SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, delivering super muscular “mighty mice,” worms and a smart, empathetic robot. Th...

Lisbon excursion offers Netanyahu brief escape from troubles

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — In a brief escape from his legal and political struggles in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoyed a leisurely excursion in Portugal, keeping a relatively light sche...

SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and 'mighty mice'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a...

Fukushima melted fuel removal begins 2021, end state unknown

Japan’s economy and industry ministry proposed a revision Monday to its decades-long road map to clean up the radioactive mess at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was wrecked by a massiv...

Fukushima melted fuel removal begins 2021, end state unknown

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy and industry ministry proposed a revision Monday to its decades-long road map to clean up the radioactive mess at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was wrecked by a...

Winners of Taiwan Excellence Awards unveiled

The winners of the 28th Taiwan Excellence Awards were unveiled Nov. 27 by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), with 30 homegrown brands honored for technological innovation. A total ...

Robot vacuums can raise air pollution levels sixfold: study

Robot vacuums operating in enclosed spaces can increase the level of harmful airborne particles by a factor of six, according to study results released on Thursday. The air quality risks caused by ...

Google Nest Mini smart speaker now available in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google has launched the first Mandarin-language version of its latest home appliance — Google Nest Mini — in Taiwan, promising to bring users a better Google A...

Business Highlights

___ Charles Schwab buys TD Ameritrade in brokerage blockbuster NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in an approximately $26 billion all-stoc...

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. WHERE IDEOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RE-EDUCATION ARE FORCED ...

Grocery-carrying robots are coming. Do we need them?

BOSTON (AP) — The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can ...

Business Highlights

___ S&P 500 snaps 6-week string of gains even as stocks rise NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks shook off a midday stumble to finish slightly higher Friday, though the...

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...

Column: Lexi Thompson wants golf, life to be positive

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the rookies on the LPGA Tour next year was asked which player she admired when she started getting serious about golf. She mentioned Lexi Thompson. ...

Music Review: DJ Shadow back with an album to mark the times

DJ Shadow, “Our Pathetic Age” (Mass Appeal) In the companion art piece to DJ Shadow’s “Our Pathetic Age,” a poem expresses not wanting to be permeated by the ubiquity of “tech parano...