New inquiry into Australian mother convicted of 4 homicides

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian state attorney general on Wednesday declined to pardon a mother convicted almost 20 years ago of smothering her four children to death and instead ordered a new inquiry into whether there could be a medical explanation for the tragedies. The inquiry will be the second in three years into scientific … Read more

These Videos From a Space Probe Flying Past The Sun Are Truly Out of This World

A spacecraft looping around the Sun has made its first close approach – and filmed the encounter in glorious detail. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter entered the close encounter, known as perihelion, on 26 March, coming in at a distance of around 48 million kilometers (30 million miles), inside the orbit of Mercury. … Read more

Ohio health officials put perspective to rising COVID cases

Currently, 582 Ohioans are hospitalized with the virus; a substantial drop compared to more than 6,700 being treated in hospitals in January. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials with the Ohio Department of Health provided perspective on rising COVID-19 cases in the state and nationwide Wednesday. “Now, it’s true that COVID-19 cases have increased nationally and in … Read more

Tesla tests Supercharger use by non-Tesla EVs in the UK, Spain, Sweden, and Austria

Tesla is expanding its open Supercharger pilot program in Europe that lets owners of non-Tesla EVs take advantage of the company’s extensive charging network. Previously, the pilot consisted of select stations in The Netherlands, Norway, and France, but now it’s also available in the UK, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Austria. Non-Tesla owners in both Belgium … Read more

Strategist discusses getting a mortgage when rates are rising

Historic row houses in Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC amedved | iStock | Getty Images One strategist has told CNBC why she thinks it’s still a “relatively good environment” to borrow money, including mortgages, despite rising interest rates. Kristina Hooper, chief global market strategist at Invesco, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Friday that … Read more

Veteran White House reporters get candid on press secretary role as Jean-Pierre takes over: ‘Tricky business’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In the first question Karine Jean-Pierre took as she began her White House press secretary tenure on Monday, a reporter asked how she viewed her job. “Do you view your primary role here as speaking for the president and promoting his interests?” Zeke Miller of the Associated … Read more

North Korea’s suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2 million

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million — a week after the country reported the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. The country is also trying to prevent its fragile economy from deteriorating further, but the … Read more