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July 7, 2016 8:15 PM ‘Murder, plain and simple’: Outrage in Baton Rouge days after Alton Sterling shooting

BATON ROUGE — The governor of Louisiana is expected to attend a prayer vigil on Thursday night following the fatal police shooting of a black man, a death that was caught on video and sparked more calls for reform in law enforcement. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) plans to speak at the vigil following the death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old who was fatally 14

July 6, 2016 11:24 PM Snapchat adds ‘Memories’ section to save snap stories for later

Snapchat users will now have a ‘Memories’ section, where snaps and snap stories can be saved and searched for San Francisco: Snapchat Inc., the mobile app for sending disappearing photos and videos, is rolling out a tool that will let people hold on to media they receive a bit longer. Users will now have a “Memories” section, where snaps and snap stories 20

July 6, 2016 5:06 AM NASA's Next Missions Will Blow Our Minds

Despite reduced funding, the agency is forging ahead after Juno’s successful entry into Jupiter’s orbit—searching for Earth-like exoplanets, planning a manned mission to Mars, and more. Despite NASA administrator Charles Bolden’s insistence in 2011 that “American leadership in space [would] continue for at least the next half-century because we have laid the foundation 32

July 5, 2016 8:33 AM Jupiter has new visitor: NASA's solar-powered spacecraft

Soaring over Jupiter's poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system's largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops. The final leg of the five-year voyage ended Monday when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft fired its main rocket engine and gracefully slipped into orbit around Jupiter. Mission controllers celebrated when Juno sent back radio 28

July 4, 2016 8:14 PM NASA's Juno spacecraft prepares for cosmic date with Jupiter

LOS ANGELES — A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. NASA's Juno spacecraft will fire its main rocket engine late Monday to slow itself down from a speed of 150,000 mph (250,000 kph) and slip into orbit around Jupiter. With Juno on autopilot, the delicately choreographed 26

July 2, 2016 7:09 AM Hohoe Presby School triumphs in reading and spelling competition

Hohoe Presby School has emerged winner of a maiden reading and spelling competition by Pencils of Promise held in Ho, the Volta regional capital. The literacy programme organized by the Non-Governmental Organization for primary children in the region is aimed at promoting the proper and effective use of the English Language as well improving the reading 16

June 29, 2016 1:32 PM Google tool lets users personalize the ads they see

The tool is being rolled out by Google in the coming weeks Google’s core business is in advertising, and it insists on showing you as many ads as it can. A new tool introduced by the company gives users a modicum of choice by letting them personalize across devices what ads they see on Google and third-party sites, which may also be a bounty for advertisers 14

June 28, 2016 7:30 AM Twitter Stickers: What, why and how to use it

Twitter has added a new feature, which has become popular on social media lately. Called "Filters" on Snapchat and stickers everywhere else, it is a feature that is used to modify photos. The latest one to add it is Twitter. Filters or stickers are emojis that you can put on your photos to make them look funny. For example, remember the photo of your friend's 31

June 27, 2016 3:10 PM ‘Mad rush’ for Mahama’s affordable houses

The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has set up a committee to determine the modalities and the selling price for government’s newly inaugurated affordable housing project at Seglemi in the Greater Accra Region. Confirming this to Citi News, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, Abraham Otabil, indicated that they have been overwhelmed 21

June 25, 2016 3:25 AM Savage Storm Pummels Eastern China, Killing 98

FUNING: A violent storm in eastern China that packed gale-force winds and hail killed 98 people and injured hundreds as it flattened power lines, overturned cars and ripped roofs off houses in Jiangsu province. The storm, which included a tornado, struck mid-afternoon on Thursday near Yancheng city, a few hours' drive north of China's commercial capital 17