US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin were heading to the International Space Station when they had to make an emergency landing due to failure of the booster rockets.
Portugal has hired goat herders to clear scrubland of undergrowth and create natural, cost-effective fire barriers.
Singapore Airlines passengers will get to travel between Singapore and New York in 19 hours, a flight that tops Qatar Airways Flight 921 from Auckland to Doha.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 300 million people worldwide have depression and 50 million have dementia. Schizophrenia is estimated to affect 23 million people, and bipolar disorder around 60 million.
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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private passenger of Elon Musk's SpaceX which is scheduled for blastoff in 2023.
At current levels of greenhouse gas emissions, earth could pass the 1.5 C marker as early as 2030, and no later than mid-century, the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change reports with "high confidence".
William Nordhaus, of Yale University, and Paul Romer, , of New York University's Stern School of Business, were praised for bringing the world closer to achieving sustained and sustainable global economic growth.
A meeting of 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in South Korea is vetting a major report that traces pathways for cutting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The bombshell 20-page report is due to be released on October 8.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it had awarded Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege the prize for their respective efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
Rescue operations continue on Sulawesi island in Indonesia a week after a devastating earthquake and tsunami last Friday. The death toll is now above 1,500, but that could rise as central areas of the hard-hit island have not yet been reached.
Tesla CEO Musk uses his Twitter account to jab the Securities and Exchange Commission, the same agency that went after him for an August 7 tweet in which he declared he had secured financing for a Tesla buyout.
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