Studies in physics, brain science earn $1 million awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine scientists will share three $1 million prizes for discoveries in how the brain can change over time, how to moveRead More

After 5 days, no clues about missing boy in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The search for a boy who disappeared after his parents left him behind in a Japanese forest as punishment has pushed intoRead More

CTE research moves on, even without the NFL’s money

BOSTON (AP) — Researchers are moving ahead with efforts to develop a diagnostic test for chronic traumatic encephalopathy — even without the NFL’s help. SomeRead More

Trump University model: Sell hard, demand to see a warrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once-confidential manuals for Donald Trump’s one-time real estate business show the business encouraged high-pressure sales tactics and recognized it faced legal risks.Read More

MBTA hoping to reduce staff with voluntary retirement offer

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is hoping to use a voluntary retirement program and other incentives to reduce its staffing level byRead More

Minor league baseball teams troll over Brady, Deflategate

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Tom Brady is proving to be just as polarizing in minor league baseball as he is in the NFL. As heRead More

Prince smashes Billboard sales records following death

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince’s death sent fans flocking to buy his music — and set some new standards on the charts at Billboard, theRead More

Elephant has brush with fame on Schwarzenegger’s safari

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger had a close call with an elephant while on safari in South Africa. The movie star and former CaliforniaRead More

Serena Williams won’t vote, for Trump or anyone else

PARIS (AP) — She has rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump, but Serena Williams seemingly won’t be voting for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee — becauseRead More

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: ‘Golden era’ of technology is coming

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says when it comes to technology, “We’re on the edge of the golden era.” BezosRead More