Oakland Student Makes The Cut, Wins $20,000 STEM Scholarship From PG&EAn Oakland student is one of only 10 students in Northern and Central California to win a $20,000 college scholarship from PG&E.
California Moves To Allow Jockeys To Whip Horses MoreDays after two horses died just prior to the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred race and despite critics expressing concerns about animal abuse, the California Horse Racing Board approved an increase in the number of times a jockey can whip a horse during the homestretch of a race.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea For Third Time After Satellite DeliveryThe 1st-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
NIH Experts Question Federal Study Linking Cellphones To TumorsNational Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats.
Charity Fraud Scheme Linked To Former NBA Player, NFL Hall Of FamerFormer pro basketball player Kermit Washington and Hall of Fame pro football player Ron Mix are linked to a notorious charity fraud.
Microsoft, Facebook Team Up To Build Undersea Internet CableMicrosoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe.
Google Beats Oracle In Copyright Lawsuit Over AndroidA federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle in a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley.
Sonoma County Voters To Decide On Banning GMOsSonoma County voters in November will consider an ordinance banning genetically modified organisms in the county.
Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines -- from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments even some sleep aids -- may increase your risk of dementia.
West Virginia Is Suing McKesson Corporation For Incentivizing Opioid SalesWest Virginia sues McKesson Corporation, alleging the company is distributing painkillers irresponsibly and incentivizing opioid sales.
Microsoft Hangs Up On Its Smartphone Business, Cuts Another 1,850 JobsMicrosoft is cutting 1,850 jobs and will book a $950 million writedown as it attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel May Be Funding Hulk Hogan LawsuitBillionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape.