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10-month old daughter Emilia, who was conceived through in-vitro fertilization, smiles to her mother Sandrine Rudnicki, a 38 years old single woman, Monday Oct.14, 2019 in Saint-Pryve-Saint-Mesmin, near Orleans, France. France's lower house of parliament is set to adopt a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization and related procedures. (AP Photo/Nicolas Garriga)
French lawmakers to vote on giving IVF to lesbians, singlesFrance's lower house of parliament is set to adopt a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization and related procedures
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google is expected to unveil a new Pixel phone with an updated camera and an emphasis on artificial intelligence features. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Google to show off new phone, devices at New York eventGoogle is expected to announce a new version of its Pixel phone at an event in New York Tuesday
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2019, file photo, a helicopter drops water while battling a wildfire called the Saddle Ridge Fire in Porter Ranch, Calif. Fire officials say a destructive fire that broke out on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower. The destructive fire that broke out on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower owned by Southern California Edison, fire officials said Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Los Angeles fire began under power lines, cause not knownFire officials say a destructive fire that broke out on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, smoke billows around power transmission lines as the Camp Fire burns in Big Bend, Calif. Experts say it's hard to know whether keeping millions of Californians in the dark prevented a catastrophic wildfire. The question takes on new significance after authorities said Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, that a man in his 60s who relied on oxygen died 12 minutes after losing electricity in a planned outage by Pacific Gas & Electric Co., east of Sacramento. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts sayMillions of Californians lost electricity last week in an unprecedented effort by utilities to prevent their equipment from starting another devastating wildfire
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2019, file photo, CVS Pharmacy shift supervisor James Quinn throws out ice cream from darkened freezers as downtown Sonoma, Calif., remains without power. California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
California regulator criticizes utility over power outagesCalifornia's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Brazen thief steals $20,000 Dali artwork in San FranciscoAuthorities say a brazen thief stole a Salvador Dali etching valued at $20,000 from a San Francisco gallery, then walked off down the street with the work in his hand
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - This March 29, 2018, file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Facebook is officially moving forward with its digital currency project Libra, despite several high-profile defections from the project and intense criticism from U.S. regulators and politicians. The Libra Association, the nonprofit that will govern the currency, officially signed on 21 charter members on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the organization's inaugural meeting in Geneva. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Despite defections, Facebook officially launches LibraFacebook to move forward with its Libra digital currency project, despite several high-profile defections from the undertaking and pressure from U.S. politicians
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech.  Trump has been uneven in his criticisms. Amazon has been a frequent target, though that is due in part to CEO Jeff Bezos’s ownership of The Washington Post. He’s met with Zuckerberg privately, but he’s also tweeted that “Facebook was always anti-Trump” and accused it of colluding with the news media against him. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting ZuckerbergBig Tech is now a big punching bag for politicians of all stripes
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this April 23, 1979 file photo workmen at Nuclear Engineer Co.'s Hanford, Washington site remove lid from canister holding sealed container of low level radio-action waste. The waste was transported to the Hanford waste disposal site from the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant, Unit #1 in Harrisburg, Pa. A fight is raging in courts and Congress over where radioactive materials should be stored and how to safely get the dangerous remnants of decades of bomb-making and power generation to a permanent resting place. (AP Photo/Mason,File)
Has tech made moving nukes safe enough? Depends whom you askU.S. officials trying to determine where to ship and store nuclear waste agree with watchdogs that the public has concerns despite their safety measures
The Associated Press17 hours ago
A Cheaper iPhone May Be Headed Our WayAs Mashable puts it, Ming-Chi Kuo "tends to be right a lot of the time," meaning people are paying attention to his latest reveal on a possible new iPhone. MacRumors reports the analyst is adding to his previous disclosure that he thinks Apple is planning on releasing a lower-end iPhone...
Newser21 hours ago
No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air showThe Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by WWL-TV shows several construction standing after a large portion of the Hard Rock Hotel, under construction suddenly collapsed Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in New Orleans. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. Upper floors began to fall on top of each other before one side of the building fell to the ground below. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured. (WWL-TV via AP)
New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a missing workerAuthorities still searching for a worker missing in the weekend collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans; body of 1 of the 2 dead recovered
The Associated Press1 day ago
Eye Reflection in Selfie Was All Her Stalker NeededCelebrities, and anyone else hoping not to be found by creeps on the internet, can learn from an alarming stalking case out of Japan. According to media reports, a member of the J-pop group Tenshitsukinukeniyomi was sexually assaulted at her Tokyo apartment building last month after a fan figured out...
Newser1 day ago
A view of electrical power lines near Moraga Way in Orinda, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Business continue to be closed due to the recent Pacific Gas and Electric shutdown. The utility began restoring power to Bay Area residents Thursday, taking the first steps in what could be a days-long process to end an outage that left many homes and businesses in the dark. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/East Bay Times via AP)
California power outages highlight economic disparityThe power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.
The Associated Press1 day ago
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