WASHINGTON – Brushing aside Donald Trump’s dismissiveness, the nation’s intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America’s recent ...

As of 2012, about 117 million Americans had one or more chronic health conditions, with the CDC estimating that 25 percent of them suffered from two or more. With chronic and degenerative diseases becoming almost ...

Professor Anthony Clayton has been appointed the new chairman of the Broadcasting Commission with effect from November 1, 2016. Clayton served on the previous Commission which ended its term in office on October 31 last ...

Republicans will put forward their plan to replace ObamaCare sometime this year, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday.  Republicans are planning to pass a repeal bill quickly without having a replacement ready, ...

FOR a long time, marketers and economists have focused on the rise of China’s mega-cities. The accepted wisdom in China’s retail market was that rural consumers were too far away, too poor and too dispersed to ...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An active Alaska volcano has erupted again, this time sending a cloud of ash and ice 35,000 feet in the air. The Alaska Volcano Observatory said the explosion from the Bogoslof Volcano in the ...

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House on Thursday approved a bill that would require congressional approval before any major regulation can take effect, a reflection of GOP frustration with what they consider onerous ...

The world's largest independent oil trader Vitol has signed a deal to provide Iran with a major loan worth $1 billion - a landmark move that can help expedite the country’s crucial plans to boost its production of ...

Heavy snow and rain continued cascading over much of the West on Wednesday, freezing many cities in place, inundating others with floods and spurring authorities to warn of avalanches. "This snow is going to be painful ...

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres—structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health ...

The developer BioWare’s General Manager Aaron Flynn confirms the official release date for its forthcoming science fiction video game Mass Effect: Andromeda. Last night, Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s producer Michael ...

In a country famous for languid vacations and generous retirement, the French government this week made its first attempt to rein in a familiar scourge of modern work life: the always-on email blitz. Even in Paris, ...

The Nike SF-AF1 made quite a splash when it was revealed late last year, but unfortunately due to its limited nature not every fan of the silhouette managed to snag a pair. Fortunately however, Nike has just unveiled a ...

As digital tools advance fields such as education and healthcare, there is a risk that these tools create a digital divide.  This phenomenon, known as the Matthew Effect, suggests that those with the will and the ...

Jon Heyman reports that the Athletics have reached out to free agent slugger Mark Trumbo. As we noted the other day when we wrote up the Top 10 Free Agents Still on the Market post, the Athletics actually made a strong ...

Sci-fi role-playing game Mass Effect: Andromeda finally has a release date. The game will be available from March 21 in the US and March 23 in India and Europe. This date was leaked earlier via the game's art book. ...

Antidepressants, among the top prescribed drugs on the planet, may be contributing to Alzheimer’s and other brain-destroying dementias, new Canadian research suggests. According to the study, popular Prozac-like ...

In its decade of existence, Twitter has become many things to many, many people. Some people lurk on it without posting, just to see what's happening. Others use it for self-promotion. Others like to follow comedians ...

By  James Titcomb When 13 tech bosses, among them some of the world’s richest entrepreneurs, were summoned for a meeting with Donald Trump, one face was conspicuous in its absence. Facebook’s role in the US ...

DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 277 (Audio version) Fresh back from the holidays, our Xbox crew reconvenes to discuss what we played over the break, as well as what game we're most excited for in 2017. Red Dead Redemption 2, State of ...