Frank Jordans, Associated Press | PostedSep 16th - 3:29am
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support for faster action to fight climate change.
Christina Giardinelli, KSL | PostedSep 13th - 1:07pm
A group of 16 fourth, fifth and sixth graders ditched their school desks at Woodrow Wilson Elementary on Thursday, embarking instead on a robot-building mission at Amazon’s Salt Lake City fulfillment center.
Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies.
A deal worth as much as $12 billion that's being negotiated between Purdue Pharma and its owners, and the state, local and tribal governments involved in national opioid litigation has the potential to shape efforts to reach a global settlement with other manufacturers, drug distributors and retailers in lawsuits consolidated before a federal judge in Cleveland. The lawsuits aim to find help for communities besieged by an opioid crisis that has killed 400,000 people across the U.S. since 2000.
Patrick Whittle, Associated Press | PostedSep 12th - 12:14pm
Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines in their overall populations.
Researchers who found surgeons can be trained the same way as animals, scientists who examined the bacterial grossness of bank notes and a team that touts the health benefits of pizza were among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel prizes.