Nvidia stock drops as China COVID shutdowns weaken outlook

Nvidia Corp. shares fell in the extended session Wednesday after COVID shutdowns in China and the war in Ukraine shaved half a billion dollars off the chip maker’s outlook for the current quarter, while the company reported record results. For the fiscal second, or current, quarter, Nvidia NVDA, +5.08% forecast revenue of $7.94 billion to … Read more

Uvalde Texas school shooting: 19 Robb Elementary students, 2 adults killed by shooter Salvador Ramos, authorities say

UVALDE, Texas — The small town of Uvalde, Texas came together to pray for the 21 victims and their families after Tuesday’s deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School. Authorities say 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, armed with an AR-15 style weapon, stormed into a classroom, barricaded himself inside, and opened fire. Nineteen children lost their lives inside … Read more

In Canada’s Quebec, indigenous people continue to fight French law

Quebec Premier Francois Legault is pictured during a news conference after a meeting with Canada’s provincial premiers in Toronto, Ontario, Canada December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MONTREAL, May 25 (Reuters) – A sweeping law adopted by Quebec on Tuesday to promote French usage is elevating … Read more

ESPN Anchor Elle Duncan Shares Powerful Message After Texas Shooting

Editor’s note: This story contains details of a mass casualty event and gun violence. In the wake of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, an outpouring messages of condolences and cause for gun law reform poured in throughout the sports world. On Wednesday, ESPN anchor Elle Duncan shared a poignant … Read more

Homebrew Radio Telescope Bags Pulsar

When one mulls the possibility of detecting pulsars, to the degree that one does, thoughts turn to large dish antennas and rack upon rack of sensitive receivers, filters, and digital signal processors. But there’s more than one way to catch the regular radio bursts from these celestial beacons, and if you know what you’re doing, … Read more

The Mystery of Why So Many Lifelong Smokers Never Get Lung Cancer May Be Solved

Smoking cigarettes is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, with tobacco products causing up to 90 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States. Without a doubt, the safest way to protect yourself against lung cancer is to avoid smoking cigarettes, and yet, at the same time, it’s also true that not … Read more

Snowflake stock slides after earnings as company says macro issues are impacting some customer activity

Shares of Snowflake Inc. tumbled in after-hours trading Wednesday after the software company delivered a forecast for the current quarter that came in below expectations at the midpoint and acknowledged that some customers have consumed less than expected due to macroeconomic factors. The company posted a fiscal first-quarter net loss of $166 million, or 53 … Read more

Doctor burned to death in his crashed Tesla because car’s electronic door handles didn’t pop out

A doctor burned to death in his crashed Tesla because the vehicle’s electronic door handles didn’t pop out, meaning rescuers couldn’t save him from the flames, a lawsuit claims. Dr. Omar Awan, 48, died in February 2019 after crashing his Model S on South Flamingo Road in Broward County, Florida. He survived the initial impact. … Read more