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Five years from now, a private space plane will fly a two-week robotic mission in low-Earth orbit as part of a cooperative agreement between the Sierra Nevada Corp. and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
Nissan has unveiled what it's calling the self-driving chair designed for those who hate queuing at their favorite restaurant.
This week’s releases include an aggressively stunning display; a new reason not to go into the water; the latest drama in a musical empire; and special releases of classic Westerns and cult horror loaded with bonus features.
Japan's problem-plagued new passenger jet on Thursday completed a flight to the United States for testing, its maker said, after aborting two earlier attempts.
After years of traveling the world working to improve the lives of impoverished women overseas, Melinda Gates looked around the US and decided some work needed to be done here at home.
YouTube-mp3.org is a popular site that rips audio from YouTube videos and it is being sued by a group of major record labels.
A Microsoft executive responsible for predicting future technologies ahead of time has said the QWERTY keyboard is set to die out in the face of emerging input methods. Microsoft expects voice input, gesture tracking and facial recognition to take over.
Twitter is about to get an update that will allow you to write longer tweets. From September 19, media attachments, quoted tweets and mentions of other users will no longer count towards the character limit, giving you more space to express yourself.
The iCloud account of the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton, has apparently been hacked after photographs of her were offered to a newspaper.
Yahoo has finally revealed the extent of a "state-sponsored" hack. Back in 2014, hackers stole data relating to 500 million. This was probably the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.
An 18-year-old woman launched a lawsuit against her parents alleging they posted embarrassing baby pictures of her on Facebook and refused to remove them despite her repeated requests.
Increasing concerns about personal cleanliness, especially with children, could be linked to a reduced the diversity of our microbiomes and increased the prevalence of inflammatory and stress-related diseases.
Matthew is now a Category 1 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center's 2:00 p.m. advisory on Thursday. Matthew is the 13th named hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season.
A disturbance the National Hurricane Center has been tracking for the past several days was officially upgraded to Tropical Storm Matthew as of 11 a.m. today.
The digital age is making inroads into microbiology and epidemiology. Researchers have developed software to help track and to predict pathogenic infections around the world.
Colombia's second-largest rebel force, the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), on Thursday released a civilian captive to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian organization said.
Bunker-busting bombs are putting children in so much danger in Syria's Aleppo that they won't even be able to return to underground schools when classes resume this weekend, a charity said Friday.
The United States warned Thursday that it is on the brink of ending talks with Russia over the assault on Aleppo, where the United Nations says a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding unlike any witnessed so far in Syria's brutal five-year war.
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned what they called "barbarous" Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes on Aleppo during a phone call Thursday, the White House said.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams joined the growing chorus of prominent black voices speaking out against police violence against African-Americans with a Facebook post expressing fear of driving while black.
The long road to an NBA Championship started this week for most teams with the opening of training camp, but its clear several franchises are already a step behind and will look towards next summer to make more improvements.
The World Cup of Hockey is nearly finished and teams have already begun the preseason schedule, but for die hard fans looking towards the future, here's an early look at the top NHL prospects and where they could be headed in 2017.
Eight division world boxing champion and freshman Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao in an apparent effort to help in the country's anti-drugs campaign admitted he took all kinds of drugs before becoming a world champion.
Mike DelGuidice, the front-man of the Billy Joel cover band Big Shot, has a major reason to celebrate. His song "Ordinary Guy" is featured on TV.
Naomi Snieckus and Matt Baram are two of the funniest comedians in Toronto, if not all of Canada. And if their new sketch revue, “Still Figuring It Out”, seems a tad uneven in spots, there’s still plenty there to keep your funny bone occupied.
Songstress Chloe Caroline has released the new music video for her song "Ready to Come Home," and it is absolutely charming.
Mokita & Cade have released their music video for their new track "Monopoly" and it is melodically and vocally stunning.
Millennials may call themselves the most entrepreneurial generation, but the data doesn't seem to back that claim up. That's according to a new nationwide study by professional services firm EY and the Economic Innovation Group.
The Danish tax authority said on Thursday it had paid an anonymous source almost six million kroner (0.81 million euros, $0.9 million) for leaked data from the Panama Papers on hundreds of Danes.
As the hard Brexit fear intensifies, the pound fell to its lowest in the last five weeks against the euro. According to analysts, the pound is expected to fall even further if the talks of a hard Brexit carry on in the same manner.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday attacked Moody's after it downgraded the country's sovereign debt rating to "junk" status, appearing to suggest the ratings agency could be bought off.
A study by published by the British Medical Journal has found that people who had taken any NSAID in the previous 14 days had a 19 percent elevated risk of heart failure.
Harken Health Insurance, a startup and part of UnitedHealthcare that offered low-cost health plans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, is leaving the marketplace.
A study out of Italy suggests prescription and non-prescription pain killers called NSAIDS might best be avoided. The study found that their use can lead to a greater risk of heart failure.
In Canada a group of farmers are locked in a legal dispute with officials over the right to produce and sell raw (unpasteurized) milk.
The Ontario government announced Tuesday that they are cancelling the next round of renewable energy contracts for the province. They hope to save $3.8 billion in energy costs, in order to lighten the load on hydro customers.
The PM designate of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiez Serraj, claims Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) of the rival government of the House of Representatives (HoR) wil be part of a new GNA government.
Hillary Clinton campaigned Thursday in Iowa as early voting began in the pivotal swing state, seeking to pry it away from Republican Donald Trump and spur turnout that could ultimately decide the presidency.
Catalan regional lawmakers on Thursday approved regional President Carles Puigdemont's plans to call a referendum next year on independence from Spain, which has been without a fully functioning government since December.
Agricultural biotech company Monsanto has licensed the use of the cutting edge CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology for food production.
One person has died and dozens are missing after landslides swept through two Chinese villages, state media said Thursday, as rescuers scrambled to find survivors.
Power was slowly being restored to the state of South Australia on Thursday after "unprecedented" thunderstorms knocked out supply to the entire population.
South Africa's all-female "Black Mambas" anti-poaching team had never lost a rhino since they were formed in 2013, but the killing of two animals earlier this month shattered their proud record.
A study by published by the British Medical Journal has found that people who had taken any NSAID in the previous 14 days had a 19 percent elevated risk of heart failure.
Harken Health Insurance, a startup and part of UnitedHealthcare that offered low-cost health plans through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, is leaving the marketplace.
A study out of Italy suggests prescription and non-prescription pain killers called NSAIDS might best be avoided. The study found that their use can lead to a greater risk of heart failure.
The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted nearly 38 percent in August, with tourism battered by the July failed coup and security concerns after attacks, statistics showed Thursday.