Duolingo CEO's founder advice: Let go of doing everything

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Luis von Ahn, the 40-year-old co-founder and CEO of popular language-learning app Duolingo, says one of the challenges of seeing his business grow is having to let go of doing ...

Duolingo CEO says language app rooted in bigger mission

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Luis von Ahn used to be best known as an inventor of the security tool reCAPTCHA, which helps digitize books every time you type those distorted letters to prove to websites yo...

MIT report recommends against cutting ties with Saudi Arabia

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An MIT review of the school's ties to Saudi Arabia has concluded that it should not break with the kingdom following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...

Cruise control: GM's No. 2 exec to run self-driving car unit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' No. 2 executive is moving from Motor City to Silicon Valley to run the automaker's self-driving car operations as it attempts to cash in on its bet that robotic ve...

MIT and LinkedIn co-founder award MeToo leaders

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Three women influential in the #MeToo movement are getting an MIT award that rewards disobedience for the good of society. The MIT Media Lab Disobedience awar...

Taiwan's ITRI wins big again at this year's R&D 100 Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won three awards in this year’s R&D 100 Awards. ITRI, which is one of the world’s leading...

Pulitzer Board tells Junot Diaz he is 'welcome' to remain

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided not to remove fiction writer Junot Diaz over sexual harassment allegations. The board announced Friday that an independent review...

Live-streaming a marshland for fun - and science

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — If a tree falls in the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary, it doesn't matter if there's no one around. You can hear it anyway. That's because researchers have hidden ...

Farhan Zaidi ready to take a team effort leading Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Farhan Zaidi understands the intrigue that stems from his unique baseball path: from the small-budget Oakland Athletics to the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers and back to the Bay...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'I'M GOING TO DIE' Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of Tree of Life Sy...

Saudi ties to US colleges come under mounting scrutiny

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. colleges and universities have received more than $350 million from the Saudi government this decade, yet some are rethinking their arrangements in the wake of the killing of a jour...

Highlights of AP's interview with President Donald Trump

Highlights of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters. ___ On the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. "OFF THE RECORD" indicates where portions of ...

Highlights of AP's interview with President Donald Trump

Highlights of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. On the disappearance of Saudi...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire: President Trump: How is the...