NASA Asking Congress For $490M To Buy Seats On Russian Soyuz Rockets For AstronautsNASA is asking Congress for another half billion dollars to pay Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
Anti-LGBT Russians Use Country's Flag To Counter Facebook Rainbow Flag FilterFacebook’s rainbow flag filter for user’s profile images proved to be wildly popular following Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage in all 50 states, while also creating a backlash on the other side the world.
Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 ArrestsThe votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President PutinA Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.
5 Dream Vacations Nearly Twice As Affordable In 2015 Thanks To The Strong U.S. DollarGet out your luggage. Get that passport in order. The dream vacation you never took to an exotic faraway destination could be a reality this year thanks to the strong U.S. dollar.
Russian Drone Space Freighter Out Of Control, Out Of Communication After Launch Toward Space StationA Russian drone space freighter is out of control and out of communication after launching toward the International Space Station with 6,000 pounds of fuel, oxygen, water, and other supplies.
Hillary Clinton Ad Campaign Prompts 18+ Warning In Russia For Clip Of Gay CoupleA Russian TV channel slapped an 18+ age rating on Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign video for featuring a gay couple.
NASA Year-Long Space Mission Underway; Twins To Test Effects Of Long Zero-Gravity ExposureA NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts hurtled into orbit Friday for a year-long mission to study the effects of extended time in space on the human body.
Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
Bay Area Elephant Seals Travel Farther Than Once Thought After 2 Found Near RussiaResearchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.
Russia Bans Gay Drivers To 'Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents'Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain "disorders." The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.
Vodka Prices Capped In President Vladimir Putin's Plan To Handle Plummeting Ruble ValuePutting Russia's signature drink in the spotlight, President Vladimir Putin announced plans to cap the prices for vodka, as his country's currency continues to plummet.