MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown 2018-05-25T00:53:01Z 2018-05-24T18:12:33Z 2018-05-25T00:52:58Z Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.
APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash 2018-05-25T00:52:56Z 2018-05-25T00:42:46Z 2018-05-25T00:52:57Z A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck. Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash 2018-05-25T00:52:53Z 2018-05-23T17:43:18Z 2018-05-25T00:52:50Z Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles. Company: Industrial hacking group has targets beyond Mideast 2018-05-25T00:52:49Z 2018-05-24T13:52:10Z 2018-05-25T00:52:48Z Industrial hacking group has targets beyond the Middle East, cybersecurity company warns.
Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case 2018-05-25T00:52:49Z 2018-05-24T16:32:15Z 2018-05-25T00:52:47Z Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake 2018-05-25T00:52:45Z 2018-05-24T13:42:03Z 2018-05-25T00:52:45Z Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled. Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US 2018-05-25T00:52:41Z 2018-05-24T18:54:04Z 2018-05-25T00:52:40Z Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US. Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact 2018-05-25T00:52:37Z 2018-05-24T21:52:18Z 2018-05-25T00:52:38Z Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.
California court: Defendants get crack at some social media 2018-05-25T00:52:34Z 2018-05-24T06:52:06Z 2018-05-25T00:52:34Z The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants preparing for trial. Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone 2018-05-25T00:52:31Z 2018-05-24T23:12:18Z 2018-05-25T00:52:30Z A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products.
China's Tencent: Tech world must tackle privacy concerns 2018-05-25T00:26:19Z 2018-05-24T13:32:05Z 2018-05-25T00:26:16Z China's biggest tech company says the industry needs to tackle users' privacy concerns head-on, amid growing anger about abuse of personal data.
Michelle Obama unveils cover for upcoming memoir 2018-05-25T00:03:24Z 2018-05-24T16:12:58Z 2018-05-25T00:03:20Z Michelle Obama has a picture to share: On Thursday, the former first lady unveiled the cover for her upcoming memoir "Becoming.".
Gut check: Swallowed capsule could spot trouble, send alert 2018-05-24T23:35:38Z 2018-05-24T19:12:22Z 2018-05-24T23:35:38Z Scientists develop a swallowed capsule that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut.
Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms 2018-05-24T23:02:50Z 2018-05-24T11:22:03Z 2018-05-24T23:02:43Z French President Emmanuel Macron says his innovation policies aim to make France the gateway to Europe for tech companies.
Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque 2018-05-24T22:58:56Z 2018-05-22T18:22:52Z 2018-05-24T22:57:41Z Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.
Forecasters predict Central Pacific could see 6 hurricanes 2018-05-24T22:58:13Z 2018-05-23T23:53:20Z 2018-05-24T22:58:13Z Forecasters say the Central Pacific stands could see anywhere from three to five hurricanes this year. New US weather satellite can't keep cool, could hurt photos 2018-05-24T22:58:11Z 2018-05-23T17:34:04Z 2018-05-24T22:58:11Z The nation's newest weather satellite, launched less than three months ago, has a serious cooling problem.
'Eerie' blue flames burn in cracks caused by Hawaii volcano 2018-05-24T22:57:53Z 2018-05-24T06:01:56Z 2018-05-24T22:56:32Z Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue methane flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes lava in the background. Arizona educators consider altering evolution references 2018-05-24T22:57:49Z 2018-05-23T20:54:22Z 2018-05-24T22:56:23Z The Arizona Department of Education is considering changes to school science standards, including instances when it may remove or alter references to evolution.
Study offers new look at why our brains evolved to be so big 2018-05-24T22:57:48Z 2018-05-23T17:13:45Z 2018-05-24T22:56:21Z A new study suggests our brains evolved to be so big largely to cope with the environmental demands our ancestors faced.
Science and commercial satellites launched from California 2018-05-24T22:57:44Z 2018-05-22T20:02:47Z 2018-05-24T22:56:16Z A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.
Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land 2018-05-24T22:57:42Z 2018-05-24T18:22:17Z 2018-05-24T22:56:13Z Officials say they're losing the battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an imperiled bird. Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples 2018-05-24T22:57:41Z 2018-05-23T03:13:13Z 2018-05-24T22:56:10Z Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples. Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space 2018-05-24T22:57:39Z 2018-05-24T21:52:16Z 2018-05-24T22:56:09Z President Donald Trump is asking the government to make it easier for companies to get to and from space.
The Latest: US Southwest victim of dryness, rising temps 2018-05-24T22:57:37Z 2018-05-23T21:13:43Z 2018-05-24T22:56:08Z Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought is intensifying its grip on pockets of the American Southwest. The Latest: Twitter to verify US political advertisers 2018-05-24T22:16:24Z 2018-05-24T21:32:16Z 2018-05-24T22:15:50Z Twitter to verify US political advertisers, joining Facebook and Google. South Carolina plans to use drones to remotely watch inmates 2018-05-24T21:45:59Z 2018-05-24T15:42:19Z 2018-05-24T21:45:51Z After spending years fighting to keep drones from flying over prisons, South Carolina corrections officials now plan to use the small unmanned aircraft to keep a remote eye on inmates. Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox 2018-05-24T20:25:40Z 2018-05-23T12:23:11Z 2018-05-24T20:25:29Z Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it head-to-head with Disney for the business.
Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business 2018-05-24T19:07:43Z 2018-05-23T07:03:03Z 2018-05-24T19:06:43Z Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.
Hunter accused of giving bribes for African elephant kill 2018-05-24T18:37:08Z 2018-05-22T20:22:44Z 2018-05-24T18:37:08Z The owner of South African hunting company has been indicted in the United States on charges of bribing Zimbabwe officials to let a hunting party shoot elephants inside a national park. Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US 2018-05-24T18:25:20Z 2018-05-23T16:13:37Z 2018-05-24T18:25:12Z Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections. Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police 2018-05-24T17:38:01Z 2018-05-22T14:12:42Z 2018-05-24T17:37:39Z The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.
France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push 2018-05-24T15:16:24Z 2018-05-23T06:22:56Z 2018-05-24T15:15:37Z French President Emmanuel Macron is courting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference. Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia 2018-05-24T14:38:08Z 2018-05-24T09:41:56Z 2018-05-24T14:37:57Z The International Space Station has accepted delivery of more than 7,000 pounds of supplies from Virginia. FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones 2018-05-24T13:37:38Z 2018-05-23T16:55:04Z 2018-05-24T13:37:38Z FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption. APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions 2018-05-24T13:17:49Z 2018-05-22T18:42:46Z 2018-05-24T13:17:34Z APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter 2018-05-24T11:37:41Z 2018-05-23T17:43:15Z 2018-05-24T11:36:06Z A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z 2018-05-23T18:13:23Z 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.
Incognito taken into custody for psychiatric examination 2018-05-24T10:24:20Z 2018-05-23T20:31:38Z 2018-05-24T10:24:18Z Veteran NFL guard Richie Incognito was taken into custody for psychiatric examination after an incident at a Florida gym.
Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic 2018-05-24T09:05:24Z 2018-05-22T05:14:12Z 2018-05-24T09:05:21Z Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.
Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head 2018-05-24T08:04:33Z 2018-05-23T21:13:51Z 2018-05-24T08:04:00Z Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver's head when the driver declined to change the trip's destination.
Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost 2018-05-24T07:12:44Z 2018-05-23T14:23:20Z 2018-05-24T07:12:40Z US stocks are down and European indexes are taking sharp losses as investors worry about the European economy after an index measuring the strength of the business sector hit an 18-month low.
Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster' 2018-05-24T07:07:30Z 2018-05-22T09:52:33Z 2018-05-24T07:06:53Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.
Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane 2018-05-24T05:55:02Z 2018-05-23T06:03:00Z 2018-05-24T05:54:00Z Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.
Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs 2018-05-23T22:03:31Z 2018-05-21T19:22:16Z 2018-05-23T22:03:26Z Scientists now can estimate how much the different types of life on Earth weigh and humans don't nearly measure up to plants, bacteria or even earthworms.
Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system 2018-05-23T21:25:26Z 2018-05-21T12:11:59Z 2018-05-23T21:25:25Z An asteroid orbiting backward out near Jupiter actually hails from another star system.
Fox corrects mistake on Jemele Hill, but not on the air 2018-05-23T20:35:06Z 2018-05-23T18:23:26Z 2018-05-23T20:35:06Z The morning show 'Fox & Friends' corrects a segment that incorrectly says former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill is unemployed.
Indonesia raises alert for Merapi volcano, sets no-go zone 2018-05-23T19:45:27Z 2018-05-22T04:52:21Z 2018-05-23T19:45:25Z Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country's volatile Mount Merapi volcano, located on the densely populated island of Java, and ordered people within 3 kilometers to evacuate. Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin project 2018-05-23T18:13:38Z 2018-05-23T17:53:18Z 2018-05-23T18:13:30Z Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report out of Asia that it's considering reducing initial costs by making display screens for smaller electronics. Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide 2018-05-23T18:05:37Z 2018-05-21T20:52:10Z 2018-05-23T18:05:35Z Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there. NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies 2018-05-23T17:27:35Z 2018-05-21T08:51:52Z 2018-05-23T17:27:02Z One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, has launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station.
Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond 2018-05-23T16:56:47Z 2018-05-21T21:52:09Z 2018-05-23T16:56:20Z Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the death of a man after a Tesla car he was driving veered off a road and crashed into a pond Sunday night.
Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote 2018-05-23T16:05:15Z 2018-05-21T12:41:58Z 2018-05-23T16:05:13Z Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.
Correction: Science Says-Green-Blooded Lizard story 2018-05-23T14:57:24Z 2018-05-16T18:09:54Z 2018-05-23T14:56:29Z Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood. Digital Life: Cutting back on a constant smartphone habit 2018-05-23T14:28:08Z 2018-05-23T14:09:08Z 2018-05-23T14:27:47Z For many of us, a smartphone addiction is not so much a debilitating disease but a constant, nagging inconvenience we can't seem to shake. UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal 2018-05-23T14:27:21Z 2018-05-21T13:02:21Z 2018-05-23T14:26:51Z Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities. Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses 2018-05-23T13:56:41Z 2018-05-21T11:11:59Z 2018-05-23T13:56:13Z An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region. Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors 2018-05-23T09:14:30Z 2018-05-22T02:52:15Z 2018-05-23T09:14:27Z Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.
The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry' 2018-05-23T07:06:46Z 2018-05-22T16:42:39Z 2018-05-23T07:06:44Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.
Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas 2018-05-23T07:03:33Z 2018-05-22T14:32:34Z 2018-05-23T07:03:30Z US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement retailer Lowe's.
Workers plugging energy wells as lava flows nearby 2018-05-23T05:57:31Z 2018-05-22T06:12:34Z 2018-05-23T05:57:32Z The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction.
The Latest: Lava almost cut Hawaii man's leg in half 2018-05-23T05:26:41Z 2018-05-22T22:53:18Z 2018-05-23T05:26:25Z There have been two new small explosive eruptions at the summit of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein 2018-05-23T05:07:01Z 2018-05-22T04:12:19Z 2018-05-23T05:06:55Z Top FBI, Justice Department officials agree to "review" highly classified information from Russia probe with lawmakers.
Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking 2018-05-23T04:07:15Z 2018-05-21T21:02:29Z 2018-05-23T04:07:13Z Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.
Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail 2018-05-23T03:29:22Z 2018-05-22T03:43:25Z 2018-05-23T03:29:19Z Authorities hunt past nightfall for suspects after witness says Maryland police officer was run over by Jeep and fatally injured.
The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment 2018-05-23T01:15:28Z 2018-05-22T14:32:50Z 2018-05-23T01:15:14Z President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.
Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on 2018-05-22T21:45:53Z 2018-05-20T18:33:48Z 2018-05-22T21:45:53Z Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing from cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary. Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival 2018-05-22T20:28:16Z 2018-05-22T17:42:40Z 2018-05-22T20:28:08Z British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.
NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link 2018-05-22T20:04:48Z 2018-05-20T22:51:55Z 2018-05-22T20:04:48Z The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard 2018-05-22T19:45:48Z 2018-05-21T05:22:03Z 2018-05-22T19:45:47Z White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass are billowing into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours down a hillside and into the ocean.
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast 2018-05-22T19:16:16Z 2018-05-21T09:41:56Z 2018-05-22T19:15:36Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.
'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms 2018-05-22T18:16:36Z 2018-05-20T16:11:38Z 2018-05-22T18:16:36Z 'Jurassic Park' dino expert Jack Horner sees hologram exhibit as the next big thing to display his colorful, bird-like dinosaurs.
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z 2018-05-20T04:21:07Z 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.
Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics 2018-05-22T14:33:50Z 2018-05-22T05:32:21Z 2018-05-22T14:33:46Z Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party 2018-05-22T12:25:43Z 2018-05-22T12:22:32Z 2018-05-22T12:25:15Z France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.
Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse 2018-05-22T11:36:49Z 2018-05-18T23:40:53Z 2018-05-22T11:36:49Z Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse. China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing 2018-05-22T05:26:27Z 2018-05-21T04:51:45Z 2018-05-22T05:26:07Z China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year.
Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains 2018-05-22T05:23:24Z 2018-05-21T14:12:09Z 2018-05-22T05:23:19Z Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.
FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers 2018-05-22T04:26:30Z 2018-05-21T04:51:47Z 2018-05-22T04:26:22Z Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes.
Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1 2018-05-22T03:46:43Z 2018-05-20T05:31:11Z 2018-05-22T03:46:40Z Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence. Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage 2018-05-21T22:15:12Z 2018-05-18T16:30:32Z 2018-05-21T22:15:06Z A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and state agencies has been sentenced in Minnesota to 15 years in prison. Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws 2018-05-21T21:47:10Z 2018-05-18T22:10:23Z 2018-05-21T21:46:40Z Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.
Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering 2018-05-21T20:56:49Z 2018-05-18T04:40:18Z 2018-05-21T20:56:20Z Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs. China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US 2018-05-21T20:52:43Z 2018-05-21T11:01:54Z 2018-05-21T20:52:40Z China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".
Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z 2018-05-21T05:11:46Z 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. The Latest: More dead whales found in San Francisco Bay Area 2018-05-21T18:25:53Z 2018-05-19T00:06:20Z 2018-05-21T18:25:12Z A second dead whale has been found in the San Francisco Bay Area, and experts will try to determine what killed the animals discovered Friday. PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition 2018-05-21T15:46:43Z 2018-05-18T00:09:55Z 2018-05-21T15:46:40Z PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal name of newborn son 2018-05-21T15:24:34Z 2018-05-20T22:11:37Z 2018-05-21T15:23:23Z Chrissy Teigen and John Legend now have a baby boy to go with their toddler girl. Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech 2018-05-21T11:27:35Z 2018-05-15T14:17:54Z 2018-05-21T11:27:30Z Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.
Hawaii volcano explosions could go for weeks, experts say 2018-05-21T11:26:45Z 2018-05-18T01:10:24Z 2018-05-21T11:26:01Z Scientist predictions from eight days ago of powerful steam-driven explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have come true.
Sea otters rebound but struggle to regain historic range 2018-05-21T10:33:37Z 2018-05-17T04:39:27Z 2018-05-21T10:33:38Z Despite decades of government protection, southern sea otters on West Coast still only occupy about a fraction of their historic range. German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests 2018-05-21T09:33:16Z 2018-05-17T08:49:27Z 2018-05-21T09:33:12Z American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns. Rhino in San Diego pregnant, could help save subspecies 2018-05-21T08:02:15Z 2018-05-17T16:50:12Z 2018-05-21T08:02:15Z A southern white rhino named Victoria has become pregnant through artificial insemination at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger 2018-05-21T05:14:57Z 2018-05-20T05:01:25Z 2018-05-21T05:14:57Z Lava has destroyed four homes and left dozens of others in the shadow of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano isolated, forcing more residents to plan for a possible evacuation. As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept 2018-05-21T04:42:09Z 2018-05-20T18:11:28Z 2018-05-21T04:42:09Z President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration. High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip 2018-05-21T03:06:35Z 2018-05-19T02:31:42Z 2018-05-21T03:06:35Z An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.
The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query 2018-05-21T03:05:37Z 2018-05-20T22:22:00Z 2018-05-21T03:05:31Z President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.
Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits 2018-05-20T23:56:01Z 2018-05-17T04:39:54Z 2018-05-20T23:55:48Z Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites. Archaeologists find street of balconies in Italy's Pompeii 2018-05-20T21:36:17Z 2018-05-17T19:19:44Z 2018-05-20T21:36:14Z Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy's volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.
Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair 2018-05-20T21:32:47Z 2018-05-19T06:40:44Z 2018-05-20T21:32:40Z Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry in an Anglican service with an American flavor that mixes prayers, classical music, a gospel choir and sweet soul sounds.
Clocks may go a little cuckoo with power grid change 2018-05-20T19:43:39Z 2018-05-17T17:32:20Z 2018-05-20T19:43:34Z Some clocks in U.S. may be running too slow or too fast because of a change to a power grid rule. Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign 2018-05-20T18:05:44Z 2018-05-20T00:11:31Z 2018-05-20T18:05:37Z Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in UK's Ocado 2018-05-20T17:37:40Z 2018-05-17T14:19:45Z 2018-05-20T17:37:37Z Kroger is increasing its investment in Britain's Ocado by 5 pct.
Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat 2018-05-20T14:12:22Z 2018-05-18T02:59:53Z 2018-05-20T14:12:07Z Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak. Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate 2018-05-20T09:52:07Z 2018-05-19T19:21:07Z 2018-05-20T09:51:56Z A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord.
Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising 2018-05-20T05:16:13Z 2018-05-16T17:18:42Z 2018-05-20T05:15:48Z Emissions are somehow rising of a banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer, surprising scientists.
Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old 2018-05-20T04:41:44Z 2018-05-19T05:30:40Z 2018-05-20T04:41:44Z Hawaii officials warned residents that fast-moving lava was approaching an area near homes that were previously destroyed by eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.
Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors 2018-05-19T21:25:50Z 2018-05-19T08:00:37Z 2018-05-19T21:25:45Z Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".
Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now" 2018-05-19T17:13:19Z 2018-05-18T17:26:09Z 2018-05-19T17:13:19Z Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas. Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry 2018-05-19T08:35:48Z 2018-05-18T07:30:03Z 2018-05-19T08:35:48Z Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.
Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt 2018-05-19T08:01:30Z 2018-05-18T11:10:17Z 2018-05-19T08:01:30Z President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".
The Latest: Affidavit: Gunman didn't shoot students he liked 2018-05-19T07:41:12Z 2018-05-18T15:01:38Z 2018-05-19T07:41:07Z Houston-area media citing unnamed law enforcement officials are reporting that there are fatalities following a shooting at a high school. Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules 2018-05-19T05:44:56Z 2018-05-16T17:08:47Z 2018-05-19T05:44:56Z The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.
Hawaii officials warn residents about latest lava flow 2018-05-19T05:20:53Z 2018-05-18T06:20:14Z 2018-05-19T05:20:53Z A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has spewed a steely gray plume of ash into the sky that began raining down on a nearby town.
Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father's guns 2018-05-19T05:00:56Z 2018-05-18T19:04:31Z 2018-05-19T05:00:55Z The Associated Press has learned that the Texas student in custody in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School played football and danced as part of a church group.
Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse 2018-05-19T01:10:38Z 2018-05-18T21:40:54Z 2018-05-19T01:10:37Z Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse. Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong 2018-05-18T23:53:34Z 2018-05-17T07:49:26Z 2018-05-18T23:53:31Z A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway. Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval 2018-05-18T23:47:49Z 2018-05-17T12:49:58Z 2018-05-18T23:47:46Z Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China.
The Latest: Trudeau touts Canada's AI potential at MIT 2018-05-18T22:14:37Z 2018-05-18T15:06:34Z 2018-05-18T22:14:36Z Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is "investing massively in AI," building on decades of research by Canadian computer scientists who helped provide the "modern underpinnings" advancing the field of artificial intelligence.
Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones 2018-05-18T20:35:17Z 2018-05-17T21:50:27Z 2018-05-18T20:35:10Z Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones.
AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right 2018-05-18T17:32:01Z 2018-05-18T08:00:08Z 2018-05-18T17:32:01Z AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims are partly true but not quite right. Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica 2018-05-18T15:52:00Z 2018-05-18T11:20:23Z 2018-05-18T15:51:59Z Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.
Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling 2018-05-18T15:46:27Z 2018-05-16T15:49:31Z 2018-05-18T15:46:25Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says. Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records 2018-05-18T15:42:58Z 2018-05-17T22:49:47Z 2018-05-18T15:42:57Z The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans. Audio clip spurs social media debate over yanny or laurel 2018-05-18T12:14:51Z 2018-05-16T12:49:43Z 2018-05-18T12:14:49Z Do you hear what I hear.
Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks 2018-05-18T08:00:26Z 2018-05-17T14:29:46Z 2018-05-18T08:00:25Z Stock indexes edge mostly higher in morning trading, shaking off an early stumble.
Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished 2018-05-18T07:11:28Z 2018-05-18T04:41:02Z 2018-05-18T07:11:28Z The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid despite fears the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.
'Excited and scared': Hawaii volcano spews huge cloud of ash 2018-05-18T05:33:05Z 2018-05-16T18:09:17Z 2018-05-18T05:33:05Z A geophysicist says a plume that's rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii's Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did Tuesday.
Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting 2018-05-18T04:43:31Z 2018-05-17T18:59:58Z 2018-05-18T04:43:31Z Gambling and technology firms are scrambling to position themselves for a piece of the emerging sports betting market in the U.S. now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize it. Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program 2018-05-18T04:23:24Z 2018-05-17T15:09:54Z 2018-05-18T04:23:11Z Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices. Spacewalking astronauts perform pump swap at space station 2018-05-18T01:22:34Z 2018-05-16T12:19:53Z 2018-05-18T01:22:31Z NASA astronauts are taking a spacewalk to shuffle around a couple of space station pumps.
Thoreau's 'Walden' gets new life as a video game 2018-05-18T00:11:57Z 2018-05-15T20:39:31Z 2018-05-18T00:11:48Z A team at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab has adapted Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" into a video game. Car data: Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash 2018-05-18T00:11:54Z 2018-05-16T22:49:24Z 2018-05-18T00:11:44Z Data from a Tesla electric vehicle confirms that a Utah driver had engaged the car's semi-autonomous Autopilot functions before she slammed into the back of a fire truck last week.
Nordstrom posts strong profit but its sales gains are meager 2018-05-17T23:50:51Z 2018-05-17T20:39:50Z 2018-05-17T23:50:52Z Nordstrom beats 1Q expectations.
EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality 2018-05-17T23:22:46Z 2018-05-17T16:39:55Z 2018-05-17T23:22:38Z The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.
Correction: Cyberattack Fighter-Detained story 2018-05-17T22:44:57Z 2018-05-16T15:23:22Z 2018-05-17T22:44:56Z A British cybersecurity expert accused of creating and distributing malware designed to steal banking passwords is headed to court for a hearing on what evidence may be used in the case.
The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone 2018-05-17T22:29:58Z 2018-05-17T21:29:46Z 2018-05-17T22:29:58Z A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs. Church with $2K in gas driller's stock wins methane vote 2018-05-17T22:20:07Z 2018-05-17T22:00:14Z 2018-05-17T22:20:05Z A church with a minuscule stake in Range Resources has won shareholder approval of a resolution to force Pennsylvania's largest natural gas driller to produce a report on its effort to scale back methane emissions. In Denmark, Airbnb to report hosts' rent to tax authorities 2018-05-17T21:26:06Z 2018-05-17T10:09:32Z 2018-05-17T21:26:00Z Denmark says online room-rental platform Airbnb will start to automatically report its users' deals to taxation authorities, the first country to do so. Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee 2018-05-17T20:40:43Z 2018-05-17T12:09:44Z 2018-05-17T20:40:37Z British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.
Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes 2018-05-17T19:23:56Z 2018-05-14T20:24:12Z 2018-05-17T19:23:53Z Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.
Credit card payments evolve beyond the mobile wallet 2018-05-17T17:40:56Z 2018-05-17T14:20:13Z 2018-05-17T17:40:56Z Devices beyond the mobile wallet - accessories, appliances, vehicles - will offer checkout options as households become more connected. Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact 2018-05-17T17:26:50Z 2018-05-16T01:48:44Z 2018-05-17T17:26:48Z Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation. Popular science center that featured sharks, Titanic closing 2018-05-17T17:05:51Z 2018-05-15T22:26:57Z 2018-05-17T17:05:50Z A popular science center that has attracted traveling exhibits to Maine's largest city is closing its doors.
Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava 2018-05-17T17:05:48Z 2018-05-15T06:54:15Z 2018-05-17T17:05:48Z Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?. After assault tweets, Pauley Perrette of 'NCIS' thanks CBS 2018-05-17T15:41:33Z 2018-05-16T18:38:45Z 2018-05-17T15:40:53Z Actress Pauley Perrette says CBS has always been good to her and has always had her back, days after she said she suffered "multiple physical assaults" before leaving "NCIS" after 15 seasons.
The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday 2018-05-17T15:33:02Z 2018-05-17T12:50:01Z 2018-05-17T15:33:00Z British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.
AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy 2018-05-17T15:03:49Z 2018-05-16T06:08:31Z 2018-05-17T15:03:49Z Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms. Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China 2018-05-17T14:27:17Z 2018-05-16T13:59:07Z 2018-05-17T14:27:14Z President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions. Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in Ocado 2018-05-17T14:27:13Z 2018-05-17T13:19:52Z 2018-05-17T14:27:12Z Kroger is increasing its investment in Ocado by 5 pct. Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology 2018-05-17T12:55:00Z 2018-05-15T20:18:09Z 2018-05-17T12:54:49Z President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.
Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless 2018-05-17T10:12:26Z 2018-05-15T06:55:13Z 2018-05-17T10:12:27Z Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.
Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data 2018-05-17T08:50:16Z 2018-05-16T14:29:10Z 2018-05-17T08:50:04Z U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading, and Macy's is leading a retail sector rally.
The Latest: National Guard ready to evacuate people 2018-05-17T05:31:57Z 2018-05-16T22:40:04Z 2018-05-17T05:31:58Z Hawaii Gov. David Ige says the state is forming a joint task force that could handle mass evacuations of the Big Island's Puna district if lava from Kilauea volcano covers major roads and isolates the area.
Poland ready to end extensive logging in pristine old forest 2018-05-17T05:03:11Z 2018-05-15T16:46:44Z 2018-05-17T05:03:05Z Poland's environment authorities say that a decision has been taken to officially stop the extensive logging in one of Europe's oldest forests that has been declared illegal by a top European Union court.
Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall 2018-05-17T04:53:26Z 2018-05-17T04:19:32Z 2018-05-17T04:53:26Z Democrats hope their support of net neutrality will win votes in fall because of GOP support of rollback of Obama-era rules.
Brexit in space: EU, Britain fight over Galileo navigation 2018-05-17T04:03:04Z 2018-05-14T12:14:04Z 2018-05-17T04:03:01Z Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined with politicians from rival parties to call for Britain to retain the closest possible ties with the European Union after Brexit. Mexico acknowledges banks were hacked; losses unknown 2018-05-17T00:12:44Z 2018-05-15T16:03:55Z 2018-05-17T00:12:38Z Mexico has established a one-day waiting period on electronic money transfers of over $2,500 in the wake of a hacking attack that may have taken as much as $20 million from several Mexican banks. Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder 2018-05-16T23:10:35Z 2018-05-16T18:29:09Z 2018-05-16T23:10:35Z CBS and the company that controls it, National Amusements, are duking it out in court as CBS tries to gain its independence. The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' 2018-05-16T22:50:04Z 2018-05-16T20:13:35Z 2018-05-16T22:49:43Z The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content. Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla 2018-05-16T22:34:14Z 2018-05-15T14:36:48Z 2018-05-16T22:34:04Z Police in southern Switzerland are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla that he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. Emergency 911 technology struggles to keep up with the times 2018-05-16T22:22:28Z 2018-05-16T17:11:30Z 2018-05-16T22:21:56Z In this era of active shooters, police shootings and global terrorism, a patchwork of technology around the country can make the experience of calling 911 vastly different depending on where you live. Colorado mom scares off bear attacking 5-year-old daughter 2018-05-16T21:26:44Z 2018-05-14T21:14:30Z 2018-05-16T21:26:44Z Officials say a 5-year-old Colorado girl who was attacked by a black bear outside her home is expected to recover thanks to the quick thinking of her mother.
Awe and fear: Lava in Hawaii sloshes, oozes, crackles, roars 2018-05-16T18:25:09Z 2018-05-13T16:33:39Z 2018-05-16T18:25:10Z For the past week, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed lava into the air, destroyed homes, forced residents into shelters and agitated an otherwise cheerful, small community where everyone is a neighbor.
Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism industry millions 2018-05-16T17:53:52Z 2018-05-14T06:33:56Z 2018-05-16T17:53:42Z A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air on Sunday, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit.
Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods 2018-05-16T17:00:33Z 2018-05-16T04:18:21Z 2018-05-16T17:00:04Z Amazon says it will start rolling out special discounts at Whole Foods for its Prime members. SpaceX's upgraded rocket soars with satellite for Bangladesh 2018-05-16T16:03:30Z 2018-05-11T20:31:56Z 2018-05-16T16:03:28Z SpaceX launches a satellite for Bangladesh using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights.
Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary 2018-05-16T15:53:39Z 2018-05-15T14:26:20Z 2018-05-16T15:53:39Z Dutch researchers read 2 covered pages of Anne Frank diary. US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April 2018-05-16T15:20:36Z 2018-05-16T13:19:11Z 2018-05-16T15:19:33Z US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April on strong output of machinery, appliances.
Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network 2018-05-16T14:13:18Z 2018-05-14T13:14:21Z 2018-05-16T14:13:17Z Some of Europe's biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience by building a highway network of fast charging stations. Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor site as it tries to go upscale 2018-05-16T14:00:06Z 2018-05-16T13:48:52Z 2018-05-16T14:00:01Z Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor store on its online site, part of a broader move to appeal to higher-income shoppers. Smithsonian museum to install Henrietta Lacks portrait 2018-05-16T09:24:08Z 2018-05-11T02:31:30Z 2018-05-16T09:24:05Z A portrait of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in groundbreaking research, will be installed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
As Gaza death toll rises, Israeli tactics face scrutiny 2018-05-16T08:50:23Z 2018-05-15T21:11:46Z 2018-05-16T08:50:23Z Israel is coming under scathing criticism from observers who wonder why its high-tech military is killing scores of protesters across a border _ even if protesting Gazans are burning tires, launching flaming kites and trying to rip apart a border fence.
NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower 2018-05-16T08:39:10Z 2018-05-15T14:26:12Z 2018-05-16T08:39:07Z U.S. stocks are moving broadly lower in early trading, led by declines in technology, health care and consumer-focused companies. Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service 2018-05-16T06:59:12Z 2018-05-15T10:34:25Z 2018-05-16T06:59:08Z Uber's ride-hailing service changes US rules governing riders, drivers seeking to pursue claims of sexual misconduct.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some