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AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale
October 21st, 2018  7:09 PM

AP Exclusive: Auction of Stephen Hawking possessions includes complex scientific papers, iconic wheelchair and a script from 'The Simpsons'

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Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries
October 21st, 2018  4:14 PM

Officials say a U.N.-backed fund has approved more than $1 billion for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change

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West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits
October 17th, 2018  8:08 PM

Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification

West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits
West Coast earthquake warning system becomes operational
October 17th, 2018  6:52 PM

Developers testing an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast say its automated alerts are ready to be used more broadly, but not for mass public notification

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Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast
October 17th, 2018  4:00 PM

A California-based startup says it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia

Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast
Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy
October 17th, 2018  12:01 AM

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates

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Ex-UN leader helps launch climate 'adaptation' initiative
October 16th, 2018  11:34 AM

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other dignitaries have launched an initiative to accelerate and expand ways for the world to adapt to climate change

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How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries
October 16th, 2018  5:11 AM

On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials

How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies
October 16th, 2018  2:02 AM

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at 65

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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65
October 15th, 2018  7:09 PM

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at 65

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Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer
October 15th, 2018  11:03 AM

A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer
Correction: Blowout-Texas Oil Boom story
October 12th, 2018  3:15 PM

Correction: Blowout-Texas Oil Boom story

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US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure
October 11th, 2018  3:41 PM

A rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station, forcing their emergency _ but safe _ landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan

US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure
NASA film by Rory Kennedy revisits her uncle's challenge
October 11th, 2018  2:21 PM

A Discovery channel film about by Rory Kennedy about NASA's 60th anniversary revisits her uncle's memorable challenge

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AP Exclusive: Tests show toxin in chain stores' jewelry
October 11th, 2018  1:25 PM

AP Exclusive: New testing shows jewelry loaded with the toxic metal cadmium is being sold by national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya.

AP Exclusive: Tests show toxin in chain stores' jewelry
AP Exclusive: Toxic metal found in chain stores' jewelry
October 11th, 2018  1:23 AM

AP Exclusive: Testing shows high levels of the toxic metal cadmium in jewelry sold by Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya

AP Exclusive: Toxic metal found in chain stores' jewelry
Market forces put America's recycling industry in the dumps
October 10th, 2018  10:32 AM

Recycling programs across the United States are shutting down, scaling back or costing more because of a global market crisis caused by China closing its doors to most recyclables

Market forces put America's recycling industry in the dumps
Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey
October 10th, 2018  9:37 AM

Israeli farmer makes honey from rare frankincense-producing tree, but farm's West Bank location may hinder investment

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey
US bans new mining claims on public land near Yellowstone
October 8th, 2018  7:53 PM

The Trump administration says companies can't launch new efforts to mine for gold, silver and other minerals in a picturesque area near Yellowstone National Park

Ryan Zinke
Carbon tax gets renewed attention but still faces resistance
October 8th, 2018  6:02 PM

Carbon taxes have gotten renewed attention thanks to an alarming new report on climate change and a Nobel Prize victory by two American economists, but neither is likely to break down political resistance

Paul Romer

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