Unheralded Ed Carpenter grabbed the pole position for the Indianapolis 500 Saturday in a surprise result, turning in a four-lap average of 228.762 mph.
James Hinchcliffe overtook Takuma Sato on the final turn of the last lap Sunday, claiming the Sao Paulo 300 IndyCar event.
The Virgin Galactic space plane being developed to carry fare-paying passengers into space made its first powered flight over California, company officials say.
Defending series champ Ryan Hunter-Reay gained the winner's circle for the first time this year with a victory Sunday in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
The first batch of 10 engines to power a fleet of C-17 Globemaster IIIs for India has been delivered to Boeing by Pratt & Whitney.
Rolls-Royce said it installed the first of two MT30 gas turbine engines into Britain's new aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Environmental advocacy group Sierra Club was among those expressing optimism that U.S. President Barack Obama is going green for his second term.
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Remarks by President Barack Obama delivered after he was sworn in for a second term Monday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts:
The last production F119 engine for the U.S. Air Force fleet of F-22 Raptors has been delivered by Pratt & Whitney Military Engines.