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Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion

World - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 01:03
Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion.

He left politics to treat his PTSD. His new mission? Helping fellow vets

World - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:50
Last fall, Jason Kander was considered a rising star in the Democratic party.

Apollo 11: Few indoor loos, but there was a man on the Moon

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:06
Fifty years ago, James Burke was one of the presenters leading the BBC's live coverage of the Moon landing.

Apollo 11: 'I helped the world watch Moon landing'

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:06
About 600 million were watching in 1969 - thanks largely to an unlikely outpost in rural Australia.

World experienced hottest June on record in 2019, says US agency

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:53
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the average temperature was 61.6F (16.4C).

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field to be honored by Kennedy Center

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:57
Big Bird and a big name in acting will be among those on hand when the Kennedy Center celebrates this year's honorees.

Netflix: The Straight Pride Parade 'is about hate — not pride'

World - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:57
Netflix thinks the Straight Pride Parade "is about hate — not pride."

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to end with Season 7

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:28
ABC is turning off the lights on production of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," announcing Thursday the drama will end with its upcoming seventh season.

'It Chapter Two' trailer stirs excitement

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:19
It's scary how excited people are for "It Two."

Hikers' murder: 3 men sentenced to death

World - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:05
Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday.

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:36
The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking and otherwise anthropomorphic animals tend to be more commercially popular than the real things.

Israel mosque find: Archaeologists unearth 1,200-year-old ruins in desert

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:03
Researchers say the mosque, dating from the 7th or 8th century, would be a rare find anywhere.

'No Deal' Brexit will plunge UK into recession

World - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:45
Leaving the European Union later this year without a Brexit deal would plunge the United Kingdom into recession.

Valerie Harper's family launches GoFundMe for her cancer treatment

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:56
Valerie Harper's family is seeking financial help for her treatment as she continues to battle cancer.

Russia's Sirius Moon project leaves crew hungry for steak

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:31
Four Russians and two Nasa engineers emerge from four months in a Moscow "spacecraft".

Huge sand dune designed to prevent major gas terminal falling into sea

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:09
In a UK first, a 7m high barrier of sand is being created to help stop the coastline from crumbling.

Vast sand scheme to protect Norfolk coast

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:02
Nearly two million cubic metres of sand is being shifted to a stretch of the Norfolk coast to protect it from the sea.

True Thompson makes an adorable cameo in Khloe Kardashian's new makeup tutorial video

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:52
The best part of Khloe Kardashian's new makeup tutorial is a sweet cameo by her one-year-old daughter, True Thompson.

Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical

Entertainment - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:27
Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which will be the first musical of his long and storied career.
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