Why Des Moines Is A Millennial Paradise Right Now

Housing data suggest young people are flocking to the city for cheap homes and a trendy new scene.

How Elon Musk’s Super-Efficient Rooftop Panels Will Help US Solar Thrive

SolarCity, the Elon Musk-chaired clean energy company, says it’s about to start mass-manufacturing “the world’s most efficient rooftop solar panel.” Naturally, the combination of keyphrases “Elon Musk,” “World’s Most,” and “Solar Panels” have set the internet aflutter — and, for once, it’s probably warranted.

Air France Executives Attacked As Carrier Cuts 2,900 Jobs

Air France’s long-running spat with workers over cost cuts erupted into violence as protesters stormed a meeting where managers were presenting plans for 2,900 jobs cuts, causing executives to flee with their clothes in tatters.

The Unstoppable Rise Of In-Flight Wi-Fi

While decent — perhaps free — internet on planes would be great, it's also a bit concerning.

The Return Of The Middle American Radical

Who are Donald Trump's supporters? And what do they want?

Deal Reached On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, a potentially precedent-setting model for global commerce and worker standards that would tie together 40 percent of the world’s economy, from Canada and Chile to Japan and Australia.

3 Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Medicine For Parasite-Fighting Therapies

“After decades of limited progress in developing durable therapies for parasitic diseases, the discoveries by this year’s laureates radically changed the situation,” the committee said.

American Apparel Files For Bankruptcy

Controversial clothing chain infamous for sexualised images and misbehaviour of founder Dov Charney cuts deal with lenders.

Rescuers Searching For Survivors In South Carolina

Days of torrential rains kept much of South Carolina and its capital gripped by floodwaters early Monday as emergency responders promised renewed door-to-door searches for anyone still trapped after a weekend deluge and hundreds of rescues.

Islamic State 'Blows Up Palmyra Arch'

"The Arch of Triumph was pulverised. IS has destroyed it," Mohammad Hassan al-Homsi, an activist from Palmyra told AFP on Monday.