US Officials, Lawmakers Warn More Cyberattacks Coming

The United States is bracing for another wave of cyberattacks focused on disrupting or undermining the 2018 midterm elections, with some officials warning this is just the beginning of a much deeper and broader threat. Intelligence and security officials, as well as policymakers and other experts talking both on the record and on background say …

Trump to Revive US Manned Space Exploration Program

President Donald Trump will sign a directive Monday ordering the National Air and Space Administration to revive the program to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually to Mars. “The president listened to the National Space Council’s recommendations, and he will change our nation’s human spaceflight policy to help America become the driving …

Honduras’ Electoral Court Finds Results ‘Consistent’

Honduras’ electoral court finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes Sunday, saying that results were “extremely consistent” with original data for the presidential election two weeks earlier. Court president David Matamoros said the recount of less than one-third of the total number of boxes showed that tallies done at polling stations …

UN: 137 Children Need Emergency Evacuation from Syria

The United Nations children’s agency has called for an emergency evacuation of 137 sick children stranded in a rebel-held suburb outside the Syrian capital. The Eastern Ghouta suburb, home to 400,000 residents, has been cut off from food and medical aid since 2013. The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says five children have reportedly died there …