The rapid-fire formation of four unusually potent Atlantic hurricanes, including Harvey and Irma, has stoked scientific debate over what role global warming is playing in this phenomenon.
Hurricane Irma is making its slow fateful right turn that will put it on a collision course with Florida's west coast Sunday as forecasts are locking in on a path that includes the Keys, southwestern Florida and the Tampa ...
Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, said this week that a major data breach exposed Social Security numbers and other important information of millions of people.
The biggest threat to human life during a hurricane is often the storm surge, which occurs when sea level rises dramatically during a storm, sending a wall of water gushing over land.
Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered the tomb of a goldsmith dedicated to the god Amun and the mummies of a woman and her two children, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday.
Two techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge are now under fire amid questions about their reliability, and criminal defense attorneys in New York have asked a state agency to investigate ...
Self-driving Lyfts are coming to the Bay Area, promising to give area residents a first-hand look at the technology that's poised to dramatically change the nature of transportation.
A day after credit-reporting company Equifax disclosed that "criminals" had stolen vital data about 143 million Americans, it had somehow managed to leave much of the public in the dark about their exposure, how they should ...
A thriving ecosystem of websites that allow users to automatically generate millions of fake "likes" and comments on Facebook has been documented by researchers at the University of Iowa.
Amazon, which has trained all of us to expect packages delivered in two days or fewer, has finally met its match—Hurricane Irma.