Pacific Hot Water Patch Blamed For Seabird Deaths
NASA Intern Discovers Rare New Planet

NASA Intern Discovers Rare New Planet

A high school student who had an internship with NASA has discovered a rare exoplanet orbiting two stars. Scarsdale High School student Wolf Cukier, 17, an intern at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight... 
U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop On Coal Decline

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop On Coal Decline

According to an analysis published by private data analytics firm the Rhodium Group, greenhouse gas emissions in the United States dropped an estimated 2.1 percent in 2019 after rising sharply in... 
Mercedes-Benz Issues Car Recall

Mercedes-Benz Issues Car Recall

Mercedes-Benz is recalling nearly 750,000 cars in the United States because the sunroof glass panels can separate from their frames. According to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... 
Mysterious Drone Sightings Have Rural Residents On Edge

Mysterious Drone Sightings Have Rural Residents On Edge

Local and federal authorities in rural Colorado and Nebraska are investigating multiple sightings of mysterious drones that have been appearing in the night sky. Sheriff’s departments in the region... 
New Injection Method Boosts TB Vaccine Efficiency

New Injection Method Boosts TB Vaccine Efficiency

Researchers have found that a nearly century-old vaccine is far more protective when injected into a vein rather than just under the skin. In tests on monkeys, scientists from the University of Pittsburgh’s... 
Seattle Public Schools Requiring Vaccination For Attendance

Seattle Public Schools Requiring Vaccination For Attendance

Students who are not properly vaccinated will not be allowed back to school following Christmas break, says an announcement from Seattle Public Schools. Students that are not in compliance with Washington... 
ToTok Chat App Used For Spying

ToTok Chat App Used For Spying

A chat app that quickly became popular in the United Arab Emirates for communicating with friends and family has been outed as a spying tool used by the government to track its users. ToTok, an Emirati... 
IAC To Spin Off Match Group

IAC To Spin Off Match Group

Technology holding company IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) has announced that it intends to fully spin off its Match Group unit (NASDAQ: MTCH). Last October, IAC submitted a proposal to members... 
U.S. Steel Idling Michigan Plant

U.S. Steel Idling Michigan Plant

United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) has announced that it will indefinitely idle major operations at its Great Lakes Works facility in a plan that includes layoffs for 1,545 workers. The company said... 
Facial Recognition Technology Not As Accurate For Minorities

Facial Recognition Technology Not As Accurate For Minorities

A report published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is showing that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person’s race, gender, or age. NIST,... 
Bed Bath & Beyond Embarks On Another Leadership Shakeup

Bed Bath & Beyond Embarks On Another Leadership Shakeup

New Jersey-based Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) has overhauled its leadership ranks ahead of the new year. According to Mark Tritton, CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond, a half-dozen senior executives... 
Scientists Develop New Bacteria-resistant Film

Scientists Develop New Bacteria-resistant Film

Canadian scientists at McMaster University have developed a new self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria. The research was led by engineers Leyla Soleymani and Tohid Didar, who collaborated... 
University Of Phoenix To Settle Deceptive Ad Charges

University Of Phoenix To Settle Deceptive Ad Charges

The University of Phoenix and its parent company, Apollo Education Group, have agreed to settle allegations of deceptive advertisement brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  The FTC... 
IHOP Launching New Restaurant Idea

IHOP Launching New Restaurant Idea

IHOP has announced that it is launching a new fast-casual restaurant concept next year. The restaurants will showcase speedy to-go spins on IHOP’s signature dishes. Flip’d by IHOP will open... 
Exercise Helps Women Live Longer

Exercise Helps Women Live Longer

A new study suggests women who can exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, and other potentially fatal health problems. The study, conducted by the...