Economy

GM buys autonomous auto startup Cruise for a reported $1 billion

Terms of GM's purchase, announced Friday, weren't disclosed. GM's goal is to use Cruise's technology and its people to accelerate plans to launch autonomous vehicles, pote..., [Full Article...]

Entertaiment

Ciara Wouldn't Say Future's Name While Announcing Billboard Awards Nominees

The nominations for the awards show are yet to be announced. The Weeknd, Bieber and Drake will compete against Adele and Taylor Swift for the top artist award. Ciara and Ludacris will host the 2016 Billboard Music Awards in May. "My great friend Ludacris and I have also shared songs together on the Billboard chart", added Ciara . [Full Article...]

Industry

Apple cuts price for new, more compact iPhone

Apple cuts price for new, more compact iPhone The 9.7 inch iPAd Pro also features A9X chip, but this model is slightly slower. Apple doubled down on the 4-inch phone with unveiling of the iPhone SE, but a new report suggests that maybe it should have ditched the small screen. While the launch of the device has echoes that of the less-than-spectacular iPhone 5C, analysts noted that it... [Full Article...]

Research

Record surge in 2016 temperatures adds urgency to climate deal, say scientists

Record surge in 2016 temperatures adds urgency to climate deal, say scientists Climate change is usually assessed over years and decades, and 2015 shattered the record set in 2014 for the hottest year seen, in data stretching back to 1850. Stefan Rahmstorf, from Germany's Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research and a visiting professorial fellow at the University of New South Wales, told the Sydney Morning Herald t... [Full Article...]

Sport

Celtics' Evan Turner fifth in 6th Man Award voting

Celtics' Evan Turner fifth in 6th Man Award voting Golden State Warriors sixth man Andre Iguodala found out today that he finished second in the voting for this year's Sixth Man of the Year award. The constant threat of Crawford's scoring ways was had everything to do with the Clippers' ability to play so well without Griffin, whose fight with the team's assistant equipment manager led to a fract... [Full Article...]

Global

Severe weather likely Tuesday for North and South Central Kansas

In all, about 70 million people nationwide were at a slight risk or higher of severe weather. Damaging winds and large hail will again be possible. National Weather Service meteorologist Marty Trexler said 1 to 2 inches of rain, in addition to large hail, could fall across Arkansas before the system exits the state Wednesday afternoon. [Full Article...]