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Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change
Updated: 3 hours ago
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing many young players
Updated: 3 hours ago

Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot

Massachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from appearing before voters in November
Updated: 3 hours ago
Global stock indexes decline as investors focus on trade

Global stock indexes decline as investors focus on trade

Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower
Updated: 3 hours ago
Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century
Updated: 3 hours ago
World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline

Minnesota regulators will open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline
Published: 06/17/18
Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover
Published: 06/17/18

Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency
Published: 06/17/18

Local billionaire to take control of the L.A. Times Monday

The Los Angeles Times reports that biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong officially takes control of the storied newspaper and the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday
Published: 06/16/18