The famous Chinese climber Wu Yongning, 26, known for recording dangerous climbing videos, died after falling from the 62 floor of the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, the capital of Huan Province on Nov. 8.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted on December 7 to the decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling it “momentous” and a “milestone.” Netanyahu was speaking at a diplomacy conference organized by the Israeli Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
As anticipated, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6, 2017. The announcement is a break from decades of U.S. policy and carries unclear consequences for Mideast peace efforts.
Pizza delivery to the International Space Station! Expedition 53 crew had a blast channeling their inner chef by building tasty pizzas for movie night. Whose pizza looks the tastiest? What’s it like to make pizza in space? Team skills come in handy when your food floats.
Joanyri Hernandez, a new ninth grade language arts teacher at Barbara Goleman Senior High, left behind her beloved Puerto Rico, and her students there, to start a new life teaching in Miami after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Hernandez says that having her students learn about 'The Odyssey' on their iPhones, giving lessons in English, and braving cold A/C temperatures are just a few of the adjustments she's had to make.
Astronauts on the International Space Station use amateur radio to talk with students all over the world about life and work in space. In October, flight engineer Joe Acaba made an historic contact with the Maria Montessori Institute Educational Unit in San Cristobal, Venezuela: the first-ever educational ham radio contact in that country’s history, courtesy of the Amateur Radio on International Space Station program. Here’s a look at the excitement on the ground as more than a dozen elementary and middle school students got their chance to talk to a man in space.
The Caribbean island of Barbuda felt the full force of Hurricane Irma. Now, a struggle to control its future is underway. On one side are Barbudans who own the land and want to preserve their unique way of life — on the other, the government and foreign investors who see opportunity in disaster.