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Strategically placed emergency beacons allow migrants lost in the desert call for help; highway checkpoints filter out drug loads by: Julian Resendiz Posted: May 6, 2021 / 04:25 PM EDT / Updated: May 6, 2021 / 04:25 PM EDT MARFA, Texas (Border Report) — Helicopters, horses, all-terrain vehicles and electronic sensors. Those are some of …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year’s election was stolen from him. On Capitol Hill, Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the No. 3 Republican …

MARINETTE—Aside from the potential of serious adverse human health consequences and the slow legislative policymaking regarding issues of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), another big challenge looming on the front of those toxic forever chemicals concerns the extreme costs associated with remediation of contaminated sites. Clean up and remediation of those sites requires the proper …

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has frozen pay for senior executives in 2021 and is instead giving junior staff bigger salary increases, sources said, in an effort to preserve its workforce amid a regulatory clampdown. Hundreds of top-tier executives at Alibaba are not entitled to salary hikes this year, unless they performed extraordinarily, four …

A man uses an iPhone 7 smartphone to demonstrate the mobile payment service Apple Pay at a cafe in Moscow, Russia, October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev Digital payment services developed by U.S. tech giants such as Apple (AAPL.O) and Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) risk reinforcing their market power by giving them greater sway over consumers’ data, …

The Masked Singer is always big on surprises, though Wednesday night’s episode came from out of leftfield. If you were expecting to see another celebrity unmasked, you were in for a shock. All the remaining six contestants — Black Swan, Chameleon, Piglet, Robopine, Russian Dolls and Yeti — survive to sing another day, as the …

Powerful innovations emerge when societies focus on tackling their thorniest problems. Our most recent, and dramatic, example has been Operation Warp Speed, which helped accelerate development of the Moderna vaccine and has given the United States a sizable global advantage with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other examples of societies benefiting greatly from innovating their …

On paper, the Surface Laptop 4 is a Surface Laptop 3 with better chips. In look and feel, very little has changed from the last generation. Sure, there are differences here and there: the Laptop 4 is ever-so-slightly thinner, and there’s a new “Ice Blue” color option. But you get the same 3:2 touchscreen, the …

The goal is to help the family get on a strong footing so there’s less chance they will backslide once they leave. “We’re teaching moms to be independent,” said Maureen Kornowa, executive director of Home of Hope. “We’re going to teach you how to navigate life.” (Home of Hope and Jeremiah Program serve only mothers …

LITTLETON, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife said the number of big game applications for the 2021 season is the highest ever, and now a new record. Elk, mule deer, moose, some of the best big game hunting in North America is right here in Colorado. “The state is attractive for hunting because we have …