(Carlos Jasso/Reuters) A Texas judge ruled on Thursday that Jeff Younger is entitled to a say in his seven-year-old son James’s gender-transition process. Judge Kim Cooks awarded Younger joint conservatorship over his son with mother…

(Toby Melville/Reuters) In More from Less, Andrew McAfee argues that economic growth can combat climate change. Last month, Greta Thunberg, the Messiah of the environmental movement, told delegates at the United Nations Climate Summit that…

Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Ankara, Turkey, October 17, 2019. (Huseyin Aldemir/Reuters) Would Republican senators really engineer their own party’s destruction? Republican senators will soon be receiving an invitation to tear apart the GOP…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption William Barr's review of the Muller Inquiry has turned into a criminal investigation The US justice department has launched a criminal investigation into the origins of the Mueller inquiry, US…

Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images It has been more than two weeks since President Donald Trump made the spontaneous decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, and critics have been hammering him for allegedly green-lighting…

Both Flock Safety and Ring have worked with law enforcement, and the latter's relationships with hundreds of police departments across the country, in particular, has drawn scrutiny from civil liberties groups and others. Advances in…

Right on cue, Northern California has plunged back into wildfire hell. This time two years ago, the Tubbs Fire was ripping through Santa Rosa and other communities north of San Francisco, killing 22 and destroying…

Google search is advancing a reading grade. Google says it has enhanced its search-ranking system with software called BERT, or Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers to its friends. It was developed in the company’s artificial…

A longtime sheriff's deputy in Louisiana and his schoolteacher wife were arrested on child pornography charges this week. Dennis Perkins and Cynthia Thompson Perkins face first-degree rape charges and 60 counts of pornography production involving a juvenile under…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before the House Financial Services Committee for a hearing on "An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors" on October 23, 2019…

Attorney General William Barr told a Senate panel that he believes "spying did occur" on Trump campaign. He said "it's my obligation" to explore that. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – The Justice Department's politically-charged inquiry into the…

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft, has been suspended for 25 games for violating the NBA-NBPA's anti-drug policy with a positive test for a diuretic, the…

HOUSTON -- James Harden blamed himself more than he credited the Milwaukee Bucks' execution of their unique defensive scheme for his struggles to score in the Houston Rockets' 117-111 season-opening loss Thursday night. Harden, the…

Two prominent House Democrats hit back against the Department of Justice on Thursday amid reports that the agency was opening up a criminal investigation into the Trump-Russia probe.  Robert Mueller's 448-page report into Trump's activities during…

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon released its third-quarter earnings on Thursday and it had a shocker, after missing Wall Street estimates.  The tech giant plummeted in after-hours trading, initially by 8.62%, later settling to 6.1% in…