Science News Yellowstone National Park grizzly bears could be removed from the Endangered Species list after a new federal report revealed that the bears are not threatened by the loss of one of their
Jang Song-thaek was a mentor to the young North Korean dictator until he was publicly purged last week. The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed for treason after being
Wildlife A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s
Business News Buffalo Wild Wings says it's switching from Coke to Pepsi, noting that it also plans to tap into PepsiCo snacks such as Doritos to create new menu offerings. The Minneapolis-based chain,
Starbucks is jumping on the soda streaming bandwagon. And amazingly it’s letting customers in certain stores globally carbonate not just juices and sodas but a selection of its coffee and tea beverages
At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth? But could kissing also be a tool with
A demonstration to mark the fifth anniversary of the killing of a teenager turned violent in Greece, after clashes broke out between police and protesters. Thousands of protesters marched through downtown
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Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness”
The plan is meant to "improve service and ultimately the overall customer experience," the analysts write. These four changes will take effect in 2014: 1. Adding labor. Panera Bread is hiring more employees.
Health news It’s a long way from central Oklahoma to Syria, but one of America’s last iron lung survivors says she’s a living reminder that an outbreak of polio anywhere in the world is a danger everywhere.
British girls are among the most likely to get drunk in the Western world British girls are more likely to get drunk than those in almost any country in the Western world, international research has found.
The Supreme Court has agreed to revisit Obamacare, this time to review the requirement that most employers provide contraceptive coverage in their employee health insurance plans. On Tuesday, the court
A new report from corporate watchdog Essential Information titled “Spooky Business” details how American corporations such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, McDonalds, and Shell are allegedly spying
The smartbulb throne isn't exactly the most exciting one to occupy, but Philips Hue has its fair share of challengers, such as the freshly released Bluetooth-controlled Lumen. Similar to Hue, you can not
The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping that of more traditional desktop and laptop personal computers for a while, and now it looks like we are finally approaching the tablet/PC tipping point,
Thank you, PowerUp. Apparently the last time we had the opportunity to write about paper airplanes was back in 2011, when a Seattle doctor built a tiny one using a da Vinci surgical robot. This time out,
Illuminating The Billion Dollar U.S. Intelligence Budget: Project SpyLighter Documents NSA Surveillance Technology
Documents released by the U.S. National Security Agency in the last couple of months, following successful Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests as part of a new crowdsourcing project called SpyLighter,
Parents Despite their "pumped up kicks,” kids today aren’t running nearly as fast as their parents did at the same age. In fact, in a one-mile run, youngsters now are about 1.5 minutes slower on those
Five things you didn't know about McDonald's -- like it's not the largest restaurant. When the topic of conversation turns to McDonald's (NYSE: MCD ) you are sure to get a wide range of opinions. Yet matter
New figures suggest that householders are feeling less optimistic about their finances than at any time since April. The Markit Household Finance Index (HFI) showed a particularly sharp decline between
The foreign exchange trading investigation is the latest multinational probe of financial benchmarks that affect trillions of dollars in personal and business transactions. A South Korean company has seven