MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has gained fearsome new muscle as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, bearing down on the northwestern Bahamas early Saturday en route to Florida’s east coast. Millions of people in…

A housing construction project in San Francisco, Calif., in 2015. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters) Bureaucratic red tape drives up costs. Julian, Calif. — Right outside the comfortable and delicious Jeremy’s on the Hill Restaurant in this scenic…

Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Twitter speaks at the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York. City, New York, May 16, 2018. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Updated 5:31pm Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was apparently…

Walt Whitman in 1870 (Library of Congress) An exhibit in New York traces the life and work of the 'bard of Democracy.' When Walt Whitman was born, in 1819, democracy had existed in America for…

Men now AVOID women at work and are much more reluctant to shake a female colleague's hand or hire an attractive woman because of #MeToo, study finds According to a study, men are more reluctant…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBlue-dyed water fired at protesters by Hong Kong police Hong Kong police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds as tens of thousands of…

Recently, a 23-year-old college student named Nick tried out a new pastime: building 3D virtual worlds. He got his hands on Dreams, a game by Media Molecule that gives people tools to create digital scenes—anything…

Jack Dorsey’s ongoing mission to increase the civility of public discourse suffered a setback Friday, when an anonymous hacker took over his Twitter account for 20 minutes and retweeted @taytaylov3r’s claim that “nazi germany did…

As Hurricane Dorian  strengthened into a major storm Friday, Florida residents prepared for likely life-threatening storm surge and devastating winds at the end of Labor Day weekend. Forecasters expect Dorian to hit the southeastern coast as an…

Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev drew the ire of the New York crowd Friday night with a meltdown and a sneaky obscene gesture during his third-round match against Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the U.S. Open.…

At least 10 people were injured Friday following a shooting at the end of a high school football game in Mobile, Alabama, authorities said. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said one person had a seizure…