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Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial…

A rocket launched from New Zealand has reached orbit carrying commercial satellites for earth imaging and weather and ship tracking

Facebook Is Going To Let Users Choose What News…

Facebook will ask users what news outlets they trust and use responses to prioritize publishers in News Feed.

The Government Shutdown Could Slow The CDC's…

The CDC will retain some of its staff, but limited resources may slow its public health analysis and reports.

Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown…

More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday

Twitter Released An Update On Its Investigation…

Twitter says it will continue cooperating with congressional investigators.

Trump Administration Renews Emergency Declaration…

But the White House hasn't yet announced new funding or resources for the crisis.

Island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupts with…

An island volcano in Papua New Guinea has erupted again, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air

2017 is the second hottest year on record

NASA has reported global surface temperatures to be the second hottest on record in 2017 since record-keeping became possible in 1880. This is coming off a year that was also the most expensive wildfire season in the United States.

Scientists Invented A Way To Control Objects Like…

Scientists wanted to see if they could create something that works like current virtual and augmented reality devices but without the wires.

Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring…

Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 arrested in blow to elephant poaching

Some People Might Have To Start Paying More For…

Members who choose to pay monthly will see a $2 increase. Those that pay annually won't see a price change.

You Can Easily Spread The Flu Just By Breathing

New research shows flu can spread through respiration more easily than we thought.

Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife…

Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade

Weather vs. climate: What’s the difference?

Weather and climate are two often-confused terms, but there’s a big difference between the two.

Russian networks pushing conservative meme…

Russia-linked Twitter networks are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user…

Facebook wants to emphasize 'trustworthy' news stories based on user surveys

NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in…

NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught…

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space

Unseasonable warmth creates hazards in rugged…

Parts of rural Alaska have been experiencing unseasonable warmth this winter.

Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

Lithuania has launched an investigation into a cyberattack against a news outlet that saw a fake news article targeting the defense minister