Jobless claims hold above 400,000 for the second week in a row

Initial claims for unemployment insurance remained elevated last week as employers struggled to fill a record…

JPMorgan Chase ‘strongly’ urges all U.S. employees to get vaccinated ahead of office return

Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., gestures while speaking during a Bloomberg…

Canada to Make Online Hate Speech a Crime Punishable by $16,000 Fine

File photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Photo: Olivier Matthys/AFP (Getty Images)Canada’s ruling Liberal government announced…

China Hopes to Put First Human on Mars in 2033: Report

The Shenzhou-12 spacecraft from China’s Manned Space Agency onboard the Long March-2F rocket launches with three…

Dozens of cows escape slaughterhouse in Los Angeles suburb, police kill one they say charged at family

PICO RIVERA, CALIF. ( — Forty cows escaped a slaughterhouse and ended up in a Los…

Supreme Court sides with cheerleader in free speech case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a Pennsylvania public school wrongly suspended a student…

More than 150 workers who refused COVID-19 vaccine are fired or resign at Houston hospital

DALLAS — More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get the…

Lumber prices plummet as sawmills crank up output, easing inflation fears

From sawmills to store shelves to your own hammer swings, lumber can tell you a lot…

Benigno Aquino III: The quiet son of Philippine democracy icons

image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionMr Aquino was seen as continuing his parents' legacyFormer Philippine president Benigno "Noynoy"…

‘Goodbye Apple Daily’: Tears in paper’s final hour

Hours after Hong Kong's pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily announced its imminent closure, hundreds of supporters gathered…

Apple Daily: Hong Kong bids emotional farewell to pro-democracy paper

media caption'Goodbye Apple Daily': Tears in Hong Kong paper's final hourThousands across Hong Kong rushed to…

Malaysian casino giant Genting makes $4.3bn bet on Las Vegas

image copyrightGetty ImagesMalaysian casino operator Genting Group is taking a $4.3bn (£3bn) bet on Las Vegas…

Hong Kong journalists blame Apple Daily’s closure on ‘government oppression’

A man holds the last print edition of Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily from his…

Credit Suisse predicts global growth of 5.9% for 2021, says stocks to outperform other asset classes

A Thai investor checks an electronic board showing stock prices at Asia Plus Securities amid Coronavirus…

China plans to send its first crewed mission to Mars in 2033 and build a base there

A Long March-7 Y3 carrier rocket carrying the Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft blasts off from the Wenchang…

Meet the man designing Google’s futuristic new headquarters

British designer Thomas Heatherwick is designing Google's new buildings in California and London.GettyIn 2012, British designer…

Visa to buy Swedish fintech start-up Tink for $2.1 billion

In this articleVVisa Inc. credit and debit cards are arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C.,…

Apple Daily: The Hong Kong newspaper that pushed the boundary

By Yvette TanBBC News image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe Apple Daily paper became a symbol for protesters…

Covid third wave: Can India prevent it?

By Vikas PandeyBBC News, Delhiimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe second wave devastated Indian cities and townsIndia is…

Ros Atkins on… The closure of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy paper Apple Daily has announced its closure. Ros Atkins looks at the…

Paralympics could pave the way for a ‘more inclusive’ post-pandemic recovery, experts say

This summer's Tokyo Paralympics present an opportunity for businesses to embrace a vastly underrepresented segment of…

Apple Says It Needs the App Store In Order to Protect Consumers From Scams

Photo: Eric Thayer / Stringer (Getty Images)Apple continued its impassioned defense against a new crop of…

Market bull who predicted tech’s rebound believes Wall Street may avoid a summer setback

He predicted tech's recent comeback, and now Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus believes Wall Street can…

Lawyers for Britney Spears’ father backed themselves into a corner, former prosecutor says

The lawyers for Britney Spears' father backed themselves into a corner by telling the media that…

Indiana woman reportedly pleads guilty in first Capitol riot sentencing

Police release tear gas into a crowd of pro-Trump protesters during clashes at a rally to…

Warhammer+ Is the Best Streaming Service, Because Others Don’t Come With a Free Orc

He just wants to axe you a question.Screenshot: Games WorkshopIt’s a big plus, you might say.Games…

Q-Force’s First Trailer Wants in on All the Corporate Gay Pandering

The members of Q-Force gathering at their base.Image: NetflixWhen Netflix first announced Q-Force back in 2019,…

A Woman Developed Life-Threatening Sepsis 14 Months After She Got Cosmetic Butt Fillers

Photo: Matthew Horwood (Getty Images)A woman’s attempt to augment her buttocks led to an unusually delayed…

Warren Buffett Resigns From the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, No Reason

Bill Gates, left, and Warren Buffett, right, speaking with journalist Charlie Rose at a Columbia Business…

Stock futures open flat after S&P 500 snaps two-day winning streak

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Source: NYSEStock futures opened flat in overnight…

The Fed doesn’t need to worry about the hot housing market right now, Jim Cramer says

The Federal Reserve doesn't need to try to cool down the hot U.S. housing market with…

SBA to process most aid applications for music venues and theaters by early July, Sen. Hagerty says

The Anthem music venue in Washington, D.C. pleading with the Small Business Administration to release aid…

iPhone 14 Will Reportedly Bring Back Touch ID—Under the Screen

In-screen fingerprint readers have become a standard feature on many premium Android phones.Photo: Sam RutherfordWe haven’t…

Amazon Studios’ The Boys Adds 3 More Boys

The Boys will be adding three new Supes to season three.Photo: Amazon StudiosAmazon Studios’ The Boys…

Birds Use Quantum Mechanics to See Magnetic Fields, New Research Suggests

Illustration: Corinna Langebrake and Ilia Solov’yovMany birds have a sixth sense. No, not seeing dead people:…

A Google Drive Update Might Break All Your Links

Google Drive across platforms will require updated links after September. Photo: Florence Ion / GizmodoNow that…

AI Helps Restore the Missing Pieces of a Chopped-Up Rembrandt

Photo: Peter Dejong (AP)A mammoth 1642 Rembrandt is now complete after centuries of disfigurement, thanks in…

Warren Ellis’ Accusers Respond to Image Return With Ben Templesmith

Warren Ellis, seen at San Diego Comic-Con in 2010.Photo: Michael Buckner (Getty Images)Last year, comics writer…

John McAfee Has Died of Suspected Suicide

Photo: Ng Han Guan (AP)Multiple Spanish outlets are reporting that John McAfee was found dead in…

Martian Dust Could End NASA’s InSight Mission in a Matter of Months

A selfie taken by InSight in early 2019 shows that dust was already settling on the…

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Beyond Meat, KB Home, Steelcase and more

Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Beyond Meat — Shares of the plant-based meat…

Pilot Reveals Server Room Underneath Airbus 350 Cockpit

It’s no secret that pilots on long-haul flights have access to private sleeping quarters that passengers…

Chinese Mountain Cat Is Fully Wild Despite Its Cuddly Appearance, DNA Shows

Image: © Song Dazhao/CFCAAn intrepid team of biologists embarked on an extensive genetic survey of Chinese…

It Looks Like Peloton Wants to Get Into Wearables

Photo: Scott Heins/Stringer (Getty Images)In late 2020, Peloton quietly snapped up a few startups specializing in…

Before Marvel’s Eternals, Read Madeline Miller’s Circe

Circe’s cover art.Image: Little, Brown and CompanyIn much of our modern supernatural genre media where heroes…

I Miss the Netbook That Made Me Feel Cool for a Summer

Graphic: Gizmodo (Photos: Shutterstock, Getty Images)I never owned a netbook, but I played with them constantly…

Tucker Carlson Says Climate Change Is a Conspiracy to Shrink Your Kids

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images)Tucker Carlson is freaking out about something a professor said at a…

New Device Creates Water From Thin Air

The pilot condenser atop an ETH Zurich building.Photo: ETH Zurich/Iwan HächlerAs we look towards a Waterworld-esque…

American Horror Story’s Sarah Paulson Reveals Least Favorite Season

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story: Roanoke.Screenshot: FXAmerican Horror Story conjures up three images: Ryan Murphy,…

The West Coast Is About to Be Scary Hot

Looks bad.Gif: Earth Wind MapThe West hasn’t totally cooled off, but the region has gotten a…