Markets

Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Crane cited Pennsylvania's refusal to include nuclear power in the state's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard, which requires a certain proportion of electricity to com..., [Full Article...]

Life&Culture

Maryland, DC to File New Legal Challenge to Trump Conflicts

Since taking power in January, Trump has turned day to day control over his real estate empire and other assets to his adult sons, but not sold them off as many in America said he should to avoid conflicts of interest. Treasury. The Embassy of Kuwait held an event at the hotel after initially booking at the Four Seasons. Prior to becoming the p... [Full Article...]

IT&Software

Summer reading program at Houston Public Library encourages learning

Summer reading program at Houston Public Library encourages learning We have simplified the program, with one for infants/toddlers that is for newborns to kids age 2. It makes reading fun by inviting kids to read what they want and when they want. There is a host of other activities on tap at the library in June. A majority of programs will require pre-registration unless otherwise stated, and can be done online o... [Full Article...]

Sci-tech

Vive Unveils New Wireless, Standalone VR Headset

Google worked with Qualcomm to develop the design for the standalone headset. Instead of sliding your phone inside the headset, the new Vive VR viewer already has the screen, power and room-mapping smarts packed in. The current HTC Vive requires the sizable headset to be tethered to a substantial PC rig - but the Taiwanese firm has now cut the cord... [Full Article...]

Sports

America's Cup: New Zealand take 1-0 lead over USA

America's Cup: New Zealand take 1-0 lead over USA We had our chances, but these guys made fewer mistakes. Four years ago, New Zealand were eventually overhauled by an Oracle team that featured Britain's Ben Ainslie as tactician in what is regarded as one of sport's great comebacks. In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, Oracle Team USA , foreground, competes with Emir... [Full Article...]

World News

Shooting kills 3, sparks manhunt in Alabama

Shooting kills 3, sparks manhunt in Alabama Police said on Facebook they were searching for Kenneth Dion Lever , 52, of Florida , calling him "armed and risky ". Police asked residents to remain inside most of Wednesday morning as they searched for Lever, who they considered armed and unsafe . [Full Article...]