Thursday, March 21, 2019

Betsy DeVos' $40 Million Yacht Set Adrift By Vandals At Ohio Dock

A $40 million yacht owned by the family of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was set adrift by vandals at a dock in Ohio last weekend,...

‘No one alerted us’: Questions mount over emergency response to deadly Greece wildfires

Greece has a civil protection plan. But the long document was virtually worthless on Monday as a killer fire burned at least...

Greek officials suspect arson in deadly wildfire, emergency response questioned

Greece said on Thursday it suspected arson was behind a devastating forest fire which killed at least 83 people and turned the...

How cities are coping with ‘urban heat islands’

In urban heat islands, solar radiation and hot air from vehicles and buildings get trapped between highrises. There aren't enough trees to...

Newborn orca from endangered B.C. pod dies shortly after birth

Researchers say a newborn calf from B.C.'s endangered killer whale population has died.  The Centre for Whale Research, based in Friday Harbor, Wash., says the...

Facebook sees biggest stock market value drop in history as growth slows

Facebook loses more than $100 billion in market value after the social media company posted earnings Wednesday that showed slowing growth.

Disney Plans To Eliminate Plastic Straws From Properties By 2019

The Walt Disney company plans to eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually. (Frazer Harrison via Getty Images) More The Walt Disney...

Calgary malls use facial recognition to track shoppers’ age, gender without consent

At least two Calgary malls are using facial recognition technology to track shoppers' ages and genders without first notifying them or obtaining their explicit...

'Fox And Friends' Avoids Questioning Kellyanne Conway About CNN Reporter Ban

"Fox & Friends" on Thursday failed to question White House counselor Kellyanne More “Fox & Friends” on Thursday failed to question White House counselor Kellyanne Conway...

New EPA chief's first moves show he's following Pruitt's agenda, without the sirens

Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: AP, Getty More Following the chaotic tenure of Scott Pruitt, the new acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew...