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Kepler analysis finds 219 additional exoplanet candidates, including 10 similar to Earth

Are we alone in the universe? Are there other planets like Earth in the galaxy? Could they harbor life? NASA’s Kepler telescope spent four years staring long and hard at a small fraction of the night sky to help answer those questions. On Monday, mission scientists said the most sophisticated and...
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Fergie on her unusual NBA All-Star Game national anthem: I 'tried my best'
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:50:00 +0100
Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game. “I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem, and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA,” she said in...
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Stocks are mostly lower as markets reopen after holiday weekend
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0100
U.S. stocks were mostly lower in the early going Tuesday as trading reopened after a long holiday weekend. Disappointing earnings from Walmart weighed on the market, which was coming off a six-day winning streak. Losses in consumer-focused stocks and...
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Qualcomm raises its bid for NXP to $43 billion as it tries to fend off Broadcom
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:20:00 +0100
Qualcomm Inc. has raised its offer to acquire Dutch automotive chip-maker NXP Semiconductors to $43 billion, which may help the San Diego company’s case for remaining independent ahead of its hostile-takeover showdown with rival Broadcom. Qualcomm announced...
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The biggest rivalry in women's hockey is set for another chapter
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:15:00 +0100
This is why they put their lives on hold, why members of the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team left their loved ones behind and gathered to train in Florida in mid-September, hoping to find even the smallest mental or physical advantage that might help...
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Trump administration takes new steps to loosen health insurance rules
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:05:00 +0100
The Trump administration took new steps Tuesday to loosen health insurance rules, moving to allow the sale of more short-term health plans that do not need to offer consumers a full range of health protections. The proposed regulations – which represent...
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Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:55:00 +0100
The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and...
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Under Trump, consumer agency promises to do the bare minimum, and nothing more
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100
Let’s say there was a federal agency charged solely with protecting consumers from financial abuse. And let’s say that agency was so good at its job, it succeeded in returning $12 billion to consumers who had been ripped off by greedy banks and lenders....
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More companies invest in training to prevent sexual harassment — but it might not be doing much good
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100
The recent high-profile reports of sexual harassment in the workplace have prompted a surge in training courses, which experts are updating to reflect the latest examples making front-page news. Inquiries about sexual harassment training provided by TrainUp...
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Migrant advocates say U.S. is separating parents from children to discourage illegal immigration and asylum requests
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100
Thousands of parents who crossed illegally into the U.S. in recent years have been held with their children at immigration detention centers. But the case of a Brazilian woman and her son illustrates what migrant advocates call a harsher approach to immigration...
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U.S. is separating immigrant parents and children to discourage others, activists say
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100
Thousands of parents who crossed illegally into the U.S. in recent years have been held with their children at immigration detention centers. But the case of a Brazilian woman and her son illustrates what migrant advocates call a harsher approach to immigration...
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It's a record setting night as Canadians capture ice dancing gold
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:20:00 +0100
Scott Moir said his and partner Tessa Virtue’s free dance performance on Tuesday was personal, for each other, the best way they knew to honor the ice dance collaboration they’ve enjoyed for the better part of two decades. By the time the Canadian...
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Virtue and Moir set record and Shibutani siblings win bronze in ice dance
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:20:00 +0100
Scott Moir said his and partner Tessa Virtue’s free dance performance on Tuesday was personal, for each other, the best way they knew to honor the ice dance collaboration they’ve enjoyed for the better part of two decades. By the time the Canadian...
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Ducks shut out division-leading Golden Knights
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:40:00 +0100
Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Getzlaf scored to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 in their Pacific Division showdown Monday night. Anaheim regained sole possession of third place in the division, two points ahead of Los Angeles and...
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Ionescu pushes Oregon women to overtime win in top 10 battle against UCLA
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:20:00 +0100
(AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored seven of her 23 points in overtime and No. 8 Oregon outlasted No. 10 UCLA 101-94 on Monday night. Ionescu added 12 assists for the Ducks (25-4, 14-2 Pac-12). Oregon's 14th conference win matched its best from 1999-2000...
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