QUITO, Ecaudor -- Ecuador granted citizenship to Julian Assange as part of a failed attempt to transfer the WikiLeaks founder to Russia as a diplomat, documents provided by an opposition Ecuadorian lawmaker showed.
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Lights. Camera. Science.
In a scene out of Hollywood, researchers and celebrities will gather in an ornately choreographed fete in a NASA Ames hangar in early November to celebrate $22 million in prizes for discoveries in...Read more
James Taylor is pitching in on hurricane relief in his former home state of North Carolina.
The singer, who spent his formative years in Chapel Hill, announced the James Taylor Million Meals Challenge Tuesday night. ...Read more
Elon Musk will buy $20 million of Tesla stock, according to a filing Wednesday that laid out details of Musk and Tesla's just-approved settlement with the SEC -- but which noted the stock purchase was a CEO investment and ...Read more
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A Newport Beach surgeon was charged Wednesday with drugging and raping five more women as prosecutors added felony kidnapping counts and increased bail for the celebrity doctor to $1 million.
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WASHINGTON -- President Trump has been slamming the Federal Reserve for interest rate hikes, but the central bank's officials appear to be tuning him out.
There was no mention of Trump or his unusual public criticism at ...Read more
Taylor Swift speaking up about the upcoming midterm election wasn't just a blip in last week's news cycle -- the music superstar continued her social-media-fueled voter outreach on Wednesday with another politically ...Read more
Strong sales of medical devices for the heart and blood sugar led the way to 8 percent companywide organic sales growth in the third quarter for Abbott Laboratories, meeting Wall Street expectations for the diverse health ...Read more
For the first time in nearly 49 years, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch just won't be the same: Lifelong puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement.
"I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years ...Read more
Public officials in four states say they want Facebook to have an independent board chair, effectively calling for the removal of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as chairman due to the social media company's recent ...Read more
One out of two U.S. Bank customers now use the firm's digital apps and online services, executives said Wednesday, a crossover point that shows the company's success in migrating to a new form of business while maintaining...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Attorneys for a Texas hospital have appealed a judge's decision to require that a 9-year-old girl who they say is brain dead and riddled with cancer be kept on life support for another week.
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MOSCOW -- An 18-year-old student gunman is suspected of committing a massacre at a college in the Russia-annexed Crimea region on Wednesday before killing himself, investigators said.
Nineteen people were killed in the ...Read more
ABC's new sitcom "The Conners" -- which picks up on the story of Roseanne Conner's working-class family without its matriarch -- opened Tuesday to 10.5 million viewers, on par with the audience levels for "Roseanne" at the...Read more
It's mysterious, it's dangerous and it's got parents on edge from coast to coast.
It's a medical condition called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. The disease causes sudden, unexplained paralysis, usually in children. Its ...Read more
MOSCOW -- A student gunman is believed to have killed at least 17 people at a college in the Russian-annexed Crimea region on Wednesday, investigators said.
At least 40 other people were reported injured in the attack at ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Are we restoring the Everglades just so the ocean can swallow a lot of it back up?
Eighteen years into the multibillion-dollar restoration of the Everglades, a scientific review committee called ...Read more
DETROIT -- As of Wednesday, recreational marijuana in Canada is legal. The Windsor Police want to remind Americans that transporting the drug across the border is still illegal.
The video from Canada Border Services ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Video released Tuesday shows an off-duty Chicago police sergeant opening fire from his vehicle and wounding an apparently unarmed man as he stood on a sidewalk in front of a home in the Morgan Park neighborhood ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors took the unprecedented step of declaring an emergency homeless shelter crisis Tuesday, allowing it to work with the city to apply for nearly $20 million in ...Read more
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