Stephanie Linares

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4 Ways Donald Trump Has Totally Hurt Science

Just kidding.<p>Even before the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump on January 20, scientists and citizens had begun wringing their hands in …

Qualcomm allegedly bribed Apple into not making a WiMAX iPhone

Sorry, Intel and Sprint!<p>The FTC filed a blockbuster lawsuit against Qualcomm today, arguing that the chipmaker used its baseband processor patents to illegally force competitors out of the market. (The short version: the FTC says Qualcomm wouldn’t sell modems to any company that didn’t also agree …

Mobile

Texas, 12 other states sue to block Obama coal mining rule

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed …

Pesticides

Associated Press News

China Leaves U.S. in Dust With $361 Billion Renewable Energy Investment

By Nika Knight<p>While climate activists in the U.S. mount a resistance to the incoming climate-change-denying Trump administration, on the other side …

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

Cryptocurrencies rise on Trump victory

Donald Trump’s historic victory in the 2016 US presidential elections predictably and immediately hammered the value of the dollar on foreign currency exchange markets. But, for cryptocurrencies, the news had an equal and opposite effect.<p>Coindesk reports the value of Bitcoin started rising steadily …

Cryptocurrency

Obama on Trump: 'We are now all rooting for his success'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An emphatically upbeat President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to work toward a "smooth transition" of power to the man he's spent the last year denigrating, insisting that despite his differences with President-elect Donald Trump he would uphold the central tenet of American …

Money pours in for anti-pipeline protest, but will it last?

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in North Dakota to protest the nearby …

Keith Lamont Scott, Fatally Shot by N.C. Cops, Warned Repeatedly to Drop Gun: Chief

The armed man fatally shot by North Carolina cops was given multiple warnings to drop his weapon, police officials said Wednesday in the wake of violent late-night clashes between law enforcement and protesters.<p>The family of Keith Lamont Scott, 43, who was shot and killed Tuesday near the …

Jessica Alba's Honest Company Is Reportedly In Talks to Sell to Unilever

The Honest Company, the consumer packaged goods company co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, could soon be joining Unilever.<p>The five-year-old company, …

U.S. Safety Commission: Stop Using Samsung Phones Linked to Fires

The U.S. consumer safety watchdog on Friday urged the public to power down and stop using all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones over the batteries that can explode or catch fire.<p>The Consumer Product Safety Commission warning comes amid reports of problems with the lithium ion batteries that can …

Hey Apple and Samsung, Xiaomi just launched tap-to-pay in China

Like Apple and Samsung users in China, Xiaomi smartphone owners are now able to "tap to pay" at contactless terminals in stores. But Xiaomi users …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Reportedly Catch Fire

SEOUL, South Korea — Almost $7 billion was wiped off smartphone giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's market value Thursday after it delayed shipments of its Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of exploding batteries.<p>Faults with the new flagship device could be a major blow to the South Korean firm. Samsung …

South Korea

Why elephants are seeking refuge in Botswana

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Wildlife

CIA reveals its secret briefings to Presidents Nixon and Ford

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the last few weeks the two presidential nominees have received their initial intelligence briefings. Although the experience must have been different for each -- it was Donald Trump's first, whereas Hillary Clinton is an experienced intelligence consumer -- they were both recipients of a …

Get Your Kids to School or Keep Your Job? Parents' Stress Over Transportation

Parents may be looking forward to their kids returning to school this fall — but they’re probably not so excited about the daily challenges around transportation.<p>Not only do most kids need to be dropped off and picked up from school, they need to get to soccer games, tutoring lessons, play dates, …

Fewer Women Are Having Babies Than Ever Before

The percentage of females with infants is now the lowest in recorded U.S. history.<p>According to a CDC reporttoday, the number of babies born per female (ages 15 to 44) in the U.S. is the lowest ever.<p>That rate is known as the general fertility rate (even though it measures reproduction, not the …

Supervillain

Trump revises his tax plan, raises top rate

<b>Detroit (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump sought to get his stumbling campaign back on track Monday, unveiling a tax reform plan aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan's policy agenda.<p>Trump's new proposal would reduce tax rates for most Americans and simplify the tax code, but the new rates Trump proposed mark an …

5 Takeaways From Amazon's Most Profitable Quarter Yet

Amazon continued to wow Wall Street with record profits in its second quarter earnings, blowing past analyst expectations on profit and revenue. Here …

Bill Cosby Drops Lawsuit Against Andrea Constand, Accuser in Criminal Case

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement.<p>Cosby had sued Andrea Constand for breach of contract for speaking to police who reopened the criminal investigation last year. His lawyers …

The retail industry is panicking over Sports Authority's bankruptcy

The collapse could spell trouble for retailers.<p>Bloomberg reports that Sports Authority's collapse has made retailers concerned about the way they have been operating.<p>"You could make the argument that given the state of retail, everyone's going to be analyzing — whether or not it's retailers or …

Under Armour

Woman mistakes cancer for hangover

After a night out with friends, a British woman began suffering from a headache she attributed to a hangover. Over a week later, she went to the doctor and was eventually diagnosed with cancer.<p>Hope Stringer, 24, of Essex, had chronic pain in her left temple, tiredness and blurred vision. Her doctor …

Nearly 11-Foot Alligator Killed After Attacking Florida Woman Wading in Waist-Deep Water: Report

A nearly 11-foot-long alligator that bit a Florida woman Friday afternoon in Seminole County was captured and killed.<p>According to News 13, an …

Dallas Mourns Slain Police Officers: Pictures

Los Angeles

Wimbledon 2016: Women's Final Schedule, Prediction and Prize Money

Serena Williams will defend her Wimbledon crown against Angelique Kerber on Saturday, where the world No. 1 is searching for revenge following her Australian Open defeat earlier this year.<p>It was Kerber who prevented Williams from beginning her year with silverware in Melbourne with her maiden Grand …

U.S. officials say Russian warship came dangerously close to Navy ship

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian warship approached within 315 yards of a U.S. Navy warship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea earlier this month in what U.S. officials say was a series of unsafe maneuvers.<p>The USS Gravely was in the Mediterranean on a routine patrol June 17 to provide protection for the aircraft …

CIA director grave warning: ISIS dangerous as ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS can draw on a "large cadre of Western fighters" that could attack in the U.S. and the terror threat posed by the group remains as dangerous as ever despite efforts to crush it militarily, the director of the CIA said Thursday.<p>"Unfortunately, despite all our progress against ISIL on the …