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Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block telescope

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 3:12pm

Police arrested elderly protesters, some using wheelchairs and canes, as they blocked a road Wednesday to Hawaii's highest peak to try to stop construction of a giant telescope on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.

Animal rescue group needs help caring for 89 baby birds

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 3:08pm

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland.

Winners overlook rigged games' lack of fairness, study finds

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 2:34pm

When it comes to fairness and privilege, a new study finds it really is not about how you play the game. It's about whether you win or lose.

The Latest: Biologist: Whales moving away from Georgia coast

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 1:24pm

The Latest on efforts to keep a group of pilot whales from beaching themselves in Georgia (all times local):

The Latest: Hawaii officials arrest telescope protesters

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 12:54pm

The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):

Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes

Jeremy Rehm, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 12:31pm

Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone

Michael Scaturro, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:46am

Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries.

Study links consumption of sugary drinks to increased risk of some cancers

Nina Avramova, CNN  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:21am

There's more bad news for fans of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice.

Protesters seek Hawaii mountain access during road closure

Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 9:57pm

Protesters against building a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred said they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access up Mauna Kea while the road to the summit is closed in preparation for construction equipment to be taken up.

Space enthusiasts celebrate 50th anniversary of first moon mission

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:34pm

Dozens of families, space enthusiasts and Utah's very own astronaut gathered at Veterans Memorial Park to celebrate the event with modular rocket launches.

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 9:03pm

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

The Latest: Telescopes near Hawaii protest pause operations

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 8:32pm

The Latest on efforts to resume construction of a giant telescope on a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred (all times local):

Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:01pm

Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people -- and a new study reveals to what extent screen time and depression may be intertwined.

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles San Francisco Bay Area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:10pm

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has rattled parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. There are no immediate reports of damage.

The Latest: Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 2:21pm

The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (all times local):

New clues on why women's Alzheimer's risk differs from men's

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 1:13pm

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex.

Aerial photo not clear picture of North Dakota pelican count

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:53pm

Federal wildlife officials have learned that conducting an aerial census of American white pelicans nesting in south-central North Dakota is better done when the big-billed birds are visible on the ground — and not in flight.

Fossil found in 1980s in Texas declared new genus, species

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 12:08pm

Experts say fossil remains discovered in the 1980s at the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas have been identified as a new genus and species of duckbilled dinosaur.

Lawmaker: Expand compensation from nuclear weapons testing

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 11:43am

A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

A 'wake-up' call: Your health before age 40 is tied to heart risks later in life

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:21am

Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you might think, according to a new study.