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High-tech surgery cures heart disease in dogs

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Misty, a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees mix with a congenital heart defect, was saved by minimally invasive surgery - the same kind humans get - at Colorado State University.
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Dow soars more than 400 points on bank earnings, tech rebound

Dow soars more than 400 points on bank earnings, tech rebound

1 day ago   |   New York Post

What Wall Street worries? The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 400 points in midday trades on Tuesday as big Wall Street banks reported surprisingly strong...
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‘US needs to be defended': Bezos explains Amazon bid for DoD project. and it's no surprise

1 day ago   |   RT

While employees of US tech giants have voiced their unease over deeper cooperation with the Pentagon, Jeff Bezos says Amazon is bidding because the country “needs to be...
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Apple Is Fixing its Bone-Dry Bagel Emoji After An Outcry From Breakfast Lovers Everywhere

1 day ago   |   Time

Apple is revising its recently-added bagel emoji after an outcry from breakfast-loving users who say the previous version suffered from a lack of cream cheese or butter and...
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Pentagon Criticized for ‘Spray and Pray' Approach to Innovation

1 day ago   |   Foreign Policy

A prominent tech leader says the Defense Department's investment strategy hampers its ability to compete with China on military innovation.
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

1 day ago   |   New York Post   |   8 articles

The tech world has lost a visionary. Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday following complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 65. Allen founded Microsoft in...
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“I Wouldn't Take That Money”: Saudi Arabia's “Dirty” Investments Could Be Trouble for SoftBank

2 days ago   |   Vanity Fair

With the tech industry distancing itself from Mohammed bin Salman, media attention is turning to Masayoshi Son's $100 billion Vision Fund-which counts Saudi Arabia as its...
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Tech Fix: The Google Pixel 3 Review: Phone's Smarts Shine Through Its A.I.-Driven Camera

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Hardware innovations? Nope. Instead, Google is emphasizing software improvements - particularly for images - with its newest Pixel smartphones.
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San Francisco To Vote On Taxing Businesses To Curb Homelessness

2 days ago   |   CBS

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all...
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How Accurate Are Online DNA Tests?

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

Geneticist and author Adam Rutherford examines the evidence
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'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

The first lady said there are few things harder than seeing a newborn suffering from opioid withdrawal, and she wants to shine a light on the issue. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

In Their Own Words: Lisa Willner - Kentucky State House District 35

In Their Own Words: Lisa Willner - Kentucky State House District 35

Lisa Willner is a Democrat running for Kentucky State House for District 35 in 2018. Read more ...