Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedSep 25th - 11:02am
The first public grizzly bear hunts in the Northern Rockies in almost three decades have been blocked by a U.S. judge who rejected government claims that the fearsome predators had recovered from near-extermination.
A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls," starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to final box-office figures Monday.
Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | PostedSep 24th - 8:16am
A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of growing competition from China.
Persuading kids to put down their tablets or phones in favor of heading outside may be getting tougher and tougher for parents to do. However, a growing number of outdoor adventure apps can be a part of the solution.
The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," than his George W. Bush-era one.
Lawsuits brought by conservation, tribal and paleontological groups challenging the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's decision to shrink two Utah national monuments will remain in a court in Washington, D.C., after a judge on Monday denied the U.S. government's request to move the cases to Salt Lake City.
The head of the U.N. education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence — and she will push world leaders meeting in New York this week to invest more in teaching tolerance.