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Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:07:59 -0500

Faced with images of turtles smothered by plastic bags, beaches carpeted with garbage and islands of trash floating in the oceans, environmentalists say the world is waking up to the need to tackle pl....
Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:13:55 -0500

Marathon talks aimed at charting mankind's path away from climate catastrophe entered overtime Saturday as nations picked over a plan presented by host Poland that exposed several sources of disagreem....
U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:52:20 -0500

Countries are on a self-imposed deadline to produce a "rulebook" to flesh out details of the 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims to limit the global temperature rise to less than 2 degrees Celsius and wh....
Trouble Ahead for Space Force

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:09:51 -0500

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-OK) is not currently a supporter of President Trump’s plan to create a Space Force as an independent branch of the U.S. military. “It wasn’t o....
Special Report: J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:54:49 -0500

How had she been exposed to asbestos? Hobson knew that talc and asbestos often occurred together in the earth, and that mined talc could be contaminated with the carcinogen. Coker sued Johnson & Joh....
Many Women Don't Recognize Their Heart Attack Symptoms. Many Doctors Don't Either.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:42:01 -0500

After nearly three decades of raising awareness about heart disease in women,....
Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:08:55 -0500

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Frid....
'Young miracle' newborn recovers from Ebola after mom dies in childbirth in world's 2nd deadliest outbreak

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:55:07 -0500

The newborn girl, named Benedicte, received treatment in the city of Beni, one of the current epicenters of the outbreak, after her Ebola-stricken mother died in childbirth on Oct. 31. The baby is sa....
This Christmas May Be Your Last Chance to Get a NES or SNES Classic

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:32:00 -0500

After this holiday season, they're done.....
Flu shots tied to lower risk of premature death with heart failure

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:31:53 -0500

Researchers followed more than 134,000 patients with heart failure between 2003 and 2015, with half the patients staying in the study for at least 3.7 years. Overall, getting at least one flu shot wa....
Pokémon Go Maker Is Seeking a $3.9 Billion Valuation

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:26:09 -0500

The San Francisco-based company is planning to raise at least $200 million in a round led by venture capital firm IVP, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are priva....
4 Great Ways To Chill With CBD Oil

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:26:00 -0500

Each of these products is available for an additional 15 percent off for a limited time.....
Global growth worry hits stocks, but U.S. data lifts dollar

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:16:39 -0500

A gauge of global stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe intensified global growth worries as investors weighed the broader impact of the trade dispute between the Uni....
How I Told My Kids I Have Cancer

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:00:03 -0500

It was the conversation I never expected to have.....
Cory Booker, Likely 2020 Contender, Says He Supports Green New Deal

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:55:23 -0500

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Friday became the second likely contender for the....
See the Dermatologist-Approved Acne Scar Treatments That Put Bad Skin in the Past

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:44:00 -0500

We spoke with an expert about the best products out there.....
Your Data Is Gone Even Before You Hit Publish

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:25:00 -0500

Facebook's latest data leak is indicative of a broader problem pervading the internet.....
The Latest: Chile to host next year's UN climate summit

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:19:35 -0500

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate meeting (all times local):....
11 Things to Know After Receiving an Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:09:45 -0500

Experts—and an ovarian cancer survivor—are here to help.....
Late Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Health Care Legacy

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:01:41 -0500

Late Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Health Care Legacy....
NASA's Hubble telescope discovered an 'evaporating' planet, study says

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:58:06 -0500

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble telescope discovered an exoplanet with an atmosphere evaporating at a high rate.....
California to phase in electric, fuel-cell transit buses: regulators

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:43:44 -0500

California air quality regulators voted on Friday to require that transit buses have zero emissions beginning in 2029, another step by the liberal-leaning state that sets it apart from the environment....
5-year-old dances through cancer treatment with his epic Michael Jackson dance moves

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:26:10 -0500

This 5-year-old boy won't let cancer stop him from showing off his seriously impressive dance moves. On Dec. 7, mom Leni Lutui shared a video on Twitter of her son, Solomon, channeling his best Micha....
NASA's InSight lander snaps first selfie from Mars

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:06:50 -0500

Want more proof of NASA's InSight lander arriving safely on Mars? The spacecraft captured a selfie while on the Red Planet.....
J&J shares nosedive on report it knew of asbestos in Baby Powder

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:59:34 -0500

The decline in shares erased about $40 billion from the company's market capitalization, with investors worrying about the impact of the report as it faces thousands of talc-related lawsuits. J&J was....
What’s next for commercial spaceflight? Passengers will soon get their turn

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:59:13 -0500

MOJAVE, Calif. — The first suborbital space passenger is less likely to be a billionaire like Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson or Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos, and more likely to be an as-yet-unnamed emp....
Let's Find Out How Much Power a 45-Year-Old, 40-Horsepower Soviet Car Makes Today

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:06:00 -0500

It's fun to find out how many of the factory claimed 40 horses your air-cooled 1973 ZAZ 968 has left after 45 years of hard survival.....
More Than 300 Local Officials From 40 States Call For Green New Deal, End Of Fossil Fuels

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:53:00 -0500

In a little over a month, the so-called Green New Deal has won endorsements....
China to halt added tariffs on U.S.-made cars in easing of trade tensions

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:19:56 -0500

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China will temporarily suspend additional 25 percent tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and auto parts starting Jan. 1, 2019, the finance ministry said on Friday, following ....
Facebook's Latest Fail Allowed Unauthorized Access to the Photos of 6.8 Million Users

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:10:00 -0500

The company is ending the year like it started: with severe concerns about privacy.....
The Benefits of Positive Thinking During Pregnancy Are Seriously Surprising

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:00:00 -0500

It might actually play a role in your baby's development.....
This Weekend, 1.8 Million Wreaths Will Be Laid to Honor U.S. Veterans

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:57:00 -0500

The foundation Wreaths Across America will coordinate wreath­-laying ceremonies at 1,640 locations across the United States, at sea and abroad. You can still contribute.....
Exploding Stars Might Have Brought an End to the Prehistoric Megalodon

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:53:00 -0500

A supernova can really mess you up when you're a giant shark.....
NASA probe speeds through the sun's atmosphere, captures scorching photo of Mercury

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:50:43 -0500

NASA's Parker Solar Probe recently dove deeper into the sun's atmosphere than any spacecraft before. And it has the photos to prove it.  Launched four months ago, the heavily-shielded probe ....
AIDSfree: Rapper Vic Mensa compares HIV rates for gay black men to 'epidemic' of gun violence: 'This wouldn't fly in Manhattan'

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:50:00 -0500

In his home city of Chicago, rapper Vic Mensa has launched projects to train medics responding to gun violence in some the nation’s deadliest neighbourhoods, and a summer education camp to help indige....
Apple Says China iPhone Ban Would Force Settlement With Qualcomm

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:47:08 -0500

The U.S. company was responding to a Chinese court that ruled this week Apple infringed two Qualcomm patents and issued injunctions against the sale of six older versions of the iPhone. Apple, which ....
You Need a Coffeemaker That's Tough Enough to Survive in the Garage

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:43:00 -0500

Don't put a breakable glass carafe around power tools and lumber. Get this instead.....
Mention of 'fossil fuels' cut from videos at UN climate talks

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:26:49 -0500

Videos produced by environmental groups to be shown to thousands of participants in a major UN climate summit were banned by organisers for mentioning fossil fuels, in a move campaigners say amounts t....
Vapers inhale lower levels of toxins than smokers

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:25:32 -0500

Compared to nonsmokers, vapers had more biomarkers of toxic chemicals in their urine - but they had lower levels than smokers of traditional cigarettes, said study leader Maciej Goniewicz of the Roswe....
As the Climate Changes, Avoid Green Energy Bets

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:00:20 -0500

The first thing investors should do in reaction to the global warming issue is not panic. Steven Koonin, a theoretical physicist who served as undersecretary of energy and science in the Obama admini....
The Navy's Killer Railgun: Is It Happening or Not?

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:54:00 -0500

This is what we know. ....
What can homeowners in high-risk areas do if they're struggling to obtain, keep wildfire insurance coverage?

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:46:01 -0500

Homeowners in wildfire-prone areas could potentially find themselves struggling to get insurers to cover them.....
Why You Should Never Sleep In A Room Above 70 Degrees

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:42:00 -0500

Sweaty much?....
Air Hockey-Playing Robot Shows How Huawei Haunts T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:40:40 -0500

The presentation also illustrated the close ties between the companies that are emerging as an issue in T-Mobile US Inc.’s proposed purchase of SoftBank’s Sprint Corp. SoftBank’s network relies on Hua....
I Was Diagnosed with an Aggressive Blood Cancer During My Honeymoon

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:39:59 -0500

The newlyweds' trip turned into a fight for his life, almost 7,000 miles from home.....
Weekend storm to bring rain, fog and wintry mix to part of northeastern US

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:28:47 -0500

The northern edge of a storm with flooding rain in the southeastern United States will bring rain, fog, ice and a wintry mix to portions of the Northeast this weekend.....
Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off 'insect apocalypse'

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:14:53 -0500

Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world's first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause ....
Ethiopia to move troops from Eritrean border as relations thaw

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:52:59 -0500

"Relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea are very good - there is no longer the threat of conflict," Ethiopia's Major General Asrat Denero, Commander of the Western Command, said. "There is no need to....
8 Things a Parent Should Never Say to Their Child

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:44:14 -0500

Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-no, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.....