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2 hours ago

Cyber Monday deals lure in consumers amid high inflation

Days after flocking to stores on Black Friday, consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on gifts and other items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation
2 hours ago
In this Dec. 12, 2016, photo, a person searches the internet for sales, in Miami. Days after flocking to stores on Black Friday, consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on gifts and other items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation. Adobe Analytics, which tracks transactions for top online retailers, forecasts Cyber Monday will remain the year’s biggest online shopping day and rake in up to $11.6 billion in sales. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
4 hours ago

BlockFi files for bankruptcy, latest crypto company to fail

Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, the latest casualty of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX
4 hours ago
Signage for the FTX Arena, where the Miami Heat basketball team plays, is illuminated Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami. Collapsed cryptocurrency trading firm FTX confirmed there was “unauthorized access” to its accounts, hours after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
November 28

Cyber Monday kicks off

Sales for Cyber Monday are expected to top $11B with analysts expecting the biggest discounts on televisions, laptops and beauty products.
November 28
VIDEO: Cyber Monday kicks off
November 28

Shutterfly CEO sees 'choppy' times through her economic lens

Shutterfly CEO Hilary Schneider expects her digital photo and printing company to enjoy a busy holiday season
November 28
November 28

China rocket taking 3 to space station to blast off Tuesday

The government says a rocket carrying three astronauts to finish construction of China’s space station will blast off Tuesday
November 28
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, from left, Chinese astronauts for the upcoming Shenzhou-15 mission Zhang Lu, Fei Junlong and Deng Qingming wave during a meeting of the press at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Final preparations were being made Monday to send the new three-person crew to China's space station as it nears completion amid intensifying competition with the United States. (Liu Lei/Xinhua via AP)
November 25

NASA's Orion capsule enters far-flung orbit around moon

NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles
November 25
This image provided by NASA shows flight Day 9 imagery that NASA's Orion spacecraft captured looking back at the Earth from a camera mounted on one of its solar arrays. NASA's Orion capsule is now circling the moon in an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles. The capsule and its three test dummies entered the far-flung orbit Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, more than a week after launching on the test flight. (NASA via AP)
November 24

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska
November 24
A member of a team affiliated with the National Park Service uses ground-penetrating radar in hopes of detecting what is beneath the soil while searching for over 80 Native American children buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Genoa, Neb. For decades the location of the student cemetery has been a mystery, lost over time after the school closed in 1931 and memories faded of the once-busy campus that sprawled over 640 acres in the tiny community of Genoa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 23

Hidden ways the holidays harm the environment

The most festive time of the year is also the most wasteful, experts say.
November 23
People visit the Dyker Heights Christmas Lights neighborhood on Dec. 12, 2021 in the Brooklyn.
November 23

Space diversity: Europe's space agency gets 1st parastronaut

The European Space Agency has made history by selecting an amputee who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident to be among its newest batch of astronauts — one step toward its pioneering ambition to send someone with a physical disability into space
November 23
ESA's new parastronaut John McFall, a British former Paralympic sprinter who will take part in a potentially groundbreaking feasibility study to explore whether physical disability will impair space travel, poses with ESA's new astronauts Meganne Christian, left, and Rosemary Coogan, right, during the ESA Council at Ministerial level (CM22) at the Grand Palais Ephemere, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The European Space Agency has selected a disabled former athlete to be among its its newest astronaut recruits as part of its first recruitment drive in over a decade that aimed to bring diversity to space travel. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 23

HIV-positive heart donor's family, recipient meet

A woman who got a new lease on life after a ground-breaking heart transplant between an HIV-positive donor and recipient got to meet the family of the woman who gave it to her
November 23
Bridgette Newton holds a picture of her late daughter Brittany Newton next to Miriam Nieves, holding a plaque, who received Brittany Newton's heart in a transplant at Montefiore Moses Hospital in the Bronx borough of New York, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.Their families stand with them. Doctors at the hospital say the transplant, performed in April, is the first time a heart from an HIV-positive donor was successfully transplanted into an HIV-positive recipient. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
November 23

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The top 10 apps on the Apple Store for week ending 11/20/2022
November 23
November 23

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits northwest Turkey, 68 injured

Turkey's disaster management agency says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 has hit a northwestern town, triggering panic and causing damage to some buildings
November 23
People rest outside their homes in Duzce, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwest Turkey early Wednesday, causing damage to some buildings and widespread panic. Around 50 people were injured, mostly while trying to flee homes. The earthquake was centered in the town of Golkaya, in Duzce province, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) east of Istanbul, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said. (Depo Photos via AP)
November 23

HP announces major layoffs

The Hewlett-Packard Company cuts 6,000 jobs as quarterly sales fell 11%.
November 23
VIDEO:  HP announces major layoffs
November 22

Teenage driver charged in crash of stolen car that killed 4

A 16-year-old accused of driving a stolen Kia involved in a high-speed crash that killed four passengers is facing charges
November 22
November 22

EXPLAINER: Why was Indonesia's shallow quake so deadly?

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake left more than 260 dead and hundreds injured as buildings crumbled and terrified residents ran for their lives on Indonesia’s main island of Java
November 22
Family members prepare the body of a young earthquake victim for burial in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia,T uesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Rescuers on Tuesday struggled to find more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by an earthquake that killed a number of people and injured hundreds on Indonesia's main island of Java. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
November 22

Hard-working Colombian beetles clean garbage, retire as pets

A Colombian company is using beetles to transform food waste into fertilizer— and then sends some off to retirement as pets in Japan
November 22
November 22

US: 2 Estonians arrested in $575M cryptocurrency fraud

U.S. authorities say police in Estonia have arrested two men accused in a half-billion-dollar cryptocurrency fraud
November 22
November 22

Meta aims to make Facebook, Instagram safer for teens

The company announced new updates to prevent teens from exchanging messages with adults who’ve been blocked or reported by another young person, and other new privacy settings.
November 22
VIDEO: Meta aims to make Facebook, Instagram safer for teens
November 22

Europe seeks bigger piece of space market with new launchers

France, Germany and Italy have announced an agreement for a new-generation European space launcher project
November 22
November 22

Strong quake rocks Solomon Islands, sends people fleeing

A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck near the Solomon Islands but there are no immediate reports of widespread damage or injuries
November 22
People gather outside shuttered stores in Honiara, Solomon Islands, following an earthquake, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. A powerful earthquake jolted the Solomon Islands Tuesday afternoon, overturning tables and sending people racing for higher ground. (AP Photo/Charley Piringi)
November 21

NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit

It’s the first time a capsule has visited the moon since NASA’s Apollo program.
November 21
This screengrab from NASA TV shows NASA's Orion capsule, left, nearing the moon, right, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. At center is earth. (NASA via AP)
November 21

Judge orders Amazon to stop retaliations against organizers

A federal judge has ordered Amazon to stop retaliating against employees engaged in workplace activism
November 21
FILE - People arrive for work at the Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, on Oct. 25, 2021. A federal judge has ordered Amazon to stop retaliating against employees engaged in workplace activism, issuing a mixed ruling Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, that also hands a loss to the federal labor agency that sued the company earlier this year. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
November 21

Earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Java island; at least 14 dead

An earthquake has toppled buildings on Indonesia’s densely populated main island, killing at least 162 people and injuring hundreds
November 21
In photo released by Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), rescuers inspect a school damaged by earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. An earthquake shook Indonesia’s main island of Java on Monday, killing a number of people, damaging dozens of buildings and sending residents into the capital's streets for safety. (BASARNAS via AP)
November 21

UN climate boss settles for no cuts on emissions

New United Nations climate chief Simon Stiell in an interview with The Associated Press acknowledges the world didn’t do anything additional to address climate change at the COP27 climate summit this year
November 21
November 21

Governor says at least 162 people have died and hundreds are injured in earthquake on Indonesia's Java island

Governor says at least 162 people have died and hundreds are injured in earthquake on Indonesia's Java island
November 21
November 21

NASA's Orion capsule has reached the moon, whipping around the back side and passing within about 80 miles.

NASA's Orion capsule has reached the moon, whipping around the back side and passing within about 80 miles.
November 21
November 21

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species to near extinction
November 21
November 21

Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles

Tesla has identified a software issue that can cause taillights to randomly go off.
November 21
VIDEO: Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles
November 21

Chinese coast guard seizes rocket debris from Filipino navy

A Philippine military commander says the Chinese coast guard has forcibly seized apparent Chinese rocket debris that was being towed by the Philippine navy, in the latest confrontation in the disputed South China Sea
November 21
FILE - This photo taken from a C-130 transport plane with Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana and Armed Forces Chief Gen. Eduardo Ano shows Thitu Island off the South China Sea on April 21, 2017. A Chinese coast guard vessel twice blocked the Philippine naval boat before seizing the debris it was towing Sunday off Philippine-occupied Thitu Island, Vice Admiral Alberto Carlos said Monday., Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
November 21

Government officials say death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 46; about 700 injured

Government officials say death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 46; about 700 injured
November 21
November 21

Indonesian officials say earthquake on main island of Java kills at least 14, injures 17

Indonesian officials say earthquake on main island of Java kills at least 14, injures 17
November 21
November 19

Symbol of reunion with China, panda Tuan Tuan dies in Taipei

Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas gifted to Taiwan from China as a symbol of hoped-for reunion between the sides, has died
November 19
In this photo released by the Taipei Zoo, workers attend to the ailing giant panda Tuan Tuan at the Taipei Zoo in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday, Nov. 17, 2022. Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas gifted to Taiwan from China, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 after a brief illness, the Taipei Zoo said. (Taipei Zoo via AP)
November 19

Public safety accounts urge caution on Twitter after changes

Across the country, government agencies, especially those tasked with sending messages during emergencies, have embraced Twitter over the last decade
November 19
FILE - The Twitter splash page is seen on a digital device, Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. On Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, Twitter continued to bleed engineers and other workers after new owner Elon Musk gave them a choice to pledge to “hardcore” work or resign with severance pay. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
November 17

Airbnb increases liability coverage

Plus, Apple redesigns its iCloud website and Samsung expands its game streaming to more devices.
November 17
VIDEO: Airbnb increases liability coverage