Uber, Lyft push back against proposed NYC regulations
Uber and Lyft are pushing back against a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services.
Is it a UFO? Sun halo sparks fear and jokes in Mexico
Was it a UFO? A sign that the end is nigh?
Amazon adds one-hour store delivery in New York City
Amazon will begin offering one-hour delivery from local stores in New York City as competition in the delivery arena increases.
Guatemala's Fuego volcano becoming more active: officials
Guatemala's Fuego volcano is becoming more active, belching out increasing amounts of smoke and ash, officials said on Friday.
A glance at digital elements being embraced by stores
Retailers are testing high-tech elements in stores, from virtual dressing to interactive shelves. Here are three trends that shoppers will see this year: ...
Google's home campus dreams dashed by local officials
Google on Thursday was stinging from a decision by local officials to reject the bulk of a proposed plan for a grand expansion of its Silicon Valley home campus.
A new way to track and combat air pollution in Salt Lake City
For the first time, sources of carbon dioxide in Salt Lake County can be accurately estimated at the level of individual buildings and roads and by hour of the day. Building on this capability, emissions ...
Small high school reform boosts districtwide outcomes
Creating small high schools improves outcomes for students in the overall school district - both in new small schools and existing larger schools - according to a study of New York City schools by researchers ...
Off-road run-ins for driverless fleets
Carlos Holguin from the University of Rome, project coordinator with the CITYMOBIL2 project, talks about how the project is demonstrating automated road passenger transport through large and small-scale off-normal traffic ex ...
NYC judge hears arguments on the rights of two chimpanzees
A New York City judge has heard arguments over the rights of two chimpanzees that advocates hope to free from a state university where they're kept.
Court hearing in NYC on whether chimps have rights
Lawyers for two chimpanzees are heading to court to argue that the animals have "personhood" rights and should be freed from the Long Island university where they are kept.
Report on expanded success initiative points to changes in schools
A new report on New York City's Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, finds that the schools involved are changing ...
Video: Why New York has the best bagels in the world
This week, Reactions takes on New York City's bagel supremacy. Many agree that the Big Apple has the best bagels in the world, but many also disagree on why.
Newborns of immigrants in rural communities at bigger disadvantage
Starting life as the child of impoverished immigrant parents is tough enough in America's traditional gateway cities for immigration.