United Arab Emirates names 1st Arab female astronaut

(NEW YORK) — The United Arab Emirates named mechanical engineering graduate Nora AlMatrooshi as the first Arab female astronaut, a selection that she described as an "unforgettable moment." AlMatrooshi was picked from more than 4,000 candidates to be part of the UAE's ambitious space program,... Read More.

St. Vincent covered in ash as volcano activity continues

(NEW YORK) — Much of St. Vincent remains covered in ash following eruptions Friday at the island's La Soufriere volcano. The volcano has been inactive for nearly 42 years. "There have been three explosive events that occurred during the day," University of the West Indies Seismic... Read More.

Britain’s Prince Philip dies at age 99

(LONDON) -- Britain's Prince Philip, a stalwart supporter of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, for over seven decades, died Friday. He was 99. "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince... Read More.