NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A live, 10-minute video of the aftermath of a police officer shooting a black man in Minnesota was the latest example of the riveting power of video streaming and the complex ethical and policy issues it raises for Facebook Live and similar features. The graphic video taken by the victim’s girlfriend […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy’s said hackers were able to steal customers’ credit and debit card information at 1,025 of its U.S. restaurants, far more than it originally thought.
By Paul Taylor WARSAW (Reuters) – NATO leaders will display their resolve towards a resurgent Russia at a summit in Warsaw on Friday despite what many see as a weakening of the West due to Britain's vote to leave the European Union. U.S. President Barack Obama, attending his last summit of the Western defense alliance […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit on Friday and Saturday (all times local):
Donald Trump seems to have no problem making enemies, which is why it’s not surprising to see that sometimes-effective hacker collective Anonymous has him in their sights again.
MIT Technology Review A Shot in the Arm for Obama's Precision Medicine InitiativeMIT Technology ReviewPrecision medicine is a big idea. Tailoring drugs and therapies to a patient's individual disease, lifestyle, environment, and genes could touch off healthcare revolution, or so the thinking goes. But first there is much we need to learn about what …FDA […]
For many 401(k) retirement-plan participants, choosing the right fund can be hard enough. It gets even harder when they don’t have the best funds to choose from in the first place. New academic research shows that mutual-fund companies tend to favor their own funds when setting the menus for the 401(k) plans they administer.
As more and more baby boomers start eyeing the coastline of retirement, thoughts turn from the daily worry over the Monday-through-Friday commute to concerns about how to fund the golden years. How about your 401(k), IRA and other retirement accounts that make up your nest egg? Do you have a good handle on when to […]
Japan's Eisai said on Friday it would consider all options, including possible legal action, to fight delays in Britain's healthcare system that prevent patients from accessing one of its drugs to treat a rare form of cancer. The move highlights frustration among drugmakers at the way the National Health Service (NHS) restricts access to new […]
She paired the tea-length dress with vampy stiletto peach sandals.
At least one person died and four others were seriously injured following a fire at a domestic gas storage facility at the Marib province of Yemen on Thursday
Rolling Stone writer comes up with five crazy economic reforms millennials should fight for.
NEW YORK (AP) — John McMartin, the versatile, gentlemanly Tony Award-nominated actor who starred on Broadway in such shows as "Follies" and "Sweet Charity," has died, according to his manager. McMartin was 86.
The report found that home price growth exceeded wage growth in nearly two thirds of the nation's housing markets so far this year, with urban centers like San Francisco and New York City among the least affordable. Home prices in 9 percent of the U.S. housing market are now less affordable than their historic norms, […]
___ Job creator or job killer? A look at the Pacific trade deal The sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal now being debated would cover everything from Vietnamese labor unions to copyright protections to trade …
U.S. state and local spending on prisons and jails grew at three times the rate of spending on schools over the last 33 years as the number of Americans behind bars ballooned under a spate of harsh sentencing laws, a government report released Thursday said. U.S. Secretary of Education John King said the report's stark […]
New York Times Review: 'Cold War 2,' a Brisk Exercise in Hong Kong SuspenseNew York TimesA hit in Hong Kong, the 2012 crime film “Cold War” went straight to video in the United States — too bad because it's a tense, engaging thriller that deftly plays with a template partially established by “Infernal Affairs,” an […]
Discovered by the House Manager during a routine clean, the secret drawings were tucked inside the pages of books at Melford Hall in southeast England, where the children's book writer Beatrix Potter would often spend her holidays between 1899-1916. Beatrix Potter was the cousin of Lady Ethel Hyde Parker, the grandmother of the present Baronet […]
At least 20 people were killed and 50 others wounded on Thursday evening in an attack on a Shi’ite mausoleum north of Baghdad, security sources said. The site, the Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi, is located in Balad, about 93 kilometers (58 miles) north of Baghdad. A suicide car bomb blew up at […]
Perhaps signaling that a future of bendable displays is closer to becoming a reality than ever before, ZDNet is reporting that LG Display recently took steps to ramp up production for plastic OLED panels, or POLED for short. By utilizing plastic instead of glass, POLED panels are much more malleable and bendable, making the technology an […]