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The Brooklyn Nets appeared to be in serious trouble heading into Game 5, and even more so when they went down by as much as 17 points. But even with Kyrie Irving out and James Harden hobbled, they still had Kevin Durant, and he led them all the way back for a 114-108 win to …

SciCheck Digest Federal health officials testified at a Senate committee hearing that about 60% of their employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far. But viral online posts have distorted their comments to misleadingly claim that half of the employees “are refusing” the vaccines. The officials did not say anyone had refused to get vaccinated. …

Ryanair (RYA.I) reported a record annual loss on Monday and said it would at best break even in the coming year as it navigates huge uncertainty around the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and how much travel-starved passengers will pay for summer flights. Europe’s largest discount airline said the pandemic had made the 12 months to …

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is using digital posters at bus stops in Washington, DC, as part of its investigations into the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Photos of the posters, shown on large monitors at DC bus stops, were shared to Twitter by several journalists. The agency is seeking help in …

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — After rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon, the Bijou Theater had a message of support for the Knoxville community. “Be safe, be kind, and be hopeful,” they wrote on the historic theater’s marquee. They also posted the message of hope on Facebook, where officials said that Knoxville was in their thoughts. …

Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager charged with killing two men during the Jacob Blake protests in Wisconsin this summer, made bail on Friday and walked out of jail, officials said. “Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond was posted this afternoon at about 2:00 pm which was set up through his attorney,” Kenosha County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Wright said …

Tesla is forging ahead despite skepticism among some safety advocates about whether Tesla’s technology is ready — and whether the rest of the world is ready for cars that drive themselves. An industry coalition consisting of General Motors’ Cruise, Ford, Uber and Waymo, among others, this week criticized the move by Tesla, saying its vehicles …

Stock futures held steady in overnight trading on Monday following a steep sell-off on Wall Street. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 10 points. The S&P 500 futures were flat and the Nasdaq 100 futures dipped slightly. The market’s September sell-off intensified on Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 500 points, suffering …

Western Australia has posted its warmest winter on record, largely driven by unprecedented heat in the state’s north. Key points: WA’s mean maximum temperature was 2.38C above average Dozens of towns broke heat records across the state Statewide rainfall was 46 per cent below the seasonal average According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), WA’s …

The airline reported a 2.7 billion Australian dollars ($1.9 billion) loss for the financial year that ended in June, and a 91% drop in profit from the prior year. The company said it saw a revenue drop of 4 billion Australian dollars ($2.9 billion) in the second half of the financial year due to the …