02pm

Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present?

The Latest: Telescope protest enters 4th day after arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:14pm

The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):

Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:03pm

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.

Greek police name suspect in US scientist's killing, rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:29am

Greek authorities say they have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing and rape of American scientist Suzanne Eaton.

The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may follow

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:22am

The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes.

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:17am

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a site in the Mojave Desert.

The Latest: Mayor: No National Guard for telescope protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:01pm

The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):