COPENHAGEN — A joint Norwegian-Russian expedition will assess whether a Russian submarine that sank 30 years ago is leaking radioactive material, Norwegian authorities said Friday.
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For most of us, the clickety clack of a manual typewriter—or the gentler tapping of the IBM Selectric—are but memories, or something seen only in movies.
But at the few remaining typewriter repair shops in the country, business is booming as a younger generation discovers the joy of the feel and sound of the typewriter and older generations admit they never fell out of love with it.
WIMBLEDON, England—If the pressure is getting to Ash Barty at Wimbledon, she's doing a great job of hiding it.
The top-ranked Australian came into the grass-court Grand Slam tournament after winning the French Open and a Wimbledon warm-up event in Birmingham.
NEW YORK—Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, the pubs and the double-decker buses, there's plenty to see in London.
To Aaron Judge, there's an even more enticing sight: The 385-foot fence in centre field at the soccer stadium where his New York Yankees will play this weekend.
“I don't mind that at all,” he said, smiling.
Europe, you're up.
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has bought a struggling self-driving car startup as the iPhone maker continues to explore the potential market for robotic vehicles, despite recently curtailing its work on the technology.
DETROIT — The average age of cars and trucks in the U.S. has hit a record 11.8 years, as better quality and technology allows people to keep them on the road longer.
The 2019 figures from data provider IHS Markit show that the rate of increase is slowing, but the average age is still expected to go over 12 years early in the next decade. The average age is up 0.1 years from 2018.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites today, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.
It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first ordered by the military.
NEW YORK—The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as “obscure” to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected.
Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 last night.
PASCAGOULA, Miss.—A historical marker has been placed near the river where two men in southern Mississippi said they were abducted by aliens in 1973.
News outlets report the city of Pascagoula dedicated the marker Saturday at Lighthouse Park.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.—The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.
They won big at the NBA Awards.
A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honours, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year last night in Santa Monica.