The Pentagon is investing $2 billion into artificial intelligence

The Pentagon is investing $2 billion into artificial intelligence

The Pentagon is investing $2 billion into artificial intelligence

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:21 AM PDT

DARPA is going big on AI.

NFL kickoff ratings fall again after weather delay and sluggish game

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:20 AM PDT

The NFL kickoff's game ratings on NBC may have been hurt by a long weather delay.

Obama returns to political spotlight with Illinois speech previewing midterms

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:14 AM PDT

Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political fray Friday, delivering a speech that will preview his 2018 midterm election message and provide his most pointed rebuke to date of President Donald Trump.

Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:08 AM PDT

Hurricane Olivia, a major storm with sustained winds of 115 mph, is churning toward Hawaii and could impact the island chain as early as Tuesday evening.

Iranian state TV recorded a private meeting of the UK Labour Party

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:06 AM PDT

The UK's opposition Labour Party is facing questions over how one of its members was apparently able to report for an Iranian state TV channel from a meeting where a pro-Israel lawmaker lost a confidence vote.

Banker offers free 2-year tuition to every senior at a Wisconsin high school

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:05 AM PDT

Students at a Wisconsin high school got a huge surprise on their first day of school -- an area businessman offered to pay for every graduating senior to attend a two-year technical college.

US begins military exercise in Syria in response to Russian military threats

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:05 AM PDT

More than 100 US troops began an unexpected exercise in southern Syria on Friday in direct response to a series of Russian military threats, according to a US defense official.

Read testimony of Parkland shooting survivor Aayalah Eastmond

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:03 AM PDT

Aalayah Eastmond, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Obama gives 'State of our Democracy' speech

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:01 AM PDT

President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political fray Friday with a speech on the "State of our Democracy." See live updates.

Parkland survivor will detail her experience during shooting at Kavanaugh hearing

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:56 AM PDT

The Brett Kavanaugh hearings have been dominated by textbook conversations about the reach of the Second Amendment, but on Friday, that will change as a student will testify about her own experience cowering under a fellow student's dead body as the Parkland, Florida, shootings played out last February.

Activist investor wants to replace entire Campbell Soup board

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:55 AM PDT

The fight over Campbell Soup's future is heating up.

She's white. I'm black -- how our friendship survived real talk about race

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:53 AM PDT

Marissa Calhoun says she was shocked at a friend's words about white privilege -- and realized then they had to start talking for real about race. It wasn't easy, she says, but it took them to a more honest place.

They were stuck overnight after their flight was diverted. So the captain brought them 40 pizzas

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:51 AM PDT

Passengers aboard American Airlines flight 2354 from Los Angeles to Dallas Fort Worth were bracing for a long night.

North Carolina elections board fights ICE subpoena for voting records

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:50 AM PDT

The North Carolina state elections board on Friday unanimously voted to ask the state's attorney general to quash a subpoena from the US attorney and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for eight years of voting records.

In 'Crazytown,' Brett Kavanaugh's sanity and intellect stand out

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:49 AM PDT

Paul Callan says that as Judge Brett Kavanaugh spars with Democrats in the Senate over Roe v. Wade and other issues, it has become clear that he has what it takes to serve on the court. If he is rejected, the next Trump appointee may not be as impressive.

Water, oil and power: What's at stake in Basra

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:45 AM PDT

Basra has been wracked by protests all week over the decrepit state of public services. Added to the discomforts is that constant of contemporary Iraq -- rampant corruption. Much of Iraq's wealth comes from the area, but it doesn't stay there.

The two-year Wells Fargo horror story just won't end

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:43 AM PDT

Wells Fargo, one of America's most storied banks, has yet wake up from a nightmare that began exactly two years ago.

Germany's radical left is fueling anti-immigrant sentiment

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:42 AM PDT

Sahra Wagenknecht, the leader of Germany's far-left Die Linke party, has launched a new movement called Aufstehen (literally translated, "stand up") that is unashamedly populist -- and hostile toward immigration and other liberal causes.

The case for and against gender quotas

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:42 AM PDT

Companies say they can make progress without them. Advocates aren't so sure.

Twitter bans Alex Jones and InfoWars

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:40 AM PDT

Twitter banned far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website InfoWars from its platform Thursday afternoon, a month after several of its Silicon Valley counterparts did so.

Denver's airport pokes fun at conspiracy theories. Walls are hiding construction, not lizard people.

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:35 AM PDT

After years of speculation by conspiracy theorists, officials at the Denver International Airport in Colorado have finally admitted that something's going on.

Deutsche Bank's top investor is selling out

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:35 AM PDT

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group plans to offload its entire stake in Deutsche Bank.

Brazilian presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro recovering after stabbing

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:34 AM PDT

Brazil's far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro is recovering in a hospital after being stabbed during a rally Thursday while campaigning weeks ahead of elections.

Tesla in turmoil: Executives bail and stock plunges

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:31 AM PDT

Tesla's chief accounting officer Dave Morton quits after less than a month on the job, capping turbulent month for electric car maker.

McConnell cites possible ethics investigation for Booker

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:27 AM PDT

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called Sen. Cory Booker's move Thursday to break Senate rules and release confidential emails traded by Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, "unusual behavior," and discussed a potential ethics investigation Friday.

When Moon travels North, will he return with a gift for Trump?

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:27 AM PDT

For the first time since he chose to engage with the world, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has proposed a possible timeline for ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons: by the end of President US Donald Trump's first term in office.

This fan-favorite, hypoallergenic bedding set is now 71% off

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:27 AM PDT

Looking to change your bedding to a hypoallergenic set? This six-piece sheet set is now on sale for 71% off.

Charlie Rose says accusers are 'exploiting the #MeToo Movement'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:26 AM PDT

The former CBS anchor filed a motion Friday to dismiss a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him.

Jimmy Fallon and Paul McCartney surprise unsuspecting fans

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:21 AM PDT

Can you imagine riding in an elevator and bumping into one of your favorite stars?

Selena Gomez's latest Coach collaboration is seriously cool

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:20 AM PDT

Looking for a cool updgrade to your handbag or iPhone case? Shop Selena Gomez's new Coach collaboration.
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