Tractor operator dies in wildfire; Hwy. 97 shut

Tractor operator dies in wildfire; Hwy. 97 shut

Aerial view Wednesday of the 36,000-acre Substation Fire burning east of The Dalles (Photo: KGW.COM) Aerial view Wednesday of the 36,000-acre Substation Fire burning east of The Dalles (Photo: KGW.COM) THE DALLES, Ore. – (Update:  Tractor operator killed, Highway 97 closed due to fire) A tractor operator has died while trying to help fight the […]

Fans are not impressed with the new "Aquaman" poster featuring Jason Momoa

Fans are not impressed with the new "Aquaman" poster featuring Jason Momoa

CLOSE Jason Momoa and Amber Heard launch the latest movie in the DC Universe, “Aquaman,” at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. (April 25) AP Aquaman (Jason Momoa) is a reluctant hero from the seven seas in ‘Justice League.’(Photo: Warner Bros. Entertainment) The first official poster for the DC superhero film “Aquaman” has been released.. Let’s just […]

Dramatic video of vintage plane crash in Africa emerges

Dramatic video of vintage plane crash in Africa emerges

JENNY NOYES Last updated 11:39, July 19 2018 Video has emerged of the moment a vintage plane crashed in South Africa, leaving two people dead and three Australians among the injured. The video, filmed on an iPhone by a passenger at a window seat, shows flames and smoke spluttering from an engine as the plane makes […]

Sinclair Tries to Appease FCC, but Its Tribune Bid Is Challenged

Sinclair Tries to Appease FCC, but Its Tribune Bid Is Challenged

Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest local television operator in the United States, tried to placate federal regulators on Wednesday regarding its proposal to buy a rival TV group. But the Federal Communications Commission still voted unanimously to have a judge review aspects of the deal, a potentially ominous sign for the merger. The company, known […]

We Are Now Living in a New Geologic Age, Experts Say

We Are Now Living in a New Geologic Age, Experts Say

We are all in the midst of a new geological age, experts say. This age, dubbed the Meghalayan, began 4,250 years ago when what was probably a planetwide drought struck Earth, according to the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). The Meghalayan is just one of three newly named ages, the IUGS […]

Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked

Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked

The European Council president, Donald Tusk, said that “it is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russia, not to destroy this order but to improve it.” That duty is not simply to shun trade wars, he said, “but to bravely and responsibly reform the rules-based international order.” Mr. Tusk added: […]

Want a Customized Smartphone Back Cover? Corning Is On It

Want a Customized Smartphone Back Cover? Corning Is On It

The back covers of smartphones are usually pretty bare and boring, but Corning has a solution: printing photorealistic images on its widely used, scratch-resistant glass. Want a smartphone cover that looks like snakeskin? Or how about wood or marble? Through the company’s special inkjet technology, vendors can manufacture built-in back covers for their smartphones to […]