Apple owes Ireland more than $15 billion in back taxes Apple owes Ireland more than $15 billion in back taxes
Paul Pate - Jul 25, 2017
The Irish government is setting up an escrow fund to facilitate the collection of an estimated 13 billion Euros--$15.2 billion—in back taxes from Apple Inc.
Moon wetter than previously thought Moon wetter than previously thought
Mae Owen - Jul 25, 2017
Earth's Moon may look bone-dry, but new satellite data indicates large volumes of water "hotspots" trapped within the lunar dust.
Gigantic ocean sunfish is first new species found in over 100 years Gigantic ocean sunfish is first new species found in over 100 years
Jason Spencer - Jul 25, 2017
A team of scientists has identified a fourth ocean sunfish species — making it the first new sunfish species to be discovered in 130 years.
State must pay legal fees in Kentucky same-sex marriage license case State must pay legal fees in Kentucky same-sex marriage license case
Harry Marcolis - Jul 25, 2017
Although the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages across the land in 2015, Davis refused to recognize the ruling for religious reasons and stopped issuing marriage licenses.
California farmers replace workers with robots California farmers replace workers with robots
Mae Owen - Jul 25, 2017
So as the existing pool of laborers grows older and more of them retire, not enough new immigrant workers are arriving to replace them.
VA private-doctor referrals are in trouble due to dwindling funds VA private-doctor referrals are in trouble due to dwindling funds
Leon Clarke - Jul 21, 2017
Military veterans who have seen private doctors for their health needs might no longer be able to do so due to recent cutbacks in the Veterans Administration's Veterans Choice Program.
Supreme Court rules grandparents exempt from Trump travel ban Supreme Court rules grandparents exempt from Trump travel ban
Vicky Webb - Jul 20, 2017
This interim ruling comes as the Supreme Court waits to hear arguments in October on the merits of the challenge to the Trump travel ban.
Chipotle closes Virginia restaurant after customers get violently sick Chipotle closes Virginia restaurant after customers get violently sick
James Carlin - Jul 20, 2017
The symptoms reported by customers are consistent with the highly contagious norovirus, Chipotle's head of food safety, Jim Marsden, told NBC News.
Saudi police arrest woman for wearing miniskirt Saudi police arrest woman for wearing miniskirt
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 20, 2017
A woman who appeared in an online video wearing a miniskirt was arrested by Riyadh police Tuesday for violating Saudi Arabia's strict dress code.
Trump held second undisclosed meeting with Putin Trump held second undisclosed meeting with Putin
Harry Marcolis - Jul 19, 2017
What is raising eyebrows about the second meeting is that only a Kremlin interpreter was present to hear to hour-long exchange. No official U.S. government record of the conversation exists.
Police shoot and kill Australian tourist in Minneapolis Police shoot and kill Australian tourist in Minneapolis
Mae Owen - Jul 19, 2017
A Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an Australisn woman Saturday night for unknown reasons, according to the mayor's office.
GOP-majority Congress affirms that climate change is GOP-majority Congress affirms that climate change is "security threat"
Mae Owen - Jul 18, 2017
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) had pitched the study-quashing amendment. He argued that numerous other agencies are studying climate change and that "this should not be the priority" for the military.
Ravens can plan ahead, say researchers Ravens can plan ahead, say researchers
James Carlin - Jul 18, 2017
Researchers in Sweden have found that ravens are even smarter than anybody thought, according to a new study published in the journal Science.
Court rules grandparents cannot be excluded under Trump's travel ban Court rules grandparents cannot be excluded under Trump's travel ban
Aaron Sims - Jul 18, 2017
Judge Watson also ruled that a prospective refugee who has a commitment from a resettlement agency in the U.S.
PETA sues for 'selfie' copyright infringement on behalf on monkey PETA sues for 'selfie' copyright infringement on behalf on monkey
Harry Marcolis - Jul 17, 2017
Slater says the British copyright he has for the images was lawfully obtained and should be honored.
DOJ charges hundreds of physicians and pharmacists with opiate fraud DOJ charges hundreds of physicians and pharmacists with opiate fraud
Mae Owen - Jul 17, 2017
The federal agencies field formal charges against 412 individuals Thursday.
House to vote on denying gender-changing treatment coverage to transgender troops House to vote on denying gender-changing treatment coverage to transgender troops
Linda Mack - Jul 17, 2017
The House will vote Thursday on a bill that would deny transgendered military personnel medical coverage for hormone and gender-reassignment therapies.
Joe Scarborough to cut ties with Republican party Joe Scarborough to cut ties with Republican party
Jeremy Morrow - Jul 15, 2017
When Colbert wanted to know whether he was still a Republican, Scarborough agreed, but with a caveat of sorts.
Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica
Carmelo Sheppard - Jul 14, 2017
A massive iceberg that scientists have been predicting would separate from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has finally proved them right, according to an announcement by researchers Wednesday.
16 service members killed in tragic training flight crash 16 service members killed in tragic training flight crash
David Sims - Jul 14, 2017
Sixteen military service members — 15 Marines and a sailor — were killed Monday when a military transport place on a training flight crashed in Mississippi.
Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists
Jason Spencer - Jul 14, 2017
The study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.