1:59 p.m. Aug. 1, 2021
Wildfire smoke triggers air-quality alerts in West, Midwest; crews gain ground on biggest firesNumerous areas of the U.S. West and Midwest were under air quality alerts on Sunday as wildfire smoke lingered over much of the country.
7:18 a.m. July 29, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
This tiny, but powerful, portable Apple charger can charge everything from your iPhone to Apple Watch to AirPods — and it’s now sale
2:20 p.m. July 26, 2021
- By Home Media
How to get renters insuranceIf you’re looking for a renters insurance policy, this guide can help you purchase renters insurance from a top-rated insurance provider in your area.
2:08 p.m. July 26, 2021
'Unpredictable' behavior of Western wildfires challenges fire crewsErratic winds and the potential for dry lightning added to the challenges facing firefighters battling California’s largest wildfire, one of numerous blazes burning Monday across the U.S. West.
2:42 p.m. July 25, 2021
California's largest wildfire burns homes as blazes continue to scorch WestCalifornia's largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in remote areas with limited access for firefighters, as numerous other fires gained strength and threatened property across the U.S. West.
6:52 p.m. July 22, 2021
Better weather helps Oregon firefighters, while Sierra wildfire crosses into NevadaLower winds and better weather helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation’s largest wildfire in southern Oregon while a Northern California wildfire crossed into Nevada, prompting evacuations as blazes burn across the West.
4:30 p.m. July 21, 2021
Western wildfires blow smoke to East Coast, triggering air-quality alertsSmoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West shrouded the sky and led to air quality alerts on parts of the East Coast on Wednesday as the effects of the blazes were felt 2,500 miles away.
4:53 a.m. July 21, 2021
Massive wildfires in US West bring haze to East CoastWildfires in the American West, including one burning in Oregon that's currently the largest in the U.S., are creating hazy skies as far away as New York as the massive infernos spew smoke and ash into the air in columns up to six miles high.
8:27 a.m. July 20, 2021
Extreme weather fuels Oregon wildfires; outside help soughtThe threat of thunderstorms and lightning has prompted officials in fire-ravaged Oregon to ask for help from outside the Pacific Northwest to prepare for additional blazes as many resources are already devoted to a massive forest fire.
12:59 a.m. July 20, 2021
These are some of the features you can expect from the Rivian R1T electric truckHow about: zero to 60 in three seconds, high-tech entertainment features, wilderness-ready adventure package and an SPF way higher than your sunscreen.
9:52 a.m. July 19, 2021
PG&E says its equipment may be linked to Dixie FirePacific Gas & Electric equipment may have been involved in the start of the big Dixie Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada, the nation's largest utility reported to California regulators.
3:15 p.m. July 18, 2021
Huge Oregon wildfire grows as lightning threatens to spark new blazes in WestThe largest wildfire in the U.S. torched more dry forest landscape in Oregon on Sunday, one of dozens of major blazes burning across the West as critically dangerous fire weather loomed in the coming days.
6:39 p.m. July 16, 2021
The 5G Rollout Is Just Beginning. And AT&T Has to Convince Consumers of the Magic.
That explains an AT&T event in New York City, which promoted the speed and low latency of full 5G, and used a handful of high-profile partners to do it: Google, Facebook, the NBA, and Ashton Kutcher.
11:11 a.m. July 16, 2021
I quit my job to write a book about dominatrixes. Here are the 5 money lessons I learned from thatAmericans are quitting their jobs in record numbers, new data shows. Here's what I learned when I did just that.
1:02 a.m. July 14, 2021
The Hummer vs. the Ford Lightning: 2 new electric trucks comparedThe combination of electric power and iconic nameplates is generating plenty of excitement, but these two trucks couldn’t be more different.
1:01 a.m. July 13, 2021
EVs are catching on—registrations were up 95% in early 2021Even thought they're still a small part of the market, Americans registered new EVs at three times the rate of other types of new cars.
5:08 p.m. July 12, 2021
Fire crews make progress against some blazes in West as heat wave peaksDozens of wildfires burned across the torrid U.S. West on Monday, but fire agencies reported some progress in corralling the flames and forecasters predicted a gradual decrease in extreme temperatures.
6:59 p.m. July 11, 2021
Search in Florida condo collapse to take weeks; death toll reaches 90Authorities searching for victims of a deadly collapse in Florida said Sunday they hope to conclude their painstaking work in the coming weeks as a team of first responders from Israel departed the site.
1:02 p.m. July 11, 2021
Wildfires rage in several states as heat wave broils Western U.S.Firefighters working in searing weather struggled to contain a Northern California wildfire that continued to grow Sunday and forced the temporary closure of a major highway, one of several large blazes burning across the U.S. West amid another heat wave that shattered records and strained power grids.
7:23 a.m. July 11, 2021
How to Play the Rally in Sugar Prices
Sugar prices surged in the second quarter, driven by dry weather in Brazil that hurt the crop. Traders are now focused on the crop from Asia, which may get hit hard also.
12:10 p.m. July 10, 2021
California wildfire advances as heat wave blankets US WestFirefighters struggled to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave hits the U.S. West this weekend, prompting an excessive heat warning for inland and desert areas.
7:05 a.m. July 9, 2021
14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde breezes to victory at National Spelling BeeThe 14-year-old from Harvey, Louisiana, breezed to the championship at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, becoming the first African American winner and only the second Black champion in the bee's 96-year history.
1:03 a.m. July 9, 2021
Electric trucks of the futureIf trucks are heading for an electrified future, we like what we see. Here's the status of 11 models from companies like Ford and Chevy to Tesla and Bollinger.
6:40 a.m. July 8, 2021
Texas Republicans take fresh crack at new voting restrictions as special session convenes in AustinDemocrats say Memorial Day walkout yielded results as Republicans back away from provision to curtain Sunday voting.
7:32 p.m. July 7, 2021
Lightning strikes twice as Tampa Bay repeats as Stanley Cup championBackstopped by their star goaltender and the only two Tampa Bay players on the ice without their name on the Cup, the Lightning won it all for the second time in 10 months by beating the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 in Game 5 on Wednesday night.
4:32 p.m. July 6, 2021
No signs of life in rubble of Florida condo, as hurricane threatens to hinder search effortsOfficials overseeing the search at the site of the Florida condominium collapse sounded increasingly somber Tuesday about the prospects for finding anyone alive, saying they have detected no new signs of life in the rubble as the death toll climbed to 36.
4:23 p.m. July 6, 2021
Elsa strengthens to hurricane force as it heads toward Florida's Gulf CoastThe National Weather Service said Tuesday that Hurricane Elsa was packing winds as high as 75 mph as it hurtled toward Florida’s northern Gulf Coast. The Category 1 storm is expected to make landfall between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Wednesday, somewhere between the Tampa Bay area and the Big Bend region.
2:51 p.m. July 5, 2021
Florida condo demolished, but tropical storm could further hinder searchRescuers searched through fresh rubble Monday after the last of the collapsed Florida condo building was demolished, which allowed crews into previously inaccessible places, including bedrooms where people were believed to be sleeping at the time of the disaster, officials said.
12:46 p.m. July 5, 2021
Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, dies in fireworks accidentA medical examiner in Michigan says an autopsy has determined that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast, and not a fall as authorities previously reported.
12:08 p.m. July 4, 2021
Allen West will challenge Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in GOP primaryRepublican Allen West, the former Florida congressman and firebrand who rode into office on the tea party wave a decade ago, said Sunday that he will run for governor of Texas in a bid to again seize on restless anger from the right.
7:07 p.m. June 29, 2021
Police kill man near California pot farms evacuated by wildfireOfficers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun as they tried to keep him out of a complex of marijuana farms in an area of far Northern California where thousands of people were ordered to evacuate as a wildfire raged during a heat wave enveloping part of the U.S. West, authorities said.
1:03 p.m. June 29, 2021
- By Jurica Dujmovic
There's a new electric hypercar — the $2.4 million Rimac Nevera is made in-house and features a co-pilotMate Rimac, a Croatian carmaker and the founder of Rimac Automobili, has a unique offering in the hypercar world. The Nevera tops Tesla in technology.
8:19 a.m. June 29, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
'We didn't use to have children's books that talk about difficult issues': Author of picture book on Dr. Fauci discusses COVID's impact on kidsKate Messner’s biographical picture book, 'How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor,' will be available on June 29.
12:58 a.m. June 29, 2021
'Why did he die and I'm still here?' — These are the people most prone to COVID survivor's guiltMany of these survivors respond with an increase in negative behaviors, including letting diet and exercise routines go, or newly abusing alcohol or drugs.
4:51 a.m. June 28, 2021
Meet Our Top CEOs: 30 Leaders Who Turned Crisis Into Opportunity
From Alber to Zuckerberg, Barron’s 2021 list of top CEOs features corporate chiefs who positioned their companies to thrive during Covid, and far beyond.
1:00 p.m. June 27, 2021
Biden administration hopes to persuade vaccine holdouts as worrying variant spreads Thrown off-stride to reach its COVID-19 vaccination goal, the Biden administration is sending A-list officials across the country, devising ads for niche markets and enlisting community organizers to persuade unvaccinated people to get a shot.
10:00 a.m. June 25, 2021
- By Eric Grossman
How To Own a Piece of Aviation HistoryThe collectible plane market heats up
1:29 p.m. June 22, 2021
Michigan has lifted the last of its contentious lockdown measuresDemocratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other state officials became political lightning rods as restrictions were imposed early in 2020 to stem the spread of the virus causing COVID-19.
8:38 a.m. June 22, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
11 amazing deals Walmart is offering on Prime Day — from Apple Airpods Pro to TVs to robot vacuums and moreAmazon isn't the only game in town on Prime Day. Walmart has got an excellent deal selection of its own.