economic impact

December 5, 2019 | Brian Wang | There is a relatively common belief and idea that we are in an age of accelerating technology. Technology is advancing and there is a good chance that various…

energy

December 5, 2019 | Brian Wang | Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS), a startup commercializing fusion energy, has raised $115 million and closed its Series A round. New participants in the round include Future Ventures, Khosla…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"Don't mess with me" - Nancy Pelosi's heated exchange with reporterSpeaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump…

Image copyright WWF Image caption Conservationists counted 56 polar bears near Ryrkaypiy, including cubs More than 50 polar bears have descended on a village in Russia's far north. All public activities in Ryrkaypiy, in Chukotka…

Image copyright AFP Image caption John Kerry: "Joe will defeat Donald Trump next November" Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has endorsed frontrunner Joe Biden to be the Democratic Party's candidate in the 2020…

Image copyright Reuters Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has formally unveiled his government's legislative agenda for the coming parliamentary session - an early test for his minority government. Mr Trudeau's Liberals were re-elected in October…

Image copyright Ritu Prasad/BBC Image caption The McLeod Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina Four major US wedding planning websites will restrict the promotion of venues that idealise former slave plantations. Pinterest, the Knot Worldwide and…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands protested outside a police station in Hyderabad after the rape case Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAudrey Schoeman's heart was "dead" for more than six and a half hoursA British woman whose heart stopped beating for six hours has been brought back to…