Zuckerberg Says Twitter Is Wrong to Fact-Check Trump

""I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn't be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online," the Facebook CEO told Fox News. "In general, private companies probably shouldn't be." | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 20 hours ago

Trump to Issue Social Media Executive Order After Twitter Fact-Checks Tweets

President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order Thursday targeting social media giants after Twitter added a fact-check warning to his tweets. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 23 hours ago

Japan Ends Coronavirus Emergency with 850 Deaths and No Lockdown

"In just over a month and a half, we almost brought (the infection) situation under control," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 days ago

150-Kilowatt US Navy Laser Successfully Shoots Down Drone in Test

The weapon can destroy aircraft that are in mid-flight and was tested in the Pacific on May 16. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 days ago

Antitrust charges against Google couldn’t come at a better time

The antitrust cases against Google are watershed moments in consumers' fight against Big Tech. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 days ago

NASA head of human spaceflight quits ahead of historic launch

"Now, over the balance of time, it is clear that I made a mistake in that choice for which I alone must bear the consequences," wrote human exploration chief Douglas Loverro in his leaving note. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 8 days ago

New List of Americans Tracked Without Needing a Warrant

The new TOC watchlist circumvents criminal justice requirements for due process, equal protection under the law and freedom of association under the Constitution. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 10 days ago

Company Creates Cardboard Hospital Bed That Also Serves as a Coffin

The beds, which can hold up to 330 pounds and cost just $85, were designed and created with the help of a nearby clinic. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 13 days ago

Germany, on cusp of reopening, is facing new Covid-19 outbreaks

Out of 200 employees tested at a German meat processing plant, 151 tested positive Thursday for coronavirus, triggering an "emergency mechanism" to delay the easing of social distancing restrictions. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 19 days ago

Coronavirus Survivors 'Permanently Disqualified' from Joining U.S. Military

This ban applies uniquely applies to coronavirus survivors while allowing applicants with histories of other viral, non-chronic illnesses to enter the military. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 21 days ago

Man Behind Coronavirus 5G Conspiracy, Has YouTube Channel Shuttered

Dozens of phone masts have been set on fire in the U.K. amid baseless claims that the technology is linked to COVID-19. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 25 days ago

Dr. Fauci backed controversial Wuhan lab with millions of USD

Biomedical research ultimately helps protect public health, Fauci argued. The Wuhan lab that received U.S. taxpayer money is suspected of playing a role in starting the Covid-19 pandemic. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 29 days ago

Sea urchins wearing 3D printed hats

An aquarium owner noticed his sea urchins covering themselves with rocks and other objects, so he started 3D printing goofy hats. But a marine biologist confirms that sea urchins are making more than fashion statements. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Scientists Create Device That Works Just Like the Human Brain

For the first time, the component has been proven to carry signals between neurons using very low power—which has been a major challenge in previous studies, the research team said. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Russians Withdrew $13.6B in Cash from ATMs

The amount totaled more than was withdrawn in the whole of 2019. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Why Health Advice on 'Oprah' Could Make You Sick

Wish Away Cancer! Get A Lunchtime Face-Lift! Eradicate Autism! Turn Back The Clock! Thin Your Thighs! Cure Menopause! Harness Positive Energy! Erase Wrinkles! Banish Obesity! Live Your Best Life Ever! | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Single Cherry Tree Can Offset 20 Pounds of Carbon Emissions Each Year

The carbon emissions produced by a single car over the course of a year could be offset by about 250 cherry trees, according to South Korean researchers. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Some Swedish Hospitals Have Stopped Using Chloroquine to Treat Covid-19

Side effects reported include cramps, vision loss and a headache that felt like stepping into "a high voltage plant," one patient reported. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

US Alcohol Sales Up 55% in One Week

Hard liquor sales are up 75 percent year-on-year, as consumers stock up now bars and restaurants are closed in many states around the U.S. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Google Is Tracking People's Movements in Their Communities During Coronavirus

Through its reports, Google is helping to inform public health policy during the outbreak. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Almost Half the States in the U.S. Now Have More Than 1k Covid-19 Cases

No state is immune from the outbreak, and officials have warned everyone across America to be prepared for a spike in cases. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 1 month ago

Man in China Tests Positive for HantaVirus After Dying From Infection

The virus is rarely passed between humans and usually originates from rodent waste. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

The Military's Top Secret Plans If Coronavirus Cripples the Government

What if all the Constitutional successors are incapacitated? Standby orders were issued more than three weeks ago to protect Washington and also prepare for the possibility of some form of martial law. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

Testing of Coronavirus 'Cure' in Weeks, First Participant in U.S. Vaccine Trial

There is currently no vaccine or treatment available for the virus which has killed over 6,500 people according to Johns Hopkins University. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

Deepfake 'Silence of the Lambs' Starring Willem Dafoe and Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson's most famous character, Agent Dana Scully, was inspired by Clarice Starling. A new deepfake puts 'The X-Files' actor in Jodie Foster's shoes. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

Nancy Pelosi Says House Will Pass Coronavirus Bill with Free Testing for All

"We cannot fight coronavirus effectively unless everyone in our country who needs to be tested knows they can get their test free of charge," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

Young and unafraid of the pandemic? Good for you. Now stop killing people

Yes, chances are that the coronavirus won't kill you. But just by refusing to stay put, you are endangering hundreds of lives, every bit as valuable as your own. And it can still mess up your life, or incapacitate you for good. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

Michigan Republican Mayor Michael Taylor said he's voting for Joe Biden because he "can appeal to moderates and Republicans like me who don't want to see four more years of President Trump." | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 2 months ago

New Bill Would Give Nearly Every Californian $1k a Month

A proposed California law would give almost every adult in the state $1,000 per month, similar to the universal basic income plan of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

Daredevil “Mad” Mike Hughes was killed in a steam powered rocket launch

The 64-year-old died after his homemade steam-powered rocket crashed moments after takeoff near Barstow, California. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

During an appearance on Fox News, the Senate majority leader said he doesn't plan to pass the bills that are currently in the Senate. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

How fake news could help spread coronavirus

A new study links the spread of fake news and misinformaiton to the spread of infectious disease. Scientists say it could encourage dangerous behaviors. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

Ancient Well Found to Be Oldest Wooden Structure Ever Discovered

Researchers used a precise method of tree-ring dating to calculate the age of the Neolithic well, "give [or] take one year." | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

Ocean Crossing of Stone Age People to Australia to Be Reenacted on Raft Replica

A similar journey would have been made by humans over 65,000 years ago. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 3 months ago

Computer-generated cars using adjustable chassis for ads (2017)

The electric vehicle's size and shape can change with the push of a button and re-skinned for movies, ads and showrooms. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

I Was Tortured for Days Thanks to Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell

I am a nobody: a taxi driver from Karachi held without charges in Guantanamo Bay, tortured, forever separated from my son. But I hope the two psychologists responsible for what was inflicted on me will stop by my cell. I'll be waiting. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

The US Is Giving Saudi Arabia Cover for the Worst Human Rights Abuses in Decades

The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights' 2019 report warned that the Saudi government's suppression of human rights "shows no signs of stopping." | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Black China: Africa's First Superpower Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

If it can get its socioeconomic act together, Nigeria may be the next global power—and the first one on the continent. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Black China: Africa's First Superpower Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

If it can get its socioeconomic act together, Nigeria may be the next global power—and the first one on the continent. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Ancient Tree with Record of Earth's Magnetic Field Reversal Discovered

The kauri tree, found in New Zealand, lived over 40,000 years ago. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Iranian Missile System Shot Down Ukraine Flight, Probably by Mistake

Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 is believed to have been struck by a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system, known to NATO as Gauntlet, two U.S. and one Iraqi official told Newsweek. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Australia's Severe Wildfires Were Predicted by the Government over a Decade Ago

Fires in the country have burned more than 8 million hectares and killed at least 24 people. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

Coal miners should learn to code?

During a campaign event in New Hampshire, Joe Biden said coal miners should be able to learn to code very easily. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 4 months ago

China Is About to Fire Up Its HL-2M Tokamak

It is hoped the nuclear fusion device will help scientists overcome a key problem in harnessing plasma inside tokamaks. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 months ago

The New Mac Pro Can Cost More Than a Tesla Cybertruck. Is It Worth It?

Apple, one of the world's biggest consumer tech brands, has released a new computing powerhouse that costs between $5,999 and more than $52,000. So is it worth the money? | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 months ago

Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

The founder of WikiLeaks and the boss of Google met to talk about the power of the Internet. What could go wrong? | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 months ago

Do You Trust Jeff Bezos with Your Life?

Silicon Valley wants to do for medicine what it's done for retail, finance and other sectors of modern life. Here's what that digital revolution could mean for you. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 months ago

Breast Cancer Linked to Permanent Hair Dye and Chemical Hair Straighteners

A study based on the medical records of more than 45,000 women found a positive correlation between permanent hair dye and breast cancer—particularly among those who are black. | Continue reading

@newsweek.com | 5 months ago