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Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers

Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appe...

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers

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Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
14:52, 06/14/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions qu...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
13:13, 07/19/2019

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
00:13, 06/20/2019

Canadian court rules federal carbon-pricing plan constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on one of his trademark policies ahead of the October national election....
21:52, 05/03/2019

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23:52, 05/16/2019

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18:13, 06/17/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Swedes switch to trains due to global warming Swedes seem to be following climate activist Greta Thunberg's example in shunning air travel. The percentage that opted to take a train rather than fly has doubled in a year and a half. Flight shame may be at work....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Curbing air pollution won't speed up global warming Some studies suggest cleaning up the air could unintentionally accelerate global warming. New research revealed little evidence of a strong inverse relationship between air quality and warming....
18:26, 08/02/2019

Bill Nye on global warming: ‘The planet is on f–king fire’ Science commentator Bill Nye had some choice words about the need for urgent action to combat global warming. On “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” on Sunday, after the host discussed the Green New Deal, Nye demonstrated an experiment t...
17:39, 05/14/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libertarian thinktank, arguing against climate action. But my views have changed. I now embrace decarboni...
10:26, 06/10/2019

Global warming is worse than any climate change in the last 2,000 years LONDON – Earth’s rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that shows how profoundly humans have altered the clima...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Global warming may become unstoppable even if we stick to Paris target There could be a planetary threshold beyond which the earth will keep warming even if we stop pumping out more fossil fuels - the so-called 'Hothouse Earth' scenario...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Global Stocks Stem Slide After U.S. Rout Stocks began to stabilize after the Dow posted its largest decline this year. However, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note extended its decline....
12:52, 08/15/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
23:52, 07/05/2019

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on t...
20:39, 07/24/2019

Today's global warming is unparalleled in the past 2000 years We now know that past periods when the Earth cooled and warmed were only regional. The finding rebuffs the myth that today's planet-wide warming is a natural blip...
20:39, 07/24/2019

Was Mexico’s freak summer hail storm due to global warming? The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit by an unusual storm that left cars buried beneath 2 metres of hail – but we can’t say that climate change is responsible...
21:00, 07/01/2019

'No doubt left' about scientific consensus on global warming, say experts Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on t...
12:39, 07/28/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
22:26, 07/01/2019

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded....
14:13, 08/08/2019

Global warming reshapes almanac for tea growers in China's Yunnan Que Liu and his wife Si En spend their mornings picking pu'er leaves in an ancient tea garden in a forest not far from their hillside village, one of many that dot the subtropical highlands of southwest China....
07:00, 07/26/2019

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
16:52, 07/16/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

Deadly Fungal Infection Emerged Because of Global Warming, Study Says A new study on the mysterious origins of a deadly fungal infection that seemed to have simultaneously emerged in far-flung corners of the globe finds that global warming may be to blame. Candida auris, a fungus that can kill anyone who comes into clo...
22:13, 07/24/2019

Scientists consider 'human-made volcano' to slow global warming Scientists considered the possibility of replicating the cooling effects of a volcanic eruption by creating a "human-made volcano" to combat climate change....
05:00, 08/06/2019

UN chief warns of ‘total disaster’ if global warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alternative “would m...
17:52, 05/09/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Warns of ‘Total Disaster’ If Global Warming Isn’t Stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alt...
03:26, 05/09/2019

Scientists link Europe heat wave to man-made global warming The searing heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was compounded by man-made climate change, according to a new study...
14:26, 08/02/2019

Global warming dwarfs climate variations of past 2,000 years - study Earth's rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that shows how profoundly humans have altered the climate....
22:52, 07/24/2019

Global warming is only going to get worse. One reason: Those cloud trails airplanes leave behind in the sky The more we fly, the worse it will get: Contrails, those white ribbons jets leave behind in the sky, will exacerbate global warming in the next few decades.        ...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ against global warming Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament....
01:52, 05/25/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Our leaders are ignoring global warming to the point of criminal negligence. It's unforgivable | Tim Winton Humanity survived the cold war because no one pushed the button. On climate change, the button has been pushed again and againAbout this seriesSupport Guardian Australia’s independent journalism with a one-off or recurring contributionI’ve been askin...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Wind shifts caused by human-induced global warming cause of West Antarctic's melting ice Human-caused climate change has triggered wind shifts in Antarctica, according to a new study, driving accelerated melting across the continent's west coast....
04:52, 08/17/2019

Jesse Watters: Dems talk up 'global warming hysteria' because it 'makes them feel like they are saving the world' Fox News' Jesse Watters went after the Democratic Party on climate change and global warming Monday saying they use the issue because they feel guilty for "the success of capitalism."...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
01:52, 05/10/2019

The Woman Who Discovered the Cause of Global Warming Was Long Overlooked. Her Story Is a Reminder to Champion All Women Leading on Climate Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Foote theorized that changes in carbon dioxide in th...
18:52, 07/17/2019

‘It was like meeting the Pope’: how Peppa Pig became a £1bn global phenomenon Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. What is the secret of her success?If the story of the Peppa Pig franchise were a Peppa Pig episode, i...
09:52, 05/16/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation. Antonio Ecarri is opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s envoy to Spain. He s...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
00:26, 05/25/2019

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly-released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, w...
22:39, 06/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Mind your backs, dollar coming through! The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost everything in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
14:52, 08/01/2019

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turned a blind eye to the racist, conspiratorial, nightmarish content its algorithms keep planting in fr...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
21:13, 05/27/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead...
17:00, 05/23/2019

David Attenborough says it's 'extraordinary' climate deniers are in power in Australia Celebrated naturalist’s most vivid impression of human impact on the planet is Great Barrier Reef bleachingDavid Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers d...
08:13, 07/10/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
23:26, 06/27/2019

A Trump Official Consulted With Climate-Change Deniers, Emails Show (WASHINGTON) — A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to his emails. The request...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual funds....
01:13, 08/17/2019

Monday Forecast: Drying out and warming up TUCSON – The rain is out, and the sunshine is in! Isolated thunderstorms will be possible for areas mainly near mountains and east of Tucson. Otherwise, dry conditions will prevail into the upcoming weekend. A warming trend will begin today. T...
17:39, 05/13/2019

Climate is warming faster than it has in the last 2,000 years A new study says the warming we've seen in the past 100 years is unprecedented, when compared to the past 2,000 years.        ...
21:26, 07/24/2019

STEM kits that don't look like STEM kits Contrary to what you might think and hear, apps and screens aren't the best tools for kids to learn STEM concepts, even coding. Why? Innovation, pattern recognition, exploration, experimentation and creation underlie STEM principles. Kids need t...
22:26, 05/30/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
17:13, 06/28/2019

UN Chief says ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Secretary-General says the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Ant...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Warming oceans may kill 17% of all sea life by end of century WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit that the world’...
05:26, 06/12/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Serious money warming to Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Plato used to say: Let’s get it! ...
19:52, 08/18/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
23:13, 05/08/2019

Women are less visible in STEM: Why? According to common stereotypes, women are better at languages and history, while men are better at chemistry and math. But are these categorizations based on fact?...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Trump looks to stem the 'red tide' President Trump is focusing on coastal fisheries as part of his environmental agenda going into campaign season, an approach particularly geared to the key battleground state of Florida, where he is aiming to eradicate the "red tide" of toxic algae....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving ...
19:26, 07/18/2019

Tuesday Forecast: A warming trend starts today TUCSON – Unseasonably cool temperatures will give way to a strong warming trend through the week as high pressure builds over Mexico. Yesterday, a weather system passed to our north. This brought Southern Arizona gusty winds and cooler temperatures y...
14:39, 05/28/2019

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on We...
06:26, 06/13/2019

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high....
22:26, 06/20/2019

US heat wave is just warming up for a long and scorching weekend The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Warming trend starts today TUCSON – It’s going to start warming up.  Starting today, a warming trend will begin.Today’s forecast high will reach 87 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Clouds will increase this evening.  This warm-up is courtesy of a ridge of h...
12:26, 05/02/2019

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now there’s a handy way to see how your area’s average yearly temperature has varied over time....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
12:26, 07/02/2019

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
21:26, 05/29/2019

We need to shut power plants early to stay under 1.5°C warming Despite all the talk and target setting, emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy infrastructure will take the world well past the 1.5°C mark, unless we shut them down...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Pricing pleasure at FDA If there's one policy area where the Trump administration has regularly received plaudits, it is for reducing excessive regulation. The administration has taken steps to ensure major regulations are subject to sound cost-benefit analysis, that regula...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Stem sell: how to get more out of your herbs | Waste Not Using finely chopped stems as well as the leaves means your herbs will go three times further, as well as adding texture and panache to your cooking, such as in this ceviche recipeCall me lazy, but throughout my career, I’ve always despised picking s...
08:39, 06/01/2019

The best blended STEM kits for kids For starters, the littleBits Base Inventor Kit is an awesome introduction to electronics for little kids! They can build and customize a voice-activated robotic arm and innovate from there or use the tools right out of the box and invent whatever the...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
07:00, 08/10/2019

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people sp...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Alaskan permafrost warming experiment produces surprising results Enlarge / The study took place near Denali National Park, pictured here. (credit: faungg's photos / flickr) Emissions from burning fossil fuels, cutting down forests, and agricultural practices aren't the only things that control how high atmospher...
02:26, 07/04/2019

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean...
21:26, 05/27/2019

Look for 'Relationship Pricing' When You Need a Loan Managing your money under a single financial institution’s roof can make your life more convenient. And, in some cases, it can get you better deals versus opening a new account at another bank. That’s because of “relationship pricing,” which happens ...
00:00, 07/26/2019

New Mercedes-Benz EQC: UK pricing set for EV New battery-electric model will go on sale next year and take the fight to the Jaguar I-Pace and Audi E-tron, priced from £65,640 The new Mercedes-Benz EQC, the first of 10 electric models the brand will launch before 2025, will be priced from £65,6...
08:26, 05/08/2019

New Peugeot 208 and e-208: UK pricing revealed Peugeot's all-new 208 will cost from £16,265 with a petrol engine and over £28,000 in electric form Pricing for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, has been released on company car lists ahead of orders opening in the next few we...
04:13, 08/06/2019

New Peugeot 208 and e-208: UK pricing confirmed Peugeot's all-new 208 will cost from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Pricing for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, has been revealed ahead of orders opening in the next few weeks.  The new Ford Fiesta ...
17:52, 08/07/2019

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Stem cell therapy may help reduce inflammation and build up healthy cells in the body. Scientists are now investigating whether it may benefit autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
00:52, 06/28/2019

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
05:52, 06/04/2019

Stem cell treatment gaining popularity (WBIR) For her 71st birthday, Nan Scott threw herself a party and got some new knees. “And we all drank a margarita to stem cells,” Scott says. Instead of a traditional knee replacement surgery, she chose to try stem cell injections. R...
22:26, 06/18/2019

Trump Says Guatemala Is Set to Help Stem Migrant Flow President Trump said Guatemala was preparing to sign an agreement that would make it a final refuge for asylum seekers, and that the U.S. will increase its efforts to deport illegal immigrants....
12:26, 06/18/2019

Canada’s stem cell registry isn’t diverse enough to help those who need it The search for a matching stem cell donor becomes exponentially more difficult if you are a member of an ethnic minority — and especially if you're mixed race....
16:00, 05/29/2019

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
00:52, 05/02/2019

New Kia Soul EV: pricing and specification announced News 5 Jul, 2019 Following its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, a launch edition version of the all-electric Kia Soul is now on sale priced from £33,795...
17:13, 07/05/2019

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 help students combat the “summer learning loss&...
22:52, 05/29/2019

Trump says tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump tweeted Sunday: &#...
15:39, 06/02/2019

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
21:13, 06/10/2019

Amazon funds STEM programs in Seattle schools Perhaps with an eye on the next generation of engineers that might be interested in working on its delivery robots or in coding, Amazon is funding computer science and robotics programs at up to 30 public schools in its Seattle home base. From this f...
05:39, 06/26/2019

These 15 tech jobs that pay well are ideal for people without STEM backgrounds The people who create hardware and build software for tech companies need people who know how to sell, pitch those products.       ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
20:13, 05/21/2019

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new report.Read More...
17:52, 07/17/2019

What we know about the Highlands Ranch STEM school shooting in Colorado The Douglas County Sheriff's Department said two people are in custody after a school shooting left one dead and seven injured in a Denver suburb.        ...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
19:13, 08/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
18:26, 07/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
17:39, 05/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
23:00, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
18:52, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes Global shares were steady on Monday as a weak euro zone sentiment survey and political uncertainty in the wake of Spain's elections proved a drag on earlier gains driven by strong economic data out of China and the United States....
14:13, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
11:39, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Stocks markets gained on Tuesday, with chipmakers and stocks exposed to Asia among the best performers, after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
12:13, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:52, 08/14/2019

Columbine sends message of support to Colorado STEM school Following the deadly shooting at a Colorado STEM school on Tuesday, nearby Columbine High School – where a killing spree took place two decades earlier – reportedly shared a message of unity....
07:39, 05/09/2019

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
23:26, 07/17/2019

8 injured in shooting at Denver STEM school; 2 students in custody Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the two suspects, one adult male and one juvenile male, both students at the school, are in custody.        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs will require postsecondary critical thinking and pr...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Horrified researchers want out of “infomercial” for shady stem-cell clinics Enlarge / Cheesy graphic from stem-cell documentary "The Healthcare Revolution." (credit: Healthcare Revolution) Around a dozen prominent stem-cell experts said this week that they have been duped into appearing in a documentary series some describ...
04:13, 06/19/2019

Trump says he has agreement with Guatemala to help stem flow of migrants at the border Trump announced the arrangement with Guatemala with a previously unscheduled appearance in the Oval Office with Enrique Degenhart, the Guatemalan minister of government, and acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan....
02:39, 07/27/2019

Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such as MS....
17:13, 08/16/2019

Stem cell treatment may reverse heart attack damage Researchers have developed a method of growing new tissue from stem cells that can repair the harm caused by a heart attack, according to a new study....
23:52, 08/06/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Mexico tree plan in El Salvador aims to stem migration Mexico is bringing to El Salvador a tree-planting program that aims to support rural residents and ease economic pressures driving thousands of people to leave for the United States...
01:26, 07/20/2019

Stem cell patches could help mend hearts after heart attack Human trials will begin within two years after treatment shows promise in animalsScientists have developed heart patches that could benefit hundreds of thousands of people who have a heart attack.The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said the patches, w...
09:13, 06/04/2019

The Mini Cooper goes electric as it turns 60 and tries to stem falling sales The Mini Cooper has had a bad year with global sales dropping 4.2% in 2018 from the prior year. In the U.S. where the small car is a niche product, the deficits are even larger with a 7.3% year-over-year drop in sales....
20:39, 08/04/2019

Unproven stem cell therapies often peddled by doctors without training At U.S. clinics advertising unproven stem cell treatments, roughly two-thirds of the clinicians may be physicians, but a new study suggests these doctors are often trained in specialties unrelated to the services they provide....
22:13, 06/25/2019

Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study out Thursday suggests that these clinics aren’t all the same, and some might be more likely to give patients unsafe or useless trea...
20:26, 08/01/2019

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Oil prices edge higher as Saudi reassurances stem declines Oil prices edged higher on Monday after reassurances from top oil exporter Saudi Arabia offered some respite from last week's heavy losses as deepening U.S. trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown....
13:39, 06/03/2019

Five ways Trump's moves to stem asylum seekers have hit hurdles Grappling with a ballooning number of mostly Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for this group and stem their entry into the United Sta...
22:00, 04/30/2019

CFE Modifies Pricing For S&P 500 Variance Futures Contract CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) on Monday, June 24 will revise the pricing method for its S&P 500 Variance (VA) futures contract, which began trading on CFE in December 2012. The change involves the timing of w...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30 Oculus VR and Facebook revealed on Friday the prices for games and apps for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. All but one are $30 or less.Read More...
16:52, 05/18/2019

New Mercedes-Benz GLS: UK pricing and spec revealed New BMW X7 rival, with focus on space, refinement and comfort, to cost from £73,995 The new Mercedes-Benz GLS luxury SUV is now available to order in the UK, costing from £73,995.  Revealed at the New York motor show, the GLS has been completely re-...
08:26, 05/08/2019

New Peugeot 508 SW estate pricing and specs announced News 3 Jun, 2019 The stylish new Peugeot 508 SW estate starts from just under £27k, rising to over £40k for the exclusive First Edition variants...
17:00, 06/03/2019

VW reveals name, pricing of electric hatchback in Europe Volkswagen revealed the name, pricing and driving ranges for its first mass-market EV, which will be called the ID3. The Golf-sized hatchback is part of VW Group's 30 billion-euro ($34 billion) strategy to topple Tesla as the electric-car leader....
20:26, 05/08/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiatons between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/24/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro listed on a store, complete with pricing The OnePlus 7 Pro is being announced tomorrow (May 14), but one store might have jumped the gun, as the phone has been listed along with a price and availability date.The store in question is JD (a Chinese website) so sadly the price is also in Chine...
12:13, 05/13/2019

Mazda's next-gen engine may signal U.S. pricing strategy Mazda's Skyactiv-X roll out in Japan foreshadows how the high-tech offering is playing into the carmaker's global strategy to lift its brand image and pricing power....
09:13, 05/25/2019

Microsoft is set to shake up Dynamics 365 pricing and packaging again Microsoft plans to make some pricing and licensing changes to its Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP family as of October 1, according to information it shared with its partners recently....
22:13, 07/22/2019

New 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO: pricing announced News 11 Jul, 2019 The refreshed Nissan GT-R NISMO is available to order now, priced from £174,995, following its debut at the 2019 New York Motor Show...
20:52, 07/11/2019

How Used Car Dealers Are Trying To Game The Online Pricing Model Now that most used cars from dealers are listed on major third-party sites like Autotrader, Cars.com, CarGurus and others, the strategy for pricing cars and determining the best deal is a lot different than it once was. Dealers have to be more compet...
11:52, 08/08/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schel...
19:26, 05/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
09:00, 07/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed's Powell resists pressure for hefty rate cut, sends global stocks down Global stocks fell while the dollar rose on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve dampened excitement about an aggressive rate cut as early as July from the world's most important central bank....
11:39, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
23:52, 07/01/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
22:00, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
23:39, 05/29/2019

Sea creature uses stem cells to regrow entire body from a tiny piece Sea squirts use stem cells to regenerate their bodies from nothing but fragments of blood vessel, a finding that could help uncover the evolution of regeneration...
13:52, 05/31/2019

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an ...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and other nations in support of a development plan for Central America to control immigration....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Thousands gather to honor hero killed in STEM school shooting Thousands of people gathered Wednesday in Colorado to honor the life of Kendrick Castillo — the courageous high school student who was killed while attempting to stop last week’s STEM school shooting. A ceremony was held at the Cherry Hill Comm...
05:13, 05/16/2019

1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at Denver STEM school; 2 students in custody Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the two suspects, one adult male and one juvenile male, both students at the school, are in custody.        ...
04:00, 05/08/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
11:52, 05/24/2019

Kamala Harris proposes $60B to advance STEM programs at black colleges Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., proposed a $60 billion investment in science, technology, engineering and math education at historically black colleges....
12:26, 07/27/2019

At least 7 people injured, 2 suspects in custody after shooting at Colorado STEM school HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – At least seven people were injured and two suspects were in custody after a shooting was reported at a Colorado STEM school, officials said. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to the STEM School...
05:26, 05/08/2019

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
15:39, 06/14/2019

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
10:52, 05/24/2019

New Ford Puma: pricing revealed for sporty compact SUV Ford's SUV rebirth of the Puma name will be priced from £20,070, and goes on sale in the autumn Ford's new Puma SUV will be priced from just over £20,000 when it arrives in the UK later this year, according to details sent to Autocar by a trusted so...
16:26, 08/01/2019

What Slack and Fortnite can teach your business about freemium pricing The phenomenal success of Fortnite and IPO of Slack has me thinking of all the freemium unicorns that have gotten their wings over the last years. Box, DropBox, and Evernote all come to mind, but there are many more. Their success can inspire others ...
13:13, 08/14/2019

Investors Balked at Pricing for Canceled Budweiser Listing What would have been the year’s biggest IPO flopped after AB InBev and its banks took a series of gambles that didn’t pay off. The world’s biggest brewer halted a nearly $10 billion listing of its Asian unit, blaming market conditions....
19:00, 07/13/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa: UK pricing and spec details announced Vauxhall's all-new supermini starts from £15,550 and is available to order now, with the electric variant at £26,790 Vauxhall has released pricing and spec details of the all-new Corsa, which goes on sale now ahead of customer deliveries in January....
10:52, 08/02/2019

Marriott accused of deceptive 'drip pricing' by Washington, D.C. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced Tuesday that he is suing the hotel chain Marriott International over alleged price deception....
03:39, 07/10/2019

Hyundai Ioniq: UK pricing confirmed for updated model Extended range for electric Ioniq while all variants get revised styling and uprated interior technology Hyundai has released pricing details for its refreshed Ioniq family hatchback. The range now starts from £22,795 for the entry-level hybrid mode...
15:00, 08/08/2019

2019 Audi A4: pricing for facelifted executive car revealed S4 will be diesel only with a 48-volt mild hybrid set-up BMW 3 Series rival has received a raft of revisions as part of a mid-life facelift; prices start at £30,725 The updated Audi A4 range is due to go on sale soon, and pricing has appeared on s...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
14:52, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-XPO shares fall after it says some truck pricing moderating XPO Logistics Inc on Thursday said price increases on less-than-truckload shipment contract renewals decelerated in the first quarter, sending shares in the shipping and warehousing company down as much as 9.4 percent on Thursday....
20:26, 05/02/2019

New BMW 1 Series revealed: specs, pricing and full details News 26 May, 2019 BMW's new 2019 1 Series targets the VW Golf, going front-wheel drive for the very first time. On sale now priced from £24,430....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Hyundai Tucson N Line: pricing revealed for sportier SUV Seat Ateca rival gains a performance-honed chassis and racy styling details, and is priced from £25,995 Hyundai has announced pricing and spec details for the new Tucson N Line, a performance-inspired trim line that previews a possible hot N version...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spot...
13:26, 07/13/2019

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such emissions....
22:13, 08/13/2019

New Mitsubishi L200 pick-up: UK specs and pricing finalised Mitsubishi L200 Revamped pick-up goes on sales in UK with raft of upgrades to add comfort and practicality The revamped Mitsubishi L200 pick-up truck has gone on sale in the UK, with prices starting from £25,755 for private buyers. The firm says i...
20:26, 08/15/2019

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
07:13, 06/02/2019

Damaged sense of smell fixed in mice by squirting stem cells up nose Stem cell therapy delivered through nasal droplets can restore a sense of smell in mice – but it will take time to develop a safe nasal spray for humans...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Mueller suggests ongoing counterintelligence investigations stem from his special counsel inquiry Robert Mueller hinted at the existence of an ongoing FBI counterintelligence investigations stemming from his inquiry into Russian election interference and possible Trump campaign involvement in 2016, although the former special counsel was sparse o...
08:39, 07/25/2019

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Pakistan should focus on 'hawala' transfers to stem corrupt fund flows: report Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Jeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. ...
06:13, 05/16/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” an...
18:39, 06/08/2019

New private sector tech collaboration brings STEM training to disadvantaged students The Consumer Technology Association recently announced an innovative partnership to bring STEM education to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Prime Day pricing on the latest model Apple iPad at Walmart Amazon Prime Day is still over a month away, but that doesn't mean you can't find killer deals right now. Walmart has the 128GB Apple iPad on sale for $329 – that's a $100 discount, and the lowest price we've seen for the l...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill that aims to lower prescription drug prices....
22:13, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Femsa says 'healthy pricing' helped 2nd-qtr sales Mexican bottler and retailer Femsa on Thursday reported that second-quarter revenue rose 9.4% over the year-earlier period, while income from operations rose 8.3%....
00:52, 07/26/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
16:52, 04/29/2019

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
21:39, 08/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering CHICAGO -- June 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of its 1.950% Senior Notes due 2019. The offering is expected to close on June 29, 2017, subjec...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of stud...
19:13, 08/16/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
03:39, 05/24/2019

What Oculus Quest nails and misses: Hardware, software, and pricing After testing the Oculus Quest standalone headset a bit of advice: if you're going to be an early adopter, be aware of the company's software return policy.Read More...
20:26, 06/04/2019

New OnePlus 7 Pro images and a specs sheet with model pricing pop up like its camera You know that smartphone apocalypse is near when things start popping up from various places, and the normalization of motorized camera parts will continue unabated, it seems, with the OnePlus 7 Pro sporting one.The phone is expected to feature a pop...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and those brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of studios a...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Google Stadia Pricing Leaks, Will Have Both Subscription And Individual Purchases The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previously reported, and the whole model sure sounds convol...
15:52, 06/06/2019

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
04:13, 07/07/2019

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 85% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes, according to filings....
17:52, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Cheniere signals new LNG pricing structure with Apache deal Cheniere Energy Inc said on Monday it would buy natural gas from Apache Corp's Permian assets using a price mechanism linked to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) it ends up selling and not the typical U.S. gas benchmark....
00:26, 06/04/2019

Revenue Analytics raises $11 million to predict product pricing with AI Revenue Analytics, a company developing a commercial price prediction platform for a raft of industries, has raised $11 million in venture capital.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Beyond Meat shares fall after pricing secondary stock offering at $160 Beyond Meat announced Wednesday it priced its secondary stock offering at $160, six times the price of its IPO, but 18.6% below its closing price on Wednesday. Shares of the plant-based meat maker fell in premarket trading Thursday....
14:00, 08/01/2019

Peugeot-maker PSA's profit jumps on pricing, Opel synergies French carmaker PSA Group delivered a sharp increase in first-half profit, as new models and the integration of Opel-Vauxhall more than made up for weaker emerging-market sales....
10:00, 07/24/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal 'in order to stem' women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
01:13, 06/07/2019

Student killed in STEM School shooting identified, adult suspect appears in court Parents and the Douglas County coroner on Wednesday identified the student killed in a shooting at a Highlands Ranch, Colo., school as Kendrick Castillo....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Trump administration’s setbacks on asylum restrictions put efforts to stem migrant flow in jeopardy Though crossings at the southern border are dropping, they remain at ‘crisis levels’ as White House vows to fight fresh legal and political roadblocks....
13:52, 07/26/2019

Apple's earnings call: iPhone price cuts and services help stem declining sales iPhone sales continue to sharply decline, according to Apple's earnings statement for its second fiscal quarter, though its stock and services business are up today.Apple's all-important iPhone revenue was down another 17% for the quarter e...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico detains 791 migrants on 4 trucks amid U.S. pressure to stem illegal border crossings Mexico said Sunday it detained nearly 800 migrants crammed into four trucks amid heightened pressure from the Trump administration to stem the number of people entering the United States illegally....
05:52, 06/17/2019

These Samsung phone deals are worth a look if you're scared of Galaxy Note 10 pricing Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 might now be just around the corner (August 7, to be precise) but considering it is rumoured to be coming with a price tag of £1,000+, it is likely to be taking a graceful leap over most users' budgets.Luckil...
12:00, 07/06/2019

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
15:26, 07/12/2019

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Tyson Discloses Justice Department Subpoena in Chicken-Pricing Probe Tyson Foods and other major chicken companies said they received subpoenas from the Justice Department, signaling an expansion of a criminal investigation into allegations they colluded to prop up prices....
21:26, 08/05/2019

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’...
22:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
13:13, 08/14/2019

Leveraged loan borrowers sweeten pricing as headline risk mounts NEW YORK, June 6 (LPC) - Borrowers tapping the broadly syndicated US leveraged loan market to fund their operations are peddling juicier spreads to attract investors wary of negative headline news....
21:26, 06/06/2019

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe: statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Stadia: Google announces pricing, games and November launch date Google announced on Thursday the pricing models and video games coming to their upcoming, streaming game platform named Stadia, which will launch in November....
22:26, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Keane, C&J merge in quest for pricing power as oil producers cut budgets Oilfield services provider Keane Group Inc will merge with rival C&J Energy Services in a $746 million deal, giving the companies the much-needed pricing heft in an industry grappling with budget cuts by crude producers....
19:00, 06/17/2019

AB InBev Asia delays pricing world's largest IPO this year: sources Budweiser Brewing Company APAC , the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , will not price its Hong Kong IPO of up to $9.8 billion by Friday as planned, two people with knowledge of the matter said....
15:13, 07/12/2019

These websites unearth funeral homes’ tight-lipped pricing practices The funeral home industry is being dragged kicking and screaming into the latest century — by a pair of Web sites that have begun to shed light on their prices....
03:26, 05/27/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
04:52, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price regulator, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)....
05:26, 08/10/2019

A Detroit Music Festival That Charged White People More Backtracks on Its Pricing Afrofuture Fest initially planned to charge people of color $20 and “non-POC” $40. By Sunday evening, it announced a general admission fee of $20 for all....
03:13, 07/08/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Following disputes, drug pricing bill moves out of Senate Finance Committee Legislation that would lower what patients in Medicare pay for drugs advanced out of a key panel on Thursday despite close-call votes on controversial provisions....
02:26, 07/26/2019

Strong sales of Barbie, 'Jurassic Park' toys help stem Mattel losses, shares soar Shares of Mattel skyrocketed as much as 14 percent after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a narrower earnings loss than analysts had expected....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Police: Suspects in Denver STEM shooting were high on coke, carried guns in guitar case The two students who killed a classmate as they attacked their suburban Denver high school last month were high on cocaine, police say        ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Let’s Hear It for the Girls: Marsai Martin Talks Stardom and STEM at the 6th Annual ComEd Icebox Derby What’s hot, cold and giving girls a chance to excel in STEM? ComEd’s 6th Annual Icebox Derby, which took place in Chicago on Saturday. The sun was high over the city’s Daley Plaza, but so, too, was the momentum, as 30 girls on six teams completed the...
22:13, 08/05/2019

Chicago FOP president praises officers who gave up holiday time to patrol streets, stem gun violence The president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police praised the 1,500 officers who gave up their holiday to patrol the streets and help lower the number of shootings. ...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a promo images leak alongside pricing, specs, features In just six days’ time, Google’s hardware team will take to the stage at Google I/O to announce the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. These two devices are expected to represent Google’s first attempt at mid-range smartphones and now, thanks to tipster Max J...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Leak reveals U.S. pricing range for the entry level Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Many in the market for a new smartphone are eagerly awaiting the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. Earlier today, we passed along renders of the "standard" version of the phone, which will apparently feature a punch-hole selfie camera in the center of the disp...
21:26, 06/06/2019

NetApp bolsters data fabric strategy with new platform, consumption based pricing The network data storage provider announced a new hybrid muilticloud platform and as-a-service consumption model that lets businesses purchase data services based on usage....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
01:26, 06/21/2019

CBOE to Offer New Customized Option Pricing Service Through Market Data Express Chicago, IL - January 7, 2013 - Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) announced today that its affiliate Market Data Express, LLC (MDX) plans to launch the CBOE Customized Option Pricing Service (COPS) on Monday, January 14. The new dat...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Suncor Energy Q1 profit soars 86.3 pct on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Suncor Energy Inc reported a 86.3 percent rise in first quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from improved Canadian heavy crude pricing on the back of Alberta's mandated output cuts....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Trump's losses in drug pricing battle should be a free market wake-up call to him The Trump administration lost two key battles in the span of 48 hours in its fight to get prescription drug prices down. But it can still win the war by getting back to its free market roots....
02:52, 07/12/2019

One of the students who helped disarm a STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter said he acted on instinct when he leapt into action AP Photo/David Zalubowski Joshua Jones, 18, helped disarm a shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado last week alongside Kendrick Castillo and Brendan Bialy. Jones said Castillo, who was killed in the shooting, pushed the gunman against a...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Ivory Coast, Ghana pricing agreement causing a 'spike in cocoa cost' - Mondelez A new cocoa pricing mechanism announced by top growers Ivory Coast and Ghana earlier this month is causing cocoa costs to rise, a Mondelez International Inc executive said on an earnings call with analysts on Tuesday....
05:39, 07/31/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Lowe's cuts 2019 profit forecast, blames higher costs, weak pricing Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting disappointing first-quarter earnings, as the home improvement chain failed to raise prices in time to make up for higher costs, sending its shares down 9%....
20:00, 05/22/2019

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing n...
08:00, 05/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. ...
03:39, 06/06/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
21:13, 05/05/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular sea...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and...
20:13, 06/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets Friday, capping a volatile week that has pushed gold up to its highest level in six years....
16:52, 08/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-China trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
23:52, 08/08/2019

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
19:52, 04/29/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
19:00, 05/25/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as he pays tribute to Christians killed during the communist era....
01:26, 05/31/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participa...
16:13, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Pope urges Bulgarians to see they need migration Pope Francis is urging Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing its population to emigration, should well understand the forces that drive people to leave their native lands...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but c...
16:13, 05/10/2019

After scandals, Pope orders his diplomats to toe the line Pope Francis on Thursday told his ambassadors around the world, some of whom have been involved in sexual and financial scandals, to live humble, exemplary lives and be closer to the poor than to the elite....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic....
16:13, 05/12/2019

Pope: It’s OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic...
13:13, 05/12/2019

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
13:39, 06/01/2019

Pope ordaining 19 men to priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ordaining 19 men to the priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica. Most of them are Italians, but other seminarians are from Croatia, Peru, Haiti and Japan. Wearing white robes, the seminarians stood in three rows b...
10:26, 05/12/2019

How to talk to your kids about school shootings, like the one at Colorado's STEM school After the shooting at STEM school Highlands Ranch in Colorado, we revisit how to talk to your kids about school shootings.        ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
17:26, 05/06/2019

‘Pumping’ stem cell heart patch could repair damage caused by heart attacks A revolutionary "pumping" patch made of living stem cells from the patients' own tissue could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to scientists -- and it could be used on human patients in as little as two years....
23:52, 06/04/2019

Colorado school shooting updates: STEM school to be closed this week after 1 dead, 8 injured One student is dead and eight others injured after two students opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Here's the latest news.        ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as oursel...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. T...
22:52, 07/08/2019

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge t...
11:13, 06/16/2019

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's n...
19:00, 07/07/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone on shooting at STEM school: 'This is an epidemic' Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone shared his condolences and thoughts after the shooting at the Highlands Ranch STEM school.        ...
07:13, 05/08/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Bishops on Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
12:39, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Pope Francis urges compassion for migrants A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Pope tells Roma and Sinti people that he suffers with them VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has received and prayed with hundreds of Roma and Sinti people and told them that he suffers when he reads about abuse and prejudice against them. Angry protesters insulted the mayor of Rome on Wednesday for providing...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
03:26, 05/29/2019

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
04:26, 07/01/2019

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
20:13, 05/31/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
08:39, 05/04/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first tr...
04:00, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Pope celebrates communion for Bulgarian children SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Pope Francis is ministering to Bulgaria’s young Catholics, travelling to the Catholic stronghold of Rakovsky for a First Communion Mass and...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Ort...
11:52, 06/06/2019

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
13:52, 07/04/2019

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
22:52, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
18:26, 05/09/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
15:26, 08/10/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
12:26, 06/22/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
00:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Pope encourages North Macedonia’s EU integration SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Pope Francis is seeking to encourage North Macedonia’s integration into Europe following the resolution of its conflict with ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
16:13, 07/23/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
23:52, 05/28/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were. Francis told repo...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
18:39, 07/07/2019

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampe...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wo...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
19:26, 07/06/2019

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
03:26, 08/05/2019

Pope encourages priests disheartened by sex abuse fallout Pope Francis has sent a letter to priests worldwide offering encouragement in light of the global sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church...
15:00, 08/04/2019

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
19:13, 06/01/2019

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities...
12:39, 06/01/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast day of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Rome’s ...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
21:26, 06/14/2019

Pope warns of new ideologies as he beatifies Romania martyrs Pope Francis paid homage Sunday to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime by beatifying seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country...
12:13, 06/02/2019

Vatican says China intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican asked China's communist government on Friday to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
14:52, 06/28/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling Caster Semenya has appealed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the IAAF regulation that she cannot run in international races from 400 meters to one mile unless she medically lowers her natural testosterone levels....
20:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court to overturn a Texas judge's ruling that the U.S. healthcare reform law is unconstitutional....
13:26, 07/09/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
07:13, 07/22/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
23:26, 05/31/2019

TRD Has the Carbon Aero and 19" Wheels You Want For Your Supra This weekend marked a gathering called “The Supra Is Back To Japan Fes” a gathering of Supra enthusiasts celebrating the return of the Toyota sports car. Doing their part, TRD used this event as an opportunity to display a new Supra with the carbon a...
18:39, 05/19/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Carbon fiber truck bed just a beginning General Motors engineers see promise in the carbon fiber truck bed in the GMC Sierra, evaluating the material for its possibilities in other vehicles....
06:13, 04/29/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
20:39, 05/26/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquak...
14:13, 06/16/2019

15-Year-Old Hit, Killed On Pope Lick Train Trestle Identified LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A 15-year-old girl hit and killed by a train while walking along the Pope Lick train trestle has been identified. The incident happened on May 26. According to WAVE 3 News, Savannah Bright and another girl were walkin...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
15:52, 05/09/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
23:13, 07/02/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
21:52, 06/14/2019

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or destroyed. But now a portrait of one of history’s mos...
11:13, 06/23/2019

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty to Pope Francis. The Holy See on Friday issued guidelines about a new Chinese requirement demanding...
13:39, 06/28/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations....
11:13, 05/22/2019

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsible for the indie smash hit Papers, Please, which ma...
03:26, 05/22/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Vatican launches women's football team with pope's blessing Team to make its debut against AS Roma’s women’s team on 26 MayThe Vatican has launched its first women’s football team, with a debut challenge against AS Roma’s Serie A women’s squad on 26 May.More than half of the team is made up of staff working w...
14:26, 05/14/2019

Pope expected to make Thailand visit in November: sources Pope Francis is expected to make an official trip to Thailand in November ahead of an already announced visit to Japan, becoming the first pontiff in nearly four decades to go to either country, Vatican sources say....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Francis picked up the kids, who hail from Syria, Nigeria and Congo, at the start of his weekly general audience...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Pope Expresses "Immense Sadness" At Photo Of Drowned Migrants Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river after trying to cross into the United States, the......
05:26, 06/27/2019

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint in October. Pope Francis on Monday decreed that hi...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
12:52, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis unveils major new law to fight sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, which requires all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
17:39, 05/09/2019

Pope tells Roma, Sinti people he shares their suffering Pope Francis prayed with hundreds of people from Europe’s Roma and Sinti communities and said he suffered when he heard about the abuse the minority groups suffer...
22:52, 05/09/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sp...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Pope says emigration, low birth rates have brought 'Ice Curtain' on Europe Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Europe's richer and poorer states and was fuelling emigration....
12:39, 05/05/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their plight...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass BLAJ, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country. Francis is to preside ove...
09:13, 06/02/2019

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities. Storms forced Francis to change his tr...
12:39, 06/01/2019

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third...
22:52, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Pope to address Bulgaria’s anti-migrant stance SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Bulgaria (all times local): 10 a.m. Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants. That stance conflic...
10:13, 05/05/2019

Pope visits Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is visiting Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, a stance that conflicts with the pontiff’s view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
07:13, 06/06/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center for migrants in Libya....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Putin July visit to pope could pave way for Russia trip Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s crucial quote about McCarrick VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been t...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on behalf of migrants....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Report: Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee After missing out on Kawhi Leonard but landing Danny Green, the Los Angeles Lakers moved early Saturday to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee to help fill out their roster, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne....
18:26, 07/06/2019

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
16:26, 05/05/2019

Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:52, 05/31/2019

AfroFuture Fest in Michigan changes ticket pricing after backlash over 'non-POC' fee AfroFuture Fest, based in Detroit, originally sought to charge "early bird" people of color $10 and "non-POC" $20.        ...
00:00, 07/09/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
00:39, 06/23/2019

Appeals court OKs ‘Billionaires’ Row’ homeless shelter The city has every right to open a homeless shelter in Manhattan’s ritzy “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. A community group, the West 58th Street Coalition, had sued to block the...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
04:13, 06/05/2019

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
20:39, 05/29/2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably' A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.        ...
19:52, 05/15/2019

How to make the world affordably carbon-free If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers....
03:39, 05/02/2019

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities....
13:00, 08/07/2019

Most Canadians will get more money from carbon rebate than tax will cost them: PBO Canada's budget watchdog agrees with the federal government's claim that Canadians are going to get more from the climate change tax rebate than they are paying in carbon tax....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2...
01:52, 06/12/2019

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
17:52, 07/22/2019

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
17:26, 05/30/2019

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
10:00, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
23:52, 05/26/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
11:52, 07/22/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
08:00, 05/02/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New leftist government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase ...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
17:39, 08/02/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing ...
06:13, 05/29/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
01:52, 05/02/2019

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
23:13, 07/09/2019