Sunday, March 9, 2014
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
A potent new painkiller hit the U.S. market this week, despite warnings from top experts that the drug may deliver a deadly setback in America's battle with opioid addiction.
The “holy grail of guitars” is among the hundreds of rare and vintage acoustic guitars going on the auction block in New York next month.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is "no way" he will recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept a Palestinian capital in just a portion of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, rebuffing what Palestinians fear will be key elements of a U.S. peace proposal., 2 Comments
Top Russian lawmakers on Friday welcomed the prospect of Crimea joining the country, despite stiffening sanctions on Moscow over the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections.
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with U.S. military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Thursday for a meeting of South American leaders over the growing turmoil facing his country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests hit 20.
The U.S. Army's top prosecutor overseeing sexual assault cases has been suspended over allegations he groped a female lawyer working for him and tried to kiss her, officers said Thursday.
Republicans vying for the party's presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation's most ardent conservative leaders, calling for the party to unite behind a clear agenda and draw contrasts with Democrats.