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The twin sites in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory are about to go back online. New hardware should make them able to sense more colliding black holes and other cosmic events.
Mar. 19, 2019
The Minnesota Democratic senator and 2020 presidential candidate has touted a bipartisan approach and stopped short of embracing some progressive priorities, distinguishing her from many competitors.
Mar. 19, 2019
Jacinda Ardern repeated her pledge to change New Zealand's gun laws and she questioned the role of social media in publicizing the attack by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.
Mar. 18, 2019
In the days following Friday's attack, more details are emerging about the alleged gunman. The country's police force believes he acted alone.
Mar. 18, 2019
Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld fatally shot Antwon Rose last summer, sparking local protests.
Mar. 18, 2019
President Vladimir Putin signed the new law, which allows punishment of individuals with fines and jail time for the spread of "fake news."
Mar. 18, 2019
Top Democrats in Congress are concerned that the actions of Li "Cindy" Yang could allow "adversary governments ... to acquire potential material for blackmail or other even more nefarious purposes."
Mar. 18, 2019
Japan doesn't think battery electric cars are the only future for transportation. It is investing millions to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, citing their convenience for consumers.
Mar. 18, 2019
The government used a 2009 financial stimulus package to move the country from paper medical charts to electronic records. Care was supposed to get better, safer and cheaper. It hasn't worked out.
Mar. 18, 2019
In the Philippines, marine biologist Darrell Blatchley recovered the body of a young whale that showed signs of emaciation and dehydration due to the 88 pounds of plastic it had ingested.
Mar. 18, 2019
Turkey says the two unlikely allies — one a NATO member, the other a target of U.S. sanctions — have joined forces against the Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK.
Mar. 18, 2019
Spring floods are no surprise in communities along the Missouri River. "My washer and dryer are floating around down there somewhere," said one Iowa resident.
Mar. 18, 2019
Millions of music and other media files may have been lost, the company acknowledges. The news comes after some users reported difficulty accessing their music files over the past year.
Mar. 18, 2019
Princeton economist Alan Krueger, who served in the Obama White House, has died. Krueger's research interests included the minimum wage, the opioid epidemic and rock 'n' roll. He was 58.
Mar. 18, 2019
Lee Boyd Malvo was convicted in the 2002 killings and is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But he was a minor, and the Supreme Court says that's not allowed in most cases now.
Mar. 18, 2019

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