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Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program

Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program

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Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Microsoft launches Azure Lighthouse in general availability, updates Azure Migration Program At Microsoft's Inspire 2019 conference, the company launched Azure Lighthouse in general availability alongside Azure Migration Program enhancements.Read More...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage......
08:12, 06/15/2019

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
13:24, 07/09/2019

UN cultural agency removes birthplace of Jesus from its list of heritage sites in danger The United Nations’ cultural agency announced on Tuesday that it was removing the place that is officially recognized as the Birthplace of Jesus, from its List of World Heritage in Danger – crediting ...
19:36, 07/02/2019

Fig launches new open-ended crowdfunding program Instead of using the 30-day campaign model, Open Access follows a milestone-based system. It also allows developers to get money from backers immediately.Read More...
03:12, 05/09/2019

NCAA launches investigation of Arizona program In federal court, prosecutors played a phone call in which former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson tells sports manager Christian Dawkins that head coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayto...
22:12, 05/04/2019

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with many of its resellers....
17:48, 07/11/2019

UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Hepatitis C program launches in West Virginia to fight virus MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called HepConnect launched Wednesday at West ...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified A...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Apple Launches Recall Program Because Some MacBook Pros 'May Pose A Fire Safety Risk' Facing overheating batteries that “may pose a fire safety risk,” Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program on Thursday for the 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display.Read more......
21:00, 06/20/2019

Microsoft launches Azure cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies ahead of its Build conference next week that will make it easier for developers to to create new AI, mixed reality, Io...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only comp...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already using it.Read More...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make ext...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inke...
08:12, 06/20/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
05:48, 05/12/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing ...
21:12, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
15:36, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
23:36, 05/07/2019

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-offs each coalition of the Right has made. No one can ...
10:12, 05/31/2019

Devendra Banhart’s cultural highlights The musician on his favourite neighbourhood gallery, Cate Le Bon’s incredible new album and a heroic meditation podcastDevendra Banhart was born in Houston, Texas, to a Venezuelan mother and an Americ...
17:48, 07/14/2019

How Bicester Heritage will become a UK motoring haven A blend of past, present and future is the big vision for Dan Geoghegan We pay a visit and meet the man who has cutting-edge plans for this old RAF airfield When Bicester Heritage elbowed its way o...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:24, 05/07/2019

On my radar: Florence Pugh’s cultural highlights The acclaimed actor on a wickedly funny Julia Davis podcast, gripping fiction and the album that inspired her performance in MidsommarActor Florence Pugh was born in 1996 and raised in Oxfordshire and...
03:24, 07/02/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, days after the......
12:24, 05/04/2019

Ancestry.com’s Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield A slavery-themed ad for Ancestry.com exposes the awkward relationship between America's darkest history and the current boom in family-tree building....
20:36, 04/28/2019

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept...
16:36, 05/30/2019

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
00:36, 06/29/2019

For ‘Breakthrough’ star, a chance to keep heritage on-screen NEW YORK (AP) — As a young actor in Hollywood Marcel Ruiz has a clear goal: He wants to keep representing Puerto Ricans and Latinos like himself on screen. The 15-year-old stars opposite Chrissy Metz ...
18:12, 05/10/2019

What would you do if you found a wallet? Really? Then prove it | Stuart Heritage US researchers planted ‘lost’ wallets around the world to see what would happen. I’m conducting my own honesty studyStatistically, people are quite kind. The University of Michigan just spent £472,000...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Cultural backdrop aside, El Chicano isn’t much more than a shoddy imitation Batman “Two clichés make us laugh. A hundred clichés move us. For we sense dimly that the clichés are talking among themselves, and celebrating a reunion.” Umberto Eco wrote that about Casablanca, positing t...
02:24, 05/03/2019

Kim Kardashian West denies cultural appropriation in kimono row Kim Kardashian West has denied allegations of cultural appropriation after trademarking a Japanese word for her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Stitch-up: online sewing community at war over cultural appropriation Boom in home-made clothes-making hides bitter divisions about size inclusivity, race and if a kimono should be called a jacket Last week, popular fashion patternmaker Papercut Patterns posted a short ...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Reporting on Glastonbury 2019: 'it's a cultural event unlike any other' The Guardian’s music editor on mould-breaking headliners, round-the-clock liveblogs … and gong bathsDrenched in sweat, dancing inside a cage to propulsive disco-house surrounded by toned young men, th...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Mexico accuses fashion designer of cultural appropriation Does Carolina Herrera’s Resort 2020 line evoke ‘the playful and colourful mood of a Latin holiday’ or rip off indigenous designs? Three months after calling on Spain to apologise for its colonial abus...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Kim Kardashian’s ‘Kimono’ brand under fire for cultural appropriation Kardashian trademarked the Kimono brand last year in the United States and has also filed trademarks for "Kimono Body," "Kimono Intimates" and "Kimono World."...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Tony Chambers' cultural roundup for June Tony Chambers shares the best of the Barbican's new artificial intelligence show, takes a trip to Monkey Island and lights up over Doshi Levien studio...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
11:24, 05/24/2019

Mexico accuses Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican government has accused the New York-based fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation in its Resort 2020 collection. Mexican Minister of Culture Alejandra Frau...
00:36, 06/13/2019

How UN cultural treasures helped set the stage for Game of Thrones From King’s Landing to the Iron Bank, so many of the breath-taking backdrops seen on the smash hit Game of Thrones television series are available for future generations to enjoy,  thanks to a key, bu...
18:24, 04/28/2019

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
12:36, 06/21/2019

MakeMyTrip, ASI Partner for Online Bookings for 116 Heritage Sites MakeMyTrip has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for convenient and hassle-free online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across......
13:24, 07/16/2019

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolita...
08:36, 06/20/2019

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchAn observatory in Cheshire that has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades has been add...
14:36, 07/07/2019

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites...
02:12, 07/10/2019

The Erzgebirge want UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey ...
20:00, 07/05/2019

A fleet of Fiat Chryslers: the best of the maker's heritage collection These twin rows of cars don’t begin to convey the scale of the space or the extent of FCA’s Heritage Hub collection. Nearest are a Fiat Uno facelift and a Fiat Tempra (left), and behind those several ...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Classic Fiats: taking a look through the history books at FCA's Heritage Hub Features 25 May, 2019 We take a look at some stunning classic Fiats and other Italian treasures as we delve deep inside FCA's new Heritage Hub...
05:24, 05/26/2019

Israeli cultural minister slams Madonna over performance on Eurovision Israel’s culture minister on Sunday slammed Madonna for her Eurovision performance in which two backup dancers were wearing jackets with Israeli and Palestinian flags....
08:12, 05/20/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
03:36, 05/12/2019

Colonial art restitution: German museums need greater cultural awareness The German Museums Association has underscored the importance of non-European perspectives when dealing with artifacts taken during German colonialism. Restitution is harder than with Nazi-looted art,...
18:24, 07/02/2019

Japan's return to commercial whaling has no economic or cultural case The decision by Japan to resume commercial whaling should be condemned – if not for its uncertain effect on whales, then for its contempt for international agreements...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Decrease in charges indicates positive cultural change, says Cricket Australia Analysis shows dramatic change in on-field behaviourImprovement comes after last year’s cultural review Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has hailed the improved behaviour of players, suggesting...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Myspace's music purge is the latest cultural scrubbing we'll regret | Will Cox Bob Dylan’s first acting role was wiped because it took up space. What might we mourn from 50m songs deleted from Myspace? Back when people still bought CDs and streaming media was a slow and frustrat...
16:00, 05/01/2019

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has b...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Kim Kardashian Is Renaming Her Shapewear Line After Cultural Appropriation Claims Kim Kardashian is "always listening, learning and growing." Less than a week ago, the reality star and makeup mogul announced her new line of shapewear, initially called Kimono. ......
20:36, 07/01/2019

Rediscovering a Jewish cultural legacy at 'The Weimar Republic of Yiddishland' Held in the city of Goethe and Schiller, Yiddish Summer Weimar is the world's most prominent annual Yiddish culture event. This year it revives the Jewish creative fervor associated with Weimar-era Ge...
18:48, 07/12/2019

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the ...
00:24, 05/26/2019

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at t...
20:12, 07/06/2019

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
20:24, 05/31/2019

Boom: Heritage Foundation raises record $14M to fight socialism The Heritage Foundation, the nation’s top conservative think tank, just broke a fundraising record to fight the growing wave of socialism and act on a new strategic plan to expand its policy influence...
17:12, 05/03/2019

Italy's new ruins: heritage sites being lost to neglect and looting Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritanceLegend has it that the grotto hidden among the craggy cliffs on ...
15:24, 05/28/2019

UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites for 2019 revealed Italy has reason to celebrate with a glass of something fizzy -- its Prosecco Hills region, famous for producing sparkling wine, has been named as one of the latest additions to the UNESCO World Herit...
19:36, 07/08/2019

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 2...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Inaugural Thruxton Motorsport Celebration to honour circuit's heritage This weekend's inaugural Thruxton Motorsport Celebration will feature a range of historic races to honour the heritage of the high-speed Hampshire track...
19:12, 05/29/2019

The Erzgebirge's claim to UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey ...
20:12, 07/06/2019

Prosecco hills inscribed on Unesco World Heritage list Italy’s Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, home to the world-famous sparkling wine, have been inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage list...
17:24, 07/07/2019

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
17:24, 05/01/2019

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs....
18:24, 04/28/2019

World's largest falcon hospital cares for Emirati heritage When a falcon in the Gulf Arab countries falls sick, the owners of these much-loved and expensive hunting birds know where to take them: The world's largest falcon hospital, in Abu Dhabi....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s open...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Melania Trump enjoys nature-themed Japan cultural experience First lady Melania Trump has had a nature-oriented Japanese cultural experience at Akasaka Palace, where she learned that bamboo trunks can create music and also serve as flower vases....
08:12, 05/27/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the co...
15:24, 06/15/2019

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah: intel report The intelligence agency for the northern German city-state of Hamburg revealed in a hair-raising report on Monday that 30 mosques and cultural centers in the Federal Republic have ties to the US-class...
21:24, 07/11/2019

Maluma's rep defends his controversial Mother's Day kiss on the lips as 'a cultural thing' Maluma’s representative defended the Columbian singer after some fans criticized an Instagram photo of him kissing his mother in honor of Mother’s Day, explaining that the gesture is “a cultural thing...
15:36, 05/14/2019

How to run a company like Michael Dell: A lesson in mergers, acquisitions, and cultural alignment ZDNet sits down with Dell's CEO during Dell Technologies World to discuss how the company ensures that its set of goals are culturally aligned across all of the tech behemoth's brands....
13:24, 05/02/2019

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico in its latest collection....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To refl...
15:00, 05/02/2019

See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
17:24, 07/15/2019

UNESCO adds five sites to World Heritage List, including Babylon The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added five archaeological and natural sites to its World Heritage List on Friday....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Part Of Kailash Mansarovar In UNESCO's Tentative List Of Heritage Sites UNESCO has included the Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in its tentative list of world heritage sites, sources in the Culture Ministry said Sunday....
18:24, 05/19/2019

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected s...
12:26, 07/06/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will ...
22:24, 05/22/2019

Alibaba Cloud touts Asian heritage, focus as competitive advantage While coy over how the Huawei-US debacle may impact other Chinese technology vendors, Alibaba Cloud executives play up its "in Asia, for Asia" focus and investment in the region as key competitive adv...
04:48, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported on Sun...
02:12, 07/08/2019

Iraq celebrates naming Babylon a UNESCO World Heritage site Iraq is celebrating the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote in Azerbaijan...
19:12, 07/05/2019

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward”...
05:12, 07/01/2019

The Spider-Man: Far From Home promo tour is becoming one long Jake Gyllenhaal cultural moment Jake Gyllenhaal has long been celebrated as an actor. His work in movies ranging from Brokeback Mountain and Nightcrawler to Enemy and Zodiac shows a genuine talent and an eye for roles challenging en...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultural and identity issues into the race....
12:24, 05/19/2019

Kim Kardashian Addresses Cultural Appropriation Claims Surrounding Kimono Shapewear Line Kim Kardashian is standing by her decision to name her shapewear line Kimono. In a statement to the New York Times the KKW Beauty founder is addressing the accusations that she is......
02:24, 06/28/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ is the defining pop-cultural experience of the millennial generation It could be the last show millennials will watch together, and come to define the generation the way TV series and movies have defined others.        ...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Jaipur Designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Move Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, a city known for its iconic architectural legacy, has become a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO.....
13:48, 07/06/2019

Augsburg's historical water system granted UNESCO World Heritage status In the Middle Ages bankers like Jakob Fugger made Augsburg an important city. But its history with water is also unique. Augsburg now wants to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
20:36, 07/06/2019

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are am...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
23:48, 05/17/2019

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Ital...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
01:00, 07/06/2019

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Jeremy Hunt promises vote to bring back fox hunting as part of Britain's 'heritage' Getty The ban on fox hunting in the UK could be lifted, under plans by the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Hunt, who is running to become the next prime minister, said he would back a new vote on lega...
12:36, 07/04/2019

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside ...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultur...
00:12, 05/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, cultural dialogue forum, Tuna Day, #GlobalGoals awards, and updates from Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and update...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Stagecoach 2019 opens with a celebration of beer, country music, Western heritage and more beer Stagecoach opens three-day festival with a celebration of country music, grub and lots of beer in Day 1        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
18:24, 07/12/2019

The Fed is looking at a new program that could be another version of 'quantitative easing' Federal Reserve officials are considering a new program that would decrease the balance sheet level while providing liquidity during difficult times....
21:24, 04/29/2019

Iran says its missile program is not negotiable Iran on Tuesday said its ballistic missile program was not up for negotiation after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a White House cabinet meeting that Iran had signaled it was prepared to neg...
22:00, 07/16/2019

An invaluable German-US exchange program Each year, 350 German students spend time in the US as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program. For many, the program can be a life-changing experience....
18:24, 05/04/2019

Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now If you can’t remember the last time you changed the passwords on your loyalty program accounts, it’s time to make some password updates—or risk being hacked....
17:24, 05/15/2019

UA Foundation to celebrate AZ Assurance program TUCSON – The University of Arizona Foundation will be celebrating one of its scholarship programs and a distinguished member on Tuesday. While Arizona Assurance will receive two gifts, Edie Auslander,...
17:00, 05/14/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma teamed up with the prog...
04:12, 05/15/2019

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Read More...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Mexico wants to re-invent US Merida aid program MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn’t want aid under the United States’ so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form. The aid progr...
22:12, 05/07/2019

This training program shows you how to trade cryptocurrency like a pro You can learn all about the fascinating world of cryptos and how to make some serious money in it with the training in the Complete Bitcoin and Crypto Trading Program. A lifetime membership to the pro...
17:24, 05/09/2019

Bombardier sells CRJ jet program to Mitsubishi for $550M MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian aerospace company Bombardier has announced the sale of its regional jet program to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for $550 million. The company is seeking to e...
17:36, 06/25/2019

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Bush, Clinton celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton attended a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for...
06:24, 06/28/2019

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
20:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
18:48, 06/08/2019

Architects of post-9/11 CIA interrogation program to testify WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the Guantanamo B...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
00:24, 07/02/2019

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region....
11:12, 06/10/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in fo...
20:24, 05/16/2019

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the ti...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
17:48, 07/11/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached e...
09:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials de...
00:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
19:36, 06/07/2019

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Wash...
22:00, 07/16/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists...
11:12, 06/04/2019

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new clas...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Man busted for weapons month after diversion program for same charge A man who was placed in a diversion program instead of prison after pleading guilty to a weapons charge in Brooklyn last month is already headed back to the slammer — after he was busted on the ...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but ...
14:24, 06/12/2019

This IBM certificate program shows you how to create AI-powered chatbots You can reap the benefits of being a go-to chatbot creator with the training found in the IBM Certificate Program: Building Chatbots Powered By AI instruction. With this limited time TNW Deals offer, ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentucky Judicial Branch and the Jefferson County Racial...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program....
21:24, 06/04/2019

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, accordi...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid...
02:48, 06/12/2019

StubHub's ticket loyalty program offers VIP access Do you spend a fortune on StubHub tickets? To the point where you could buy a decent used car instead? StubHub is ready to spoil you. The ticket exchange has launched a Beyond loyalty program that ...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
11:12, 06/18/2019

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young ho...
06:12, 06/03/2019

Sources: NFL shelves full-time officiating program The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold as part of ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, multiple sources said Thursday....
02:48, 07/12/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut ...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Making A Difference: Program Feeds Madison Co. Kids MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Madison County Food Service will be offering kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the next few months. “There’s a lot of needy kids in Madison County....
03:24, 06/14/2019

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up hig...
21:12, 06/28/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commer...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her gross mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also s...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Coach: Clemson linebacker Smith looking to leave program Reserve Clemson linebacker Shaq Smith looking to leave Tigers football program, his name is the transfer portal        ...
22:48, 05/15/2019

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end ...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said o...
00:24, 07/16/2019

UnitedHealthcare aims to cut maternity care costs with new program UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than f...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to cr...
03:48, 06/05/2019

The Latest: SKoreans were on package Europe tour program BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 4:25 a.m. A tour agency says the South Koreans whose boat c...
05:12, 05/30/2019

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still i...
10:12, 07/04/2019

Program to Relieve Student Debt Proves Unforgiving More than a decade after Congress set up a way to erase student debt for people who hold public-service jobs, the system is in disarray. Around 73,000 people have applied for debt forgiveness as of Ma...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
23:12, 06/22/2019

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant a...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies Co. could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
00:24, 06/18/2019

YouTube touts first new original program under free strategy Alphabet Inc's YouTube unveiled on Thursday nine new original programs that will be available for free this year as the streaming service shrinks an effort to attract subscribers with content exclusiv...
03:24, 05/03/2019

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
00:24, 06/22/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests...
23:24, 06/07/2019

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

AZGFD to launch life jacket exchange program The Arizona Game and Fish Department is keeping people safe on the water through its Life Jacket Exchange program. On May 18, Arizonans can trade in their old or worn out life jackets in exchange for ...
01:48, 05/03/2019

New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Administration has committed $1.5 million annually for the next two years to approach homelessness in the community, the county announced Thursday. According to Pima County, the 2...
20:24, 05/02/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time hom...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Boeing 737 program manager is retiring as Max jet remains grounded Lindblad's retirement comes as Boeing copes with the fallout of two crashes that killed 346 people. Its 737 Max jet has has been grounded since mid-March....
23:12, 07/11/2019

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To hel...
21:12, 05/29/2019

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
12:36, 06/12/2019

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:12, 06/21/2019

$1 Million donated to Pima County’s JTED program TUCSON – Hundreds of students graduated from the Pima JTED Program Friday, May 17. Joining them on stage was Ross Potoff with a major donation. Potoff and Potoff Private Philanthropy donated $1,...
14:48, 05/18/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole borde...
07:24, 06/10/2019

Learn Water Safety for Little (or No) Money With This YMCA Program Heading to the pool or paddle boating around the lake can sound like a fun way to spend a summer afternoon. However, if you’re someone that doesn’t know how to swim then particpating in any water acti...
04:24, 05/19/2019

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago....
17:00, 06/06/2019

UA College of Medicine to offer new EMS bachelor’s degree program TUCSON – The University of Arizona will be offering a new bachelor’s degree program in emergency medical services starting this fall. The Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS was approved by the...
00:36, 05/15/2019

First hikers of DMZ trail program witness pain of division The first South Korean civilian hikers to set foot in the long-forbidden Demilitarized Zone under a government-organized trail program said they experienced mixed emotions....
08:00, 04/29/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran’s nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Minnesota program pays homeowners to transform lawns into bee gardens A new program is offering to pay for Minnesota homeowners to convert their lawn into bee friendly areas.        ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
13:24, 05/08/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
10:12, 06/27/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 perce...
23:12, 06/26/2019

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
22:48, 06/18/2019

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our re...
16:24, 06/21/2019

US charges intelligence analyst for leaking information on drone program The US Department of Justice has charged a former intelligence analyst for leaking top secret information on its global drone program. The information included targeted assassinations in Yemen, Somali...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish....
03:48, 07/17/2019

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a regio...
02:24, 06/24/2019

ECB vice president says another bond-buying program could be part of new stimulus The European Central Bank's (ECB) vice president said another large bond-buying program could be an option if inflation in the region doesn't reach its intended target....
11:12, 06/19/2019

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti For more than four months, Haitians have been taking to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid allegations he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars of governme...
00:36, 06/25/2019

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
16:48, 05/24/2019

China expands global ambitions with a new phase of Xi's signature program A forum on China's Belt and Road Initiative that wrapped up this weekend in Beijing made it clear the program now seeks to influence technology and international governance....
11:24, 04/29/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
16:12, 06/19/2019

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transport...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Homeland Security to launch pilot program of DNA testing at border Migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with children will be asked to submit to a voluntary DNA test in order to prove they are related....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to kn...
09:36, 06/26/2019

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 program: Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
12:36, 06/21/2019

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now defunct youth program. The Courie...
12:12, 07/09/2019

Facebook announces Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read More...
22:12, 06/06/2019

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budge...
15:36, 06/03/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
02:48, 06/13/2019

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with th...
04:12, 06/04/2019

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Department. The students are from disadvanta...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly ...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a...
17:48, 07/03/2019

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's...
03:24, 05/22/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North America, Europe and China....
21:12, 05/06/2019

Former JPMorgan Banker Charged With Bribery in 'Sons and Daughters' Program Hong Kong authorities charged a former executive at JPMorgan Chase with bribery, adding to the fallout from the bank’s controversial “Sons and Daughters” hiring program in Asia....
18:36, 05/16/2019

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots f...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Lyft renames its Bay Area bike-sharing program Bay Wheels Today, Lyft is renaming its Bay Area bike share system. It's now Bay Wheels, no longer Ford GoBike. As part of the transition, the company is introducing new e-bikes with pedal assist for hills a...
15:24, 06/11/2019

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
02:24, 06/11/2019

Starbucks is testing a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport Starbucks is launching a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport to offer customers free reusable cups they can drop off throughout the terminal before boarding their flights...
22:24, 06/10/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar indu...
13:36, 05/17/2019

Verizon Up rewards program levels up to better compete against T-Mobile Tuesdays If T-Mobile and Sprint's merger is not ultimately approved, which seems increasingly likely, the US wireless market duopoly has a very good chance of maintaining that status quo for years to come. The...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many techn...
02:00, 07/10/2019

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:24, 05/15/2019

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
23:36, 07/10/2019

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real differ...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base...
05:12, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who wer...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Apple now accepts 2018 MacBooks into its keyboard repair program The saga of Apple's MacBook Butterfly keyboards continues. The Butterfly mechanism used in its recent MacBook lines has been prone to failure, and Apple has apologized for the issue with a repair...
03:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
21:36, 06/07/2019

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
02:24, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court to review Montana school choice program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reviving a Montana program that gives tax credits to people who donate to private-school scholarships. The state’s highest court had struck down...
17:36, 06/28/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program wil...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
04:48, 05/02/2019

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Pro...
01:00, 07/05/2019

After a few misfires, Army’s newest pistol program is slow on the draw (video link) After a nearly decade-long effort to pick a new pistol for the US military, the Army's Program Executive Office‑Soldier awarded its Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract to SIG Sauer on J...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Court rejects program for woman who abandoned starving cats A woman whose home was populated by starving cats who had eaten some of their own to survive will have to go back to court to see if she can avoid a trial and possible jail time....
22:36, 05/20/2019

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
00:24, 06/29/2019

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring license...
01:24, 06/15/2019

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U....
17:00, 05/23/2019

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
05:12, 05/29/2019

Apple introduces a recall program for some MacBook Pro laptops with faulty batteries The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] Today, Apple sent out a...
04:36, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
00:36, 06/08/2019

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from f...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program....
18:48, 05/23/2019

NASA names new Moon landing program Artemis after Apollo's sister Half a century after NASA sent men to the moon under project " Apollo ," the space agency is now working to land men — and women — on the lunar surface as part of its "Artemis" program....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to th...
19:12, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
02:24, 06/11/2019

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
01:12, 06/01/2019

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Loc...
22:24, 05/30/2019

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agenc...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million fami...
06:36, 05/24/2019

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
04:48, 06/15/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on ...
04:36, 05/14/2019

Scott Stringer questions ‘purpose’ of Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program City Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns over the “purpose” of first lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC, saying the taxpayer-funded mental health initiative shouldn’t come “at the expense...
18:36, 05/23/2019

Making A Difference: Garrard Co. Horse Farm Offers Program For Veterans GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Garrard County horse farm is offering a program that helps men and women experiencing PTSD and addiction. Military veterans like Cortney Moguel come to Hooves of...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Chip and Joanna Gaines celebrate Harvard business program graduation Joanna Gaines celebrated her and husband Chip's graduation from Harvard University’s 2019 Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports program with an adorable Instagram post....
15:36, 06/03/2019

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon opens up Delivery Service Program to employees: Here's why it makes sense Amazon is working on standard one-day shipping and needs more saturation in its logistics network. The Delivery Service Program launched last year has created 200 small businesses. In theory, former e...
16:00, 05/13/2019

A Full-Time IndyCar Program in 2020 Isn't 'Likely' for McLaren After Its Indy 500 Failure The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was meant to be a gauge for McLaren, to see where it sat in terms of starting a full-time IndyCar program—possibly as soon as next year. But it turned into much more than tha...
03:36, 05/31/2019

As Democrats champion plans for free college, one GOP state already has a model program NBC News- As Democratic presidential candidates promote billion-dollar plans to make college free on the campaign trail, affordable higher education advocates across the political spectrum are pushing...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capabl...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Cory Booker’s Gun Control Plan Calls for National Licensing Program The proposal includes some of the most progressive gun-control measures suggested yet by a presidential candidate, like a plan to license guns across the country....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Boeing 737 program manager to retire amid crisis over jet's grounding -memo Boeing's 737 jet program manager, Eric Lindblad, will retire in a matter of weeks after roughly 12 months on the job, according to a company memo seen by Reuters on Thursday....
23:12, 07/11/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking e...
20:12, 05/09/2019

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
22:24, 07/08/2019

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national sec...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while m...
05:48, 06/29/2019

Boeing 737 Program Head To Retire Amid Jet's Grounding Crisis: Company The head of Boeing's embattled 737 MAX program plans to retire, the company said on Thursday, just as it gears up to persuade regulators to return the plane to the skies after two deadly crashes....
03:48, 07/12/2019

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas market...
07:36, 07/10/2019

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have ...
20:24, 07/12/2019

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
14:24, 06/27/2019

U.S. warned Canada that fighter jet competition rules violate commitments to F-35 program The warnings are in two letters sent to the government last year obtained by defence analyst Richard Shimooka and released in a report from the Macdonald-Laurier Institute....
03:24, 05/07/2019

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service wor...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers and cows humanely....
22:12, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.       ...
19:48, 07/04/2019

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million su...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men's basketball program has started Arizona could be forced to vacate wins and/or NCAA tournament appearance in 2017-18 if NCAA proves allegations that players from that team took money.        ...
01:36, 05/05/2019

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who we...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump can terminate Obama-era DACA program The Supreme Court said it will hear arguments over the legality of the Trump administration's decision to terminate the immigration program known as DACA....
16:12, 06/28/2019

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead.       ...
00:12, 06/23/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. T...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Boeing 737 program manager to retire amid crisis over jet's grounding: memo Boeing's 737 jet program manager, Eric Lindblad, will retire in a matter of weeks after roughly 12 months on the job, according to a company memo seen by Reuters on Thursday....
22:36, 07/11/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $...
09:12, 05/02/2019

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of f...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Air Force calls for new 'Vanguard' weapons program with hypersonics, lasers and networked missiles Aggressive pursuit of hypersonics, lasers, networked cruise missiles, artificial intelligence, smart bombs and cyberwar inform the conceptual and technical basis for the Air Force’s new “Vanguard” pro...
15:48, 04/29/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Refe...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Pennsylvania Senate Session Descends Into Screaming Match Over Poverty Assistance Program The Pennsylvania senate’s state budget negotiations descended into chaos on Wednesday when lawmakers and activists clashed over the elimination of a cash assistance program for the state’s...
00:36, 06/30/2019

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the e...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Ontario government announces new pilot program to help protect communities from extreme weather The program will provide eligible communities with up to 15 per cent above the estimated cost of rebuilding damaged infrastructure to make it more resilient to extreme weather....
00:48, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation....
17:36, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 program manager to retire amid crisis over jet's grounding -memo Boeing's 737 jet program manager, Eric Lindblad, will retire in a matter of weeks after roughly 12 months on the job, according to a company memo seen by Reuters on Thursday....
23:12, 07/11/2019

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Su...
04:48, 06/16/2019

Boeing just announced a major leadership shuffle for its troubled 737 Max team, and the head of the program is out (BA) REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson The head of Boeing's 737 program is retiring, according to a report from Bloomberg published on Thursday. Eric Lindblad, a 34-year Boeing veteran, has been in the position for ...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s st...
00:36, 07/12/2019

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the ...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it ...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coa...
12:36, 07/11/2019

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for...
04:12, 06/03/2019

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destr...
21:24, 07/10/2019

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland)...
15:36, 06/03/2019

Youth in foster care to get free smartphones, internet access in pilot program The pilot program will provide smartphones with an unlimited calling plan to more than 30,000 current and former foster youth between ages 13 and 26.        ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Chirlane McCray defends ThriveNYC mental health program as questions mount First lady Chirlane McCray defended her embattled mental health program, ThriveNYC, on Thursday morning. “Thrive is spread over many agencies, so it can be a little difficult to understand who i...
18:48, 05/09/2019

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The ...
04:36, 05/23/2019

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
09:24, 06/20/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program  The president’s starring role has the potential to turn what has long been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding into another version of a Trump campaign rally....
11:36, 05/11/2019

‘We need to get a handle on the exact count,’ Doug Ford says of autism program wait list "There seems to be numbers flying all over the place from the experts to other organizations. So we need to get a handle on the exact count," the premier said in an interview with Global News Radio 64...
02:24, 07/04/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. officials said....
05:00, 05/10/2019

US.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL A U.S.-based program to train Afghan attack pilots has shuttered after nearly half of trainees kept going absent without leave, or AWOL, resulting in only one graduating class, according to a governme...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
21:12, 07/10/2019

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Brazil's Caixa seeks partnerships in pre-paid cards, loyalty program units -sources Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal is seeking three partners, including for its pre-paid cards and loyalty program units, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
18:36, 05/20/2019

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
23:12, 05/15/2019

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly...
05:12, 06/14/2019

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covere...
18:12, 06/27/2019

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do ...
23:48, 05/28/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
14:12, 05/17/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share f...
08:00, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid...
03:48, 06/05/2019

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments, according to a repor...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
14:48, 06/20/2019

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard in what seems lik...
16:12, 07/11/2019

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My...
22:24, 06/17/2019

The Microsoft Graph is yours, not theirs The Microsoft Graph is a key component of the company's AI strategy. But what is it exactly? And how much, and what kind, of data can Microsoft see?Read More...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sal...
17:12, 06/07/2019

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcem...
00:00, 06/10/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to...
00:12, 06/24/2019

Microsoft Plays Nice At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo about how Starbuck’s ordering system interacts with ...
19:48, 05/11/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, ...
18:24, 05/06/2019

Save over $100 or 20% on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet Last July, Microsoft launched its Surface Go line of tablets in order to compete with Apple's lower-end iPad tablets. The Surface Go slates are equipped with a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 10-inch displa...
01:12, 05/03/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
23:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft may actually be committed to PC gaming this time Microsoft is serious about PC gaming. It has said that before, but now it's finally proving it with a decent new Xbox app and a focus on Game Pass.Read More...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
01:36, 06/11/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only afte...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from peopl...
01:36, 07/09/2019

Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, with all patches published—with Windows. That announce...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it ...
03:24, 05/22/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel like doing. Microsoft appears to be taking aim at ...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Azure: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide about Microsoft Azure includes common use cases, technical limitations, and what to know before adopting the cloud computing platform....
21:36, 05/10/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Go...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 prices are down again Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll when it comes to offering discounts on its 2-in-1 tablets, with both the Surface Pro and the more affordable Surface Go seeing various temporary price cuts. Now, M...
02:48, 05/05/2019

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience...
23:36, 06/22/2019

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
15:36, 06/20/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version i...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Microsoft teams up with the VA to help wounded warriors 22 VA rehabilitation centers around the country will receive Xbox adaptive controllers specially designed for gamers with mental or physical disabilities....
22:12, 05/03/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft s...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
19:12, 05/28/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. T...
11:36, 05/21/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbu...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel are two of the best options for working with spreadsheets, allowing you to manage figures, make calculations, create graphs and charts, and much more.Google Sheets st...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
17:01, 05/15/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.Read More...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Best Microsoft Office alternatives in 2019 Microsoft Office remains the most popular productivity suite for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more - but with IT departments needing to balance budgets, a range of alternatives have bec...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows k...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making ...
01:36, 06/28/2019

You can now install Microsoft Edge on macOS Last year Microsoft announced huge changes to its Edge web browser, including the fact that it was moving to the open source Chromium engine (which its chief competitor Chrome uses), and the company r...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
15:48, 05/14/2019

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bo...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Microsoft Paint isn't going anywhere, and gets new accessibility features Microsoft has been making a strong push toward accessibility in the past year, with the Xbox Adaptive Controller proving to be one of the best Xbox One accessories. Now, the company is adding accessib...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft could replace the Menu key – which you probably never use – with a new Office key Of all the keys on your keyboard, the Menu key – which sits to the right of the spacebar – is likely to be the least used, and Microsoft wants to change that by making it a dedicated Off...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comes to Red Hat Summit If the mountain won't come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain. Or, in this case, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came to Red Hat Summit to announce a new Microsoft/Red Hat partnership: Azu...
07:00, 05/08/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
15:24, 06/13/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
14:36, 05/28/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't sa...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Azure: Everything you need to know about Redmond's cloud service Second only to AWS among cloud providers, Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services available to businesses, developers, government agencies, and anyone who wants to b...
21:36, 05/20/2019

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, Microsoft has a new one. The company says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," includi...
23:36, 06/09/2019