- AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs Updated: May-05-16 3:31 pm
DALLAS - Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.
- Exxon and FuelCell to study capturing carbon emissions Updated: May-05-16 2:47 pm
DALLAS - Exxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy say that they will jointly work on technology to reduce the cost of capturing carbon emissions from power plants.
- Public can view solar plane Saturday at Phoenix-area airport Updated: May-05-16 2:10 pm
GOODYEAR, Arizona - A public viewing for the Swiss-made solar-powered plane now pausing in Arizona while making a globe-circling flight will be held Saturday at an airport in a Phoenix suburb.
- Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise Updated: May-05-16 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON - International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
- Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR Updated: May-04-16 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings.
- After ships and planes, Chinese singers assert sea claims Updated: May-04-16 4:56 am
BEIJING - China's military has dispatched ships and planes - even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors.
- Fiat Chrysler, Google to cooperate on autonomous minivans Updated: May-03-16 6:49 pm
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler and Google will work together to more than double the size of Google's self-driving vehicle fleet by adding 100 Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
- Move over drones, driverless cars - unmanned ship up next Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am
SAN DIEGO - It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
- Solar plane on global trip arrives in Arizona Updated: May-03-16 1:04 am
GOODYEAR, Arizona - A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night after a daylong flight from California - the latest leg in its around the world journey using only energy from the sun.
- The Latest: Solar plane lands in suburban Phoenix Updated: May-03-16 12:24 am
GOODYEAR, Arizona - The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):
- Texas A&M spending $150 million for new research campus Updated: May-02-16 5:59 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M University System is developing a new research and development campus near its flagship College Station campus to focus on evolving technologies like driverless cars, robotics and materials to fix the country's eroding infrastructure and train people how to use them.
- US military tests world's largest unmanned ship Updated: May-02-16 2:07 pm
SAN DIEGO - The U.S. military is beginning testing on the world's largest unmanned ship - a self-driving 132-foot surface vessel designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
- Engineering students compete for hybrid, electric car titles Updated: May-01-16 2:26 pm
LOUDON, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is launching its 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
- Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems Updated: Apr-30-16 11:14 am
NEW YORK - Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.
- Despite Intel cuts, Portland high-tech is surging Updated: Apr-29-16 3:41 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon tech employment grew at its fastest rate in a decade last year, according to a new state report that finds those jobs pay unusually well and have an outsized impact on the economy.
- Minnesota science museum creating space research kits Updated: Apr-29-16 11:47 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Science Museum of Minnesota has a $14 million contract to help turn NASA's deep wealth of space research into interactive exhibits, activities and other learning experiences.
- Volkswagen CEO apologized in person to Obama over scandal Updated: Apr-28-16 11:04 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Volkswagen's CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker's emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests.
- High product, labor costs lead to decline in Boeing's profit Updated: Apr-27-16 3:22 pm
NEW YORK - Aerospace giant Boeing Co. saw its quarterly earnings plunge 9 percent compared to last year, with the Chicago-based company posting $1.2 billion in profits.
- Germany to subsidize electric cars to help own auto industry Updated: Apr-27-16 9:13 am
BERLIN - Germany's auto industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support, the country's economy minister said Wednesday, announcing a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion) plan to subsidize electric cars that are seen as the technology of the future.
- NASA astronauts prepare for flight on commercial spacecraft Updated: Apr-27-16 9:10 am
ST. LOUIS - Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for a trip, this time on a private spacecraft.
- Groundbreaking planned for Wyoming carbon-conversion lab Updated: Apr-26-16 4:44 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and others on Wednesday will formally kick off construction of a laboratory where researchers will test new technologies to make profitable use of carbon dioxide emissions from a coal-fired power plant.
- Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars Updated: Apr-25-16 2:34 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Already home to the world's biggest skyscraper, Dubai has another tall order to fill: By 2030, its leader wants 25 percent of all trips on its roads to be done by driverless vehicles.
- City council considers charging stations on public property Updated: Apr-25-16 8:06 am
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council is considering whether to let residents install electric vehicle charging stations next to curbs. It's a move that would be a boon for drivers of such vehicles who live in homes without off-street parking.
- Alaska aquarium replaces fossil fuel with seawater system Updated: Apr-23-16 6:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Thousands of people visit the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward for a look at Steller sea lions or harlequin ducks.
- Lens used during Apollo mission sells for more than $450,000 Updated: Apr-22-16 1:18 pm
BOSTON - A camera lens used during the Apollo 15 space mission in 1971 has been sold at auction for more than $450,000.