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France vs. Fake News Offers Test Case for Democratic Dilemma
Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier
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Science Says: That Michigan Meteor Could Have Been Meatier

France vs. Fake News Offers Test Case for Democratic Dilemma

By Seth Borenstein |
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan.

Amazon to Debut Cashier-Less Store in Downtown Seattle

Amazon to Debut Cashier-Less Store in Downtown Seattle

Jan 22
Amazon employees have been testing it, but is the public ready for a cashier-less store?

Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

Facebook to Emphasize 'Trustworthy' News Via User Surveys

By Tali Arbel | Jan 22
In a blog post and a Facebook post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday, the company said it is surveying users about their familiarity with and trust in news sources. That data will influence what others see in their news feeds.

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Commercial Rocket from New Zealand Deploys Small Satellites

Jan 22
A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

EPA Official: Government Must Plan for Climate Change

By Michael Biesecker | Jan 21
A top manager who supervises the program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

Blood Test to Detect 8 Cancers Early Gives Promising Results

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 21
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.