A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging without the permissio...
A new United Nations report finds that countries are not promising to do enough carbon-cutting to keep global warming from hitting dangerous levels.
TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay $92 million to U.S. users who are part of a class-action lawsuit alleging that the video-sharing app collected...
AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015.
The popular “Reply All” podcast has been put on hiatus and is canceling two remaining episodes of a series that explored allegations of structural racism and a problemati...
Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or ...
New Mexico is going after the federal government for failing to make progress on cleaning up contamination left behind by decades of bomb-making and nuclear research at o...
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A bone cancer survivor who's now a physician assistant will join a billionaire on SpaceX's first private spaceflight this fall.
A space station supply ship has blasted into orbit from Virginia on the 59th anniversary of John Glenn's historic flight.
Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in America where someone could legally pay for sex.
Meteorologists started warning about this week's killer cold as much as three weeks in advance, yet catastrophe still happened.
NASA has released the first close-up picture that captures a rover descending to the surface of Mars.
Legislative testimony made in support of a GOP-backed effort to limit public health orders made by Ohio’s governor was removed from YouTube after the service deemed it co...
The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers should be classed as “workers” and not self-employed.
Kia Motors America says it’s restoring services crippled by a computer network outage that began last weekend, apparently affecting dealers’ ability to order vehicles and...
Health officials around the world are racing to vaccinate enough people to stop the spread of COVID-19 — but what qualifies as “enough” is still an open question.
An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked at the International Space Station with a load of supplies.
Epic Games has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with European Union regulators, opening up a new front in its war with the tech giant over app store payments.
Google is quickly negotiating generous deals with Australian media companies to pay for journalism as lawmakers consider forcing digital giants into such agreements.
It seems like the world's weather has turned upside-down.
A new study finds plant-eating dinosaurs arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins.
The European Space Agency is holding its first astronaut recruitment drive in 11 years and says greater diversity is one of the goals.
The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above $50,000 for the first time.
After a wild week in which Bitcoin soared to new heights, Bitcoin is crossing the $50,000 mark.
South Korea’s spy agency says North Korean hackers attempted to steal information about coronavirus vaccines and treatments.
Higher education has lagged in Iraq since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
The makers of COVID-19 vaccines are figuring out how to tweak their recipes just in case the shots need an update against worrisome virus mutations.