Business

US Postal Service choses self-driving trucking company TuSimple to haul mail

Washington: The United States Postal Service (USPS) has chosen self-driving trucking company TuSimple to haul mail as part of a two-week test of the startup’s...

Serving ‘the soul food of Italy’

Rome: When Armando Martorelli opened an Italian restaurant in the space The Rosa had occupied for 80-plus years, it was generally assumed that he’d better...

Hike in interest rates to worsen inflation: Sherry Rehman

Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Vice President, Senator Sherry Rehman has expressed serious reservations after the latest 1.5 per cent hike in State Bank's interest...

Ford announces 7,000 job cuts

US car giant Ford has announced it will cut 7,000 jobs globally by the end of August in an effort to save costs. The plan...

Google restricts Huawei’s use of Android

Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm.New Huawei smartphones will...

Chinese FM urges US to avoid further damage of ties

Beijjng: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged the United States not to go too far in its damaging moves against Chinese interests...

Health

Why can’t some people remember their dreams?

I am standing outside my childhood primary school, near the front gates and the teachers’ car park. It is a bright sunny day and I...

Long and healthy life: Friends and family may help Italians

Rome: If you think longevity solely comes down to genes and diet, think again. Our social life -- the family ties and the bonds you...

Snakebites? Like having my hand smashed by a hammer’

"The first time was pretty terrifying because I didn't know what to expect. It felt like having my hand smashed with a hammer," he says."My...

F.D.A. Approves the First Vaccine for Dengue Fever, but Limits Its Use

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first vaccine for dengue, Dengvaxia, but placed significant restrictions on its use because the vaccine has been...

Alberto Curamil: Chile’s ‘environmental Nobel’ winner who saved a sacred river

A Chilean indigenous leader detained for allegedly taking part in a robbery has been awarded a prestigious environmental prize for his role in protecting a...

Traffic-free days begin in Edinburgh city centre

A number of Edinburgh's city centre streets are being closed to traffic under plans to reduce air pollution. The city will make history when it...