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Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps.
Twitter suspended more than 200,000 accounts it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
San Francisco International Airport is rolling out a ban on the sale of some plastic water bottles. Passengers are being encouraged to refill their own reusable containers at water stations around the airport.
President Donald Trump says Jewish people who vote Democratic show either a "lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump commented amid his ongoing feud with two Democratic congresswomen who were blocked by Israel from entering the country.
Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Vice president Pence touts Space Council; Florida officials continue search for missing firefighters; German police shut down website hosting bomb making manuals; Mummy of Inca girl returns home to Boli...
Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday it would be "appropriate" for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations after being expelled in 2014 following the invasion and annexation of Crimea.
President Donald Trump says his administration is a looking at a variety of tax-cut proposals, including payroll taxes, but not as a response to a potential recession, saying "I'm looking at that all the time anyway."
A 15-year-old Florida boy is facing felony charges after posting a message while playing a video game that he would bring his father's "M15" to Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach and "kill seven people at a minimum."
A Florida fire official says his department is ramping up its search for two firefighters who've been missing since going boating in the Atlantic Ocean last week.
Here's the latest for Tuesday, August 20th: Man killed by police after taking bus riders hostage in Brazil; Hong Kong leader pledges open dialogue with city residents; Epstein signed a will two days before suicide; India's spacecraft orbits the moon.
Burna Boy was only six years old when Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti passed away, but that was enough time for the future musician to be inspired. Kuti’s life and legacy was portrayed in the wildly popular Broadway musical “Fela!” and the late icon wa...
Researchers are studying Helheim Glacier, one of Greenland’s many shrinking mountains of ice. Greenland’s ice has been melting for more than 20 years, but this year has been especially bad.
Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars.
NASA scientists are in Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. Global warming is the chief culprit, but scientists want to know how this is happening. They're aboard a research plane this week dropping probes into the ice to learn more.
Brazilian authorities say an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Rio de Janeiro was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday.
Highlights of this day in history: U.S. cruise missiles hit Afghanistan and Sudan after American embassies bombed in Africa; The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia; NASA's Voyager 2 launched; Singers Issac Hayes and Robert Plant born.