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Urbanization Leads to Change in Type of Bacteria in the Home
Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon...
Texas 1st State to Recommend Court Ban on Bite Mark Evidence
Texas has become the first state to call for a ban on allowing bite mark evidence, which legal experts say will likely...
Visa Discloses Stake in Dorsey's Company, Square
Visa on Friday disclosed its ownership in Friday in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack...
Feds: Remove 3 California Foxes From Endangered Species List
Federal wildlife officials are recommending three island fox subspecies native to California's Channel Islands be removed...
Documents Show Volkswagen Resisted Takata Air Bag Recall
Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags, telling...
The Latest: Feds: Take California Foxes off Endangered List
Federal wildlife officials are recommending three island fox subspecies native to California's Channel Islands be removed...
Court: Facebook Can Be Sued in France in Nude Painting Case
Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to...
Scientists Stop Calling out to Comet Lander as Hope Fades
European scientists say they have stopped sending commands to the space probe that became the first to touch down on a comet...
Uber to Pay $28.5M to Settle Safety Ad Lawsuits
Uber says it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety...
Indonesia Warns Messaging Apps to Drop Same-Sex Emoticons
Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Jokowi Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his...
Transparency Debate Follows Vote by California Coastal Panel
The agency that decides what gets built and where along the California coast is facing questions about transparency after it...
Alternate Sites Considered for Embattled Giant Telescope
A group building one of the world's largest telescopes wants to start construction no later than April 2018_ even if that...
Massive Gas Leak That Forced Thousands From Their Homes Plugged After 16 Weeks
Utility says nearly four-months long gas leak will cost at least $250 million.
NYPD Has Used Cell Tracking Technology 1,000 Times Since '08
New York Civil Liberties Union data shows the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology...
What We Know: Scientists Find Einstein's Gravity Waves
What We Know: Scientists say they have found gravitational waves, just as Einstein predicted in 1916
Fired Coastal Commission Exec: 'Maybe I Was Too Independent'
The ousted top executive at the California Coastal Commission suspects he was fired because he was too independent
Congress Gives Final OK to Banning Local Internet Taxes
Congress has voted to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet
AP Explains: Just What Are Einstein's Gravitational Waves?
Gravitational waves are the subtle ripples of both space and time
Officials in Hawaii Create Nursery for Fast-Growing Coral
Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources is growing coral in a nursery in hopes of creating a stock of healthy coral...
Einstein's Right Again: Scientists Detect Ripples in Gravity
Scientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves _ the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein...
Utility Says It Has Stopped Natural Gas Leak Near Los Angeles After Nearly 4 Months
Utility says it has stopped natural gas leak near Los Angeles after nearly 4 months
Campaign Signs Get New Life to Help People With Disabilities
The huge Carly Fiorina signs along New Hampshire's Route 4 weren't enough to keep her campaign alive past Tuesday's...
Last Hours of Armed Standoff Play out Online for Listeners
The last armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge shouted, laughed and prayed for tens of thousands to hear online as...
Study: Neanderthal DNA May Influence Modern Depression Risk
A new study says a person's risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from...
Nokia Says Quarterly Profit Rose but Cautions on Outlook
Nokia Corp. says fourth quarter profit grew more than 50 percent to $560 million on a slight increase in sales, buoyed by...
California Residents Live on the Edge of Crumbling Cliffs
Crumbling ocean cliffs along the Northern California coast have forced dozens to move quickly and at a high cost
Head of Google in Europe Grilled by UK Lawmakers
The chair of a UK parliamentary committee has grilled the president of Google in Europe in a fierce exchange about whether...
Scientists Say They Have Detected Gravitational Ripples, Just as Einstein Predicted a Century Ago
Scientists say they have detected gravitational ripples, just as Einstein predicted a century ago
Young Adults Swipe Right on Tinder, but Is It Just a Game?
Online dating is now hip with young adults, but not always for dating
Lawmakers Say UK's Draft Online Spying Law Needs Changes
The British government is under pressure to amend its proposed Internet surveillance law after a committee of lawmakers said...