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Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Boeing’s crew capsule rocketed toward orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by...

Proposed Nebraska mine has sizeable deposit of rare elements

The mining company that wants to extract a rare heat-resistant element from the ground under southeast Nebraska says a new report shows the deposit...

WhatsApp adds messaging tools to attract businesses

WhatsApp parent Meta is moving forward with its push to attract businesses to its popular chat app ByBarbara Ortutay Ap Technology Writer May 19, 2022, 3:01...

New Twitter policy aims to pierce fog of war misinformation

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy cracking down on posts that spread potentially dangerous false...

Japan to donate $2 million to IAEA for Ukraine nuke safety

TOKYO -- Japan announced Thursday that it will donate 2 million euros ($2.1 million) to the International Atomic Energy Agency for its efforts to...

‘Twitter philanthropy’ reveals chasms in social safety net

Single father Billy Price was already struggling to make ends meet before someone broke into his Michigan storage unit, stole his identity and ruined...

New inquiry into Australian mother convicted of 4 homicides

CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian state attorney general on Wednesday declined to pardon a mother convicted almost 20 years ago of smothering her four...

Hawaii hurricane season forecasted to be slow with La Nina

Federal forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific basin should expect two to four hurricanes, tropical depressions or tropical storms this year ByCaleb Jones Associated...

Biden warns of ‘another tough hurricane season’ this year

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- President Joe Biden warned Wednesday that the country will likely see “another tough hurricane season” this year, and he...

NY agency files discrimination complaint against Amazon

A state agency in New York has filed an administrative complaint against Amazon, alleging the e-commerce giant discriminated against pregnant and disabled workers by...