October 1, 2014 @ 3:37 pm
A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
October 1, 2014 @ 3:36 pm
This year's Southwest monsoon season will be remembered for unusually intense storms that brought months' worth of rain in just one day.
October 1, 2014 @ 2:48 pm
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
October 1, 2014 @ 2:32 pm
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
October 1, 2014 @ 2:02 pm
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that prosecutors can use evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warrant.
October 1, 2014 @ 1:37 pm
San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, thanks to a grant from Google.
October 1, 2014 @ 1:13 pm
PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments.
October 1, 2014 @ 1:10 pm
A federal agency is considering lethal measures to protect an Alaska island refuge from an invasive species -- caribou.
October 1, 2014 @ 10:08 am
Monarch butterflies are famous for migrating from the U.S. and Canada to Mexico for the winter. Now a surprising study suggests the species itself also started out in North America some 2 million years ago.
October 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am
The New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations. It's also axing its NYT Opinion app after four months and relegating the NYT Now app to a smartphone-only product aimed at new and younger readers, after the lower-priced subscription products failed to take off as hoped.