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Denver Nuggets take a stand against social injustice, players say public protest is imminent

Add the Denver Nuggets to the list of teams taking a united and public stand against racism....

Volvo invests $520M to build 2nd vehicle in S. Carolina

Volvo Cars is adding 1,900 jobs and an additional vehicle to its South Carolina assembly plant...

Prosecutor wants school board member to resign after audit

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas called Monday for the resignation of a member of the Albuquerque Public Schools education board over her prior...

Obama personally warned Mark Zuckerberg to take the threats of fake news ‘seriously’

The conversation happened two months before Trump’s inauguration...

In Mexico, $2-per-hour workers make $40,000 SUVs

In Mexico, the auto industry has created a class of workers who are barely getting by, crammed into tiny 500-square-foot apartments in government-subsidized projects that they pay...

New model confirms endangered right whales are declining

Researchers with the federal government and the New England Aquarium have developed a new model they said will provide better estimates about the North Atlantic right whale...

Your phone could reach the net with an Alphabet internet balloon in 2 years

Project Loon plans to graduate from 'moonshot' research idea to a real business. It worked in a test in Peru....

Alibaba-related company Alipay expands payment processing service into Canada

Alipay, the mobile payment processing service that emerged from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is expanding its Canadian presence....

Hurricane Maria is bringing tropical-storm conditions to the East Coast of the US

Hurricane Maria is bringing heavy rain and dangerous surf to the East Coast. It may cause a potentially life-threatening storm surge in parts of the Carolinas....

Farm mega-homes are on the rise, and their owners may be benefitting from huge tax breaks

Vast swaths of farmland are being replaced by mansions in Canada and the United States, thanks to tax loopholes....

Halifax Pitches Amazon With Lobsters, Bagpipes -- And Startups

Halifax may be one of the smallest cities vying for Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, but what it lacks in heft it makes up for with lobsters, beer and a new generation of...

Nobody knows when "the big one" is coming to the San Andreas Fault, but come it will

Second-guessing the ground is a tricky game. Californians are just going to have to practice their legendary chill....

Barack Obama warned Mark Zuckerberg about impact of fake news

The former president tried to give the Facebook CEO a wake-up call....

Why aren't more video games set in Canada?

Canada is one of the world's largest hubs of video game development. So why aren't more Canadian-flavoured games like The Long Dark made here?...

7 right whales entangled this summer, new data shows

New figures show at least seven North Atlantic right whales got entangled in fishing gear in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this summer, and two died as a result....

An economist explains why a national monument with free admission is way more valuable than the uranium ore beneath it

While the price of uranium found in Bears Ears National Monument is subject to change, the archaeological sites and fossils will always will be priceless....

A worm dug holes in this teen's eye for weeks

Doctors removed the worm in multiple pieces....

Grandeur returns to Baltimore after fire damage cancels six trips

The Port of Baltimore's cruise business was made whole Friday morning, when Grandeur of the Seas began loading passengers for its first ocean voyage since a fire put the vessel in...

Climate change could make earthquakes worse for a surprising reason

First, climate change causes weather events that people want to be prepared for. People in Lima, for instance, are concerned that, if nearby glaciers melt completely, they will no...

Shark fin ban might not help sharks, scientists say

As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine...

Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say

As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine...

Researchers turn to AI to flag signs of mental illness online

Computer scientists at the University of Ottawa are turning to artificial intelligence, or AI, to search for signs of mental illness among users of social media....

Under Armour has college football 'zebras' on its side

Under Armour has college football 'zebras' on its side. Company has signed game day officials from all the top conferences....

Pricey even with a contract: Wireless carriers release iPhone 8, iPhone X pricing

If you sign up for a contract, the iPhone 8 starts at $229 Cdn and the iPhone X at $599....

New Mexico school board opts for bilingual pledge

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - The Pledge of Allegiance will soon be recited in both English and Spanish at school board meetings in Las Cruces. Board Chairwoman Maria Flores made the...

NASA-produced maps may help speed up Mexico's earthquake recovery efforts

The maps were produced just hours after the 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico....

Arctic research lab to be mothballed as federal grant expires, Dal physicist says

Dalhousie University physicist James Drummond says funding is a roadblock to research in the High Arctic, which is critical to understanding how climate change will play out around...

Trump has started a brain drain back to India

Indian immigrants are a vital pillar of the US economy, but they're starting to reconsider their options....

Disney Warns Altice NY Customers They May Lose ESPN, ABC

Walt Disney Co. is warning New York-area customers of Altice USA cable systems that they will lose ESPN, ABC and the Disney Channel if the companies fail to reach a new programming...

Slump in startups is slowing the economy — is big business to blame?

New businesses are forming at a slower pace than before the recession. Some economists say the reason may be the rising power of the biggest corporations to swat away challengers...

Hundreds of Mexico City buildings may now be uninhabitable

An estimated 40 buildings collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, but hundreds more sustained serious damage, leading many residents to evacuate....

Here's why hurricane season has been exceptionally disastrous — and why there’s probably more to come

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has already met the definition of an "extremely active" season, and it's not over. Here's why it's so intense....

Right whale skeleton, DNA headed to Canada's largest museum

Scientists at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto are hoping three dead North Atlantic right whales will give them some important insights....

'Trump has scared the bejesus out of everyone': How Canada could win the Amazon sweepstakes

Amazon's picking Canada for its coveted second headquarters is more than just wishful thinking....

British chipmaker Imagination Technologies has been sold

The company's stock dropped 70% after Apple dropped it as a supplier....

This BMX track in Centennial is home to international racers — and a new Lakewood track hopes to follow in its steps

County Line BMX Track has been the only USA BMZ grade track in the metro area for decades, but now a longtime track volunteer is opening his own course in Lakewood Sept. 24....

GM to furlough 3rd shift at Spring Hill plant

Indefinite layoffs at GM plant in Tennessee as demand slows...