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UN chief warns against ‘survival of the richest’ on climate

MADRID -- Failure to tackle global warming could result in economic disaster, the United Nations Secretary-General warned Thursday in Madrid, as negotiators at...

Protesters vent their anger as UN climate talks stutter

MADRID -- With less than 72 hours left to reach a deal on key measures in the fight against global warming, major countries...

San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas on streets

Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are considering...

Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

With dozens of cameras pointing at her across a room full of reporters, celebrity teen environmentalist Greta Thunberg had an unexpected message: Look...

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study...

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice’s perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized...

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer...

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and ‘mighty mice’

SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts'...

Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up

Google’s co-founders are relinquishing their executive positions just as state and federal regulators, not to mention the Department of Justice and Congress, are...

Chicago police blame Facebook for illegal gun, drug sales

Chicago police say investigators have arrested more than 50 people accused of using private Facebook groups and messages to sell guns or drugsBy...

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Santa Monica hotel built without permits can remain open

The California Coastal Commission is allowing a luxury beachfront hotel built without proper permits to remain open under a compromiseDecember 14, 2019, 7:50...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsDecember 14, 2019, 8:00 PM1 min readWASHINGTON -- Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's “This...

Under pressure, Hallmark pulls gay-themed wedding ads

Under pressure from a conservative group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding planning site called Zola that featured same-sex couplesBy...