Woman is bitten by poisonous snake on UK beach

Woman is bitten by poisonous snake on UK beach as Britain basked in Bank Holiday heatwave A woman was bitten by the adder in the sand dunes behind Woolacombe beach She received treatment from lifeguards and paramedics on Easter Sunday The incident was one of several major incidents reported at Devon beaches  A woman was bitten by a snake at […]

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How drones and sonar will be used to fight floods

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects and predict just where rivers will roar out of their banks. Together, these tools are […]

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N.C.A.A. Women’s Tournament: Iowa and Baylor Reach Round of 8

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Iowa did what it always does, working the ball around and getting it to Megan Gustafson. Now the Hawkeyes are sticking around longer in the N.C.A.A. tournament than they have in a generation. Gustafson had 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead Iowa past North Carolina State, 79-61, on Saturday in the Greensboro Region semifinals. “It’s been […]

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Boeing 737 Max 8 banned from UK airspace after TUI and Norwegian Air faced backlash for still flying troubled jet following Ethiopia crash

There was growing pressure on UK airlines to ban the jets over safety fears with the Civil Aviation Authority grounding the planes today. The move means none of the planes will be able to travel in and out of UK airspace – with Norwegian Air and TUI the only airlines that operate the Boeing in Britain. Passengers shouldn't be affected […]

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