Engineering

Robots, race cars and weather: Girl Scouts offer new badges

Jul 25, 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA introduce 23 new badges to further nudge girls as young as 5 to embrace science, engineering, technology and math

Philippine quake damages power plant, causes landslides

Jul 7, 2017

A strong earthquake damaged a power plant, caused landslides and cracked buildings and roads in the central Philippines, injuring scores of people and cutting off outlying villages

Ominous and overlooked: Back-bay flooding plagues millions

May 30, 2017

Back-bay flooding tends to be overshadowed by more dramatic oceanfront storm damage but is no less insidious

Ex-governor's ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records say

May 15, 2017

Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the project

Senators want more details on Corps' Dakota Access decisions

Apr 5, 2017

Two Democratic U.S. senators want the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to explain the agency's decision-making regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline

Document: Crack-smoking man charged in Atlanta overpass fire

Apr 2, 2017

A man charged with arson Saturday in the raging fire that collapsed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta has been arrested more than a dozen times, mostly on drug charges

3 arrested in fire that collapsed Atlanta highway overpass

Apr 1, 2017

Three people were arrested Friday in connection with a raging fire that collapsed an elevated portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection with overpass collapse

Apr 1, 2017

Officials say three people have been arrested in connection with a massive fire under Interstate 85 in Atlanta that caused a portion of the bridge to collapse

Syrian experts visit critical dam spillway near main IS base

Mar 29, 2017

Syrian engineers, Red Crescent officials visit critical spillway of key dam west of IS stronghold of Raqqa

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers

Mar 28, 2017

Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos say it's vital that girls and young women pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math

Weather, 20 December
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