Astronaut Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12, walks on the Moon’s surface. Commander Charles Conrad Jr. is reflected in Bean’s helmet visor.
Apollo 11 tends to steal the spotlight when it comes to lunar landings. But Apollo 12 was the first mission to make a precise pinpoint landing on the Moon - and without the aid of computers or GPS.
Distribution of public goods like solar panels can be influenced by political elements.
Contrary to stereotypes of nepotism and corruption, African governments such as Ghana's work hard to respond to need over politics. They can mostly resist politics, but not entirely.
This artist’s impression shows a view of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the solar system.
Beyond the outer edge of the Solar System, mysterious, unknown worlds await by the thousands. Astronomers can now finally find them and explore them - but will we find another Earth?
A man looks at a prescription drug bottle. Many Americans will chronic conditions report rationing their drugs because of cost.
Presidential candidates and the current president have all talked about ways to lower drug costs, but experts know it is going to take more than politics to change how drugs are priced in the US.
Dalia Yashar, satu dari para mahasiswa perempuan pertama yang menjalani pelatihan pilot komersial. Foto diambil pada 15 Juli 2018. Akan ada perempuan sebagai penumpang pertamanya.
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Kemenangan perempuan Arab Saudi terus berlanjut; mereka kini diperbolehkan punya paspor dan bepergian tanpa ijin wali lelaki. Perjuangan mereka menuntut haknya tidak akan selesai sampai disini.
Dalia Yashar, one of the first Saudi female students in training to become commercial pilot, pictured on July 15, 2018. Her future passengers will include solo women travelers, too.
Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Saudi women may now travel without a man's permission, easing one of the most repressive aspects of the country's 'guardianship' system. Women in Saudi Arabia gained the right to drive last year.
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, humans stepped onto another celestial body and into history.
The first humans to land on the Moon, and the team that got them there, get all the glory. But what about the people who laid the foundation for this effort by mapping the Moon? Who were they?
The founders weren’t exactly free traders.
Arguments over Trump's tariffs and trade wars are just the latest salvo in a heated debate that has raged since the dawn of the American republic.
Elder abuse is far more common than many believe, making an already challenging time of life harder for those who are victims of it.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15; were you aware? Not many people are, yet abuse is growing. Two experts explain the trend and offer possible solutions.
The Trump administration says its trade policy saved the U.S. steel industry.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
Saudi students walk at the exhibition to guide job seekers at Glowork Women’s Career Fair in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 2, 2018.
Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser
Despite a repressive legal system that puts men in charge of female relatives, women in Saudi Arabia also attend school, become lawyers, see friends and fight for their rights.
Citizens movements are now more powerful than conventional political parties in the DRC.
EPA-EFE/Hugh KinsellaI Cunningham
Confidence in democracy in the DRC will be built through incremental steps.
Salvadoran immigrants were pivotal in the Justice for Janitors campaign in Los Angeles in 1990. It earned wage increases for custodial staff nationwide and inspired today’s $15 minimum wage campaign.
AP Photo/Chris Pizzello
Central Americans who came to the US in the 1980s fleeing civil war drew on their background fighting for social justice back home to help unionize farmworkers, janitors and poultry packers in the US.
Sunrise in the Salinas Valley, an agriculture hub of central California. Depleted aquifers have left once-valuable cropland useless.
Groundwater supplies around the world are under threat as drilling companies bore deeper and deeper wells.
Some in the DRC identify opposition leader Martin Fayulu as the winner but official results have yet to be released.
EPA/ STEFAN KLEINOWITZ
The recent poll in the DRC was messy. Nevertheless, it showed that significant change is underway in the country.
Presidents Xi and Trump don’t always see eye to eye.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Despite agreeing to a ceasefire, the two sides offered differing depictions of their trade war truce that show a lasting peace may still be out of reach.
Canada, Mexico and other U.S. allies aren’t walking away from the principles of economic cooperation.
AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
The death of the rules-based world order that supports the global economy and free trade has been greatly exaggerated.
Trump believes the Geneva-based WTO treats the U.S. with disrespect.
The president again threatened to drop out of the World Trade Organization if it doesn't 'shape up.' But a careful review of case filings show the US isn't treated any differently than its other members.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
Clostridium difficile bacteria causes diarrhea and inflammation of the colon.
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A new type of antibiotic uses DNA to fight a common deadly microbe, Clostridium difficile. These new drugs are inexpensive and adaptable and can be modified to target any bacterium, lowering the chance of drug resistance.