NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts blast off into space

New York CNN Business – A Russian capsule has carried an American cosmonaut into space today, marking a remarkable continuation of the Russian-American partnership in space in an era of great geopolitical tension. The spacecraft took off from the famous Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, on board were NASA astronauts Frank Rubio and Russian cosmonauts – … Read more

The US women’s basketball team is “not likely” to have a full roster in the opening game of the Basketball World Cup

8:01 p.m. ET Alexa FilippoESPN Close Covering women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously covered by Hartford Courant’s UConn and WNBA Connecticut Sun Stanford University graduate based in Baltimore with additional experience with the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and the Cincinnati Inquirer SYDNEY – The US national team coach Sheryl Reeve said on Wednesday … Read more

Hurricane Fiona targets the Turks and Caicos Islands after leaving a million people without running water in the Dominican Republic and much of Puerto Rico without electricity

CNN – Hurricane Fiona threatens with more deadly flooding as it hits the Turks and Caicos Islands Tuesday, having devastated Puerto Rico – Cut off electricity to the vast majority of its 3.1 million people – Before more than a million people left without running water in the Dominican Republic. Fiona, having strengthened early Tuesday … Read more