Science

Indiana sees English, math scores drop on standardized tests

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INDIANAPOLIS — Fewer than one-third of elementary and middle school students in Indiana recorded passing scores on the latest round of state standardized tests,...

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year

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NEW YORK — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. ...

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year

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NEW YORK — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. ...

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year

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NEW YORK — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. ...

EXPLAINER: Are we going to need COVID-19 booster shots?

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Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities...

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year

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NEW YORK — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. ...

Wildfires in US West threaten parched Native American lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are threatening Native American lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Bezos’ Blue Origin gets OK to send him, 3 others to space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has gotten government approval to launch people into space, himself included. ...

Tourists fined for touching endangered Hawaiian monk seal

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HONOLULU — U.S. authorities launched an investigation and fined Louisiana tourists honeymooning in Hawaii after a video on social media showed a woman touching...

People struggled to tap resources during Northwest heat wave

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PORTLAND, Ore. — People in Oregon struggled to get rides to cooling centers during the recent heat wave that is believed to have killed...