The Latest: Earthling visitors dwindling at Area…

Earthling visitors are dwindling at an "Alienstock" festival in the remote Nevada desert, and the lights are off where an evening music program was canceled at "Area 51 Basecamp"

4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident…

Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured

Facebook Probe Leads to a Big Change

Looks like Facebook is cleaning house. The social media giant says its "app developer investigation" has led the company to suspend tens of thousands of apps, TechCrunch reports. Some were banned outright "for any number of reasons including inappropriately sharing data obtained from us, making data publicly available without protecting...

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GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower…

General Motors' transition from gas-powered vehicles to an all-electric future is becoming an issue in contract talks aimed at ending a six-day-old strike by union workers that has paralyzed the company's factories

History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan

A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago

Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user…

Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of its investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor…

The money-losing Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, has been shut down by its energy giant owner

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto…

Twenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks

House intel chief says Facebook working on…

The head of the House Intelligence Committee says he believes Facebook is keenly aware of the threat from technologies that could help foreign actors disrupt next year's elections and is working on solutions.

Payouts from insurance policies may fuel…

Some cybersecurity professionals are concerned that insurance policies designed to limit the damage of ransomware attacks might actually be encouraging hackers

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Microsoft: Free Windows 7 security updates for 2020 election

Microsoft will offer free security updates for users of soon-to-be outdated Windows 7 software through the 2020 election in the U.S. _ and in other interested democratic countries with national elections next year

FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out Max…

New FAA chief meets with Boeing officials and tests new software for the 737 Max in a flight simulator

Amazon Unveils Its Green Plan Before Protest

Long criticized for its carbon footprint and lack of efforts to shrink it, Amazon announced steps Thursday to reduce its consumption of fossil fuels. Founder Jeff Bezos said the company will meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, USA Today reports, and be carbon neutral by...

Twitter: Accounts targeting Ecuador's president deleted

Twitter says it's taken down 1,019 accounts in Ecuador, saying they're mostly fake and aimed at undermining President Lenín Moreno

'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles…

'We want to move to the forefront': Amazon vows to cut emissions and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly

Colorado driver puts injured bobcat in car next…

Officials have a warning after a Colorado Springs woman put an injured bobcat in her car, inches away from where her child was in a safety seat: Don't pick up wildlife. Let us handle it

Twitter, Facebook close accounts linked to Spanish party

Twitter and Facebook say they have removed 365 fake accounts linked to Spain's conservative Popular Party that were used to influence public opinion and spread spam

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Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia…

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew…

A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday.