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JACI Study Finds Allergen Immunotherapy Safe, Despite Proposed Regulations

By EDGE | Apr 29
A new study reveals that current allergen immunotherapy is generally very safe.

Japan Abandons Costly X-ray Satellite Lost in Space

Apr 29
Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.

Fraud Probe in Polygamous Town Aided by Surveillance Video

By Brady McCombs | Apr 29
Investigators took aerial videos and installed surveillance cameras at a polygamous town's general store to gather evidence in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.

FBI Says It Won't Disclose How It Accessed Locked Phone

By Eric Tucker | Apr 28
The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited.

SpaceX Aims to Send 'Red Dragon' Capsule to Mars in 2018

By Marcia Dunn | Apr 28
The company's billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.

Alaska Aquarium Replaces Fossil Fuel With Seawater System

By Dan Joling | Apr 28
Thousands of people visit the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward for a look at Steller sea lions or harlequin ducks.

Are Clinton Supporters Using Porn to Remove Pro-Sanders' Facebook Pages?

Apr 27
A number of pro-Bernie Sanders Facebook pages have been deleted from the social media site because they were flooded with pornographic images - an act some are blaming on Hillary Clinton supporters.

SD City's Schools Unblocking LGBT Resource Websites

Apr 27
The Sioux Falls School District is unblocking student access to LGBT resource websites after some students complained and equal rights officials weighed in on the matter.

USDA Declines to Pay for Cows, Crops Poisoned by Pesticide

By Kathryn Haake | Apr 27
Despite its potential to poison people and animals, the pesticide is still used for agricultural purposes, including on California strawberry fields and on crops coming into the state at port of entries.

California Jurors Misusing the Internet Could Face Fines

By Sudhin Thanawala | Apr 27
California legislation supported by state court officials would authorize judges in some counties to fine jurors up to $1,500 for social media and Internet use violations.

Turner, Criterion Collection Launch Movie-Streaming Service

Apr 26
Turner Broadcasting and the Criterion Collection are teaming up to launch a movie-streaming TV service to cater to arthouse aficionados.

Cambodian Royal Turtle Nearly Extinct - Less Than 10 in Wild

Apr 26
Cambodia's Royal Turtle is nearly extinct, with fewer than 10 left in the wild, because increased sand dredging and illegal clearance of flooded forest have shrunk its habitat, a conservationist group warned Monday.

Solar Plane Pilots Say Trip Was Also Test of Human Endurance

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Apr 26
The two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only a demonstration of the importance of renewable energy but also of the many challenges the human body can endure.

Pricing Goods in an Era of Web Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 25
Stores still can't seem to wean shoppers off profit-busting discounts. It's a big challenge as shoppers find it easy to grab lower prices by simply checking on their mobile phones.

Silenced by Autism, Young Man Finds His Voice

By Martha Irvine | Apr 25
Benjamin Alexander cannot speak, but he is determined to be heard. He cannot type without a hand to support his, and yet he writes and writes, his inner voice shouting out his thoughts.

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