Drivers will soon be able to control their iPhones by hitting dashboard knobs, tapping a touchscreen or via voice control, as Apple unveils its new attempt to bridge the gap between smartphones and cars.
Secretary of State John Kerry, who has described Moscow’s military intervention in the Crimea an “incredible act of aggression,” will travel to Ukraine’s capital on Tuesday to meet with the country’s embattled government.
Gravity took home the most trophies: seven Academy Awards, including for director Alfonso Cuaron and for cinematography, visual effects and original music score.
The scope of the collapse of what once was the world’s largest bitcoin exchange took shape Friday when MtGox filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan, saying it had lost track of nearly $480 million worth of the virtual currency.
Tensions continue to rise in Ukraine, where months of public protests led last week to the downfall of President Viktor Yanukovych’s government. His opponents are now installing pro-Western ministers to replace the pro-Russian leaders who worked for Yanukovych.
Farmers in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency last month, are facing hard choices as a drought threatens to ruin their crops. They must weigh the costs of paying for irrigation against the chance that their fields will never get enough water this season.
The search for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych continues in Ukraine, where months of protests over his turn toward Russia and away from the European Union, along with public anger over corruption, led to his removal from office on Saturday.
By checking in during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets became the first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation’s four major professional sports.
Dr. Seuss’s personal hat collection is on tour for the first time in history. An exhibit called Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!, which debuted at the New York Public Library in January last year, will stop in six states over the next seven months.
Whatever you already believed about raising the federal minimum wage, you now have more ammo for your argument, thanks to a report released Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office, titled “The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income.”