TV sets are going dark as viewers turn to their computers and tablets to satisfy their hunger for entertainment.
The 2013 group is second only to the 1978 batch of hopefuls. Only a tiny percentage of applicants are selected to become astronauts.
In an historic demographic shift, white babies are now in the minority compared with nonwhite newborns.
The FDA is set to end the use of antibiotics in animals to help curb the spread of drug-resistant bacteria.
Five times the number of bird-aircraft collisions were recorded in 2011 compared with twenty years before.
More than half of the baby boom generation – those born between 1946 and 1964 – are retiring early from the workforce despite rocky economic conditions.