COMPUTER SCIENTISTS ARE QUESTIONING WHETHER ALPHABET'S DEEPMIND WILL EVER MAKE A.I. MORE HUMAN-LIKE

Computer scientists are questioning whether DeepMind will ever be able to make machines with the kind of "general" intelligence seen...

NEW COVID STUDY HINTS AT LONG-TERM LOSS OF BRAIN TISSUE, DR. SCOTT GOTTLIEB WARNS

Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned about the potential long-term effects of Covid and pointed to a new study that suggests brain tissue is being...

 
 
 

ABOUT ONE-QUARTER OF U.S. TV TIME IS SPENT WATCHING STREAMING SERVICES, SAYS NIELSEN

Network and cable TV still hold strong, accounting for 64% of time spent on televisions, according to data from Nielsen.

EX-FACEBOOK VR EXEC SAYS HE'LL MAKE U.S. TROOPS 'INVINCIBLE TECHNOMANCERS,' JUST RAISED $450 MILLION

Anduril founder Palmer Luckey said Thursday his new company raised an additional $450 million in funding to turn U.S. troops into "invincible...

 
 
 

THE GUY WHO FOUNDED FACEBOOK'S VR COMPANY IS NOW BUILDING ‘INVINCIBLE TECHNOMANCERS' FOR U.S. TROOPS

Anduril founder Palmer Luckey announced Thursday that his new company raised an additional $450 million in funding to troops into "invincible...

BIDEN UNABLE TO REACH AGREEMENT WITH TURKEY'S ERDOGAN OVER RUSSIAN MISSILE SYSTEM DEAL

In December, the Trump administration slapped sanctions on Turkey for buying the S-400 missile system, a move typically not seen among...

 
 
 

FAA DEFENDS SPACEX IN FRONT OF CONGRESS DESPITE UNAUTHORIZED STARSHIP LAUNCH

The leader of the FAA's space office defended Elon Musk's SpaceX in front of Congress on Wednesday, despite an unauthorized Starship...

COVID OUTBREAK FORCES LOCKDOWN AT U.S. EMBASSY IN KABUL AS CASES SURGE IN AFGHANISTAN

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul was placed on lockdown on Thursday as Covid cases surge in Afghanistan.

 
 
 

U.S. OFFICIALS CONTINUE PUSH FOR COVID VACCINATIONS AS MORE TRANSMISSIBLE DELTA VARIANT GAINS GROUND

The push for vaccination continues as variants spread across the world and in the U.S.

TROPICAL STORM LIKELY TO HIT U.S. THIS WEEK AS HURRICANE SEASON GETS OFF TO AN ACTIVE START

The first tropical system of the Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to make landfall in the U.S. this week, according to the National...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG ENVISIONS PELOTON-LIKE FITNESS SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR VR

Zuckerberg spoke at French tech conference VivaTech Thursday with Publicis Groupe Chairman Maurice Levy.

PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FOURTH OF JULY COVID VACCINATION GOALS ARE IN JEOPARDY

About 65% of U.S. adults are at least partially vaccinated. Roughly 13.6 million would have to get their first shot over the next 18...

 
 
 

MORTGAGE RATES SHOOT HIGHER AFTER FED CHAIRMAN POWELL'S COMMENTS

Mortgage rates moved decidedly higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell moved up his timeline for raising rates and tapering...

HOW WE CHOSE AMERICA'S TOP STATES FOR BUSINESS IN 2021

To rank America's Top States for Business, an annual CNBC report in its 14th year, we score all 50 states on 82 metrics across 10 categories...

 
 
 

AMERICA'S TOP STATES FOR BUSINESS ARE POISED TO SUCCEED IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

The battle between the states for business and jobs is as intense as ever, and it is changing in ways that reflect Covid-19's lasting...

HOUSE VOTES TO REPEAL 2002 IRAQ WAR AUTHORIZATION AS SENATE PREPARES TO TAKE ACTION

Congress is moving to rein in presidential war powers nearly a decade after the Iraq War ended.

 
 
 

NESTLE AND CARGILL WIN CHILD SLAVERY CASE AT SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court reversed a ruling that allowed people to sue Nestle USA and Cargill over claims they were trafficked as child slaves...

BIDEN TO SIGN JUNETEENTH BILL, CREATING FIRST NEW FEDERAL HOLIDAY IN DECADES

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both slated to deliver remarks on Juneteenth in the East Room, according to the White House.

 
 
 

MATTEL REPORTEDLY JUMPS ON NFT HYPE WITH HOT WHEELS DIGITAL COLLECTIBLES

Mattel will soon offer its first digital art pieces for sale in the form of non-fungible tokens, The New York Times reported Thursday.

MICROSOFT UPDATES WHITEBOARD APP NOW THAT THE PANDEMIC HAS MADE COLLABORATIVE REMOTE WORK COMMON

Microsoft on Thursday announced enhancements to its Whiteboard app that will make it easier for multiple people to doodle, leave sticky...

 
 
 



Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

MILWAUKEE - Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in a 104-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night... Read more ...

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

The Nets' Kevin Durant deserves a pass for Game 6, no questions asked. He doesn't get one in Game 7 versus the Bucks. Read more ...

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson, fresh off his PGA Championship victory, struggled in Thursday's first round of the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-over-par 75. Read more ...

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

NEW YORK - Kyle Hendricks flummoxed the Mets for six innings to win his career-best seventh straight start, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer in the first off Marcus Stroman and... Read more ...

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

ATLANTA - Charlie Morton didn't allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday... Read more ...

Clippers' Leonard listed as out for Friday's Game 6 vs. Utah

Clippers' Leonard listed as out for Friday's Game 6 vs. Utah

LOS ANGELES - Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard is officially out Friday night for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Utah Jazz, but coach Tyronn Lue did not... Read more ...

Texas Rep. - Trump's Former Doctor - Demands Biden Take Cognitive Test

Texas Rep. - Trump's Former Doctor - Demands Biden Take Cognitive Test

Republican Ronny Jackson thinks the president should follow in Trump's footsteps to “document and demonstrate sound mental abilities.” Read more ...

Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say...

Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say more work is needed

Some say that while they appreciate the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren. Read more ...

NJ naval base shut down, woman busted in bomb scare

NJ naval base shut down, woman busted in bomb scare

Personnel at Naval Weapons Station Earle have been ordered to shelter in place after a woman drove up to the main gate said she had a bomb in her car. Read more ...

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

The Yankees turn a triple play Thursday night against the Blue Jays, their second of the season. Read more ...