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(Reuters) - Standard & Poor's on Wednesday said Facebook Inc will join its S&P 500 stock index after the close of trading on December 20, cementing the social media network's rise into one of the...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday to phase out the widespread use of antibiotics in animals processed for meat...
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By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia museum has the perfect holiday gift idea for the person who has everything, including a love of science and a dark sense of humor...
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Reports on Wednesday say that the International Space Station’s cooling system has failed, leading to an urgent situation. NBC News reporter Dan Linden broke the story at around 5:45 p.m. EST...
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Willie Nelson is just one of the artists rushing to cancel gigs at SeaWorld after seeing Blackfish, the Oscar-nominated documentary about killer whales who have attacked their trainers...
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Milissa Mae says it's a Christmas miracle.
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Minister rejects proposal to amend regulations to make companies sign a bond to pay for potential pollution incidents
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(Reuters) - An oral immunotherapy drug for treating grass pollen allergies was backed by an independent advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday...
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A fun way of highlighting the risks of using weak passwords, a new web tool has the power to guess your password before you've finished typing it.
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Two former BP Plc supervisors won the dismissal on Tuesday of some of the manslaughter charges facing them over the Gulf of Mexico drilling rig explosion that killed 11 people in 2010. U.S...
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The species is wreaking havoc on reef communities, prompting efforts to encourage the public to catch and eat the fish
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The U.K.'s anti-gay "buggery laws" were exported to all its colonies, including India. Other countries have adopted harsh anti-gay laws more recently.
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The odd tale of Ron Gordon, the American science teacher whose life mission has been to make the world take notice of arithmetically appealing dates
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WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, the White House appointed John Podesta, the former chief of staff for then-President Bill Clinton, as a special adviser to President Barack Obama...
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A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less manufacturing time...
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A study suggests that fish are fretting about at least one of the effects of climate change.
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The new theory connects quantum entanglement with Einstein’s general relativity
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By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - The world needs to fight the spread of dementia in the same way it mobilized against AIDS, a British government minister told a special summit on the disease on...
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By Miguel Gutierrez and Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Senate on Wednesday passed an energy bill that aims to lure private capital into the state-run oil and gas industry, in the biggest...