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At least 1,500 labs handle deadly bioweapons. Should some of those be closed?

In the wake of disclosures that top government labs mishandled anthrax, smallpox, and avian flu,…

Compulsive pornography viewers possess similar brain activity to drug addicts

When viewing pornographic material, people with compulsive sexual behavior experience brain activity similar to that…

Meat without murder: Professor who invented lab-grown hamburger on panda meat, kosher pork

Last summer you unveiled the world’s first lab-grown – or “in vitro” hamburger. How did…

How to measure a sun-like star’s age

Tech News

Insurers struggle to get grip on burgeoning cyber risk market

By Leigh Thomas and Jim Finkle PARIS/BOSTON (Reuters) – Insurers are eagerly eyeing exponential growth…

FAQ: What is net neutrality and what is the FCC’s plan for the Internet?

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments until Sept. 10 on…

Media

From ancient graffiti to modern street art, Roman walls tell the story of the city

Scribbling emotions on walls has been a tradition in Rome going back thousands of years…

YouTube goes Hollywood: Online video service to produce original premium content

By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – YouTube has embarked on a…

U.S. News

Politico cuts live feed as protester with handcuffs tries to arrest Dick Cheney

Politico’s live stream of an interview with Dick Cheney and his family cut to black…

Tea Party gadfly Larry Klayman slams Clevelanders as too fat to host GOP convention

Conservative activist Larry Klayman strongly disagreed with the Republican Party’s decision to hold its next…

Stolen Mustang crashes into Greyhound bus in Indiana, killing one and injuring 19

One person was killed and 19 were injured when a man driving what was likely…

Corpse slips out of coroner’s vehicle onto busy Pennsylvania street

A corpse on a gurney slid out of the back of a coroner’s vehicle and…

WATCH: Off-duty security guard opens fire after CT bar fight, wounding five people

A 22-year-old Connecticut man was arrested on Sunday and charged with firing a handgun into…

World

U.N. Secretary-General: Organization has ‘moral responsibility’ to end Haitian cholera outbreak

The United Nations has a “moral responsibility” to help impoverished Haiti end a devastating cholera outbreak some blame on peacekeepers,…

Cuban authorities round up women protestors in Havana march

Cuban authorities arrested about a hundred women Sunday, breaking up a march by the opposition group Ladies in White. Shouting…

Fugitive whistleblower Snowden attacks proposed British security laws

Fugitive US intelligence expert Edward Snowden attacked British plans for emergency laws to allow police and security services greater access…

World Cup 2022 host Qatar blames overseas recruiters for slave-like labor conditions of workforce

World Cup 2022 host Qatar, under international criticism over working conditions for migrant workers, said recruitment agencies in Asia were…

Sec. of State John Kerry: ‘Significant gaps’ remain in Iranian nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday major differences remain between Iran and six world powers in talks…

Pope Francis reassures the faithful: Only 2 percent of Catholic clergy are pedophiles

Pope Francis promised “solutions” to the issue of priestly celibacy in an interview on Sunday that raised the possibility the…

Man who took ‘selfie’ during running of the bulls now wanted by Spanish police

By Ashifa Kassam Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he…

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