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Delta variant exploits low vaccine rates, easing of rules

The latest alarming coronavirus variant is exploiting low global vaccination rates and a rush to ease pandemic restrictions, adding new urgency to the drive...

Melting ice imperils 98% of Emperor penguin colonies by 2100

With climate change threatening the sea ice habitat of Emperor penguins, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list...

Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network

Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the...

What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

A COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case is when a vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus By The Associated Press July 29, 2021, 4:13 AM • 2 min...

China fines tech giants for content exploiting children

China’s internet watchdog says it has fined technology platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and gaming firm Tencent for spreading sexually suggestive content involving...

Hottest seller at GameStop is its own stock, $1B raised

GameStop raised more than $1 billion in its latest stock sale, capitalizing on a newly arrived and fervent army of online investors By MICHELLE CHAPMAN...

South Korea bans Google, Apple payment monopolies

South Korea’s National Assembly has approved legislation that bans app store operators such as Google and Apple from forcing developers to use their in-app...

Study: Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of...

Forecasters: Hurricane season to be busier than 1st thought

U.S. government forecasters say they expect the Atlantic hurricane season to be busier than they first thought By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer August 4, 2021,...

T-Mobile CEO says “truly sorry” for hack of 50M users’ data

T-Mobile says it has notified nearly all of the millions of customers whose personal data was stolen and that it is “truly sorry” for...