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Why tech has been slow to fight wildfires, extreme weather

SAN FRANCISCO -- For two years running , California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, that hasn't spurred much...

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus from China By The Associated Press January 22, 2020, 5:24 AM 3 min...

UK lays out tough child data privacy rules

Tough new rules drawn up by Britain's privacy regulator mean social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” kids...

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

Health officials around the world are keeping a close watch on an outbreak of a new virus in China By The Associated Press January 21, 2020, 6:20...

UN rights panel finds climate change can be cause for asylum

A U.N. human rights panel has ruled for the first time that people fleeing the effects of climate change may be entitled to claim...

The Latest: Trump touts US economy to Davos business leaders

U.S. President Donald Trump is selling the United States to the global business community By The Associated Press January 21, 2020, 11:22 AM 2 min read DAVOS, Switzerland --...

Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in Sarajevo

Dozens of people have gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in the Bosnian capital in the...

Spacewalking astronauts tackle final battery improvements

Spacewalking astronauts are wrapping up battery improvements outside the International Space Station By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer January 20, 2020, 12:18 PM 2 min read CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla....

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

Google’s chief executive is calling for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer January 20, 2020, 11:47 AM 2 min read LONDON --...

Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other...