In the Elizabeth Holmes criminal case, the media is also on trial
For a time, Elizabeth Holmes was a media darling. The college dropout who started her blood-testing company Theranos at 19 graced the cover of magazines such as Forbes, Fortune, and Inc. in her signature black turtleneck to help cultivate her image as "the next Steve Jobs." She was upheld as a rare female founder who'd raised significant sums of capital to drive her startup towards an eye-popping $9 billion valuation.
After devastating European fire season, experts call for new approach to protecting forests
News: Governments in Europe seem prepared to reverse decades of austerity to tackle ever-worsening blazes, but experts say what the continent needs is not only money but a changed relationship to the land itself.
What we learned this week in the trial of Elizabeth Holmes
It was an eventful week in the closely-watched trial of Elizabeth Holmes, with witnesses who included scientists, medical professionals, a patient and even the former US Secretary of Defense laying out how the promise of Holmes' blood testing company Theranos fell apart.
An alarm went off on SpaceX's all-tourist space flight. The problem was the toilet
As Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were freeflying through Earth's orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space by nothing but a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule, an alarm started blaring.
From Berlin to New Delhi, climate activists take to streets worldwide
News/World/World Photos: Environmental activists, many of them students taking time off school, staged rallies around the world on Friday to demand leaders take stronger action to curb climate change amid dire warnings about global warming.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty to US charges
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal saga that has complicated relations between the United States, China and Canada.
Alibaba was building a media empire. Now it's dumping Chinese TV shares
Alibaba is dumping its shares in one of China's largest TV broadcasters just months after it bought them, as the company comes under growing pressure from a government campaign to rein in Big Tech's power and influence.