FAA Outage Highlights Fragility of the Aviation System

Tens of thousands of flights were delayed or canceled around Christmas when frigid weather and storms made travel treacherous. But the weather was mostly...

Is there a country that’s really handled this well?

With more states across America ordering millions to stay home, and Britain joining the rest of Europe in shuttering nonessential businesses and...

Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 strikes central Turkey

Stein explained that the first is about a 20% cut to the domestic discretionary budget, a "forward-looking domestic spending freeze." Republicans are also demanding...

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 strikes central Turkey

Stein explained that the first is about a 20% cut to the domestic discretionary budget, a "forward-looking domestic spending freeze." Republicans are also demanding...

At least 23 dead as dozens of wildfires torch forests in Chile

The vote gave formal approval to a proposal first put forward by the Rules and Bylaws Committee in early December, which came after...

Pro-Western, retired general Pavel sweeps Czech presidential vote

By Robert Muller and Jan LopatkaPRAGUE (Reuters) -Former army chief and high NATO official Petr Pavel won the Czech Republic's presidential election on Saturday...

Brasilia rioters: Who are they?

They are a diverse bunch -- black and white, rich and poor, young and old. But the Bolsonaro-backing rioters who invaded and defaced the...

Earth is turning into a planet of flies

When you think of flowers being pollinated, you likely picture a bee or butterfly doing the work. But many different insects also visit flowers...

Strikes in east Ukraine despite Putin’s ceasefire order

Bakhmut (Ukraine) (AFP) - Artillery exchanges pounded war-scarred cities in eastern Ukraine on Friday despite Russian leader Vladimir Putin unilaterally ordering his forces to...

The U.S. May Finally Breach the Debt Ceiling. Here’s Why That Would Be Very Bad.

WASHINGTON — The new Republican majority in the House of Representatives has Washington and Wall Street bracing for a revival of brinkmanship over the...

In Speaker Fight’s Final Hours, Arm-Twisting, Flaring Tempers and Calls From Trump

WASHINGTON — Confident that he was about to win the speaker’s gavel after a torturous four-day stretch of defeats, Representative Kevin McCarthy of California...

Two Years Later, Prosecutions of Jan. 6 Rioters Continue to Grow

18 charged with seditious conspiracy Eleven were members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia largely made...

How Far Right Are the 20 Republicans Who Voted Against McCarthy?

The Republicans who voted against the bid by Representative Kevin McCarthy of California for House speaker include...

Trump-DeSantis Showdown Could Supercharge Latino Evangelicals’ Influence

MIAMI — Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida hasn’t announced he’s running for president yet. But among the right-leaning voting blocs that are pulling for...

Trying to Trademark ‘Rigged Election,’ and Other Revelations From the Jan. 6 Transcripts

In one recent transcript, the committee revealed an email from Dan Scavino Jr., a deputy White House chief of staff, to Jared Kushner, the...

Simulation shows tsunami from dinosaur-killing asteroid that brought 2.5-mile-high waves to Gulf Coast

Some 66 million years ago, a 6-mile-wide asteroid crashed into Earth near what today is Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, wiping out much of...

Apple crash and fall tech inundating 911 dispatchers with automated calls, reports say

Apple devices’ crash and fall detection features are reportedly flooding 911 emergency service and...

Paddington Bear on Mars? NASA images from the red planet capture the internet’s imagination

Is it a bear? A wolf? A “doge?” The internet has mixed opinions...

Twitter employees battling misinformation among latest layoffs

Cuts at Twitter under Elon Musk’s ownership aren’t over just yet, with employees responsible for global content moderation as well as those...

Amazon workers joke about Jeff Bezos comeback amid Andy Jassy layoffs

Amazon employees openly welcomed a potential comeback by Jeff Bezos to run the struggling e-retail giant after current CEO Andy Jassy announced...

Amazon cutting 17,000 jobs — 7,000 more than planned: report

Amazon is planning to lay off more than 17,000 workers, 7,000 more than initially expected, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The e-commerce giant,...

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Twitter slows retweets ahead of election to combat viral misinformation

Twitter is making it harder for tweets to go viral ahead of the election...

Robinhood says some customer accounts may have become target of hackers

Fintech startup Robinhood said Friday some customers might have become a target of hackers...

Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

The high cost of health care is persisting during the pandemic, even for people lucky enough to still have job-based insurance.The average annual cost of a health plan covering a family rose to $21,342 in 2020, according to the latest survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit group that tracks employer-based coverage. Workers paid about a quarter of the total premiums, or $5,588,...