STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health secretary has taken the unusual step of opting to impose a new contract on junior doctors after failing to strike a deal with thousands of medical professionals in England.
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
U.S. President Barack Obama said he would want both brains and brawn beside him should he ever end up on Mars, an interview with the self-described "nerd" in Popular Science magazine revealed. Asked to choose as a companion on Mars between Mark Watney, the astronaut played by Matt Damon in last year's space hit "The Martian" or Ellen Ripley, the alien-blasting hero of "Alien," Obama said he could not pick just one. "As long as it’s a hypothetical question, can't I pick both?" Obama said in the interview, published on Thursday.
PARIS (AP) — Two top Uber executives appeared Thursday in court in charges that could send them to prison and offer the ride-hailing company one of its most serious legal challenges to date in France.