October 30, 2014 @ 8:57 am
Environmentalists planned to pack the Thursday night public hearing in Olympia on the safety of oil train shipments through Washington.
October 30, 2014 @ 8:32 am
Science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires, according to a recommendation Thursday from a federal board charged with investigating such accidents.
October 30, 2014 @ 8:29 am
A European Union cyber-security agency was in Athens to conduct the largest exercise ever held on the continent to prevent attacks on Europe's public utilities and communications networks.
October 30, 2014 @ 8:06 am
Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple and Google with its own system for consolidating health and fitness data from various fitness gadgets and mobile apps. Microsoft is also releasing a $199 fitness band to work with this system.
October 30, 2014 @ 7:27 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
October 30, 2014 @ 6:45 am
Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean.
October 30, 2014 @ 12:36 am
Houston's mayor says the city has withdrawn subpoenas seeking information from five pastors as part of a lawsuit over an ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
October 30, 2014 @ 12:24 am
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
October 29, 2014 @ 10:17 pm
Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town.
October 29, 2014 @ 9:56 pm
Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 27 percent as user traffic for its mobile operation surpassed passed its desktop computer-based search business.