Robot food delivery on the rise

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But you may not see it in your neighborhood anytime soon. Hundreds of little robots __ knee-high and able to hold around four large pizzas __ are now navigating college campuses and even some city sidewalks in the U.S., […]

The Taliban are poised to name a supreme leader and map out their government.

The Taliban are preparing to set out their new Islamic government imminently, naming Haibatullah Akhundzada, the insurgency’s top religious leader, as the country’s supreme authority, according to a Taliban official. Although the group swiftly seized final control of the country this month, the Taliban have spent more than a decade preparing to take power by […]

Afghanistan: Who’s who in the new Taliban’s inner circle

A senior Taliban spokesman announced on Wednesday that its leaders will show themselves to the world, a step change from the shadowy world they had previously inhabited. For the first time on Tuesday, the world saw a leader who had only ever spoken to western media by phone, although they knew his name well. “Slowly, […]

Get Cooking: Inside the Vietnamese pantry – The Denver Post

Yes, you too can cook Vietnamese food! Just pick up the basics. Looked at one way, the entirety of the basics of Vietnamese cooking are four in number: sour, salt, sweet and chile heat. For sour, Vietnamese cooks use the acidity of several foods such as rice or white vinegar, lime juice, tamarind, even the […]

Tokyo Olympics: The alternative medal tables

Which country is more likely to win the largest number of medals at Tokyo 2020? No points for guessing either United States or China. In fact, the US has won more medals than any other country since the 1996 Games in Atlanta. But what are the reasons behind that success? Data shows that the size […]

A third dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine is found to boost immune response.

A third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford generated a strong immune response in clinical trial volunteers, Oxford researchers reported on Monday. The finding indicates that the AstraZeneca vaccine could be an option should third shots end up being needed, for example to extend immunity. To date, the […]

Colorado wildfires: The latest updates for June 27, 2021

Cool and rainy weather continued to bolster efforts to contain wildfires burning across the state Sunday, but the reprieve is expected to be brief. Warmer temperatures are expected to dry out many fire areas as the week wears on, and fire crews are preparing for an increase in fire activity as the state dries out. […]