(NEW YORK) -- A high-stakes mission from the United Nations' nuclear watchdog reached a Russian-controlled power plant in Ukraine on Thursday afternoon amid reports of heavy fighting there. The International Atomic Energy Agency has long sought access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe's largest,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has... Read More.
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- NASA on Monday will send an unmanned space capsule into the moon’s orbit, marking the initial launch in an ambitious plan to establish a long term presence on the moon for scientific discovery and economic development. The space capsule, called Artemis 1,... Read More.
When the Artemis I mission blasts off to the moon on August 29, there will be a movie star on board. Specifically, it's Shaun the Sheep. A stuffed version of the beloved character from Oscar-winning Wallace and Grommit creators Aardman Animation will be representing the European... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Ashbey Beasley said the horrors of the July Fourth mass shooting are still fresh in her mind. The Highland Park, Illinois, native was at the Independence Day parade with her 6-year-old son when the gunman opened fire. The two ran for their lives. "The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- NASA will return to the moon with a new mission planned for August, the agency said at a press conference Wednesday. Fifty-three years after the historic landing of Apollo 11 in 1969, the new mission to orbit the moon is tentatively set... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in seven years, the country's lead agency on protecting the public from crimes involving firearms, explosives and arson has a Senate-confirmed director. Steve Dettelbach was sworn in on Tuesday by Attorney General Merrick Garland in front of his family... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Camika Shelby says her son Nigel “never met a stranger." “He was so full of light, so full of joy,” she said. She told ABC News that her son loved to entertain and share his bubbly personality with others, going out of his... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Arshak Makichyan began fighting a one-man war in Russia years before troops from his country invaded Ukraine. Makichyan, 27, known as Russia's "lone climate activist," took it upon himself to educate a country of about 145 million people about the dangers of... Read More.