SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter’s user growth is slowing at about the same pace as Facebook’s did when it was just as old, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
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LOS ANGELES—The pilot of a military jet died Wednesday after his plane crashed just east of Pacific Coast Highway in Port Hueneme, fire officials said.
A spate of terrorist attacks in Canada and New York City last week appears to have been inspired by calls from Islamic State and other militants to launch lone-wolf attacks that could signal the rise of a kind of DIY terrorism, sowing fear on a smaller but more pervasive scale.
WASHINGTON — Two years after Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. global weather forecast model has gained no ground on the European model, which proved superior in its long-range prediction for the epic storm. While the United States has committed to upgrading its modeling, it has not kept pace with counterparts in Europe and is not positioned to be the world leader in global weather prediction.
DALLAS — The decision to temporarily quarantine a nurse returning from West Africa is only the latest collision between medicine and policy in America’s response to Ebola.
WASHINGTON — Fears among Americans about the Ebola virus appear to be waning despite intensive news coverage of the small number of cases in the United States and ongoing political rancor over how best to screen travelers returning from West Africa, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said late Tuesday that he has no plans to resign, despite a CNN report to the contrary.
The number of private employers decreased in most states during the recession, but not in oil-rich states, New York or the District of Columbia, a Stateline analysis of recent census data found.
Dallas nurse Amber Vinson probably survived Ebola because she’s young and was wearing protective equipment that prevented her from getting a large dose of the deadly virus, doctors familiar with her care said.
Got milk? If you’re drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.