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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging. New
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California health officials reported Tuesday that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation
Following a similar attack in May , the fresh assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious programs ca
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a judge who said he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process millions of dollars in illegal b
A 5-year-old's battle with recurring common colds helped scientists identify why some people are more susceptible to the viral infection than others. Just weeks after her birth, the young girl starte
Police released body camera footage Monday capturing scenes from a Florida shooting in which two people were killed and another four were injured. Officers were called to a home in Sanford, a town no
After recently ending her ongoing feud with Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea doesn’t seem interested in igniting a new one with Halsey. The “Mo Bounce” rapper recently addressed comments the singer made ab
“Little Women: LA” star Briana Renee continued to ignore the cheating scandal that unfolded on Wednesday’s episode of the Lifetime series. Renee long suspected that her husband Matt Grundhoffer was p
The end is here for “Pretty Little Liars,” but it won’t be a quick goodbye. Showrunner and executive producer I. Marlene King wanted a long last episode, so Freeform granted her request for a two-hou
The dual-camera setup is one of the latest mobile trends in the mobile market, which has now made its rounds on a host of devices. Even the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to feature a dua
The Los Angeles Lakers have put themselves in a position to soon become contenders, acquiring young players and clearing salary cap space. With Paul George available through a trade and the likes of
This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.
The New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony are appearing closer to finally parting ways. Anthony has been included in various potential deals and could potentially move on to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition could bring in more Prime customers, a recent Morning Consult survey indicates.
Before you replace your keys with your phone, here are the do's and don'ts             
There will be a literal mind-blown emoji, a breastfeeding emoji and — drumroll please — the long-awaited orange heart emoji.             
Save money and be a greener cleaner with these DIY cleaning tricks             
Candi Castleberry-Singleton hire is latest bid by Jack Dorsey to make Twitter reflect its users.             
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,             
Chimps engage in a type of 'emotional bookkeeping' and make emotionally-based social decisions to signal their desire to form social ties, research by the Max Planck Institute has found.
Facebook now boasts 2 billion monthly active users. CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the milestone with his 92M followers noting that the firm is ‘making progress connecting the world’.
The burger looks very similar to a beefburger but is made with pea protein and made to ‘bleed’ using beetroot. From July 3, it will launch in eight of BurgerFi's 101 locations.
Hackers have unleashed a major cyber attack causing huge disruption to companies and governments across the globe including in the UK, US and Russia.
Intellectual property watchdogs are cracking down on not just illegal app makers, but users too.
A new technique enables the detection of gases, such as atmospheric pollutants, present in extremely small quantities that are otherwise difficult or impossible to detect.
How can we ensure forest protection and sustainable forest biomass production at the same time? A first-ever global map of certified forest areas, based on a participatory and collaborative mapping ap
A research team used high-valent transition metal catalysts for an unconventional hydrogenation of carboxylic acid groups, common to biomass feedstocks. The high-valent catalysts showed good selectivi
Researchers in China have developed a genetic engineering approach capable of delivering many genes at once and used it to make rice endosperm -- seed tissue that provides nutrients to the developing
Harvests from freshwater fisheries such as the Great Lakes could total more than 12 million tons a year globally and contribute more to global food supplies and economies than previous estimates indic
The National Nuclear Security Administration says an open competition to find the next manager of Los Alamos National Laboratory will provide the best opportunity for improving performance at the nor
The head of a top Ukranian cybersecurity firm says it's too early to say if his country was singled out as the prime target but that its institutions, long a target of Russian hackers, may have been c
So far, in Russia, oil producer Rosneft and metal company Evraz have been affected by the attack.
Journalist Angela Saini argues that it's easy for prejudice to affect scientific research.
Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone.             
It's Uber's latest attempt at expanding its user base.             
With or without booze, this icy beverage tastes just like summer             
USA TODAY'S Ed Baig looks at 11 new features in Apple's new IOS11 public beta             
You can try out iOS 11, the operating system that will run the next iPhone. But there are risks             
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,             
This story was originally published by ProPublica. In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate
It appears most boxing fans and betting odds are predicting that Floyd Mayweather will defeat Conor McGregor during their match on Aug. 26. However, it looks like Tyson Fury has gone against that ide
USA Gymnastics released an apology letter and an internal report Tuesday detailing a cultural shift after the organization was rocked by a sexual abuse scandal. The scandal centers on Dr. Larry Nassa
One Pennsylvania family has made it their mission to prove the existence of the legendary creature Bigfoot. Under the guidance of patriarch and grandfather Carmine ‘Tom’ Biscardi, three generations o
World-renowned tennis player Serena Williams bared it all to show off her growing baby bump in a photo spread for Vanity Fair Tuesday. Williams also discussed the discovery of her pregnancy in an int
Danney Williams slammed his "father" — former President Bill Clinton — as he introduced his own son Dillion "Dill" on Twitter. Williams has claimed to be Clinton's son, and shown in a picture posted
A Chinese woman, who claimed she is the oldest person in the world, celebrated her 131st birthday Sunday. She was surrounded by her 56 descendants, according to China News Service.  Alimiha Seiti, co
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Florida man was sentenced on Tuesday to 5-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to operating an illegal bitcoin exchange suspected of laundering money for hackers and linked
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans and Democrats in Congress sparred on Tuesday over U.S. states setting rules for testing and deployment of self-driving cars and a proposal to allow automakers and te
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine EU antitrust regulators have leveled against Google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for year
Snapchat users Tuesday were having some major difficulties with the app crashing. Users on Twitter were reporting that after about 10 seconds after opening the app it would spontaneously crash, an is
A new ransomware attack—a variant of malicious software known as Petya—has hit computer systems around the world in what appears to be a global cyberattack similar to WannaCry. Petya has hit Ukraine
Much of the technology of the Star Wars universe is far, far away, but holograms are one thing we can grab onto, so to speak. Stephen Hawking touched down in Washington, D.C., for the comic conventio
Apple’s Siri virtual assistant can be used for a variety of tasks on the iPhone and iPad. And soon, the program will be getting some help from its own editor. The company is hiring a Siri "event mave
Most people know the feeling of accidentally sending a message to the wrong person and wishing to go back three seconds in time to not hit send. While there is currently no way to recall a message th
Offshore wind operators are hoping to make giant turbines the size of the Eiffel Tower, Reuters reported. The companies — DONG Energy, EnBW and Vattenfall — told Reuters they were considering megatur
The latest ransomware scourge is spreading like wildfire, thanks to its ability to infect even patched Windows PCs. It looks like the work of skilled cybercriminals.
Walk around Kimberley's SunMine solar field and you wouldn't know you're hiking above an old mining site. Solar panels fill the landscape, like 96 su
Facebook was creeping up on 2 billion in March, when the social network revealed it had 1.94 billion monthly active users, up 300 million from the previous year.
The most massive shark ever to exist on Earth may have been just one animal out of the full third of the world’s largest ocean creatures that died off 2 million or 3 million years ago in an extincti
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