Although slavery was formally abolished in the United States in 1865, it was nearly a century until African Americans were firmly established in the country's middle class. This development started in Washington, D.C. during ...
Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
The push for development in northern Australia is gathering momentum, with the government recently releasing a draft of its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help finance large projects.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval.
The federal government has agreed to stop approving oil fracking off the California coast until it studies whether the practice is safe for the environment.
A group that comprises Australia's top water experts has welcomed a federal government plan to make cities greener and cooler.
The Navy is launching a carrier strike group to be powered partly by biofuel, calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.
The federal government wants to get autonomous vehicles on the road more quickly, and says it will fast-track policies and possibly even waive regulations to do it.
The U.S. strategy to prevent homegrown violent extremism through community policing holds promise, but faces significant challenges and needs reforms, according to a new report from the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland ...