• Sun. Sep 26th, 2021

In redistricting, big say for big cities in DC power balance

NEW YORK (AP) — As political muscle goes, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Just ask New York, Los Angeles and Chicago every four years, when those cities become mostly irrelevant…

Apple’s MacBook Air M1 is $150 off, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals

This week brought iPhone reviews, new Surface devices and a bunch of tech deals across the web. Apple’s MacBook Air M1 returns to the best price we’ve seen it while…

UN and Afghanistan’s Taliban, figuring out how to interact

It’s been little more than a month since Kalashnikov-toting Taliban fighters in their signature heavy beards, hightop sneakers and shalwar kameezes descended on the Afghan capital and cemented their takeover.…

China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ situation with Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that relations between Beijing and Taipei were “grim” on Sunday, urging the island’s main opposition party to help seek “unification of the country.” China views…

Facebook and Ray-Ban’s Stories smart sunglasses solve one problem — but they have serious privacy implications

Any time I go to a birthday party, on vacation, or to a concert, I pull out my smartphone to snap off a few dozen photos. And while I love…

China needs to cut coal at home too for world to reach Paris climate goal

China made a big splash at the United Nations General Assembly, with President Xi Jinping announcing the country would stop building new coal plants abroad, which, if fulfilled, would cut…