| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Watch out, jellyfish. JEROS, the jellyfish-destroying robot, is coming for you. Or possibly making more of you.
Developed by a team of engineers in Korea, JEROS is a robot designed for destroying jellyfish swarms, like the one that recently clogged...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Some Illinois workers told to stay home were called back to their jobs Wednesday, while others began preparing for furloughs, highlighting the ongoing uncertainty caused by the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Several dozen state workers...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:22 PM
"Zombie Prom": It may have started as a 1950s comic book, but now, it's a musical comedy with a title perfect for the Halloween season. The teen angst begins when young lovers Jonny and Toffee are torn apart by mean principal Delilah Strict. What can...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The San Onofre nuclear plant may be permanently retired, but on Wednesday, the sirens were scheduled to sound as they have every year for an annual test.
The test -- a regulatory requirement that hasn't been suspended despite the nuclear plant's...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A new government report raises questions about the consistency of federal nuclear power plant oversight, noting regional disparities in the frequency with which plants - including Maryland's Calvert Cliffs - have been cited for safety problems or...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
SOMA, Japan — For much of his life, Koichi Matsumoto, 58, happily slipped out of bed in the dead of night to work on a fishing trawler.
But these days, his catch is tree branches, tires and other rubble still adrift since the massive earthquake...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
1. The State Department this month renewed its warning on Colombia, noting that people travel safely to the South American country but that "violence linked to narco-trafficking continues to affect some rural areas and parts of large cities."
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The Harford County Department of Emergency Services will hold a public forum with Harford County Emergency Manager Rick Ayers on Friday, Nov. 1. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of North Harford High School beginning at 7 p.m.
The focus of the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake was recorded off Japan's east coast early Saturday local time, but there were no immediate reports of damages, officials said.
A tsunami warning reportedly was raised for the Honshu area by Japan's Meteorological Agency in...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:57 AM
In a just world, all the people who have piled on to the federal government for blowing the launch of healthcare.gov would take a look at the UPS Christmas Day screwup and swallow hard.
But it's not a just world, so the lesson of how the nation's...