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Police Shot and Killed a Gunman Who Injured Four People in a Pennsylvania Courtroom

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 03:14:46 -0400

The suspect was due in court on charges related to a domestic violence incident....
State Farm Drones to Assess Hurricane Damage in First Approval

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:15:16 -0400

Drones will be allowed to fly long distances and over populated areas across four states to assess damage from Hurricane Florence, after U.S. aviation regulators granted the first such approvals to an....
North Korea Agrees to Permanently Dismantle Nuclear Complex If U.S. Takes Corresponding Steps

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:03:55 -0400

The Korean leaders also announced plans to host the 2032 Summer Olympics together....
Octopuses Take Ecstasy for Science and Become More Social Creatures

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:58:00 -0400

Researchers let these solitary creatures try MDMA. For science.....
Christine Blasey Ford's Lawyer Criticizes 'Rush to a Hearing' on Kavanaugh Accusations

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:55:34 -0400

"The rush to a hearing is unnecessary"....
Apparently we’re all supposed to be nice to wasps now

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:42:29 -0400

Bees and wasps are two very different creatures. Bees are friendly little fellas that give us honey and might maybe leave a welt on your arm if you happen to cross into their personal space. Wasps, on....
Scientists found dozens of ancient ice volcanoes on the dwarf planet Ceres

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:42:02 -0400

NASA launched the Dawn space probe 11 years ago with the mission of investigating small celestial bodies in the asteroid belt for clues about how our solar system formed. For the last three years, Daw....
Elizabeth Smart Says Her Captor's Court-Ordered Apology Fell Short

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:33:00 -0400

Wanda Barzee, who helped kidnap Smart in 2002, is expected to be freed Wednesday....
Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:20:18 -0400

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key contributor to climate change that's released in hu....
President Trump Travels to Storm-Ravaged Carolinas to Survey Hurricane Florence Damage

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:58:17 -0400

'America grieves with you and our hearts break for you.'....
No more scraping? Anti-frosting advance could mark end of frozen windshields

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:59 -0400

Hate frozen windshields in winter? Researchers at Virginia Tech may have found a way to banish them for good, thanks to the world’s first passive anti-frosting surface. Here's how it works.....
Texan Behind 3D-Printed Gun Legal Battle Charged With Sexual Assault of a Minor

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:14:13 -0400

Wilson allegedly met the girl on sugardaddymeet.com....
Self-flying glider 'learns' to soar like a bird

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:35:49 -0400

Scientists have created a self-flying glider that uses machine learning to navigate rising air currents, in an experiment that could help our understanding of how birds migrate. Soaring birds ride wa....
SpaceX announces 1st customer to orbit the moon

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:36:17 -0400

SpaceX announced Earth's first space tourist will be Yusaka Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire who will travel around the moon in the company's Big Falcon rocket.....
German police suspend anti-coal evictions after journalist dies

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:45:47 -0400

The German authorities on Wednesday suspended an operation to evict protesters, holed up in forest treehouses to block the expansion of an open-pit coal mine, after the death of a journalist. The man....
Inspired by #MeToo, McDonald's Employees Protest Workplace Sexual Harassment

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:53:34 -0400

The #MeToo movement is growing among blue-collar workers....
Deputy Defense Sec.: Space and cyberspace the two new war...

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:20:00 -0400

Patrick Shanahan, Deputy Defense Secretary, speaks with CNBC's Morgan Brennan about the challenges of cyber defense threats as well as the outlook for the proposed Space Force.....
Abortion Rights Groups See Protests Paying Off as Kavanaugh Hits Snag

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:29:04 -0400

Abortion rights activists say their protests of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh helped lay the groundwork for this moment.....
'I Don't Have an Attorney General.' President Trump Escalates Attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:31:47 -0400

Trump has repeatedly denounced Sessions....
Bee That Was Looking for Love Ends Up Wearing a 'Vest' of Parasitic Beetle Larvae

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:40:00 -0400

Known as triungulins, the beetle larvae attract male bees with a chemical signal that mimics the sex pheromones emitted by female bees. To ensure their success, populations of these parasites fine-tu....
Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:44:11 -0400

Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday. The link remained even after heavy drinking, smoking and other ....
Survivors Used #MeToo to Speak Up. A Year Later, They're Still Fighting for Meaningful Change

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:51:06 -0400

#MeToo went viral one year ago, and now it's clear that just listening to women is not enough....
Watch a space robot capture a runaway satellite with its net

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:26:43 -0400

What to do about a drifting satellite? When their missions are done, satellites are supposed to trash themselves—either burning up in the atmosphere, or flying into a parking orbit out of everyone els....
At Least 1.7 Million Chickens Drown in Flooding From Florence Aftermath

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:36:53 -0400

Many hogs have also died....
Apple's Big iOS 12 Update Is Now Available. Here's How to Upgrade and What You'll Get

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:35:29 -0400

It's free and works even with older iPhones....
How U.S. Investigators Identify Korean War Dead using DNA, Corn, and Water

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:00:00 -0400

Investigators use novel, high-tech methods to identify the remains of missing soldiers.....
Ratings Were at an All-Time Low for the 2018 Emmy Awards

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:16:49 -0400

Down 11 percent from the past two years....
We may finally know how the sea otter eats three times as much food as a person

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:23:51 -0400

Sea otters are arguably the most adorable-looking mammals of the sea. They’re also some of the hungriest. Even though adult sea otters tend to max out around 100 pounds (45 kg), these predators ....
Amazon Plans to Build Thousands of 'Cashierless' Stores Across America

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:14:51 -0400

Taking on companies like 7-11 and Panera Bread....
Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:11:32 -0400

From the safety of their research vessel, scientists are exploring one of Earth's last frontiers - the sea floor - to discover more about valuable minerals vital in the manufacture of smartphones. Th....
‘This Is How Rats Work.’ Why Twitter’s Emphasis on Follower Counts Could Be Backfiring

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:43:37 -0400

As CEO Jack Dorsey hints that he's rethinking the entire platform....
Fascinating! Astronomers spot super-Earth orbiting Mr. Spock’s fictional home star

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:07:19 -0400

Has the planet Vulcan been found? Vulcan’s most famous fictional inhabitant, Mr. Spock of “Star Trek” fame, would certainly raise an eyebrow if he heard that astronomers have detected a potentially ha....
Julie Chen Leaves CBS's The Talk After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Husband Les Moonves

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:29:30 -0400

"I need to spend more time at home with my husband and our young son"....
Scientists baffled by neutron star giving off strange light and cannot explain it

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:00:00 -0400

It's a never-before-seen finding by NASA....
Police Kill Gunman Who Shot 4 In Pennsylvania Court Lobby

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 02:49:49 -0400

A gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him.....
Deciphering how memory works in the brain – at the level of individual cells

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:34:22 -0400

A new study offers an explanation as to how we remember events by forming mental images.....