New Zealand's largest bookstore chain has made the decision to stop selling Jordan Peterson's self-help book, "12 Rules for Life," following the horrifying shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people a week ago. This is just bizarre.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida's reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the four.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.
In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao.
Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate manoeuvring by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.NASA's Anne McClain and Nick Hague took 6 hours and 39 minutes to replace three old nickel-hydrogen batteries
Like the original Mini in 1959 or the Volkswagen Golf in 1974 or the Renault Espace in 1984, it created and defined a market segment which it went on to dominate, as “first mover” for many years after. The Qashqai, as a hatch/SUV “crossover” did just that, and the company has wisely evolved the original
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Friday that the Trump administration has finalized $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, calling the expansion of nuclear energy "the real" Green
Uber has chosen to make its giant market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, with the transport app expected to be valued at up to $120bn (£91bn).
While last summer feels like a distant memory, 2019 has so far seen the hottest February day on record in Britain, with warmer weather and longer evenings starting to return. But this weekend, the clocks will change, as we enter British Summer Time (BST).
If you believe the creator of the world’s most popular augmented reality game, augmented reality is still very much in its infancy. Niantic has experienced a high level of continued success with its 2016 mobile game “Pokémon GO.” To speak about the game’s evolution and the state of augmented reality
The Trump administration announced Friday it’s finalizing a $3.7 billion loan guarantee for two nuclear reactors being built by Southern Co. Called Plant Vogtle, it’s the only nuclear facility under construction in the U.S. and one seen as vital for an industry that’s lagged due to competition from cheaper
Sony announced a new PlayStation-centric video presentation called "State of Play," with the first episode set to debut on Monday, March 25. "State of Play," much like Microsoft's "Inside Xbox" series or Nintendo's Nintendo Directs, is meant to offer "updates
All trains to and from London's Waterloo were cancelled for two hours on Friday morning, causing major disruption for commuters. No South Western Railway (SWR) trains were able to serve London Waterloo from 5am. A spokesman for Network Rail, who were carrying out the engineering work, said: "
A Catholic priest celebrating morning mass on Friday was stabbed by a man at Montreal's landmark Saint Joseph's Oratory. Father Claude Grou, who is the church rector, was wounded in the upper body and transported to a hospital, according to the Catholic diocese. A suspect was held by the
The president of the company behind a proposed rocket-launching facility near Canso, N.S., says even in the worst-case scenarios of explosions, fires or spills, the public and environment will be safe. Steve Matier of Maritime Launch Services (MLS) made the comments after the company filed a new report
The baby rhesus macaque Grady, conceived using sperm from one of the young monkeys in the study. Photograph: AFP/Getty ImagesTesticular tissue taken from young monkeys, which is then frozen and grafted back into their bodies later in their life, can give rise to sperm and allow them to father live young
Nokia has warned that there may be "compliance issues" at a French company that it acquired three years ago for €15.6bn (£13.4bn).
While Instagram is known by many as the platform where friends and family mainly post photographs of their food, Nigella Lawson has said it is not quite good enough to show off her home cooking exploits.
The company plans to unveil a video service that will include TV series and movies backed by Apple and provide access to existing Netflix-like digital video services (but not to Netflix itself). Apple also plans a subscription service for an online collection of news publications and magazines. In
Emma Russo, a science teacher at all-girls South Hampstead High School, was among three Britons selected in the longlist for this year’s Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. Ms Russo was praised for her efforts to encourage more girls to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
A “treasure trove” of new species have been discovered in a newly-unearthed fossil site in southern China that dates back 518 million years, according to a new study. More than half of the remains found at the Qingjiang site, in Hubei province, were previously unknown to scientists. Researchers said