China's Huawei unveils mobile AI assistant at Berlin's IFA

Chinese electronics giant Huawei on Saturday unveiled its first mobile personal assistant with artificial intelligence in Berlin, in hopes it will rival the dominance of Samsung's Bixby and Apple's Siri.

In 'Gasland' community, new tests revive old drilling debate

The well water at Ken Morcom and Kim Grosso's house is laced with so much explosive methane that a Pennsylvania environmental regulator who went there to collect samples this summer decided it would be safer to coast her ...

Urban sprawl in spotlight after historic Houston floods

Rapid, poorly regulated urbanization in Houston has exacerbated the impact of flooding from Hurricane Harvey, experts say, warning that local authorities must pay attention as global climate change threatens to intensify ...

Tropical Storm Lidia leaves four dead in Mexico

Tropical Storm Lidia has left at least four people dead in its sweep across Mexico's Baja California peninsula, wrecking infrastructure and homes along the way, authorities said Friday.

Danger not over: Gas leaks, mold loom for Harvey evacuees

Bound for their Harvey-soaked home east of Houston, Lakeithia Bankhead and her four children left the mass shelter at the city's convention center Friday after five nights sleeping on cots among thousands of other evacuees. ...

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