U.S.

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a new late-night talk show, Star Talk.

Iceland

As it sheds ice—and weight—the island's land surface is rising 1.4 inches a year.

Germany

Spans of its high-speed autobahn system will open to self-driving cars in a pilot program, government officials say.

Israel

In western Galilee, archaeologists found a 55,000-year-old partial human skull—making the area the most plausible for human and neandertal inbreeding.

Kenya

To save the norther white rhino, conservationists plan to collect eggs from the females for the first time. Only five rhinos remain.

Italy

Seismologists concluded that thousands of mysterious rumbles across Italy, once thought to be caused by magma flow, originate from cement factory machinery.