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Climate group: 14 activists banned by conference host Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:36am

An environmental group said Monday that at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since last week's start of the United Nations climate conference in the south of the country.

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:04am

NASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars.

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs

Christina Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:03am

City frogs and rainforest frogs don't sing the same tune, researchers have found.

Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Candice Choi& Health Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:18am

Many companies including McDonald's and Kellogg are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don't expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different.

Internet access via mobile phones starts for all Cubans

Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:17pm

For the first time, average Cubans became eligible to sign up for internet service for their mobile phones Thursday, a development long awaited on the communist-ruled island.

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 5:40pm

New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century.

How to take great holiday photos with your smartphone

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:54am

The holidays are all about making memories and this season most of those memories will likely be captured on a smartphone.

One word stalls climate talks as UN countries fight over science report

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:04am

A diplomatic standoff over a single word could set the stage for a bigger showdown during the second half of this year's U.N. climate summit.

Fatal brain-eating amoeba may have come from woman's neti pot

John Bonifield, CNN  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:46pm

A Seattle woman rinsed her sinuses with tap water. A year later, she died of a brain-eating amoeba.

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:39am

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.

Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 2:29am

Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming.

Africa's solid waste is growing, posing a climate threat

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 2:04am

No one would envy a life of scavenging in Kenya's biggest landfill, but Daniel Kiarie says he would never leave it.

New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 1:24pm

NASA's new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the "really unworldly" Martian wind.

Bitcoin's epic plunge continues

Paul R. La Monica, CNN  |  Posted Dec 7th - 11:46am

What a difference a year makes for bitcoin.

US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 5:34am

Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate talks Friday in an effort to show that many people in the United States remain committed to curbing global warming despite the stance of their president.

Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

Ivana Bzganovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 4:13am

A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates carbon taxes as the best way to address greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to back his view.

Nobel chemistry winners regret fear of new developments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 3:41am

Winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry say that excessive concerns about genetically modified foods and other substances can inhibit mankind from benefiting from developments in the field.

New air monitors set up as inversion plagues parts of Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:05am

Two new air monitors have been installed to track air pollution in Utah.

Russian chemistry teacher accused of setting up a drug lab

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 12:38pm

Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that Russian media have compared to the "Breaking Bad" television series.

Doctors blame tap water in neti pot for brain-eating amoeba

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 7:54am

Doctors believe a woman who died from rare brain-eating amoebas used tap water to rinse her sinuses.