Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march
Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to get more attention to fighting climate change.

Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000
Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000

Samsung poised to roll out new phones amid a lull in smartphone innovation.

February 20th, 12:03 AM PST
Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang
Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

Report: Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will stop selling genetic sequencers in China's Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism its products were used for surveillance.

4 hrs 25 mins ago
Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave
Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian pushes hard for paid parental leave in the US.

12 hrs 15 mins ago
Climate threat doubter is leading effort to advise Trump
Climate threat doubter is leading effort to advise Trump

The Trump administration is exploring the idea of a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being coordinated by a 79-year-old physicist who rejects mainstream climate science.

11 hrs 14 mins ago
Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan
Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

Arizona water officials say the state won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan wrapped up by a March 4 deadline set by the federal government.

February 19th, 2:33 PM PST
Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87
Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87

A climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died.

February 18th, 1:33 PM PST
And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander
And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander

And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is providing daily reports online.

February 19th, 12:53 PM PST
Neptune's newest, tiniest moon likely piece of bigger one
Neptune's newest, tiniest moon likely piece of bigger one

Neptune's newest and tiniest moon is probably an ancient fragment of a vastly larger nearby moon.

16 hrs 15 mins ago
Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action
Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change.

23 hrs 45 mins ago
Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force
Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

President Donald Trump is moving closer toward his goal of creating a Space Force, but it won't begin as a separate military branch as the president envisioned.

February 19th, 8:13 AM PST
Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island
Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina.

12 hrs 35 mins ago
Brothers in Smollett case are bodybuilders, aspiring actors
Brothers in Smollett case are bodybuilders, aspiring actors

Brothers at the center of the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are bodybuilders with an online following who have dabbled in acting and at least one failed business venture, according to reports and social media posts.

9 hrs 15 mins ago
Rare owls thrive in ghost town near Los Angeles airport
Rare owls thrive in ghost town near Los Angeles airport

Researchers have discovered a group of rare owls thriving in a nature preserve near Los Angeles International Airport.

February 17th, 2:43 PM PST
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

UK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems.

21 hrs 15 mins ago
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

Microsoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections.

23 hrs 5 mins ago
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Exposed Chinese database with names, birthdates, employers and even last places visited shows depth of surveillance state and expanded use of facial recognition.

February 18th, 11:23 PM PST
Wisconsin court: Judge's Facebook friendship could show bias
Wisconsin court: Judge's Facebook friendship could show bias

A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled that a judge created at least the appearance of bias by Facebook friending a woman whose child custody case he was hearing.

14 hrs 35 mins ago
California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app
California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app

A Northern California college student is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs.

14 hrs 15 mins ago
Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect
Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect

A Thai court has accepted a U.S. request that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts be extradited to the United States, but the suspect could end up in Russia anyway.

17 hrs 45 mins ago
Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on
Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

Driver hurt by shrapnel from ARC air bag inflator, prompting GM recall as nearly 4-year-old federal investigation continues.

15 hrs 55 mins ago
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week

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

February 18th, 1:33 AM PST
Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks
Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Wednesday, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports.

19 hrs 5 mins ago
Khloe Kardashian bestie Malika Haqq fierce on cheating front
Khloe Kardashian bestie Malika Haqq fierce on cheating front

Khloe Kardashian bestie Malika Haqq has proven a fierce wing woman to bestie Khloe Kardashian among fresh Tristan Thompson cheating reports.

10 hrs 15 mins ago
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat.

February 18th, 1:53 AM PST
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alert

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

February 15th, 8:53 AM PST
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's role

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

February 16th, 6:53 AM PST
EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks
EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks to get polluting CO2 levels down.

February 19th, 2:23 AM PST
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but he's in no rush.

February 19th, 12:53 PM PST
The Latest: Analysts see Galaxy Fold as a niche product
The Latest: Analysts see Galaxy Fold as a niche product

Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated, but expensive, smartphone with a foldable screen.

14 hrs 55 mins ago
New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook
New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

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

February 17th, 9:23 PM PST
Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election
Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

Twitter tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of spring elections.

February 19th, 8:03 AM PST
Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says
Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

A new congressional report says senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials.

February 19th, 8:13 AM PST
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

A top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data _ but with lots of mistakes.

February 16th, 12:13 PM PST
For sake of pupils' pupils, China to ban homework on apps
For sake of pupils' pupils, China to ban homework on apps

An eastern Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps as part of efforts to preserve students' eyesight.

February 18th, 1:53 AM PST
Court rejects far-right party's lawsuit against Berlin mayor
Court rejects far-right party's lawsuit against Berlin mayor

A court has rejected a lawsuit against the mayor of Berlin by the far-right Alternative for Germany party, which accused him of unlawful, one-sided support of a protest against it.

20 hrs 15 mins ago

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