Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis 2018-06-18T21:03:08Z 2018-06-18T08:19:59Z 2018-06-18T21:02:03Z The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure. Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force' 2018-06-18T21:02:57Z 2018-06-18T15:11:00Z 2018-06-18T21:01:50Z The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.
Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report 2018-06-18T21:02:52Z 2018-06-18T18:40:21Z 2018-06-18T21:01:38Z The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.". Senate bill would block WH deal with Chinese telecom company 2018-06-18T21:02:45Z 2018-06-18T20:11:00Z 2018-06-18T21:01:25Z The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S. Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem 2018-06-18T21:02:21Z 2018-06-18T09:19:59Z 2018-06-18T21:01:05Z The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit 2018-06-18T21:02:16Z 2018-06-18T14:00:56Z 2018-06-18T21:02:16Z The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps. Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls 2018-06-18T21:02:14Z 2018-06-18T14:10:13Z 2018-06-18T21:02:14Z Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com 2018-06-18T21:02:08Z 2018-06-18T08:09:57Z 2018-06-18T21:02:08Z Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway 2018-06-18T21:02:05Z 2018-06-18T15:20:41Z 2018-06-18T21:02:05Z Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
US stocks recovery from sharp early drop and finish mixed 2018-06-18T21:02:01Z 2018-06-18T14:40:08Z 2018-06-18T21:02:01Z Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target 2018-06-18T21:01:57Z 2018-06-18T10:30:00Z 2018-06-18T21:00:31Z Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup 2018-06-18T20:52:25Z 2018-06-18T13:20:06Z 2018-06-18T20:52:25Z Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.
California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma 2018-06-18T20:23:27Z 2018-06-16T05:38:53Z 2018-06-18T20:22:28Z California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear. US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel 2018-06-18T19:43:29Z 2018-06-18T17:40:24Z 2018-06-18T19:42:20Z Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has recently been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial insemination.
James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming 2018-06-18T19:34:41Z 2018-06-18T07:30:01Z 2018-06-18T19:34:40Z Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change.
Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble 2018-06-18T19:04:21Z 2018-06-17T16:39:57Z 2018-06-18T19:03:51Z A three-year project to get a better understanding of the distribution of nearly 30 bumblebee species in the Pacific Northwest and why some appear to be declining is, well, buzzing. Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey 2018-06-18T19:04:19Z 2018-06-15T09:58:21Z 2018-06-18T19:03:47Z Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.
Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inlet 2018-06-18T19:04:16Z 2018-06-15T23:40:20Z 2018-06-18T19:03:43Z A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet in Alaska changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.
'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons 2018-06-18T19:04:12Z 2018-06-15T05:48:09Z 2018-06-18T19:03:36Z A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month.
Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases 2018-06-18T19:04:11Z 2018-06-16T16:18:59Z 2018-06-18T19:03:32Z Some private investigators and genealogy experts want to use the same DNA-tracking system that identified the suspected Golden State Killer to solve decades-old murder and missing-person cases. AP Was There: The age of climate change begins 2018-06-18T19:04:03Z 2018-06-18T07:29:57Z 2018-06-18T19:03:27Z AP Was There: The age of climate change begins.
Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf 2018-06-18T19:04:01Z 2018-06-18T17:50:14Z 2018-06-18T19:03:24Z The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf.
NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut 2018-06-18T19:03:58Z 2018-06-15T16:48:28Z 2018-06-18T19:03:16Z NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American.
AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs 2018-06-18T18:54:03Z 2018-06-15T01:38:04Z 2018-06-18T18:53:43Z AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt consumers. Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets 2018-06-18T18:53:52Z 2018-06-15T01:28:04Z 2018-06-18T18:53:39Z U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points 2018-06-18T18:53:41Z 2018-06-15T20:08:51Z 2018-06-18T18:53:35Z North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack. Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle 2018-06-18T18:53:35Z 2018-06-15T14:48:26Z 2018-06-18T18:53:29Z A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account. Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people 2018-06-18T17:45:01Z 2018-06-14T18:22:03Z 2018-06-18T17:45:01Z Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people.
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud 2018-06-18T15:26:37Z 2018-06-15T22:38:32Z 2018-06-18T15:26:11Z Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce 2018-06-18T15:26:08Z 2018-06-15T00:57:58Z 2018-06-18T15:25:55Z Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year. Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots' 2018-06-18T15:02:29Z 2018-06-15T14:08:16Z 2018-06-18T15:01:56Z Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans 2018-06-18T14:01:32Z 2018-06-17T04:19:18Z 2018-06-18T14:01:04Z Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.
Work begins to boost airflow at US nuclear repository 2018-06-18T13:13:22Z 2018-06-14T20:18:01Z 2018-06-18T13:13:13Z Work has started on a new ventilation system that will clear the way for more radioactive waste to be hauled underground and disposed of at the U.S. government's nuclear repository in southern New Mexico. China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish 2018-06-18T10:00:52Z 2018-06-15T10:18:12Z 2018-06-18T10:00:42Z China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast 2018-06-18T09:54:01Z 2018-06-14T06:37:30Z 2018-06-18T09:53:19Z The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation.
'Jeopardy!' winner could get prison for sneaking into emails 2018-06-18T09:21:18Z 2018-06-16T20:19:05Z 2018-06-18T09:21:10Z A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five years in prison for sneaking into the email accounts of other professors, administrators and students.
A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports 2018-06-18T08:50:09Z 2018-06-15T04:38:04Z 2018-06-18T08:50:09Z President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships 2018-06-18T07:31:30Z 2018-06-14T12:17:45Z 2018-06-18T07:31:27Z Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months. CERN starts major upgrade to reap more data at atom smasher 2018-06-18T07:31:26Z 2018-06-15T09:18:10Z 2018-06-18T07:31:23Z The world's largest particle smasher is kicking off a major upgrade to churn out 10 times more data and help unlock the secrets of physics.
Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan 2018-06-17T12:11:22Z 2018-06-17T12:09:27Z 2018-06-17T12:11:19Z Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist. Study: 2014 Napa quake may be linked to groundwater changes 2018-06-17T10:02:24Z 2018-06-13T23:07:25Z 2018-06-17T10:02:19Z New research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in August 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust due to seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and Sonoma valleys.
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C 2018-06-16T22:22:15Z 2018-06-16T12:08:54Z 2018-06-16T22:21:18Z Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.
The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs 2018-06-16T17:39:51Z 2018-06-15T08:08:52Z 2018-06-16T17:39:25Z China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking 2018-06-16T15:10:22Z 2018-06-16T04:58:48Z 2018-06-16T15:10:21Z North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack. NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars 2018-06-16T10:30:29Z 2018-06-13T14:47:26Z 2018-06-16T10:30:27Z NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun. California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk 2018-06-16T04:51:51Z 2018-06-15T23:40:02Z 2018-06-16T04:51:51Z California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk.
US resumes destroying obsolete chemical weapons in Colorado 2018-06-15T23:50:01Z 2018-06-14T00:17:19Z 2018-06-15T23:49:56Z The U.S. Army has resumed destroying obsolete chemical weapons at a Colorado depot after a nine-month shutdown for repairs.
Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes 2018-06-15T22:21:38Z 2018-06-13T21:10:53Z 2018-06-15T22:20:59Z Corrections in a top medical journal and an investigation of research misconduct allegations at a major university give a glimpse into how scientists set the record straight when mistakes are made. Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores 2018-06-15T22:14:47Z 2018-06-14T17:38:24Z 2018-06-15T22:14:38Z Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI 2018-06-15T21:49:05Z 2018-06-15T11:18:38Z 2018-06-15T21:49:04Z FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.
Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower 2018-06-15T21:21:21Z 2018-06-15T13:48:40Z 2018-06-15T21:21:21Z Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle 2018-06-15T20:04:22Z 2018-06-14T19:08:18Z 2018-06-15T20:04:16Z The remains of a Native American man who died 10,000 years ago have been returned to an island off Southern California where they were discovered in 2005.
The Latest: UAE says delivering aid to Yemen's Hodeida 2018-06-15T20:03:07Z 2018-06-15T08:58:11Z 2018-06-15T20:02:16Z Top Emirati official says Saudi-led campaign to retake Yemen's port city of Hodeida "means that the Houthis will no longer be able to impose their will at the barrel of a gun.". Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement 2018-06-15T19:52:10Z 2018-06-14T05:07:32Z 2018-06-15T19:52:04Z Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement. Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews 2018-06-15T19:35:59Z 2018-06-15T19:28:36Z 2018-06-15T19:35:55Z Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
How do you count deaths from a hurricane? 2018-06-15T17:22:34Z 2018-06-12T22:37:07Z 2018-06-15T17:21:29Z Puerto Rico's hurricane death count revives debate about how to count disaster-related deaths.
The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger 2018-06-15T14:24:25Z 2018-06-15T00:37:58Z 2018-06-15T14:24:25Z The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger. Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before 2018-06-15T13:43:30Z 2018-06-13T17:37:26Z 2018-06-15T13:43:30Z A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to.
The Latest: Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions 2018-06-15T12:02:11Z 2018-06-15T11:08:19Z 2018-06-15T12:02:11Z Some media in Germany briefly fell for a hoax tweet announcing that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer had broken up his Bavarian party's decades-old alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a dispute over migration. UN report: Debris from missiles that hit Saudis from Iran 2018-06-15T11:50:18Z 2018-06-15T04:08:02Z 2018-06-15T11:50:12Z Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the UN has determined that debris from five ballistic missiles launched from Yemen into Saudi Arabia contained components manufactured in Iran and shared key design features with an Iranian missile. Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport 2018-06-15T07:40:11Z 2018-06-14T11:27:44Z 2018-06-15T07:39:19Z A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes. Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs 2018-06-15T07:29:49Z 2018-06-14T20:38:21Z 2018-06-15T07:29:47Z President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid 2018-06-15T06:49:59Z 2018-06-13T06:27:27Z 2018-06-15T06:49:55Z Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.
Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe 2018-06-15T04:49:31Z 2018-06-14T05:17:38Z 2018-06-15T04:49:32Z Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation. GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out 2018-06-15T04:12:30Z 2018-06-14T00:37:19Z 2018-06-15T04:12:13Z A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.
The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe 2018-06-15T02:08:48Z 2018-06-14T15:48:03Z 2018-06-15T02:08:48Z Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency. Australian court rules man can sue Google for defamation 2018-06-15T01:42:20Z 2018-06-13T10:37:30Z 2018-06-15T01:41:40Z An Australian man who alleges Google defamed him has won a court battle to sue the search engine giant. AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible' 2018-06-15T01:28:30Z 2018-06-14T23:17:56Z 2018-06-15T01:28:18Z AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's ruling. The deal could be closed soon. Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low 2018-06-15T00:42:43Z 2018-06-13T13:07:13Z 2018-06-15T00:41:17Z The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.
Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities? 2018-06-14T23:22:12Z 2018-06-13T06:16:55Z 2018-06-14T23:22:12Z A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. Genealogies of Mayflower passengers helps find descendants 2018-06-14T21:44:46Z 2018-06-13T16:27:11Z 2018-06-14T21:44:12Z A months-long effort to digitize the authenticated genealogies of Mayflower passengers has been completed, making it easier for people to determine if they are descended from a Pilgrim. Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office 2018-06-14T21:31:15Z 2018-06-14T16:27:56Z 2018-06-14T21:31:09Z Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.
Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash 2018-06-14T20:03:34Z 2018-06-14T12:57:42Z 2018-06-14T20:02:31Z Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it. 2 gamers plead not guilty in Kansas 'swatting' death 2018-06-14T19:43:03Z 2018-06-13T17:57:16Z 2018-06-14T19:43:03Z Two online gamers will be making their first appearances in federal court for their alleged roles in hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas. Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged 2018-06-14T19:42:37Z 2018-06-12T15:15:09Z 2018-06-14T19:42:37Z Much like Hollywood and politics, sexual harassment plagues science, too, and new report urges a culture change in universities that train next generation of scientists.
Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas 2018-06-14T19:13:29Z 2018-06-13T02:26:57Z 2018-06-14T19:12:27Z A hardy species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter has inexplicably arrived in Arkansas, and entomologists are trying to figure out how. China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead 2018-06-14T18:38:41Z 2018-06-14T07:47:30Z 2018-06-14T18:38:36Z China's government says some Chinese exporters are rushing to fill orders due to concern about possible changes in trade risks. Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy 2018-06-14T18:22:49Z 2018-06-14T12:17:40Z 2018-06-14T18:21:41Z A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.
Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow 2018-06-14T17:45:32Z 2018-06-11T20:34:06Z 2018-06-14T17:45:32Z Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities. Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit 2018-06-14T16:50:53Z 2018-06-12T18:26:36Z 2018-06-14T16:50:49Z Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 white-collar workers as it trims costs in an effort to become profitable. Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer 2018-06-14T15:31:24Z 2018-06-14T15:21:58Z 2018-06-14T15:31:23Z Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain. Millie Bobby Brown deletes Twitter account over memes 2018-06-14T15:29:19Z 2018-06-14T11:48:41Z 2018-06-14T15:29:02Z "Stranger Things" actress Millie Bobby Brown has deleted her Twitter account after users posted memes depicting her as homophobic. Defense: Manager didn't mean to kill cook amid Yelp argument 2018-06-14T15:28:00Z 2018-06-14T15:13:21Z 2018-06-14T15:27:50Z A Connecticut restaurant manager charged with fatally shooting a cook during an argument about a negative Yelp review says the killing wasn't intentional. Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars 2018-06-14T14:23:28Z 2018-06-14T03:57:24Z 2018-06-14T14:22:36Z A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines. Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use 2018-06-14T13:08:24Z 2018-06-14T06:57:54Z 2018-06-14T13:08:04Z Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020. UK judge bans singer from social media over anti-Semitism 2018-06-14T12:49:21Z 2018-06-14T12:48:20Z 2018-06-14T12:49:21Z A folk singer who posted videos on YouTube insulting Jews and mocking the Holocaust has been banned from using social media.
AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers 2018-06-14T11:51:20Z 2018-06-13T06:46:55Z 2018-06-14T11:51:15Z AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers.
Rumors spread on social media fuel deadly India mob attacks 2018-06-14T11:10:52Z 2018-06-14T09:37:43Z 2018-06-14T11:10:50Z Fueled by rumors of child kidnappers that spread on social media, mobs have killed well over a dozen Indians in brutal attacks since early May. Scientists in Germany seek to find mass of 'ghost particle' 2018-06-14T09:30:16Z 2018-06-11T10:54:14Z 2018-06-14T09:30:14Z Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.
Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox 2018-06-14T07:40:57Z 2018-06-13T20:17:19Z 2018-06-14T07:39:29Z Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
The Latest: Comcast eyes Fox's international business 2018-06-14T07:38:27Z 2018-06-13T20:57:52Z 2018-06-14T07:38:28Z Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns 2018-06-14T05:03:43Z 2018-06-12T03:55:50Z 2018-06-14T05:02:20Z Vietnamese legislators have passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression.
Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid 2018-06-14T02:20:40Z 2018-06-13T22:37:22Z 2018-06-14T02:20:40Z Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup. Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip 2018-06-13T23:30:55Z 2018-06-13T21:17:23Z 2018-06-13T23:30:52Z President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV. APNewsBreak: Official blasts critic of nuclear plant cleanup 2018-06-13T23:09:30Z 2018-06-08T21:01:44Z 2018-06-13T23:09:28Z A U.S. official has criticized a Colorado health officer for questioning the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge. APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale kill 2018-06-13T22:22:48Z 2018-06-08T19:01:52Z 2018-06-13T22:22:08Z APNewsBreak: Federal officials have decided not to prosecute the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska. Report: Amazon destroys large amount of new, returned goods 2018-06-13T21:01:51Z 2018-06-12T21:26:26Z 2018-06-13T21:01:04Z German public broadcaster ZDF reports that online retailer Amazon destroys large amounts of new and returned goods even though they are in working order. New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab 2018-06-13T20:43:09Z 2018-06-08T16:22:03Z 2018-06-13T20:42:05Z The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends 2018-06-13T20:01:10Z 2018-06-11T16:27:15Z 2018-06-13T20:01:10Z Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change _ though not right away _ following Monday's formal repeal of Obama-era internet protections. Court rules no privacy for cellphone with 1-2-3-4 passcode 2018-06-13T19:51:58Z 2018-06-13T19:47:12Z 2018-06-13T19:51:57Z South Carolina's highest court has upheld an 18-year prison sentence for burglary for a man convicted in part because he left his cellphone at the crime scene and a detective guessed his passcode as 1-2-3-4.
The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race 2018-06-13T18:50:25Z 2018-06-12T21:16:19Z 2018-06-13T18:50:25Z President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford. In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor 2018-06-13T17:08:04Z 2018-06-13T09:17:18Z 2018-06-13T17:07:58Z A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor has won a court ruling giving him employment rights, in a case seen as a key test of labor rules in the so-called gig economy.
In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford 2018-06-13T16:10:26Z 2018-06-13T06:11:12Z 2018-06-13T16:10:20Z A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era. Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles 2018-06-13T15:33:22Z 2018-06-11T17:04:00Z 2018-06-13T15:33:18Z Germany's transport minister says the government is ordering automaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions.
Correction: Stranded Raccoon story 2018-06-13T15:14:34Z 2018-06-13T01:51:04Z 2018-06-13T15:14:31Z A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul.
Soyuz capsule with 3 astronauts docks with space station 2018-06-13T15:12:00Z 2018-06-08T13:41:20Z 2018-06-13T15:11:29Z A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts has docked with the International Space Station two days after it launched.
The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner 2018-06-13T13:13:11Z 2018-06-12T21:06:16Z 2018-06-13T13:13:11Z A federal judge has approved AT&T's merger with Time Warner. US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks 2018-06-13T10:44:07Z 2018-06-11T14:44:23Z 2018-06-13T10:43:22Z The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities. Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger 2018-06-13T06:32:27Z 2018-06-12T12:25:38Z 2018-06-13T06:32:25Z The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge. Facebook shared user data with select companies 2018-06-13T06:32:16Z 2018-06-08T21:31:51Z 2018-06-13T06:32:07Z Report: Facebook shared users' personal information with outsiders after executives cut off access to developers.
Trump: First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month 2018-06-13T06:20:39Z 2018-06-08T12:51:20Z 2018-06-13T06:19:23Z President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye following kidney treatment.
Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon 2018-06-13T05:42:35Z 2018-06-12T07:36:01Z 2018-06-13T05:41:22Z Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses. Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe 2018-06-13T05:02:26Z 2018-06-12T19:37:35Z 2018-06-13T05:02:05Z Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.
The Latest: US commits to 'security guarantees' for NKorea 2018-06-13T05:01:45Z 2018-06-11T05:26:14Z 2018-06-13T05:01:29Z President Donald Trump has thanked the prime minister of Singapore for hosting Tuesday's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that it was a "real honor" to be with him.
Prague zoo says it's on its way to breeding rare lemurs 2018-06-13T02:33:31Z 2018-06-08T14:11:22Z 2018-06-13T02:33:27Z Prague's zoo says its attempt to breed critically endangered white-belted ruffed lemurs is on the right track.
The Latest: Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon 2018-06-13T02:18:30Z 2018-06-12T21:26:29Z 2018-06-13T02:18:27Z Seattle leaders have repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after businesses fought the measure aimed at combating a growing homelessness crisis.
New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life 2018-06-12T23:42:49Z 2018-06-07T18:14:16Z 2018-06-12T23:41:14Z New discoveries by the Mars rover Curiosity are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
Facebook says privacy-setting bug affected as many as 14M 2018-06-12T21:31:38Z 2018-06-07T21:10:59Z 2018-06-12T21:31:32Z Facebook says a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May. Feds: Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash 2018-06-12T20:51:12Z 2018-06-07T19:01:01Z 2018-06-12T20:51:00Z Federal investigators say a Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver. Israel: Social media monitoring nabs would-be attackers 2018-06-12T20:38:21Z 2018-06-12T11:15:25Z 2018-06-12T20:38:08Z Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media, sifting through vast amounts of data and identifying prospective assailants ahead of time. Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon 2018-06-12T19:28:32Z 2018-06-11T20:04:01Z 2018-06-12T19:28:08Z Seattle's mayor says the city will rescind a tax approved last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks that was designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable housing. Heat-trapping carbon dioxide levels in air hit another high 2018-06-12T18:29:35Z 2018-06-07T18:10:49Z 2018-06-12T18:29:24Z Scientists report amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air peaked again this year at record levels.
Direct costs of Daimler diesel recall in Europe limited 2018-06-12T15:55:11Z 2018-06-12T15:05:14Z 2018-06-12T15:55:11Z Automaker Daimler's recall and software fixes for 774,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and vans in Europe will likely cost close to or more than 100 million euros ($118 million.). Google pledges not to use AI for weapons or surveillance 2018-06-12T15:51:07Z 2018-06-07T19:31:10Z 2018-06-12T15:50:54Z Google pledges not to use AI for weapons or surveillance. China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge 2018-06-12T14:46:07Z 2018-06-12T09:15:43Z 2018-06-12T14:46:07Z China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000.
Scientists reap data from Hawaii's rumbling Kilauea volcano 2018-06-12T12:50:46Z 2018-06-07T06:20:34Z 2018-06-12T12:50:40Z Hawaii's recent volcanic activity has scientists on tenterhooks, eager to learn as much as possible using the latest technology.
Italy's new leaders get tough on migrants; Spain steps up 2018-06-12T10:17:39Z 2018-06-11T09:23:39Z 2018-06-12T10:17:26Z Italy and Malta dug in for a second day Monday and refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea as a diplomatic standoff intensified under Italy's new anti-immigrant government.
Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit 2018-06-12T08:30:22Z 2018-06-07T18:30:50Z 2018-06-12T08:30:18Z Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures take effect.
GOP leaders in Congress largely silent on Trump's G-7 tirade 2018-06-12T07:00:56Z 2018-06-12T04:58:58Z 2018-06-12T07:00:11Z Republican leaders in Congress haven't said much about President Donald Trump's outbursts over the Group of Seven economic summit. Republicans reluctant to criticize Trump's actions abroad 2018-06-12T04:48:20Z 2018-06-11T22:53:58Z 2018-06-12T04:48:17Z Republicans in Congress are often hesitant to publicly criticize President Donald Trump, even when they strongly disagree.
Kim Jong Un could give up ICBMs but keep some nuclear forces 2018-06-12T04:37:40Z 2018-06-11T06:16:38Z 2018-06-12T04:37:38Z After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the U.S. mainland, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could decide to get rid of them _ but still keep the country's shorter-range weapons. Amazon unveils nearly hands-free streaming TV device 2018-06-12T00:00:47Z 2018-06-07T20:20:57Z 2018-06-11T23:59:56Z Amazon says the Fire TV Cube has been designed for TV viewers and can switch between cable and streaming services.
The Latest: Italy: Today is turning point in EU migration 2018-06-11T22:08:54Z 2018-06-11T11:57:04Z 2018-06-11T22:08:48Z The German government is calling on all involved with the fate of a migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean Sea to "do justice to their humanitarian responsibility.".
London mayor upbeat about tech despite investment concerns 2018-06-11T19:25:00Z 2018-06-11T15:55:39Z 2018-06-11T19:24:59Z London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he's optimistic the city will continue to attract international investors after Brexit as a survey showed Britain's attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment dimmed last year.
Scientists: No way to know when Hawaii eruption will end 2018-06-11T19:14:29Z 2018-06-07T22:22:44Z 2018-06-11T19:14:26Z Scientists say lava that poured into the low-laying coastal Hawaii neighborhoods of Kapoho and Vacationland spread across the area in just two days. Report: Downed power lines sparked deadly California fires 2018-06-11T18:11:31Z 2018-06-08T23:11:39Z 2018-06-11T18:11:03Z California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says 12 Northern California wildfires last fall, including two that killed a total of 15 people, were caused by downed power lines. Bitcoin at 2-month low after South Korean exchange hacked 2018-06-11T17:35:19Z 2018-06-11T04:22:56Z 2018-06-11T17:35:05Z A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says hackers stole about one-third of the coins traded on the exchange.
Commerce Secretary: US reaches deal with China's ZTE 2018-06-11T16:42:06Z 2018-06-07T13:00:43Z 2018-06-11T16:41:31Z Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says that the U.S. has reached a deal with Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE that includes a $1 billion fine.
Uber driver charged with murder in Denver shooting 2018-06-11T15:09:24Z 2018-06-07T18:45:23Z 2018-06-11T15:09:18Z A Colorado Uber driver has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a passenger. Mindy Kaling jokes about Trump, toilet plungers at Dartmouth 2018-06-11T11:04:33Z 2018-06-10T13:22:36Z 2018-06-11T11:04:23Z Actor, comedian and author Mindy Kaling is about to deliver the commencement address at Dartmouth College, her alma mater.
Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish 2018-06-11T09:46:49Z 2018-06-07T19:41:16Z 2018-06-11T09:46:45Z Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colorful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in U.S. restaurants.
No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota 2018-06-11T05:03:15Z 2018-06-10T17:02:41Z 2018-06-11T05:03:06Z North Dakota is the only state in the nation without voter registration, a system longtime residents prize for its simplicity.
Pope to oil execs: Energy needs mustn't destroy civilization 2018-06-11T04:33:40Z 2018-06-09T10:11:53Z 2018-06-11T04:33:37Z Pope Francis has told a meeting with some world oil executives that the transition to less-polluting energy sources "is a challenge of epochal proportions.''.
After an early stumble, US stock indexes end modestly higher 2018-06-10T17:14:05Z 2018-06-08T14:11:29Z 2018-06-10T17:14:02Z Global stock markets are down ahead of a Group of Seven summit that promises to be tense as leaders confront U.S. President Donald Trump over tariffs he is imposing. Uber decries ride-hailing price cap passed in Honolulu 2018-06-10T16:35:24Z 2018-06-06T15:10:08Z 2018-06-10T16:35:22Z Ride-hailing service Uber sent emails to customers and drivers urging them to reach out to the Honolulu City Council and criticize a bill that would place more restrictions on the transportation network company and similar operations.
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61 2018-06-09T19:35:05Z 2018-06-08T12:11:18Z 2018-06-09T19:34:59Z Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead at age 61 in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world.
The Latest: Chef recalls serving Bourdain regional fare 2018-06-09T18:35:12Z 2018-06-08T13:52:04Z 2018-06-09T18:35:10Z Friends and colleagues of American TV celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain are saying they're shocked and heartbroken over his death.
Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads 2018-06-09T15:23:09Z 2018-06-08T16:21:53Z 2018-06-09T15:23:09Z Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says MIT's graduating class should use technology as a "force for good" but warned that others will use it for harm.
Trade tremors: How tariffs, tough talk has unsettled markets 2018-06-09T12:52:37Z 2018-06-08T11:01:27Z 2018-06-09T12:52:28Z Stocks have traded erratically since late February as investors try to size up the impact of trade tensions between the US and major trading partners including China, Europe, Canada and Mexico.
As trade fears grow, US states reach out to companies 2018-06-09T05:12:59Z 2018-06-08T04:31:09Z 2018-06-09T05:13:00Z While Trump squabbles with Japan, Canada and Europe over steel tariffs grab headlines, smaller companies and American state officials are forging their own deals.
Australian leader backs Zuckerberg's grilling in Parliament 2018-06-09T01:53:40Z 2018-06-07T04:30:30Z 2018-06-09T01:53:40Z Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he would welcome Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testifying to an Australian parliamentary committee on the social media giant's sharing of data with Chinese phone maker Huawei.
Reaction to the death of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain 2018-06-09T00:03:05Z 2018-06-08T16:21:39Z 2018-06-09T00:03:03Z Reaction to the death of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Kia recalls over 500K vehicles; air bags may not inflate 2018-06-08T22:33:03Z 2018-06-08T15:21:35Z 2018-06-08T22:33:00Z Kia is recalling over a half-million cars and minivans in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. China's trade surplus with US grew, while global gap shrank 2018-06-08T21:22:22Z 2018-06-08T06:31:23Z 2018-06-08T21:22:18Z China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States widened in May from a year earlier while its global trade gap shrank as imports accelerated. Report: ZTE chairman promises no more violations, apologizes 2018-06-08T20:22:27Z 2018-06-08T04:21:27Z 2018-06-08T20:22:23Z Report: Chairman of Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has promised no further compliance violations and apologized to its 80,000 employees in a letter. Onlookers ogle Wyoming tornado that damages handful of homes 2018-06-08T20:15:29Z 2018-06-07T18:31:54Z 2018-06-08T20:15:22Z A tornado that took its time roaring across a sparsely populated area of Wyoming caused quite a few "oohs" and "ahhs" as well as some damage.
Yellowstone boss says Trump administration forcing him out 2018-06-08T20:15:07Z 2018-06-07T18:10:53Z 2018-06-08T20:15:06Z Yellowstone National Park's superintendent says he's being forced out of the post for what appear to be punitive reasons following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain. Trump expects to welcome the Capitals to the White House 2018-06-08T19:45:49Z 2018-06-08T11:54:38Z 2018-06-08T19:45:46Z President Donald Trump is congratulating the Washington Capitals hockey team for winning the Stanley Cup. US officials OK plan to rebuild Isle Royale wolf population 2018-06-08T19:05:35Z 2018-06-07T16:03:06Z 2018-06-08T19:05:32Z Officials have decided to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior, where the predator species that has roamed the remote wilderness for about 70 years is on the brink of disappearing.
The Latest: Trump says Democrats' advice on NKorea unneeded 2018-06-08T14:44:14Z 2018-06-08T10:51:20Z 2018-06-08T14:44:03Z President Donald Trump says he doesn't need the advice of Democrats when it comes to North Korea, tweeting that they "did NOTHING" on Pyongyang's nuclear program. Scientists, animal activists: Don't cull Romanian brown bear 2018-06-08T13:44:11Z 2018-06-07T12:10:59Z 2018-06-08T13:44:09Z Scientists and animal rights groups have urged the Romanian government to rethink plans to allow the hunting of brown bears.
Water alert re-issued for Oregon capital area 2018-06-08T13:42:21Z 2018-06-06T22:50:21Z 2018-06-08T13:42:19Z Salem, Oregon, officials have re-issued a limited no-drink advisory for the municipal water supply, citing increased toxin levels linked to an algae bloom. Pope gets customized jumpsuit from Space Station astronauts 2018-06-08T13:35:33Z 2018-06-08T13:24:02Z 2018-06-08T13:35:31Z Pope Francis has met on Earth with the astronauts he recently chatted with when they were aboard the International Space Station _ and received a customized jumpsuit complete with papal white cape.
Asian shares fall ahead of G7 summit, central bank meetings 2018-06-08T09:11:25Z 2018-06-07T14:20:43Z 2018-06-08T09:11:23Z U.S. stocks are mostly higher as energy companies rise with the price of crude oil. Rare lynx found in Spain after being released in Portugal 2018-06-08T06:54:18Z 2018-06-07T13:20:44Z 2018-06-08T06:54:15Z Spanish environmental authorities say they have captured a rare lynx in Catalonia, three years after it was released in Portugal. Bryan Colangelo resigns as 76ers president 2018-06-08T06:26:14Z 2018-06-07T16:30:48Z 2018-06-08T06:26:13Z Bryan Colangelo has resigned as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers. British cyber expert accused of lying to FBI about malware 2018-06-08T02:54:01Z 2018-06-06T18:50:16Z 2018-06-08T02:53:52Z A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping the WannaCry computer virus last year is facing new charges, including lying to the FBI, in the indictment accusing him of developing malware to steal banking information.
Volcano creates new land after lava fills Hawaii ocean bay 2018-06-07T22:35:12Z 2018-06-07T00:00:31Z 2018-06-07T22:35:00Z Lava poured into two coastal Big Island neighborhoods quickly, covering hundreds of homes, vaporizing a nearby crater lake and completely filling an ocean bay, turning it into a new peninsula.
Shareholders reject bid to link Google diversity to exec pay 2018-06-07T21:14:29Z 2018-06-06T22:00:29Z 2018-06-07T21:14:22Z Shareholders of Google parent Alphabet Inc. have rejected several proposals aimed at linking executive pay to diversity goals, being more open about lobbying, narrowing the gender pay gap, and weakening the grip founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
The Latest: Facebook to end partnership with China's Huawei 2018-06-07T20:05:24Z 2018-06-07T05:30:31Z 2018-06-07T20:05:05Z Facebook says it will end its data partnership with Huawei by the end of this week following a backlash over the Chinese phone maker's access to Facebook user data. China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data 2018-06-07T20:05:14Z 2018-06-06T01:39:48Z 2018-06-07T20:04:59Z Report: Facebook acknowledges sharing user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei.
Ex-CEO: Cambridge Analytica got 'huge target' with Trump win 2018-06-07T20:05:02Z 2018-06-06T19:20:29Z 2018-06-07T20:04:50Z The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica clashed with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.
The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records 2018-06-07T19:42:52Z 2018-06-06T15:20:09Z 2018-06-07T19:42:45Z Federal scientists say May shattered all kinds of heat records in the United States.
Unhurried hurricanes: Study says tropical cyclones slowing 2018-06-07T19:34:30Z 2018-06-06T17:10:21Z 2018-06-07T19:34:18Z A new study finds that since 1949 tropical cyclones across the globe are slowing down by about 10 percent, meaning more heavy rains like in Harvey.
Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics 2018-06-07T18:45:33Z 2018-06-05T16:02:00Z 2018-06-07T18:45:34Z Fresh from blocking the Philadelphia Eagles' White House visit, President Donald Trump is asking an appeals court to restore his power to block critics on Twitter.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some