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When "Pokémon Go" first launched in 2016, things did not exactly go smoothly. The servers melted down under the crushing weight of so many would-be Pokémon trainers all signing up for the game at once,
The United States Women's National Team finished their dominant run through the group stage of the World Cup on Thursday with a 2-0 win over Sweden. The win over Sweden was especially sweet for the American
A new alliance spanning advertisers, agencies, and tech giants including WPP's GroupM, Unilever, Facebook, and Google formed this week to improve digital safety. It has some in the ad world worried. To
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During Zion Williamson's media availability on Wednesday leading up to the 2019 NBA Draft, a photo of the former Duke University star went viral because of its clear illustration of what many call "the
It was a wild day for Nick Kyrgios at the Fever-Tree Championships on Thursday. Kyrgios played two matches, beating Roberto Carballes Baena first in three sets, then losing to Felix Auger-Aliassime in
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is increasingly bearing the brunt of attacks from his fellow candidates, with the latest pile-on coming after a Tuesday night fundraiser
President Donald Trump won the electoral college despite losing the popular vote in 2016, and there are multiple possible scenarios by which he could so again in 2020. In on plausible scenario based on
A new study showed one of the Trump administration's biggest healthcare changes failed at its main goal
Thousands of working-age adults in Arkansas lost their Medicaid coverage as a result of new work requirements that failed to boost employment, according to a new study published in the New England Journal
Cameroon scored a miraculous, last-second goal to advance to knockout round at the Women's World Cup
Cameroon escaped to the knockout round of the Women's World Cup in dramatic fashion on Thursday, scoring a goal in the 95th minute of their match against New Zealand to seal their spot in the next phase
Over the past few months, 21 out of the 24 Democrats running for president in 2020 sat down with The New York Times to answer 18 questions related to their policy positions, their heroes, and their go-to
Joe Biden bragged about a harsh 1992 crime bill that did 'everything but hang people for jaywalking'
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People from Kansas City are roasting McDonald's UK for debuting a burger it says was inspired by the city
Kansas City is known for its slow-cooked, sauced-up barbecued meats, and not for its burgers. So when McDonald's UK released a Kansas City-inspired burger on Tuesday, apparently bemused city natives stormed
At a swanky, red-carpeted event that US drug giant Merck just hosted on Manhattan's Upper East Side, CEO Kenneth Frazier stood before a grand room, beneath a glittering chandelier, and took on a question
Within the next six months or so, Microsoft is going to pull the plug on supporting SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 — two outdated, but still reasonably common, server products. For Amazon Web
Some 8,600 personnel, 50 surface ships, 36 aircraft, and two submarines from 18 countries are in the Baltic Sea this month for Baltic Operations. The annual BaltOps exercise, led this year by the US Navy's
The Tampa Bay Rays have gotten permission from MLB to explore a scenario where they'd split their season between Tampa Bay, Florida, and Montreal, Canada, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan. In the scenario,
An incredible new "Super Mario Bros." game just launched, and it's totally free— and you'd better play it quick, because it almost certainly won't last. "Mario Royale" mashes up gaming classic "Super Bros."
Trump called Iran's drone attack 'a mistake,' but a top Iranian general called it 'a clear message' to the US
A day after after Iran downed a US Navy RQ-4 Global Hawk drone flying at high altitude, President Donald Trump said the attack was "a mistake" and that he found it "hard to believe" the attack was "intentional,"
• President Donald Trump's trade policies cost Americans tens of billions of dollars in their first year, even before major tariff escalations took place.• The pricetag of levies by the Trump administration
On Thursday, popular workplace chat app Slack made its highly anticipated debut on Wall Street that reportedly valued the company just under $20 billion, according to Bloomberg. Slack, which is trading
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President Donald Trump bizarrely dismissed Iran shooting down a US drone, admitting to it, and declaring itself ready for war, as a "mistake" in what looks like a bold but counterfactual move to avoid
In a shocking twist in the war crimes trial of Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a fellow SEAL who was called to testify admitted that it was he, not the defendant, who killed the prisoner
Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, spoke out on Wednesday in a scathing New York Times op-ed about Washington's lackluster response to his murder. The article comes a day United
The Los Angeles Lakers landed one big star this offseason in trading for Anthony Davis, but the trade itself may have cost them another. If the Davis trade goes through as presently constructed, it will