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Scientists Give Ecstasy To Octopuses And Are Astounded By What Happened Next

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:54:45 -0400

A couple of scientists have taken MDMA out of the clubs and into the aquarium....
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....
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"....
Even moderate warming could melt Antarctic ice sheet: study

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:00:40 -0400

Moderate global temperature rises of just two degrees Celsius could still be enough to melt parts of the largest ice sheet on Earth and raise sea levels by several metres, experts warned on Wednesday.....
Food research articles retracted by leading medical journal

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:11:15 -0400

CHICAGO (AP) — A leading medical journal has retracted six food research articles by a Cornell University marketing professor, saying the results can't be verified.....
Scientists hopeful of finding the Endeavour

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:05:15 -0400

The centuries-long hunt for the remains of famed ship the Endeavour -- the vessel used by James Cook on a voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand -- could be nearing an end. A team of marine....
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.....
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.'....
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....
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.....
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....
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....
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....
Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Is Now the Ultimate Test of Political Power in 2018

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:06:37 -0400

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation has become a parable of political power in 2018....
The Latest: Thermal spring erupts at Yellowstone

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:54:53 -0400

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on new thermal activity in Yellowstone National Park (all times local):....
'Very Exciting!' President Trump Praises Kim Jong Un for Pledge to Denuclearize

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:54:37 -0400

"Very exciting!" Trump tweeted after Kim agreed to dismantle a nuclear complex....
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....
After the storm: hardship endures for Puerto Ricans on US mainland

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:57:34 -0400

They arrived in New York from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island in September 2017, leaving widespread devastation in its wake and a death toll that would spiral to almost 3,000. A ....
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....
Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:10:52 -0400

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Five years and almost $100 million later, cleanup is complete on a massive oil pipeline leak in North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. histor....
U.S. Passports Can't Be Denied Over Refusal to Select a Gender, a Judge Has Ruled

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:03:47 -0400

Advocates hope the ruling leads to greater gender choice on federal documents....
SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:40:42 -0400

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Jap....
'If She Shows Up.' President Trump Says Christine Blasey Ford Should Testify

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:44:01 -0400

President Donald Trump called on Christine Blasey Ford to testify in the Senate about her claim on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.....
Four Republican Senators Who Voted on Clarence Thomas's Confirmation Will Vote on Kavanaugh's

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:10:14 -0400

Four Republican Senators Who Voted on Clarence Thomas's Confirmation Will Vote on Kavanaugh's....
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....
2 Female Mental Health Patients Drown as Van Is Swept Away in Florence Flood Waters

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:46:59 -0400

A sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters....
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....
Marijuana Museum Opens in Las Vegas to Celebrate All Things Cannabis

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:21:52 -0400

Visitors can learn a lot about marijuana....
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....
Trump's Space Force is a 'bold idea,' but the US already dominates space, Air Force secretary says

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:57:00 -0400

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson called her office's proposal for the new branch "a bold idea to dominate in space" in a Wednesday interview with CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Wilson's office estimated in....
An Alligator Is on the Loose in New Jersey and Police Are Warning Residents to Be Careful With Small Pets

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:15:47 -0400

There is an alligator on the loose in New Jersey and police are warning residents with pets to be careful.....
Female Employee Dies After Killing 3 and Wounding 3 at Maryland Warehouse

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:39:07 -0400

A female employee at a Maryland distribution center died after killing three people and wounding three others in a mass shooting....
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....
3.4 Million Chickens and Turkeys and 5,500 Hogs Have Died in Flooding From Florence

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:55:58 -0400

Rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market....
Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:05:01 -0400

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up debris in orbit.....
President Trump Is Defending Kavanaugh the Same Way He Defended Himself and Other Men

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:50:38 -0400

President Donald Trump is using a six-part playbook to respond to sexual misconduct allegations for Brett Kavanaugh.....
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 ....
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....
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....