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Virginia kicks off 400th anniversary year

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is officially kicking off its commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the House of Burgesses at Jamestown, the first arrival of African slaves in the British colonies, and other aspects of the state's colonial p

Black Friday 2018 Galaxy deals: $600 Note 9, $320 Galaxy S9, $300 gift card - CNET

There are some deep discounts on unlocked Galaxy phones and top models from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.

Black Friday 2018 Pixel deals: Pixel 3 for $600, Pixel 3 XL for $700 - CNET

Or, buy a Pixel 3 at full price and pick up a $200 gift card.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denies the company ignored warning signs about Russian election meddling - CNET

A report by The New York Times painted an unflattering portrait of how Facebook executives handled a series of scandals. The tech firm has pushed back against the report.

Black Friday 2018 phone deals: A free OnePlus 6T, LG V30 Plus for $430, Moto G6 for $200 and more - CNET

We scoured T-Mobile, Best Buy, Amazon, Target and Walmart for the best offers.

Here's every Galaxy S phone since 2010 - CNET

We look back on the Galaxy evolution over the last nine years.

Hotel planned for Panama City Beach airport

WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) - The Northwest Beaches International Airport will soon have a hotel on property to accommodate increasing passenger traffic. The News Herald reports that the St. Joe Company has announced plans to break ground next year on a 110- to 125-r

Detroit makes Fodor's 2019 'Go' list of travel destinations

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit has made Fodor's Travel Go List of 52 recommended destinations to visit next year. It joins such locales as Bears Ears National Monument in Utah; Puerto Rico; Lagos, Nigeria; Berlin; and Morocco's Atlantic coast. The popular internation

Harvey-damaged canal cruisers near Houston bound for Florida

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) - Six tourist boats in a Houston-area community are getting a new home after being damaged during Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports the 35-foot Waterway Cruisers from The Woodlands are expected to be repaired and used i

Breckenridge, Colorado, removing divisive giant wooden troll

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - The town of Breckenridge in central Colorado is removing an art piece of a troll that has become a tourist attraction but also rankled nearby residents. The Summit Daily News reports that town employees started removing the 15-foot

Blue Ridge Parkway closed due to dangerous road conditions

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - The National Park Service has closed the Blue Ridge Parkway to traffic because of dangerous road conditions stemming from snow, sleet and freezing rain. The Asheville Citizen Times reports the park service said the closure Thursday incl

Finding an Elusive Star Behind a Supernova

Located 65 million light-years away ia a blue supergiant star that once existed inside a cluster of young stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 3938, as shown in this artist's concept.

Russia to host 2022 men's world volleyball championships

Russia has been picked to host the 2022 men's world volleyball championships

National Women's Soccer League recognizes players union

The National Women's Soccer League has formally recognized the NWSL Players Association as the exclusive bargaining representative for the league's players

WIAA D-7: Black Hawk's defense leads the way in 22-15 win over Edgar

Black Hawk came up with key turnovers in the first quarter and the fourth, beating Edgar 22-15 in the WIAA Division 7 championship game

Virginia looking to contain Georgia Tech's triple option

Virginia looking to do better job this time around of containing triple-option ground vs Georgia Tech

NBC to use studio personnel to announce Thanksgiving game

NBC to use studio personnel to announce Thanksgiving game

Costco Black Friday 2018 deals: $300 Dyson, $800 Surface Pro bundle and more - CNET

One of the best Black Friday deals of 2018 deals arrives Nov. 16: a complete Surface Pro 6 package for $800.

Foldable phones have nothing on Detective Pikachu - CNET

This week's Nope, Sorry pits two extremely hyped movies against each other: Detective Pikachu and Toy Story 4. Plus, which video game movie is the best? Spoiler: They're all bad.

FCC approves SpaceX plan to put over 7,000 satellites in orbit - CNET

Elon Musk's space company aims to provide global broadband coverage.

Honda's new Passport SUV lands in LA later in November - Roadshow

The new SUV will live between the Pilot and the CR-V in Honda's lineup.

Black Friday 2018: The best Xbox One sales and bundles - CNET

You can get an Xbox One S for as low as $199, or include Battlefield 5 for just $30 more.

Rosenqvist replaces Wehrlein for first FE race

Rosenqvist left the Mahindra team at the end of the 2017/18 season after signing a deal to compete in the IndyCar series with Chip Ganassi Racing in '19 alongside Scott Dixon. Mahindra then moved to announce former Sauber Formula 1 driver Pascal Wehrlein as h

Fast and Fury(ous): Kaz Grala closes out 2018 Xfinity season

Grala, who started the season with JGL Racing before team owner James Whitener was forced to cease operations due to health issues, will finish the season driving his 12th race with Fury Race Cars. Grala will compete in the final race of 2018 thanks to new pa

Lorenzo certain of racing in Ducati farewell GP

Lorenzo injured his foot in a major highside at the start of the Aragon race in September, but was back on his Ducati Desmosedici just two weeks later in Thailand. However, the Spaniard suffered another big crash in practice there, which resulted in a fractur

Steiner: Haas F1 signed Fittipaldi for ability, not his surname

Twenty-two-year-old Fittipaldi, whose grandfather Emmo is a two-time F1 world champion, was named Haas’s F1 test driver during the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend. He will make his F1 debut in the Haas VF-18 in the upcoming Pirelli tyre test at Abu Dhabi late

Kyle Busch wants “extra quarter-inch” from non-title contenders

Speaking on the media day ahead of the championship decider, Busch said he expects those outside of the title contenders to race for the win at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but would like some extra margin when it comes to wheel-to-wheel battles. “As far as ot

Facebook reports a massive spike in government demands for data, including secret orders

Facebook has published the details of 13 historical national security letters it’s received for user data. The embattled social media giant said that the letters dated between 2014 and 2017 for several Facebook and Instagram accounts. These demands for

OpenStack regroups

Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in their own private data centers, ran into trouble as it tried

Facebook will pass off content policy appeals to a new independent oversight body

Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists, Mark Zuckerberg announc

Uber remains committed to investing in high-potential markets even as losses rise

Its sales grew by about 5 percent to $2.95 billion for the said quarter from the previous quarter.

Other regulators need to play active role for REITs, InvITs growth: Ajay Tyagi

Further, the regulator is hopeful that changes made to the regulatory and tax framework for REITs and InvITs may show positive results going forward.

O P Bhatt resigns from Yes Bank#39;s CEO search panel

Bhatt, who was an external expert on the Search and Selection Committee (SSC), resigned with «immediate effect» as «there may be a potential conflict of interest», the bank added.

Uber drivers may earn Rs 2,200/month more with new fare plan

The announcement came days before the strike threat on November 18 and 19 that the drivers had given to the management after their 12-day strike last month.

Icra downgrades IDFC Bank

Downgrading the bank, the agency said profitability of the bank will remain weak in the medium- to near- term even after the planned merger with Capital First and added that high cost wholesale liabilities are also a concern.

USC claims nation's No. 1 basketball recruiting class

Class highlighted by three players with CIF Southern Section ties.

Wild prospect Connor Dewar off to hot start in WHL

Wild prospect Connor Dewar has 16 goals in 17 games for the WHL's Everett Silvertips

4 Big 12 contenders, 4 QBs accustomed to winning

Four teams fighting for two spots in the Dec. 1 Big 12 championship game are led by quarterbacks who've proven they can take over a game.

Red-hot Texans visit Redskins in meeting of division leaders

The rolling Texans visit the roller-coaster Redskins in a showdown of surprising division leaders

LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlin on all-time scoring list

James scored 28 points in the second half and vaulted past Chamberlain's 31,419 points.

Population of rare Stone's sheep 20% smaller than previously thought

The already-rare Stone's sheep of the Yukon is 20 per cent less common than previously thought, according to new research by biologists. The study examined 123 different DNA markers in approximately 2,800 thinhorn sheep in British Columbia and the Yukon, wit
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