In a first, IBM’s computer debater faces off against itself

CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) — The chamber hushed as the debate got underway at the Cambridge Union and the teams launched into their carefully crafted opening statements. The topic - whe...

Bill Gates defends Huawei in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, on Wednesday (Nov. 6) called on the U.S. and China not to be “paranoid” but rather to trust each other and make good use ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2019. There are 64 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 28, 18...

Japan's SoftBank shaken by WeWork, but committing billions

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology giant SoftBank has committed billions of dollars to bailing out office-space sharing startup WeWork in a daring vote of confidence from its intrepid founder Masayoshi ...

Suspension sought for politician in human trafficking case

PHOENIX (AP) — The governing board in Arizona's most populous county took the first step Wednesday toward suspending an elected official accused of running a human smuggling scheme involving pregnant ...

Suspension sought for politician in human trafficking case

PHOENIX (AP) — The governing board in Arizona's most populous county took the first step Wednesday toward suspending an elected official accused of running a human smuggling scheme involving pregnant ...

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was time for the U.S. to consider taxing wealth. ...

Bill Gates book on fighting climate change coming next June

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Gates is taking his fight against climate change to the printed page. Gates is working on “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” Doubleday announced Thursday. The Mi...

'You are failing us': Plans, frustration at UN climate talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. As th...

Bill Gates to honor India's Modi despite Kashmir concerns

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates aren't backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region. ...

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was 91. Pickens was surrounded ...

Go ahead, dive inside the mind of Bill Gates. But strap in.

NEW YORK (AP) — What makes Bill Gates tick? That's the subject of "Inside Bill's Brain," a new three-part documentary on Netflix from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim....

Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

BERLIN (AP) — A group of leaders from business, politics and science have called for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant returns ...

Experts say adapting to climate change can pay off manifold

BERLIN (AP) — A group of leaders from business, politics and science called Monday for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant return...

The Latest: Gates' office denies gift's link to Epstein

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on how universities are dealing with past donations from Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Bill Gates' private office ...