55 years ago today (Tuesday), the United States launched the space race with the creation of NASA. Originally part of the Department of Defense, the agency officially began its mission to explore space on October 1, 1958.
Human activity has caused at least half of climate change in the last half century, hundreds of scientists say. They are 95% certain of this, the surest they've ever been, says a United Nations report published Friday.
Disney theme parks are ending a policy that allowed the disabled to get "instant access" to rides, instead of waiting in line. Under the current policy, visitors can get an guest assistance card that gives quicker access to them.