Aug 09, 2019 03:42 AM EDT
Long considered an extreme reaction to fears of Armageddon and imminent nuclear disaster, 'preppers' in the US have traditionally been portrayed as motivated by extreme right-wing or apocalyptic views. New research from Dr. Michael Mills, from the University of Kent, challenges this view.
Aug 08, 2019 03:48 AM EDT
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in May banning US companies from trading information and communications technology with foreign businesses deemed a national security risk, it effectively prevented Chinese telecom giant Huawei from acquiring the American technology that it needs to market its products. On July 26th, China threatened to blacklist FedEx from the Chinese market.
Jun 24, 2019 01:46 PM EDT
For the first time, researchers have shown a causal link between print news media coverage of U.S. gun control policy in the wake of mass shooting events and increases in firearm acquisition, particularly in states with the least restrictive gun laws.
Jun 07, 2019 01:30 PM EDT
Extreme erosion of Arctic coastlines in a changing climate - up to a meter a day - has been revealed with drone surveys.
Oct 09, 2018 10:30 AM EDT
Hurricane Michael has strengthened to a category two storm, with winds topping 100mph (155km/h) as it churns towards the Florida coast.
Oct 08, 2018 04:42 PM EDT
The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh puts the US Supreme Court firmly on conservative terrain and Chief Justice John Roberts at a personal crossroads.
Oct 08, 2018 04:35 PM EDT
A UN panel of scientists says every bit of warming matters, and we’re almost out of time to keep it in check.
Oct 08, 2018 04:15 PM EDT
Hurricane Michael is expected to head north across the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall in the area of the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday.
Oct 08, 2018 04:08 PM EDT
One of the victims of the upstate New York limousine crash that killed all 18 aboard had texted concerns about the "terrible condition" of the limo less than 20 minutes before tragedy struck.
Oct 06, 2018 07:59 PM EDT
U.S. President Donald Trump said he is "100 percent" certain that Christine Blasey Ford named the wrong person when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault in testimony during his Supreme Court nomination hearings.
Oct 06, 2018 07:51 PM EDT
The singers will now be called the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement.
Oct 06, 2018 07:46 PM EDT
'We don't allow our people to wear campaign clothing while on assignment'
Oct 06, 2018 07:41 PM EDT
Over repeated interruptions by protesters in the gallery, the Senate on Saturday voted 50 to 48 to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice.
Oct 04, 2018 03:20 PM EDT
Mega-campaigns for public schools becoming more common as public funding wanes
Oct 04, 2018 03:17 PM EDT
On June 5, 1968, hotel busboy Juan Romero raced to congratulate Sen. Robert Kennedy moments after his victory in the California presidential primary. He had met the candidate the day before, bringing him room service at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.