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Computer-graphics pioneers win tech's Turing prize

Computer-graphics pioneers win tech's Turing prize

The technology that animated movies like “Toy Story” and enabled a variety of special effects is the focus of this year’s Turing Award, the technology industry’s version of the Nobel Prize.

Tom Hanks says he has the 'blahs' but no fever in isolation

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks says he feels the “blahs” but has no fever as he and wife Rita Wilson remain in isolation in an Australian residence after being discharged from a hospital following their coronavirus diagnosis.

Fox News opinion stars adjust their tone on virus

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel's influential prime-time lineup is starting to reflect the changed realities of the coronavirus outbreak, without embracing old enemies.
Judge hands major win to Katy Perry in 'Dark Horse' dispute

Judge hands major win to Katy Perry in 'Dark Horse' dispute

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge in Los Angeles handed a major victory to Katy Perry on Tuesday, overturning a jury's verdict that found the pop superstar and her collaborators copied her 2013 hit “Dark Horse” from a 2009 Christian rap song. U.S.
With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign.
Progressive Newman ousts Rep. Lipinski in Illinois primary

Progressive Newman ousts Rep. Lipinski in Illinois primary

CHICAGO — Progressive Marie Newman won a rematch Tuesday with Illinois Rep.
Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

Trump mulls sending all who cross border illegally to Mexico

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration is considering a plan to turn back all people who cross the border illegally from Mexico, two administration officials said Tuesday, using powers they say the president has during pandemics like the coronavirus ou
Asian stocks higher after Trump promise of virus aid

Asian stocks higher after Trump promise of virus aid

BEIJING — Major Asian stock markets were higher Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded on President Donald Trump's promise of aid to get the U.S. economy through the coronavirus outbreak. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong all advanced.
Trump pushes for massive aid from Congress, checks to public

Trump pushes for massive aid from Congress, checks to public

WASHINGTON — In a massive federal effort Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to
Detroit 3, UAW agree on measures to keep plants running

Detroit 3, UAW agree on measures to keep plants running

Detroit's three automakers have agreed to partial factory shutdowns, deep cleaning of equipment and longer periods between shifts to head off union demands for U.S. plant closures due to the coronavirus threat.