The switch from analog to digital radio offers more channels at a fraction of the cost, the government says.
The move comes as fighting has intensified in Yemen between government forces and Houthi rebels allied with Iran. The U.N. has imposed an arms embargo on the Houthis.
Gordon Moore’s observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.
The prosecutor assigned to the case is considered closely associated with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. His decision essentially puts an end to the case against her.
Thousands of spectators gather every April to see ecstatic cows return to fields on organic farms around Denmark. The organic industry says the event has helped fuel demand for organic foods.
In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the benefits of mammograms for women under 50 were small at best. A firestorm ensued. Now the organization is back with the same message.
The legal battle over same-sex marriage hits the Supreme Court next week. It’s an extraordinarily high-stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary.
The Forest Service is set to open more than 80,000 acres for clean, renewable geothermal power in Washington state. But environmentalists are worried about damage to streams and old-growth forests.
Much of the world is skeptical about the wisdom of the bombing raids in Yemen. But Saudis are rallying around their new king, Salman, and his son, the defense minister.
Phyllis Omido’s toddler had a mysterious ailment. After doctors came up with a diagnosis, she set out to shut down a Kenyan polluter. Now she’s won the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work.
All of that cold fresh water has helped preserve the wrecked ships over the years. A Coast Guard helicopter recently snagged some striking images of historic ships.
Before today, a Twitter user could only send direct messages if the recipient was one of the user’s followers. Now there’s an option that would allow users to message anyone on Twitter.
A coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs is pushing talent agencies to add some color to their lineups.
Jason Rezaian’s lawyer says he has been charged with four serious crimes. The Washington Post‘s Tehran bureau chief has been detained for nine months and held in the notorious Evin prison.
Potty humor! A condom in a key chain with the slogan: “Weapon of mass protection.” The goal is to use laughter to change attitudes. And there’s even a study to prove that it works.