A weekend spent mothering a robot baby to mirror the ‘real experience’ of parenting is meant to discourage teenage girls from getting pregnant. But so-called Baby Think it Over dolls don't cut teen pregnancy rates and in fact increase the risk, Australian research has found.
Federal Reserve officials sought to reassure a group of labor activists that the central bank isn’t going to cool down the economy just as a stronger labor market is reaching a broader swath of Americans.
Silicon Valley startup Theranos said it plans to appeal a decision made last month by regulators to revoke its license to operate a lab in California, among other penalties, because of unsafe practices.
Volkswagen has reached an accord with about 650 U.S. franchise dealers affected by its diesel-emissions crisis but is struggling to convince regulators to accept a fix for some half a million polluting vehicles still on U.S. roads, even if they can’t be made fully compliant with emissions regulations.