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Sanders and Bloomberg exchange blows as Democratic race heats upThe gloves continue to come off in the race for the Democratic nomination, with Bernie Sanders attacking the billionaire former New York City mayor’s record on race, and Bloomberg taking a swipe at the Vermont senator and his fervent supporters.


2/17/2020 9:35:10 AM

Former mayoral candidate drugged woman with cupcake to steal newborn, officials sayJuliette Parker, 38, was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempted kidnapping and assault, per the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.


2/17/2020 2:50:28 PM

Cuba burning tires to power factory as US oil sanctions biteThe Cuban government has ordered a cement factory to burn old tires to power its operations and save on oil, amid a worsening fuel shortage brought on by US sanctions on the Communist island. On orders of President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the firm Cementos Cienfuegos, located in the center of the country, will receive an increasing supply of used tires to burn, the official daily Granma said Monday. Cuba has been suffering oil shortages since last September, when the administration of President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on ships carrying petroleum to the island from its main fuel supplier Venezuela.


2/17/2020 2:10:14 PM

Gunmen kill 24 and injure 18 in attack on Burkina Faso churchGunmen killed 24 people, including a pastor, in an attack on a church during Sunday Mass in northwestern Burkina Faso, four security sources told Reuters on Monday.


2/17/2020 4:42:57 PM

US embassy in Baghdad attacked with rocketsRockets have dropped near the US embassy in Iraq and a military base hosting American troops, according to officials.There have been no causalities reported following the strikes, which fell amid heightened tensions in the Middle East.


2/16/2020 12:29:13 PM

North Korea vs. South Korea: Who Wins a War Straight-Up?Quality vs. quantity?


2/16/2020 2:00:00 PM

Daughter of man accused of killing 8 describes his abuseThe daughter of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Monday that he was abusive and beat her frequently. My'Khyiah Godbolt took the stand at a courthouse in Magnolia, the Daily Leader newspaper reported, to testify against her father, Willie Cory Godbolt. Godbolt, 37, is charged with capital murder, accused of fatally shooting eight people, including the deputy who arrived at his in-laws' home over the Memorial Day in 2017.


2/17/2020 8:07:04 PM

6-year-old girl attacked by mountain lion in CaliforniaOne of the adults the girl was with pushed the mountain lion off her and into the bushes, a ranger said.


2/17/2020 12:57:00 PM

Buttigieg: I won't 'take lectures on family values' from Rush LimbaughPete Buttigieg had a simple response on Sunday when asked about talk show host Rush Limbaugh's questioning whether Americans are ready to back a gay candidate for president.


2/16/2020 9:59:56 AM

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In response to a new law, the ride-hail service shows California drivers where a ride would go and how much it would pay. Drivers are learning when to say “No.”

2/18/2020 6:00:00 AM

Everything’s a critic.

2/18/2020 6:00:00 AM

Quantum cryptography is clever and impressive, but companies calling it "unbreakable" and "unhackable" turns me into Shrödinger's sourpuss.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

Each month we publish a six-word story—and it could be written by you. 

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

Whether you toil at home or in an open-plan office, these tools will keep your desk clean and your mind clear.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

If you want to understand how technology is changing our job prospects, take a look at the folks who transcribe audio recordings into text.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

In the Midwest, Christian entrepreneurs are searching for relief from the corrosive grind of company-building—while some faith leaders preach the gospel of crushing it.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

Thirty-four heifers aboard a stable in Rotterdam harbor are showing that cow buoys might be a sustainable, reliable alternative to our current food system.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

Immense changes show us, year after year, that we are basically the same as ever, just reacting to the curves of life well out of our control.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM

According to the CDC, the average person leaves a little something behind—0.14 grams of something—when they wipe. There's an appliance for that.

2/18/2020 5:00:00 AM