Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'
Back to Earth: Washington set to allow 'human composting'

Washington state could become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as natural organic reduction - also called human composting.

Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism
Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism

Tesla CEO Musk is expected to provide a deeper look into the company's self-driving technology but experts are skeptical it can do what he says.

13 hrs 54 mins ago
Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues
Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

Samsung is pushing off the public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking.

3 hrs 24 mins ago
Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings
Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

Police in Sri Lanka say the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide attacks before the violence.

18 hrs 4 mins ago
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.

15 hrs 34 mins ago
The Latest: FBI says it's aiding Sri Lanka investigation
The Latest: FBI says it's aiding Sri Lanka investigation

Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew after bombings that killed more than 200 people.

17 hrs 44 mins ago
California police say teen lured to assault with dating app
California police say teen lured to assault with dating app

California police say teenage sexual assault victim was lured through dating app.

18 hrs 34 mins ago
British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware
British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information.

April 20th, 10:31 AM CDT
Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg
Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg

Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company's data-handing lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

April 19th, 12:11 PM CDT
Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving
Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after the Arizona House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a cellphone use ban and sent it to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey for his expected signature.

April 18th, 4:31 PM CDT
Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze
Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze

Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame's smallest official residents _ some 180,000 bees _ somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral's ancient wooden roof.

April 19th, 9:01 AM CDT
Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection
Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by global warming overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

April 21st, 10:51 AM CDT
Biologist study finds mercury in predator peregrine falcons
Biologist study finds mercury in predator peregrine falcons

A Nevada state wildlife biologist is finding that not even the fastest bird on Earth can escape mercury contamination.

April 21st, 10:41 AM CDT
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on

Oklahoma City is using science and technology to sustain the DNA of a tree symbolizing hope 24 years after the deadliest act of domestic terrorism on US soil.

April 19th, 2:41 PM CDT
Bobcat survives deadly California wildfire, has 4 kittens
Bobcat survives deadly California wildfire, has 4 kittens

Wildlife officials say a young bobcat captured and collared a day before a massive, deadly wildfire has given birth to four kittens.

April 19th, 1:11 PM CDT
Microsoft workers join China's debate over grueling workweek
Microsoft workers join China's debate over grueling workweek

Tech workers in China protesting a corporate culture of grueling work schedules are getting some support from their U.S. peers.

3 hrs 5 mins ago
Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses
Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses

A Washington state lawmaker has raised the ire of nurses by commenting in a speech on the Senate floor that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards on their breaks.

April 20th, 6:01 PM CDT
Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed
Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

Physician-services company EmCare says a breach exposed personal information about some patients.

April 20th, 4:41 PM CDT
Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days
Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures.

April 19th, 11:01 AM CDT
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia.

April 19th, 4:31 AM CDT
Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes
Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes

Scientists went looking for tiny earthquakes in Southern California and found 1.8 million of them over a decade.

April 18th, 1:41 PM CDT

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Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed
Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

Physician-services company EmCare says a breach exposed personal information about some patients.

April 20th, 4:41 PM CDT
Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days
Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures.

April 19th, 11:01 AM CDT
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia.

April 19th, 4:31 AM CDT
Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes
Southern California tickled by tiny tremors every 3 minutes

Scientists went looking for tiny earthquakes in Southern California and found 1.8 million of them over a decade.

April 18th, 1:41 PM CDT
Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon
Stolen pickup truck strikes, kills Uber passenger in Oregon

Portland police say a man driving a speeding, stolen truck crashed into a sport-utility vehicle, killing an Uber passenger.

23 hrs 44 mins ago
Offshore wind developers to invest $4.5M in Rhode Island
Offshore wind developers to invest $4.5M in Rhode Island

The developers of a new offshore wind farm are investing $4.5 million in Rhode Island to advance the industry in the state.

3 hrs 34 mins ago
IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street
IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

Zoom, Pinterest soar beyond IPO prices in market debut.

April 18th, 11:01 AM CDT
Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book
Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book

As an early Microsoft employee, Melinda Gates said the brash culture at the famously tough, revolutionary tech company made her want quit, but she didn't discuss it with Bill Gates, the company CEO who was also her boyfriend and husband.

4 hrs 24 mins ago
Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012
Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

Trump suggests Romney should have put as much energy into 2012 race as the Utah Republican does in criticizing him.

April 20th, 6:31 PM CDT
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

Legendary paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, whose ghost hunting with her late husband inspired famous horror films, has died at age 92.

April 19th, 3:41 PM CDT
Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows
Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party.

April 18th, 11:41 PM CDT
President attends Easter service following slew of tweets
President attends Easter service following slew of tweets

President Donald Trump is using Easter morning to offer condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, continue his attacks on special counsel Robert Muller's investigation and attend service at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea near his Florida estate.

April 21st, 10:11 AM CDT
2 Zooms soared after the IPO: Did you buy the wrong one?
2 Zooms soared after the IPO: Did you buy the wrong one?

Investors on Thursday pounced on their first chance to buy a stake in Zoom Video Communications, but have mistakenly bought shares in the delisted Zoom Technologies.

April 18th, 11:31 AM CDT
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday.

April 21st, 2:41 PM CDT
Ancestry pulls slavery-era ad after backlash
Ancestry pulls slavery-era ad after backlash

Ancestry.com is apologizing after an ad for the DNA testing company that showed a white man and black woman discussing escaping to the North during the Civil War era drew widespread criticism online.

April 19th, 10:31 AM CDT

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