Natural resource

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources: HRW

8 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Human Rights Watch finds that of 300 cases of killings in the Amazon in last decade, only 14 were tried in court.
Read more ...

The History of Citizenship Day Is a Reminder That Being an American Has Always Been Complicated

The History of Citizenship Day Is a Reminder That Being an American Has Always Been Complicated

12 minutes ago   |   Time

During his first Citizenship Day speech on Sept. 17, 1952, President Truman warmly greeted the immigrants attending the annual meeting of the National Conference on Citizenship...
Read more ...

‘Pray for CNN': Network crucified for bashing ‘thoughts and prayers' tradition

‘Pray for CNN': Network crucified for bashing ‘thoughts and prayers' tradition

14 minutes ago   |   RT

‘Thoughts and prayers' is a phrase bandied about by well-wishers after almost every national tragedy but, according to a new study reported by CNN, atheists would actually pay...
Read more ...

I rented West Elm home decor through my Rent the Runway subscription - here's how it worked and what it looked like

I rented West Elm home decor through my Rent the Runway subscription - here's how it worked and what it looked like

22 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Sometimes all it takes is a little change to make your living space look and feel brand new again. You can now rent home decor like pillows and throws through Rent the Runway's...
Read more ...

Inside Conservative Groups' Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again'

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar.
Read more ...

Elusive compounds of greenhouse gas isolated

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Nitrous oxide is a potent atmospheric pollutant. Although naturally occurring, anthropogenic N2O emissions from intensive agricultural fertilization, industrial processes, and...
Read more ...

California Republican Rep. Paul Cook won't seek reelection

California Republican Rep. Paul Cook won't seek reelection

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Republican Rep. Paul Cook of California will not seek reelection in 2020, joining a parade of GOP retirements that has rattled the party over the last few weeks. Cook, who...
Read more ...

Maryland releases oyster harvest limits: 26% reduction goal

Maryland releases oyster harvest limits: 26% reduction goal

1 hour ago   |   WBALTV

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources said the final regulations are expected to result in a net reduction of about 26 percent to the oyster harvest.
Read more ...

Audi created an autonomous off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights

Audi created an autonomous off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Audi has released the concept AI:TRAIL Quattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammock-like backseats and LED drones...
Read more ...

Vouch, a startup that provides insurance for other startups, raises $24.5 million from Ribbit Capital and Silicon Valley Bank in first outside financing round

Vouch, a startup that provides insurance for other startups, raises $24.5 million from Ribbit Capital and Silicon Valley Bank in first outside financing round

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Tuesday Vouch, a startup that provides insurance to other startups, announced it raised $24.5 million in Series A funding led by Ribbit Capital and SVB Financial Group, the...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Eli Manning won two Super Bowls with the Giants and any discussion about him has to start there. Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's donating $6,000 to charity

The 23-year-old could've bought enough beer to last a lifetime, but instead, decided to do something to give back. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him at his home

The three victims included one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds. Read more ...

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

"Lily was an incredible person and friend to all." Read more ...