First endangered bee in the United States named

The rusty patched bumblebee is the first native bee to become an endangered species in the United States. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials have stated they do not know what caused the decline, but the species is on the brink of extinction. The bee could be disappearing for a number …

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Match Play in Texas, and the LPGA gears up for a major

Put together the top 64 players available from the world ranking, have them play 112 matches over five days, and anything can happen. That’s the beauty of the Dell Technologies Match Play. Last year, Jason Day seemed to cruise at Austin Country Club, winning all seven of his matches — …

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Historic jeeps in pictures

History of the ‘jeep’ in pictures Long synonymous with the U.S. military, the ‘jeep’ is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Here’s a look at the iconic vehicle’s long history. Peter Suciu DodgeWC The classic ‘jeep’ was not the only light military truck style vehicle employed by the U.S. military, which also …

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Clean water plant brings hope to one village in north India

NAI BASTI VILLAGE, India –  Schoolchildren cheered and village women clapped as a gush of clean water flowed through a set of gleaming steel taps connected to a newly installed water filtration plant in a dusty north Indian village on Wednesday. India has the world’s highest number of people without …

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UK flight ban on electronic devices announced

. The UK ban applies to direct inbound flights from six countries; the US ban lists eight countries The UK government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. The ban follows a …

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Indian lunar orbiter hit by heat rise

NEW DELHI, India (CNN) — Scientists have switched off several on-board instruments to halt rising temperatures inside India’s first unmanned lunar spacecraft. The spacecraft carrying India’s first lunar probe, Chandrayaan-1, lifts off from Sriharikota. Mylswamy Annadurai, the project director for the lunar mission, told CNN that temperatures onboard Chandrayaan-1 had …

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Luke Jenkins death: Family to receive High Court settlement

News Jenkins family . Luke Jenkins suffered a cardiac arrest after being moved from intensive care onto a ward The family of a child who died following heart surgery are expected to receive a financial settlement at London’s High Court later. Luke Jenkins, seven, from Cardiff, suffered a cardiac arrest …

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Drugs ban for Commonwealth medal-winning wrestler Sandhu

Sandhu has won eight British titles and five English championships since 2005 British wrestler Chinu Sandhu, who won Commonwealth bronze in 2014, has been banned for four years after failing an out-of-competition drugs test. Sandhu, 29, who competed in the 125kg men’s freestyle, tested positive for an anabolic steroid in …

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