Q: Microsoft told me that I need a new hard drive for my Windows 7 laptop. Should I buy a new hard drive or a new computer? I don't want Windows 10.
--Alicia Vidal, West Miami, Fla.
A: Buy a new hard drive. It will cost ...Read more
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- In Death Valley, the heat brought even the roadrunners to a stop. They stood arched to the sky with their beaks wide open, as if in a stupor, or indignant at what the sun was up to.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- The temperature in Death Valley's crumpled badlands was expected to reach 126 degrees by Tuesday afternoon, but things started to cook long before that at the Wrangler Restaurant in ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Dozens of flights have been delayed and canceled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor on Tuesday as the city -- and much of the region -- withers under another day of excessively hot temperatures.
The National Weather ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- After years of driver complaints, Uber on Tuesday said it will roll out a new feature that lets passengers tip their drivers using the ride-hailing app.
The in-app tipping option is now available in ...Read more
Skiers in bikini tops are showing up on California mountain slopes that could remain open into August. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail must cross miles of deep snowfields that should have melted a month ago, some of them...Read more
SEATTLE -- Amazon.com is stepping up its efforts in the apparel market with a new service dubbed Prime Wardrobe, which sends shoppers a box of clothes of their choice and lets them send items back for free, paying only for...Read more
MIAMI -- The Florida Panhandle and the Louisiana and Texas coasts should brace for heavy rain as a messy storm system approaches Tuesday, hurricane forecasters said.
In their 11 a.m. EDT advisory, National Hurricane ...Read more
Solutions: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Made SimpleDr. Samer Mohd Faruq Muala
Terrorism is spreading across the world like never before. In this book, the roots of Islamic radicalization are linked to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and practical solutions to end the conflict are presented in an easy to read manner. Solving the issue is no longer and Israeli or ...
On this date in history:
In 1214, the University of Oxford in England was chartered.
In 1893, a jury in Fall River, Mass., acquitted Lizzy Borden in the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
Those born on this date include:
- Author-playwright Lillian Hellman in 1905
- actor Errol Flynn in 1909
- musician Chet Atkins in 1924
- actor/World War II hero Audie Murphy, winner of the ...Read more
propitious \pruh-PISH-uhs\ (adjective) - 1 : Presenting favorable circumstances or conditions. 2 : Favorably inclined; gracious; benevolent.
"'And what do the omens say this hour is propitious for... 'It is propitious for...Read more
On June 20th, 1214, the University of Oxford received its charter.
Which artist from Group B can be added to Group A?
Group A: Carly Simon, Duran Duran, Paul McCartney and Wings, Sheena Easton, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones
Group B: Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Madonna, Nancy Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Rita Coolidge, Tina TurnerView full teaser and answer
LOS ANGELES -- E3, the nation's biggest video game convention, is a place of constant chatter and neon lights, punctuated by the sporadic boom of video game gunfire. It's a place where thousands elbow their way from booth ...Read more
Startups with at least one female founder wind up building companies where nearly half the staff are women, a new study finds.
With an average of 48 percent female workers, women-led firms have nearly twice the industry ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Two Atlantic tropical systems in the normally quiet month of June is unprecedented, hurricane forecasters say.
On Monday afternoon, Tropical Storm Bret formed in the Atlantic and another system in...Read more
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- What began as a trickle of new planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope a decade ago has turned into a torrent: 2,337 verified sightings, with about 50 in the "goldilocks zone" -- our ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- To any nefarious hackers looking for data that could be used to sway elections or steal Americans' identities, the file compiled by a GOP digital firm called Deep Root Analytics offered all manner of ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- YouTube is stepping up its fight against online terror and abuse, laying out four new steps it's taking amid recent terrorism-related incidents around the world.
The moves also come a couple of months ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A Virginia data firm working for the Republican National Committee left voting records of 198 million Americans exposed on the internet and accessible to anyone, a California cybersecurity firm said Monday.