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At Least 30 Killed in Taliban Fire Attack in Afghanistan, Officials Say

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:10:02 -0400

The attack comes amid days-long insurgent violence....
Former Tesla engineer claims she was pushed out for raising safety concerns

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:16:13 -0400

Just about two months ago, Tesla filed a lawsuit against a former employee named Martin Tripp. According to the complaint, and offhand remarks from Elon Musk, Tripp tried to sabotage the Model 3 produ....
Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:06:22 -0400

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World....
Fears over twin of collapsed Genoa bridge in Venezuela

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:41:51 -0400

Venezuelans are concerned over the safety of a "twin" viaduct of the collapsed Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italy, after a fire on the concrete structure caused a major blackout. Designed by Italian stru....
Church Abuse Survivors Demand a Full Reckoning After Pennsylvania Report

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:05:07 -0400

About 40 of the nearly 200 dioceses in the U.S. have released lists of priests accused of abusing children....
Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:13:12 -0400

The number of days marked by potentially destructive ocean heatwaves has doubled in 35 years, and will multiply another five-fold at current rates of climate change, scientists warned Wednesday. Comp....
Program aims to help young scientists conduct experiments in space

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:20:29 -0400

Many children grow up wanting to be astronauts — but without encouragement or....
Anti-Vaxxers Worried About Autism Should Be More Concerned About DDT

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0400

A chemical banned in 1972 has repercussions today.....
Dozens of Troops Killed by Taliban Attacks on Checkpoints in Afghanistan, Officials Say

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:50:20 -0400

The assault followed a massive insurgent attack last week....
Scorching weather helps uncover archaeological sites around Britain

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:23:51 -0400

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archae....
Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:05:45 -0400

TOKYO (AP) — Japan raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island on Wednesday, urging its 105 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption.....
The Death Toll From Italy's Genoa Bridge Collapse Is at Least 38

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:22:59 -0400

Many in the city had said the 1967 bridge needed shoring up....
President Trump Seizes on New York Governor's Statement That America 'Was Never That Great'

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:06:44 -0400

Trump said Gov. Andrew Cuomo is "having a total meltdown"....
Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here's What to Know About It

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:12 -0400

Tourists and residents alike have been chased away from Florida’s famous beaches by an ominous-sounding ecological occurrence: red tide.....
Onetime Teen Mom Who Became a Celebrated Teacher Wins Democratic House Primary

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:33:20 -0400

Jahana Hayes could be the first black woman to win a CT congressional seat....
Bayer Vows Stronger Roundup Defense as It Absorbs Monsanto

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:48:04 -0400

Bayer AG vowed to step up its defense against a wave of U.S. lawsuits over the herbicide Roundup as it began the formal integration of Monsanto Co., acquired for $66 billion in June. Because U.S. aut....
British warship joins forces with American F-35B jets

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:26:40 -0400

Defense Specialist Allison Barrie on why Britain's largest warship ever, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, is joining forces with the most powerful American-made stealth fighter jets in the world, the F-35....
U.S. Says New Tariffs on Turkey to Stay as Qatar Comes to President Erdogan's Aid

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 04:45:05 -0400

Washington said tariffs will stay regardless of whether an American pastor detained in Turkey is freed....
Scientists from Latin America to diffuse advances in neurosciences

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:52:36 -0400

Mexico, Aug. 15 (Notimex).- With the participation of scientists from Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and Mexico, the symposium "The challenge of neurosciences in Latin America" ​​will be ....
Police Arrest Man Believed to Be Connected to 46 Overdoses in a Connecticut Park

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:57:04 -0400

No deaths were reported from the overdoses, which are believed to be related to "K2" synthetic marijuana....
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution owes more to his garden than the Galápagos

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:41:40 -0400

Was Darwin inspired by the tropical wildlife of his travels to discover natural selection? Actually, pigeons, worms and barnacles were far more prominent in his thinking.....
Americans Are Spending an Incredible Amount of Money at Restaurants

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:55:12 -0400

It's the fastest growth rate in years....
After firefighting rips up the land, crews move in to fix it

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:13:36 -0400

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Jack Hattendorf steers his road grader back and forth across a dirt path cutting through blackened earth.....
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes GOP Primary to Secretary of State Kris Kobach

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:54:57 -0400

Kobach will face Democrat Laura Kelly in the November general election....
China’s Top Buddhist Monk Has Resigned Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:10:09 -0400

Shi Xuecheng was under investigation for alleged sexual harassment of six female monks....
Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Ex Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:49:31 -0400

Judge T.S. Ellis III sent the jury back Thursday shortly before 10 a.m.....
Turkey Escalates Feud With U.S. By Increasing Tariffs on American Imports

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:47:02 -0400

The products include rice, cars, alcohol and coal....
Baker Who Refused to Make a Gay Wedding Cake Sues Colorado Again Over a Gender Transition Celebration

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:19:01 -0400

The Colorado baker whose refusal to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple — citing religious beliefs — made it all the way to the Supreme Court is suing the state again.....
Colorado Police Searching for 'Endangered Missing' Pregnant Mom and 2 Daughters

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:51:03 -0400

"I'm just hoping right now that she's somewhere safe," her husband said....
Swimmer Suffers Puncture Wounds in Shark Attack on Cape Cod

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:46:48 -0400

A 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his torso and legs as he was attacked by a shark in Cape Cod....
Parkland Students Begin First Day of School—With New Classroom Locks and Upgraded Video Surveillance

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:00:51 -0400

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High will use heavy security, video surveillance....