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Coal plants lock in 300 billion tons of CO2 emissions

Originally published at Climate Central It seems straightforward to say that when you buy a…

Massive 4,000-year-old wine cellar reveals the wild nights of ancient Canaanites

By Karlena Tomc-Barbosa, Durham University The discovery of a 4,000-year-old wine cellar in Israel has…

Experts dispute claim that panda faked pregnancy to get more bamboo

Claims that a six-year-old panda faked signs of pregnancy in order to receive better treatment…

Neuroscientists say it’s possible to overwrite bad memories

Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better…

Tech News

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will reportedly visit China amid antitrust probe

By Gerry Shih and Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya…

SpaceX delays launch of next Falcon 9 rocket after test rocket explosion

By Irene Koltz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch…

Media

Joan Rivers ‘stable’ in New York hospital after possible cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers, the tart-tonged US stand-up comic renowned for her rapier wit, was rushed to…

California set to triple tax credit for filmmakers

California is set to more than triple its tax credits granted to the film industry…

U.S. News

Southeast Louisiana is being devoured by the sea — and it’s going to get worse, even quicker

In just 80 years, some 2,000 square miles of its coastal landscape have turned to…

Gay rights activists face charges over sit-in at Utah Legislature

Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the…

Texas parents sue day care center for duct taping child to nap mat

A Texas couple has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a Fort Worth-area day…

US economy grew at robust 4.2 percent pace in 2nd quarter

The US Commerce Department raised its estimate for US economic growth to 4.2 percent Thursday,…

California deputy who killed bicyclist while texting and driving on duty won’t be charged

A California sheriff’s deputy won’t be charged in the death of a bicyclist he struck…

World

Israeli police find body in search for missing US student

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police and volunteers found a body near a forest in Jerusalem on Thursday while searching for…

Syria rebels support US air strikes against Islamic State jihadists

In Syria’s Aleppo, devastated by two years of fighting and regime attacks, rebels and activists are eager for US strikes…

United Nations increases food shipments to Iraqis fleeing extremist attacks

Geneva (AFP) – The UN food aid agency said Wednesday that a convoy of supplies had reached 2,000 desperate families,…

US ship fires warning shot at Iranian fishing boat in the Persian gulf

A US Coast Guard vessel had a tense encounter with an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf on Tuesday and…

North Korea calls US the ‘graveyard of human rights’ over Ferguson unrest

North Korea has joined the ranks of America’s foes who have seized on riots in Missouri, saying the nation is…

Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives…

Mayor of ‘poor but sexy’ Berlin announces early exit amid airport construction fiasco

Berlin’s embattled mayor Klaus Wowereit, who famously dubbed his city “poor but sexy” and presided over its rise as an…

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