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Italy endorses China's Belt and Road plan in first for a G7 nation

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:14:47 -0400

Saturday's signing ceremony was the highlight of a three-day trip to Italy by Chinese President Xi Jinping, with the two nations boosting their ties at a time when the United States is locked in a tra....
Personal Data of 2 Million Disaster Victims Botched by FEMA

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:46:14 -0400

Personal details including individuals’ home addresses and bank account numbers -- data that exposes victims to potential identity theft and fraud -- were improperly given to a contractor hired by FEM....
NASA posts image of a powerful fireball exploding over Earth

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:33:13 -0400

Boom. A radiant fireball exploded over the remote Bering Sea in Dec. 2018, though it wasn't until some three months later that scientists, scouring satellite images, discovered the dramatic event....
Drinking One Coke A Day Could Cause Colon Cancer, Study Reveals

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:27:00 -0400

It's time to cut the addiction.....
Finishing What Darwin Began

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:30:40 -0400

In This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution, evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson continues the project of scientific imperialism that has defined much of the latter part of his car....
Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protest against Bouteflika

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:24:58 -0400

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power. The powerful military....
Apple's Reinvention as a Services Company Starts for Real Monday

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 06:00:00 -0400

The chief executive officer is expected to unveil streaming video and news subscriptions, key parts of Apple’s push to transform itself into a leading digital services provider. The company may even ....
7 ‘Hidden’ Things I Don't Let Show About My Life With Primary Immune Deficiency

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:03:48 -0400

A woman with primary immune deficiency shares things about her life that others can't immediately 'see.'....
China's F-16: Meet the J-10 Fighter (Possibly Thanks to Israel)

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0400

Here's what happened.....
Tyrannosaurus rex found in Canada is world's biggest

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:58:25 -0400

The towering Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in western Canada in 1991 is the world's biggest, a team of paleontologists said Friday, following a decades-long process of reconstructing its skeleton. Nic....
Twin cyclones batter Australia

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:57:00 -0400

A "very destructive" category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia's remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country's west. Cyclone Trevor, pushing a b....
We Know You'll Love This Cute Pink Café So "Matcha" Too—Take the Tour

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:30:00 -0400

The San Diego hot spot is Instagram heaven.....
Indonesia busts Russian smuggling drugged orangutan

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:29:36 -0400

A Russian tourist attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Indonesia in his suitcase to bring home and keep as a pet has been arrested in Bali, police said Saturday. Andrei Zhestkov was detai....
Mom questions hospital after infant's meningitis death

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:34:16 -0400

In a matter of days, a Salem mother watched her 7-week-old baby goes from happy and alert to gravely sick with meningitis to dying in her arms.....
A Firearm with No Equal: All Hail the Handheld Rocket Gun

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:00:00 -0400

A little too much firepower?....
Scientists find abundance of 500,000,000-year-old fossils in China

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:03:35 -0400

The thing about fossils is the older they are, the rarer they are. Earth doesn't keep anything around forever, and the farther you go back in time the less likely you are to find evidence of the p....
Is China Getting Ready to Build Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers?

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:00:00 -0400

There is at least some evidence to suggest exactly that.....
Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:57 -0400

Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a m....
Rare albino penguin makes debut at Polish zoo

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:13:00 -0400

A rare three-month-old albino penguin made its first public appearance at a zoo in the Polish Baltic port city of Gdansk, where its keepers claim it is the only one of its kind in captivity. The all-....
Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:13:55 -0400

A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day th....
Nobody knows if NASA’s OSIRIS-REx can pull off its daring asteroid-sampling maneuver

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:05:19 -0400

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft first arrived at the large space rock known as Bennu late last year, and it's spent the first few months of 2019 observing its new space companion and teaching NAS....
Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:38:14 -0400

Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase.....
Pinterest Joins U.S. IPO Wave With Fast Revenue Growth

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:16:35 -0400

Pinterest in its filing for an initial public offering Friday reported strong user growth internationally and even a profit in the fourth quarter. The San Francisco-based company filed with an initia....
Soda’s Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:13:04 -0400

Soda’s Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds....
Trump dangles investment to Caribbean leaders who back Venezuela's Guaido

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:47:48 -0400

"It's absolutely important that it's not just talk - that there will be real investment," Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told reporters after the meeting. The nations have broken from other m....
Space station’s crew upgrades batteries and prepares for all-female spacewalk

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:46:47 -0400

Two rookie spacewalkers took on a battery replacement project on the International Space Station that will continue next week with history’s first all-female spacewalk. During today’s six-hour, 39-min....
Here’s What Else Stephen Moore, Trump’s Nominee For The Fed, Has Been Wrong About

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:10:42 -0400

Moore has written for The Wall Street Journal's op-ed page and is a visitingfellow at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank....
The FDA Is Holding a Breast Implant Safety Hearing Next Week—Here’s What to Know

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:09:31 -0400

Following hundreds of reports linking certain breast implants to chronic illness, cancer and even death, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) will hold hearings on Monday and Tuesday to discuss their....
A Massive Solar Storm Is Hitting Earth This Weekend

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:07:00 -0400

Don't worry, it's not going to be harmful. If you're lucky, you'll get to see a good sky show.....
NASA publishes images of the meteor no one saw

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:00:13 -0400

NASA on Friday published satellite photos of a powerful meteor which appeared just above the Bering Sea on December 18 but went unnoticed until months later. The photographs were taken by two NASA in....
Pelosi calls Green New Deal 'a list of aspirations,' and her Democratic party isn't sold on it either

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:56:00 -0400

Democrats agree that climate change needs to be addressed. Pronto. But they're divided on if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' Green New Deal is the answer.....
EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:41:19 -0400

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of gree....
A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:25:24 -0400

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.....
Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:07:03 -0400

In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao.....
Huawei’s CFO Had a Penchant for Rival Apple Products, It Seems

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:00:47 -0400

When Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou at the behest of the U.S. on a Dec. 1 stopover at Vancouver International Airport, they seized her iPhone 7 Plus, a MacBook Air and an iPad Pro, according to....
Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:40:27 -0400

Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate maneuvering by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.....
Space Force, Virgin Galactic, and SpaceX are making the heavens hip again

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:35:47 -0400

Space Force creation, the success of a SpaceX test flight and the 50th anniversary of the moon landing make it a big year for America's space program.....
How an 18-Year-Old Died of Cardiac Arrest—Without Showing Symptoms

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:33:36 -0400

There's been an increase in deaths from heart attack, and young people—especially women—are the fastest growing segment.....
Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rally against Bouteflika

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:31:24 -0400

Despite heavy rain and cold weather, the turnout was as large as last Friday, as protesters carrying the national flag packed central Algiers, the scene of mass protests for a month. Bouteflika, 82 a....
Priscilla Presley slams report about declining health: 'Don't plan my funeral just yet'

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:27:54 -0400

Contrary to what's in the pages of National Enquirer, Elvis Presley's ex-wife — and Lisa Marie's mother — is NOT dying.....
U.S. cautions Venezuela's Maduro over detained Citgo workers, others

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:07:06 -0400

The Trump administration on Friday warned the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over the detention of Americans, including six executives from Houston-based oil company Citgo Petroleum....
Planned U.S. oil storage boom faces new scrutiny after tank-farm fire

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:02:24 -0400

Federal, state and local officials have begun investigating whether Mitsui & Co's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) met safety and environmental regulations after the fire in Deer Park, Texas, sprea....
The Best Tents for Camping and Backpacking

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:00:00 -0400

It's your mobile home away from home, so make sure it's a good one.....
Apple's Video Event May Be a Non-Event for Streaming Companies

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:56:02 -0400

The announcement -- which will detail a plan that Apple has been dropping hints about for weeks -- is unlikely to be a game changer for Apple or its competitors, according to analysts who said it woul....
FDA rejects Sanofi-Lexicon add-on pill for type 1 diabetes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:40:46 -0400

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a drug developed by Sanofi SA and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc intended for use with insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes, the companies sa....
Brazilian graft probe puts Swedish firm AF under microscope

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:40:13 -0400

The company, now known as AF Poyry, on Thursday became the latest in a series of multinationals caught up in Brazil's sweeping "Car Wash" investigation, which has ensnared politicians as well as execu....
Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:13:29 -0400

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Friday that the Trump administration has finalized $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. commercial....
JPMorgan Chase tests neuroscience-based video games to recruit interns

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:48:55 -0400

The bank is piloting technology from pymetrics, a startup whose games help companies assess applicants' social, cognitive and behavioral features, such as attention, memory and altruism, Matt Mitro, J....
Macron accuses EU summit of falling short on climate goals

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:24:34 -0400

European Union leaders failed to do enough Friday to pursue a pledge to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The....
Flu Season Affecting More People for Longer than Usual

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:21:29 -0400

Flu Season Affecting More People for Longer than Usual....