Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges.

Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

Scientists find that a NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert.

February 15th, 11:53 AM EST
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

Opportunity Lost: NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after an unexpected 15 years.

February 13th, 2:13 PM EST
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week

Israeli nonprofit says it'll launch what it hopes will be first private spacecraft to land on the moon this week.

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El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal
El Nino is back but it's late, weak and probably no big deal

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says El Nino is back, but it is weak.

February 14th, 9:13 AM EST
Heading south: Warming to change how US cities feel in 2080
Heading south: Warming to change how US cities feel in 2080

A new study looks at what cities' future climate could be like under global warming by comparing them to hotter southern cities of today.

February 12th, 12:05 PM EST
Study: Ancient European stone monuments spread from Brittany
Study: Ancient European stone monuments spread from Brittany

A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France.

February 12th, 1:53 PM EST
Space junk harpooned like whale in orbit-cleanup test
Space junk harpooned like whale in orbit-cleanup test

Harpoon flung from a satellite successfully captured piece of pretend space junk in experiment.

February 15th, 1:53 PM EST
UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation
UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook.

8 hrs 44 mins ago
Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate
Unicorns are real: Tech baffles Indonesian candidate

Indonesia's presidential candidates debated pressing issues facing the world's third-largest democracy: dilapidated infrastructure, struggling farmers, forest fires _ and unicorns.

8 hrs 44 mins ago
Australia blames state actor for hacking political parties
Australia blames state actor for hacking political parties

Australia's prime minister says a "sophisticated state actor" is behind a cyberattack on Parliament's computing network that affected the networks of major political parties.

6 hrs 34 mins ago
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail.

21 hrs 14 mins ago
Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity
Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions.

19 hrs 24 mins ago
New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook
New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

New Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax.

5 hrs 14 mins ago
Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern
Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

The victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager.

February 17th, 1:13 AM EST
Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay
Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay

It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development and extortion claims related to intimate selfies taken by its founder Jeff Bezos.

February 15th, 9:33 AM EST
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.

February 15th, 1:03 AM EST
Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany
Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilos (440 pounds) of explosives.

21 hrs 24 mins ago
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.

February 14th, 12:03 PM EST
Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine
Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a record, "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.

February 14th, 7:13 PM EST
Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers
Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers

Google plans to invest more than $13 billion on new and expanded offices and data centers across the U.S. this year.

February 13th, 6:23 PM EST
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

February 15th, 2:43 PM EST
Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info
Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info

Government authorities accusing former Apple lawyer of breaking insider trading rules he helped draft.

February 13th, 5:43 PM EST
California governor wants users to profit from online data
California governor wants users to profit from online data

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.

February 13th, 7:13 PM EST
Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged
Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged

Jussie Smollett developments leave some baffled, others outraged on social media.

11 hrs 4 mins ago
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

February 17th, 4:23 AM EST

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