TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 12 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with some people still known to be missing in the ruins of the complex as night fell, government officials said.
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea could launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments said on Saturday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria will see any incursion on its territory as an act of aggression, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Saturday, days after Saudi Arabia announced it was ready to send in ground troops.
Verizon says video streamed through its new Go90 service won't count towards the data plans of Verizon customers. That's bad news for Netflix and YouTube. The post Verizon’s New Video Service Tests Net Neutrality Laws appeared first on WIRED.
The biggest sporting event of the year is putting Uber drivers in the spotlight—a light they're eager to shine on their complaints against the company. The post Angry Uber Drivers Threaten to Make a Mess of the Super Bowl appeared first on WIRED.
A new study indicates that mothers who frequently sleep, or bed-share, with their infants consistently breastfeed for longer than mothers who do not bed-share. Also, pregnant women who expressed a strong motivation to breastfeed were more likely to bed-share frequently once their baby was born. The findings, which come from a study of 678 women in a randomiz […]
Why was the New Year's flood in Missouri so bad? Most news reports blamed it on the heavy rain, but a professor of earth and planetary sciences says analysis of the flood data shows much of the damage was due to recent modifications to the river.
By chance, scientists have discovered a malaria parasite that infects white-tailed deer. It's the first-ever malaria parasite known to live in a deer species and the only native malaria parasite found in any mammal in North or South America.