The shutdown today: Standoff hits White House caretakers 2019-01-19T00:44:16Z 2019-01-09T23:17:25Z 2019-01-19T00:43:33Z The shutdown today: Candy and a walkout by the president.
Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark 2019-01-19T00:35:47Z 2019-01-18T15:03:12Z 2019-01-19T00:35:46Z Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.
Russia warns US missile defense plans will fuel arms race 2019-01-19T00:34:42Z 2019-01-18T19:23:12Z 2019-01-19T00:34:40Z Russia says the Pentagon's new missile defense strategy will trigger an arms race in space and further erode global stability. Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown 2019-01-19T00:34:37Z 2019-01-18T07:03:36Z 2019-01-19T00:34:36Z Zimbabwe again forces 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown on fuel protests.
Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night 2019-01-19T00:34:02Z 2019-01-17T20:43:31Z 2019-01-19T00:33:59Z Moon, Earth and sun line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs 2019-01-19T00:25:10Z 2019-01-18T10:43:04Z 2019-01-19T00:25:10Z Electric car and solar panel maker Tesla says it plans to cut its staff by about 7 percent.
Stocks keep climbing as hopes for US-China trade deal rise 2019-01-19T00:24:56Z 2019-01-18T15:43:15Z 2019-01-19T00:23:40Z US stocks are rising again as technology and industrial companies and banks contribute to the market's recent rally. Report: Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine 2019-01-19T00:24:44Z 2019-01-18T20:33:07Z 2019-01-19T00:23:37Z Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations that breached a commitment to protect the personal information of its social network's 2.2 billion users.
Oxford suspends research funding from China's Huawei 2019-01-18T23:24:55Z 2019-01-18T10:33:08Z 2019-01-18T23:23:42Z Oxford University suspends research grants, funding donations from Huawei, amid growing security concerns about the Chinese telecom giant. Hubble Telescope camera back in action after 1-week shutdown 2019-01-18T23:16:01Z 2019-01-17T18:13:25Z 2019-01-18T23:15:58Z Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera is back in action, after a 1-week shutdown.
US shutdown stalls training, other prep for wildfire season 2019-01-18T23:15:59Z 2019-01-17T06:13:36Z 2019-01-18T23:15:57Z The government shutdown is taking a toll on preparations for this year's wildfire season.
Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before 2019-01-18T23:15:58Z 2019-01-17T19:03:48Z 2019-01-18T23:15:56Z A new study finds that we're in a period when asteroids are crashing into Earth more than they used to. Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries or damage 2019-01-18T23:15:57Z 2019-01-17T04:13:30Z 2019-01-18T23:15:54Z A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries.
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon 2019-01-18T23:15:56Z 2019-01-18T23:03:14Z 2019-01-18T23:15:53Z Four biologists have identified a surprising potential culprit in the decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales: pink salmon.
Scientists: Saturn spent billions of years without its rings 2019-01-18T23:15:55Z 2019-01-17T19:23:16Z 2019-01-18T23:15:52Z Scientists say Saturn spent billions of years _ almost its entire existence _ without its stunning rings.
Thousands skip school again to go to Belgium climate protest 2019-01-18T23:15:53Z 2019-01-17T12:13:05Z 2019-01-18T23:15:50Z More than 10,000 youngsters skipped school again in Belgium to join a march demanding better protections of the globe's fragile climate.
Swiss, German students protest inaction on climate change 2019-01-18T23:15:45Z 2019-01-18T10:23:02Z 2019-01-18T23:15:46Z Thousands of students are holding rallies across Germany and Switzerland to protest lack of action against climate change.
Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015 2019-01-18T21:15:27Z 2019-01-17T16:43:39Z 2019-01-18T21:15:19Z President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer is acknowledging paying a technology company to artificially boost Trump's standing in two online polls, saying Trump directed him to do it.
House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking 2019-01-18T21:15:26Z 2019-01-16T18:13:20Z 2019-01-18T21:15:18Z Several House Republicans question T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint on how they share location data of their cellphone customers. Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis 2019-01-18T21:15:23Z 2019-01-17T05:13:38Z 2019-01-18T21:15:16Z Microsoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness in Seattle.
Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts 2019-01-18T21:15:22Z 2019-01-17T12:23:10Z 2019-01-18T21:15:14Z Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages and accounts it says were part of two big disinformation operations.
Netflix's solid 4Q eclipsed by projected slowing US growth 2019-01-18T21:15:20Z 2019-01-17T22:33:25Z 2019-01-18T21:15:13Z Netflix's posts stellar 4Q subscriber growth, but signals U.S. growth will slow to start new year amid double-digit increase in US. Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan 2019-01-18T21:15:19Z 2019-01-17T02:03:34Z 2019-01-18T21:15:12Z The Trump administration is about to roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system.
Battle lines forming ahead of a looming US privacy law fight 2019-01-18T21:15:17Z 2019-01-17T05:23:32Z 2019-01-18T21:15:10Z Battle lines are forming ahead of a looming fight over a US privacy law.
Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature 2019-01-18T21:15:08Z 2019-01-16T20:03:38Z 2019-01-18T21:15:03Z Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved footprints to create a robot model of prehistoric life.
Arrow Electronics gets larger role with Schmidt IndyCar team 2019-01-18T21:05:04Z 2019-01-18T16:23:01Z 2019-01-18T21:04:47Z Schmidt Peterson IndyCar team takes on new partnership with sponsor Arrow Electronics. Police seek volunteers to get drunk for them; many respond 2019-01-18T20:35:44Z 2019-01-17T21:43:40Z 2019-01-18T20:35:43Z A Pennsylvania police department's request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response.
Giant rotating ice disk stops moving 2019-01-18T20:35:43Z 2019-01-17T10:43:12Z 2019-01-18T20:35:42Z Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end.
Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise 2019-01-18T18:55:49Z 2019-01-15T14:23:18Z 2019-01-18T18:55:22Z Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. What to buy every month in 2019 2019-01-18T17:44:12Z 2019-01-18T15:53:26Z 2019-01-18T17:43:37Z If you plan your shopping now, you can save money throughout the year. Iran's FM mocks John Bolton with '10-year challenge' 2019-01-18T16:44:59Z 2019-01-18T15:33:14Z 2019-01-18T16:44:26Z Iran's foreign minister has mocked the U.S. national security adviser's calls for a strike on Iran, in a play on the viral 10-year challenge meme on social media. Divers swim with giant great white shark off Oahu's coast 2019-01-18T15:35:23Z 2019-01-17T20:33:17Z 2019-01-18T15:34:48Z Divers monitoring tiger sharks feeding on a decomposing sperm whale off the coast of Oahu were surprised by a great white shark, a rare sighting in Hawaii waters. Pole held for China spying worked on security for pope visit 2019-01-18T11:25:42Z 2019-01-17T17:13:13Z 2019-01-18T11:24:54Z A Polish radio station reports that a cybersecurity expert charged with spying for China cooperated with the government on the security of the 2016 visit by Pope Francis and hundreds of thousands of young people.
China, Germany promise closer financial cooperation 2019-01-18T10:43:15Z 2019-01-18T06:43:33Z 2019-01-18T10:43:15Z China, Germany promise to open markets wider to each other's banks and insurers in rare victory for Beijing amid tension with Washington.
Trump says US will develop space-based missile defense 2019-01-18T10:34:10Z 2019-01-17T05:13:34Z 2019-01-18T10:34:04Z Trump administration calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect US.
Chinese stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress 2019-01-18T08:33:58Z 2019-01-17T15:43:24Z 2019-01-18T08:33:55Z US stocks are little changed in early trading as weak results from Morgan Stanley weigh on banks, but health care and communications companies move higher. Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case 2019-01-18T07:14:05Z 2019-01-17T23:33:32Z 2019-01-18T07:14:01Z A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest 2019-01-18T05:25:38Z 2019-01-17T10:23:24Z 2019-01-18T05:24:58Z US 'alarmed' as Zimbabwe targets activists amid unrest; doctors' group treats 68 gunshot cases. World's permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most 2019-01-18T02:05:05Z 2019-01-16T13:03:08Z 2019-01-18T02:04:00Z Scientists say permafrost measurements around the world show it has warmed by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade. China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks 2019-01-18T00:13:37Z 2019-01-17T08:03:38Z 2019-01-18T00:13:35Z China says its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at resolving a costly tariff war. Chinese ambassador warns Canada to stop rallying allies 2019-01-17T23:24:17Z 2019-01-17T10:03:02Z 2019-01-17T23:23:49Z China has rejected the Canadian foreign minister's statement that Chinese detentions of Canadians pose a threat to all countries. Sinclair debuts streaming service for its local TV stations 2019-01-17T22:15:42Z 2019-01-16T18:03:24Z 2019-01-17T22:15:30Z Sinclair Broadcast, the nation's largest owner of television stations, is launching a free, ad-supported streaming service. Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it 2019-01-17T20:34:07Z 2019-01-16T17:13:30Z 2019-01-17T20:34:05Z A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction in climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school.
German official says neighbors closely watching coal debate 2019-01-17T19:56:18Z 2019-01-16T14:53:10Z 2019-01-17T19:56:17Z A senior German official says neighboring countries are closely watching Germany's political debate on phasing out the use of coal.
Cohen acknowledges rigging polls for Trump in 2014 and 2015 2019-01-17T19:34:09Z 2019-01-17T17:13:20Z 2019-01-17T19:34:04Z President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer is acknowledging paying a technology company to artificially boost Trump's standing in two online polls, saying Trump directed him to do it.
Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week 2019-01-17T19:06:49Z 2019-01-16T06:44:15Z 2019-01-17T19:05:57Z Twenty-five years ago this week Los Angeles was violently shaken out of its sleep by the pre-dawn Northridge earthquake and sunrise revealed a gravely injured metropolis, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage.
Lights, camera, action! Tumbling space snowman in film debut 2019-01-17T19:06:43Z 2019-01-15T23:53:23Z 2019-01-17T19:05:53Z Lights, camera, action! Tumbling space snowman makes out-of-this-world film debut.
2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him? 2019-01-17T18:15:12Z 2019-01-17T05:43:32Z 2019-01-17T18:15:08Z As the Democratic primary gets underway, Democrats must decide how _ and whether _ to respond to Trump's pugnacious and insensitive attacks on his political opponents. Kenyan police say 11 arrested after deadly hotel attack 2019-01-17T16:55:07Z 2019-01-17T09:53:05Z 2019-01-17T16:54:53Z Years after attack on Westgate Mall, Kenya reacts swiftly to similar extremist assault. Grocery robots detect spills - with some far-off human help 2019-01-17T16:46:41Z 2019-01-15T22:03:36Z 2019-01-17T16:46:13Z A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in a year 2019-01-17T15:35:06Z 2019-01-16T13:53:26Z 2019-01-17T15:34:12Z Snap Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone plans to leave the camera company.
Facebook to invest $300 million in news, focusing on local 2019-01-17T13:35:40Z 2019-01-15T11:33:15Z 2019-01-17T13:35:35Z Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s 2019-01-17T12:15:03Z 2019-01-14T20:03:18Z 2019-01-17T12:15:01Z Scientists have found that Antarctica's massive ice sheet is melting 6 times faster than it did in the 1980s. Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests 2019-01-17T09:44:54Z 2019-01-16T07:33:35Z 2019-01-17T09:44:44Z Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel. Australian state to pump oxygen into rivers as fish die 2019-01-17T06:15:02Z 2019-01-15T05:44:00Z 2019-01-17T06:15:00Z An Australian state government has announced plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish have died in heatwave conditions. CERN lays out vision for next-generation particle collider 2019-01-17T06:05:16Z 2019-01-15T18:43:23Z 2019-01-17T06:04:44Z Scientists behind the world's largest atom smasher have laid out their multibillion-euro vision to build an even bigger one, in hopes of unlocking even more secrets of matter and the universe in the coming decades. Court orders Italian govt to publicize cellphone risks 2019-01-17T05:34:20Z 2019-01-16T19:53:36Z 2019-01-17T05:34:16Z A consumers' group says an Italian tribunal has ordered a public information campaign about the possible health risks of cellular and cordless phones. Feds to ease rules on drone flights over crowds and at night 2019-01-17T02:35:50Z 2019-01-14T21:23:18Z 2019-01-17T02:35:47Z Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on drone flights over crowds and at night.
SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles 2019-01-17T02:33:59Z 2019-01-17T02:23:35Z 2019-01-17T02:33:55Z SpaceX says it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs. Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch 2019-01-17T02:16:16Z 2019-01-15T05:13:39Z 2019-01-17T02:16:14Z Iran says it has conducted a satellite launch criticized by the U.S., but the satellite has failed to reach orbit.
Too much brine? Study highlights growing toxic brine problem 2019-01-17T01:34:22Z 2019-01-14T16:03:14Z 2019-01-17T01:34:19Z According to a U.N.-backed report, desalination plants are producing 142 million cubic meters (5,014 million cubic feet) of brine each day. Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk 2019-01-16T23:33:50Z 2019-01-16T17:13:15Z 2019-01-16T23:33:46Z Kia says it will ignore recall more than 68,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires.
Huawei fires sales manager who Poland charged with spying 2019-01-16T19:56:18Z 2019-01-12T15:43:13Z 2019-01-16T19:56:09Z Chinese tech company Huawei says it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China.
Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life 2019-01-16T18:35:56Z 2019-01-12T16:23:19Z 2019-01-16T18:35:48Z A Dallas man is the latest Holocaust survivor to have his story recorded in such a way that generations to come will be able to ask his image questions. SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites 2019-01-16T18:17:09Z 2019-01-11T15:47:23Z 2019-01-16T18:16:57Z A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications satellites has blasted off from California.
DNA of wolf declared extinct in wild lives on in Texas pack 2019-01-16T17:55:07Z 2019-01-13T16:33:13Z 2019-01-16T17:55:02Z Researchers say a pack of wild canines found frolicking near the beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast carry a substantial amount of red wolf genes. US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules 2019-01-16T16:36:02Z 2019-01-16T00:13:46Z 2019-01-16T16:35:58Z The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling. Fiserv buys First Data for $22B, creating fintech giant 2019-01-16T15:44:59Z 2019-01-16T13:23:18Z 2019-01-16T15:43:36Z Fiserv buys First Data in $22B all-stock deal to create financial tech behemoth. China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landing 2019-01-16T14:46:22Z 2019-01-14T10:23:05Z 2019-01-16T14:46:00Z China's space agency says it worked with NASA to collect data from the far side of the moon. US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan 2019-01-16T14:25:40Z 2019-01-15T21:33:37Z 2019-01-16T14:24:55Z A new defense intelligence assessment lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries that Beijing could decide it has the ability to attack Taiwan and win.
The Latest: Sharapova sets up 3rd round against Wozniacki 2019-01-16T14:14:20Z 2019-01-16T01:23:44Z 2019-01-16T14:14:20Z Bethanie Mattek-Sand is teaming up with Demi Schuurs at the Australian Open after her longtime doubles partner Lucie Safarova retired at the end of last year.
Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets 2019-01-16T11:13:22Z 2019-01-15T09:23:04Z 2019-01-16T11:13:19Z Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets with Chinese government. No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool 2019-01-16T10:33:17Z 2019-01-15T22:23:41Z 2019-01-16T10:33:13Z Detroit's auto show joins others in retooling their events to bring back automakers.
Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, growth fears 2019-01-16T09:23:10Z 2019-01-15T15:23:18Z 2019-01-16T09:23:08Z US stocks are rising, led by Netflix and other technology and internet stocks.
Lab revokes honors for controversial DNA scientist Watson 2019-01-16T06:54:27Z 2019-01-11T22:13:02Z 2019-01-16T06:54:15Z Lab revokes honorary titles for Nobel Prize-winning DNA scientist James Watson, who lost his job there in 2007 for expressing racist views. IndyCar lands communications company NTT as title sponsor 2019-01-16T03:35:16Z 2019-01-15T17:13:15Z 2019-01-16T03:35:16Z IndyCar lands communications leader NTT as title sponsor. China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side 2019-01-16T03:04:37Z 2019-01-11T09:57:02Z 2019-01-16T03:04:22Z China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side.
Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar 2019-01-16T02:54:03Z 2019-01-15T21:43:31Z 2019-01-16T02:53:47Z Gillette ad encouraging men to 'say the right thing' and 'act the right way' draws online ire. Russian attempt to control orbiting radio telescope fails 2019-01-16T00:35:13Z 2019-01-13T15:13:10Z 2019-01-16T00:35:02Z Russia's space agency says another attempt by its specialists to establish contact with an orbiting radio telescope has failed.
NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games 2019-01-15T23:05:23Z 2019-01-11T17:17:13Z 2019-01-15T23:05:10Z NHL tests puck and player tracking system in regular-season games for first time. Researcher: Calf born to endangered Pacific Northwest orcas 2019-01-15T22:45:49Z 2019-01-11T22:03:02Z 2019-01-15T22:45:34Z Researchers say there's a new calf among the population of critically endangered killer whales that live in the waters between Washington state and Canada. 2 charged with hacking SEC computers in trading scheme 2019-01-15T19:45:59Z 2019-01-15T15:43:20Z 2019-01-15T19:45:33Z Two Ukrainian men have been charged with hacking into computers of the Securities and Exchange Commission to steal quarterly and annual reports of publicly traded companies before their public release.
Trump says changes coming in US handling of high-tech visas 2019-01-15T19:26:57Z 2019-01-11T14:17:18Z 2019-01-15T19:26:52Z President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad.
VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics 2019-01-15T19:13:35Z 2019-01-15T13:13:07Z 2019-01-15T19:13:34Z Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will work together to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered and autonomous vehicles.
The Latest: Thiem fends off Paire in 5 at Australian Open 2019-01-15T18:46:11Z 2019-01-15T01:43:33Z 2019-01-15T18:45:43Z Former U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys beat wild-card entry Destanee Aiava 6-2, 6-2 to open play at Rod Laver Arena on Day 2 of the Australian Open. Millennial Money: Don't let Instagram envy get you into debt 2019-01-15T15:47:26Z 2019-01-15T15:46:31Z 2019-01-15T15:46:31Z The friends making you jealous on Instagram may not actually be able to afford the vacations they post about.
AT&T to end all location-data sales to data brokers 2019-01-15T11:25:36Z 2019-01-11T02:27:27Z 2019-01-15T11:25:06Z AT&T will stop selling customer location data to third-party brokers, even if that information was used in helpful circumstances such as roadside assistance. NBCUniversal jumps into the streaming fray 2019-01-15T11:25:28Z 2019-01-14T20:43:17Z 2019-01-15T11:24:59Z NBCUniversal will launch an ad-supported streaming service in 2020, free for anyone who pays for a cable service.
South Korea defense report doesn't refer to North as enemy 2019-01-15T10:34:25Z 2019-01-15T06:13:33Z 2019-01-15T10:34:23Z South Korea has stopped calling North Korea an "enemy" in its biennial defense document in an apparent effort to continue reconciliation with Pyongyang.
Oregon begins killing sea lions after relocation fails 2019-01-15T05:45:49Z 2019-01-10T20:47:09Z 2019-01-15T05:45:26Z Oregon wildlife officials have started killing sea lions that threaten a fragile run of winter steelhead in the Willamette River.
Former US Interior boss takes job at investment company 2019-01-15T05:35:14Z 2019-01-15T01:53:24Z 2019-01-15T05:35:12Z Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has taken a job at an investment company after leaving the Trump administration amid unresolved ethics investigations.
Gase's eyes the star during new Jets coach's intro 2019-01-15T01:25:24Z 2019-01-14T22:13:30Z 2019-01-15T01:25:05Z Adam Gase's wide-eyed gazes were the star of new Jets coach's Big Apple welcome.
Detroit show has SUVs, horsepower, but electric cars are few 2019-01-14T23:03:57Z 2019-01-14T12:33:09Z 2019-01-14T23:03:43Z Automakers have promised to start selling hordes of electric cars in the next few years, but only two will be unveiled at the big Detroit auto show that kicks off this week.
Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show 2019-01-14T21:43:41Z 2019-01-13T09:23:02Z 2019-01-14T21:43:33Z SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda. Chinese exports to US sank last month as tariffs took a toll 2019-01-14T21:34:03Z 2019-01-14T02:33:28Z 2019-01-14T21:34:01Z China 2018 exports up 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as trade battle heats up.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years 2019-01-14T20:45:19Z 2019-01-09T17:27:13Z 2019-01-14T20:45:00Z Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announces on Twitter that he and his wife of 25 years have decided to divorce.
Liberals dare Trump to back their bills lowering drug prices 2019-01-14T20:14:52Z 2019-01-10T11:07:11Z 2019-01-14T20:14:35Z Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation that echoes some of his own themes. USA Today publisher targeted for buyout 2019-01-14T19:24:32Z 2019-01-14T08:03:37Z 2019-01-14T19:23:36Z Report says Digital First planning bid for USA Today publisher Gannett.
The Latest: China '18 trade surplus with US at record $323B 2019-01-14T15:55:14Z 2019-01-14T04:03:32Z 2019-01-14T15:54:23Z China trade surplus with US hits record $323 billion in 2018. Kylie Jenner loses record for most-liked Instagram post 2019-01-14T15:04:08Z 2019-01-14T13:43:10Z 2019-01-14T15:03:35Z Kylie Jenner's birth announcement is no longer the most-liked post on Instagram.
Activists want details on inquiry into ex-nuke weapons plant 2019-01-14T11:55:28Z 2019-01-10T20:17:19Z 2019-01-14T11:54:43Z Activists are asking a judge to make documents public from a 27-year-old criminal investigation into a former nuclear weapons plant outside Denver.
Venezuelan congress leader briefly detained amid standoff 2019-01-14T06:44:51Z 2019-01-13T16:43:13Z 2019-01-14T06:44:11Z The fledgling head of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress was pulled from his car and briefly detained Sunday. Announcer apologizes for remark; team, league vow discipline 2019-01-13T22:54:09Z 2019-01-13T22:43:23Z 2019-01-13T22:53:43Z An announcer has apologized for a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the team called "insensitive," with both team and league vowing disciplinary action.
Medieval woman's hidden art career revealed by blue teeth 2019-01-13T19:56:11Z 2019-01-09T19:47:33Z 2019-01-13T19:55:12Z Brilliant blue flecks found on the teeth of a woman who died anonymously about 1,000 years ago have cast new light on the role of women and art in medieval Europe.
Granddad: Wisconsin girl has no link to suspected kidnapper 2019-01-13T18:15:11Z 2019-01-12T05:13:23Z 2019-01-13T18:14:48Z Investigators in Wisconsin say they're trying to figure out what prompted a man suspected in the abduction of 13-year-old Jayme Closs to carry out the crime.
Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada 2019-01-13T16:44:49Z 2019-01-12T05:03:16Z 2019-01-13T16:44:16Z An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home is expected to arrive Saturday in Canada, which has granted her asylum. Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera shuts down 2019-01-13T15:15:07Z 2019-01-09T17:17:18Z 2019-01-13T15:14:30Z Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera has shut down. South African school accused of racism over classroom photo 2019-01-13T14:24:07Z 2019-01-13T13:03:07Z 2019-01-13T14:23:30Z Accusations of racism engulf South African school after a photograph appearing to show white and black children separated by race circulated on social media. 'Green Book' writer apologizes for old tweet about Muslims 2019-01-13T12:54:44Z 2019-01-11T21:53:09Z 2019-01-13T12:54:21Z "Green Book" co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims that has resurfaced.
GM raises 2018 forecast, predicts stronger 2019 earnings 2019-01-13T00:33:33Z 2019-01-11T14:07:07Z 2019-01-13T00:33:31Z General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for 2019 as it executives made a presentation to investor on Friday. Control of Russian radio telescope satellite lost 2019-01-12T18:05:19Z 2019-01-12T12:43:09Z 2019-01-12T18:04:43Z Russia's space agency says its specialists are attempting to fix problems that have blocked control of an orbiting radio telescope. Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China 2019-01-12T16:26:39Z 2019-01-11T11:17:03Z 2019-01-12T16:25:46Z Poland charges a Chinese businessman who was a director at Huawei and a Pole, accusing them of spying for China. The Latest: Poland spying suspect held top cyber jobs 2019-01-12T16:26:38Z 2019-01-11T11:27:03Z 2019-01-12T16:25:44Z The Latest: China's Huawei says it's looking into reports Poland arrested one of its employees on suspicion of spying.
Correction: 2 Dead-Child Missing-The Latest story 2019-01-12T14:54:30Z 2019-01-11T14:37:11Z 2019-01-12T14:53:49Z A woman who helped a Wisconsin girl who'd been missing for three months following her parents' deaths says the girl told her she'd been held against her will.
Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada 2019-01-12T04:33:55Z 2019-01-11T09:07:13Z 2019-01-12T04:33:52Z Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the U.N. refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family.
Elderly, conservatives shared more Facebook fakery in 2016 2019-01-12T01:46:59Z 2019-01-09T19:17:21Z 2019-01-12T01:46:12Z Study: People over 65 and conservatives shared the most false information on Facebook in 2016.
Activision shares down after split with Bungie 2019-01-11T23:33:33Z 2019-01-11T18:17:33Z 2019-01-11T23:33:26Z Shares in video game publisher Activision slide after split with 'Destiny' collaborator Bungie.
Asteroid-circling spacecraft grabs cool snapshot of home 2019-01-11T23:15:28Z 2019-01-08T19:57:25Z 2019-01-11T23:15:13Z Asteroid-circling spacecraft captures cool snapshot of home.
Experimental app might spot drug overdoses in time to help 2019-01-11T22:15:46Z 2019-01-09T20:17:19Z 2019-01-11T22:15:05Z Researchers are creating a cellphone app that can tell if someone's overdosed on opioids and summon help. The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit 2019-01-11T22:06:39Z 2019-01-11T16:27:15Z 2019-01-11T22:05:48Z SpaceX has successfully landed a Falcon 9 first-stage on an autonomous vessel in the Pacific after launching 10 satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
Environmental groups withdraw from Oregon wolf plan talks 2019-01-11T22:05:48Z 2019-01-07T21:57:20Z 2019-01-11T22:05:05Z Environmental groups in Oregon have withdrawn from talks on how to manage the state's rebounding wolf population because of a 'broken' process. What's in a name? 5G wireless claims, but no real network 2019-01-11T20:26:36Z 2019-01-08T21:27:34Z 2019-01-11T20:25:40Z AT&T drew ridicule from other carriers including Verizon and T-Mobile by suddenly relabeling the network used by some of its phones as "5G E," since the 5G network is still being built out and no phones are on the market yet compatible.
The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman 2019-01-11T19:05:42Z 2019-01-11T15:57:16Z 2019-01-11T19:05:23Z Thailand's immigration police chief says a Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse by her family will leave Bangkok for Canada. UK hacker jailed for attack on Liberian telecoms firm 2019-01-11T17:58:49Z 2019-01-11T17:57:25Z 2019-01-11T17:58:20Z A British computer hacker has been sentenced to 32 months in prison for a cyberattack that knocked out telecoms in Liberia. Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn's arrest delays it 2019-01-11T14:49:58Z 2019-01-09T03:37:27Z 2019-01-11T14:49:03Z Nissan is showing the beefed up version of its hit Leaf electric car as the Japanese automaker seeks to distance itself from the arrest of its star executive Carlos Ghosn. Parents of teen killed in Florida Tesla crash sue company 2019-01-11T12:49:42Z 2019-01-08T23:07:42Z 2019-01-11T12:48:51Z The parents of a Florida teenager killed when a Telsa sedan crashed and caught fire last year are suing the company, alleging that the battery pack on its Model S is defective and can erupt into intense fires. Russian space agency bemoans head's canceled US trip 2019-01-11T12:19:12Z 2019-01-06T14:07:08Z 2019-01-11T12:18:12Z Russia's space agency complains invitation for its head to visit US has been canceled without informing the organization. Strong economy does little to lift department store sales 2019-01-11T10:57:19Z 2019-01-10T12:17:04Z 2019-01-11T10:57:11Z Target pickup and drive up services rose 60 percent during November-December, making up a quarter of its online sales during the holiday period. Bomb-laden rebel drone kills 6 at Yemen military parade 2019-01-11T10:18:54Z 2019-01-10T08:07:36Z 2019-01-11T10:18:17Z Yemeni officials: Rebel airstrike hits military parade outside city of Aden, killing several Saudi-led coalition troops.
The Latest: Trump moves closer to emergency declaration 2019-01-11T09:09:45Z 2019-01-10T15:07:16Z 2019-01-11T09:09:45Z President Donald Trump says it would be "very surprising" for him not to declare a national emergency if he can't make a deal with Democrats to pay for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Industrials lead US stocks higher again; Macy's nosedives 2019-01-11T04:19:01Z 2019-01-10T15:27:23Z 2019-01-11T04:19:01Z US stocks are falling in early trading after a four-day winning streak. Macy's is taking a nosedive after reporting weak holiday sales.
US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear 2019-01-11T01:58:50Z 2019-01-10T02:47:49Z 2019-01-11T01:57:41Z US-China trade talks wrap up without clear word on progress; Asian markets fall back. Israel says it can foil foreign election meddling amid scare 2019-01-11T01:28:26Z 2019-01-09T10:17:12Z 2019-01-11T01:28:01Z Israel's security service says it's able to thwart any foreign meddling in country's upcoming elections, after its director warned of such efforts. Danish newspaper to cut carbon footprint, drops most flying 2019-01-11T01:00:02Z 2019-01-06T15:37:16Z 2019-01-11T01:00:02Z One of Denmark's main newspapers is pledging to reduce to its carbon footprint by ceasing domestic air travel and reducing international flights for assignments to a bare minimum. Auto industry troubles buffet Ford, Jaguar Land Rover 2019-01-10T23:28:00Z 2019-01-10T11:07:14Z 2019-01-10T23:27:36Z Ford Motor Co. says it is cutting jobs in its European business in a wide-ranging restructuring as it focuses on its most profitable models and shifts to the production of more electric cars.
Lawyer: Man denies involvement in killing of Houston girl 2019-01-10T23:01:36Z 2019-01-10T20:17:15Z 2019-01-10T23:00:35Z A lawyer for a man accused in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old Houston girl says he denies any involvement in the attack. Hundreds of federal scientists miss conferences in shutdown 2019-01-10T20:21:20Z 2019-01-07T00:37:50Z 2019-01-10T20:21:20Z Hundreds of government scientists are missing three major scientific conferences this week because of the partial government shutdown.
Count finds sharp drop in monarch butterflies in California 2019-01-10T19:49:26Z 2019-01-06T20:37:18Z 2019-01-10T19:49:00Z Researchers with an environmental group are labeling as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast. Court orders Amazon to end Wi-Fi button purchases in Germany 2019-01-10T19:18:16Z 2019-01-10T19:17:18Z 2019-01-10T19:17:18Z A German court has ordered Amazon to stop taking orders from customers using wireless-enabled buttons because they breach e-commerce rules. Amazon emerges as most valuable US firm amid market turmoil 2019-01-10T18:10:03Z 2019-01-07T21:27:18Z 2019-01-10T18:09:51Z Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten 2019-01-10T16:19:04Z 2019-01-10T10:07:02Z 2019-01-10T16:19:04Z Europe top court adviser says Google doesn't have to extend "right to be forgotten" rules to search engines globally. Fiat Chrysler to pay around $650M in emissions cheating case 2019-01-10T10:49:46Z 2019-01-10T00:37:36Z 2019-01-10T10:48:56Z Fiat Chrysler will pay more than $650 million to settle allegations of cheating on emissions tests.
US medical marketing reaches $30 billion, drug ads top surge 2019-01-10T06:20:04Z 2019-01-08T19:27:13Z 2019-01-10T06:19:28Z Analysis finds annual US spending on medical marketing reaches $30 billion; drug ads top surge.
Asian markets settle after rallying on US-China trade hopes 2019-01-10T06:08:07Z 2019-01-09T15:17:09Z 2019-01-10T06:08:03Z Stocks around the world built on their early 2019 rally Wednesday after negotiators from the U.S. and China extended their round of trade talks to a third day.
Stocks rise along with optimism over US-China trade talks 2019-01-10T02:07:44Z 2019-01-09T04:17:28Z 2019-01-10T02:07:38Z US, China extend trade talks for 3rd day after Trump says negotiations 'going very well!'. A slur or a slip-up? Meteorologist is fired, city is roiled 2019-01-10T01:49:59Z 2019-01-09T21:27:23Z 2019-01-10T01:49:28Z Did a TV meteorologist use a racial slur on the air or simply flub a line? Upstate NY city roiled by debate over racism.
Facing pressure, networks fact-check Trump speech 2019-01-09T22:19:07Z 2019-01-08T16:17:18Z 2019-01-09T22:18:02Z Television networks who have committed to airing President Trump's speech on his proposed border wall all said they will air rebuttal by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission 2019-01-09T21:09:21Z 2019-01-05T03:37:33Z 2019-01-09T21:08:59Z China's space agency says all systems are go for its spacecraft and rover that have made a pioneering landing on the far side of the moon.
German suspect in politician data hack says he acted alone 2019-01-09T19:20:06Z 2019-01-08T12:57:05Z 2019-01-09T19:19:14Z Authorities say a German student has admitted to obtaining and publishing online hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' data and told investigators that he acted alone.
Side of the moon you can't see 'is not dark, it's just far' 2019-01-09T19:19:31Z 2019-01-03T20:27:17Z 2019-01-09T19:18:45Z Far side of the moon isn't always dark - it gets sunlight, too.
Australia considering resettlement for fleeing Saudi woman 2019-01-09T19:09:28Z 2019-01-09T06:17:44Z 2019-01-09T19:09:10Z Thai police say a Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum abroad has refused to meet with her father in Thailand.
Scientists show off space snowman, Ultima Thule, in 3D 2019-01-09T18:19:44Z 2019-01-03T21:47:18Z 2019-01-09T18:19:02Z Newly visited space snowman Ultima Thule _ the most distant object ever explored _ is now appearing in 3D.
Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end 2019-01-09T17:17:42Z 2019-01-09T08:57:35Z 2019-01-09T17:17:23Z Chinese spokesman says trade talks with US wrap up, no details were immediately released.
Samsung, like Apple, feels sting of slowing global growth 2019-01-09T16:59:30Z 2019-01-08T13:07:06Z 2019-01-09T16:58:43Z Samsung, like Apple, feels tug of slowing global growth and slashes fourth-quarter expectations.
The Latest: Father denies abusing fleeing Saudi daughter 2019-01-09T15:19:26Z 2019-01-09T06:37:40Z 2019-01-09T15:18:52Z Australia says it is considering granting a Saudi who fled from her family refugee resettlement based on referral by the U.N. Weather Channel app accused of selling users' personal data 2019-01-09T11:19:05Z 2019-01-04T18:47:13Z 2019-01-09T11:18:07Z Los Angeles prosecutors say they're suing The Weather Channel to stop it from tracking the whereabouts of app users and selling the data to third parties. Facebook rebuts Vietnam claims over alleged illegal content 2019-01-09T11:07:54Z 2019-01-09T08:27:34Z 2019-01-09T11:07:18Z Facebook is defending itself against allegations that it allows illegal content in violation of Vietnam's cybersecurity law.
Asian shares rally on hopes for China-US trade breakthrough 2019-01-09T07:48:20Z 2019-01-08T15:27:05Z 2019-01-09T07:47:55Z US stocks are rising, with industrial and technology companies making some of the biggest gains as representatives from the US and China conclude their latest round of trade talks. Russian church head: Smartphones could precede Antichrist 2019-01-09T06:59:11Z 2019-01-08T11:47:04Z 2019-01-09T06:58:50Z The head of the Russian Orthodox Church says the data-gathering capacity of devices such as smartphones risks bringing humanity closer to the arrival of the Antichrist.
Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman 2019-01-09T06:08:35Z 2019-01-08T06:47:46Z 2019-01-09T06:08:16Z Human Rights Watch has called on the Australian government to allow entry to a Saudi Arabian woman who's being processed by UN refugee authorities in Thailand after fleeing her homeland.
No word on progress after 2nd day of China-US trade talks 2019-01-09T03:37:53Z 2019-01-08T05:47:36Z 2019-01-09T03:37:39Z Chinese newspaper warns Washington not to demand too much as talks on tariff war enter a second day.
California bill would require businesses to offer e-receipts 2019-01-09T02:30:24Z 2019-01-09T00:27:24Z 2019-01-09T02:29:41Z California would become the first state to require businesses to offer electronic receipts unless customers ask for paper copies under newly proposed legislation. Tesla breaks ground on factory in Shanghai 2019-01-09T01:58:25Z 2019-01-07T07:07:35Z 2019-01-09T01:57:57Z Musk says Tesla breaking ground for Shanghai factory, plans production by end of year. Genealogy database, gum help convict DJ in '92 killing 2019-01-08T22:20:20Z 2019-01-08T18:37:10Z 2019-01-08T22:19:26Z A popular DJ has pleaded guilty to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative had submitted to a genealogy database.
Fewer affected in Marriott hack, but passports a red flag 2019-01-08T22:10:26Z 2019-01-04T14:27:08Z 2019-01-08T22:10:06Z Fewer affected in Marriott hack, but hotel confirms unusual breach of unencrypted passport numbers. China's Huawei unveils chip for global big data market 2019-01-08T20:28:56Z 2019-01-07T05:47:31Z 2019-01-08T20:28:33Z China's Huawei unveils processor chip for data centers and cloud computing in bid to expand in global market despite Western warnings company might be a security risk.
Mexico finds Flayed god temple; priests wore skins of dead 2019-01-08T19:59:13Z 2019-01-03T01:37:39Z 2019-01-08T19:58:22Z Mexican experts say they have found the first temple of the Flayed Lord, a pre-Hispanic fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse.
AP-NORC Poll: Edit baby genes for health, not smarts 2019-01-08T18:49:30Z 2018-12-28T13:07:07Z 2019-01-08T18:48:18Z AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans support gene editing of embryos to prevent diseases but not to make youngsters smarter, faster or taller.
Q&A: The hurdles and obstacles Saudi women runaways face 2019-01-08T15:19:04Z 2019-01-07T12:37:06Z 2019-01-08T15:18:01Z Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began calling for help on Twitter late Saturday after her passport was taken away when she arrived on a flight from Kuwait.
With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone? 2019-01-08T12:58:21Z 2019-01-03T20:07:21Z 2019-01-08T12:58:03Z Behind Apple's news of weak iPhone sales lies a sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can already afford one owns one and no breakthroughs are compelling them to upgrade as frequently as they once did.
Witness' apartment searched in Germany hacking case 2019-01-08T11:49:10Z 2019-01-07T16:37:18Z 2019-01-08T11:48:22Z German investigators say they have searched the apartment of a person described as a witness in their probe of an alleged hacking case that saw hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information posted online. Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand 2019-01-08T07:18:22Z 2019-01-07T06:47:41Z 2019-01-08T07:18:10Z Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia has barricaded herself in an airport hotel room at an international airport in the Thai capital and is sending out desperate pleas for help over social media.
US-China trade talks start amid cooling economic growth 2019-01-08T05:48:18Z 2019-01-07T03:57:41Z 2019-01-08T05:48:01Z China upbeat ahead of US trade talks that will require lengthy wrangling over technology, trade and the future of their economic relationship.
Waning iPhone demand highlights Chinese consumer anxiety 2019-01-08T04:08:16Z 2019-01-03T12:47:11Z 2019-01-08T04:08:05Z Apple's $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to Chinese consumers jittery over an economic slump and the trade war with Washington.
NFL rules Cody Parkey's missed field goal was blocked 2019-01-08T02:18:25Z 2019-01-07T22:57:22Z 2019-01-08T02:17:51Z Cody Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some