August 24, 2016; 1:20 AM ET
Following a fall-like start to the week, warmth and humidity will build over the northeastern United States prior to the weekend. more >
Rises at 6:39 AM with 12:39 of sunlight, then sets at 7:18 PM
Rises at 3:00 PM with 10:10 of moolight, then sets at 1:10 AM
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Central Italy early Wednesday, with reports of damaged buildings and blackouts near the epicenter Rieti and residents fleeing their homes and running into the streets.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.Read Story >
A panoramic view from the surface of Mars shows brown and copper-colored plateaus and buttes, reminiscent of desert regions in the southwest United States.Read Story >