Day: March 15, 2020

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‘Federal government needs to get its [email protected]#t together’

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker had stern words for the White House on Saturday night as reports flooded in about lengthy lines and overcrowding at airports as travelers attempted to get into the U.S. amid new coronavirus-imposed screenings. Pritzker criticized President Donald Trump and his administration on Twitter as the new screenings were implemented for those […]

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UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today. We’ll be updating this page daily with the latest available live video. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now This forecast is supplied to us by the Met Office, which is the national weather service […]

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NASA and private sector have big plans for space travel — and they’re recruiting

Amid all the coronavirus worries, here’s a positive development: NASA this month began taking applications for new astronauts. You probably won’t qualify: Candidates must have STEM backgrounds, and the odds of being accepted in the last round were 50 times worse than those for Harvard applicants. Plus NASA’s at least four years away from getting […]

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