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Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II ships

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:38pm

Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.

Utah tech company Galileo completes $77M funding round

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:04pm

Nearly 20 years ago, Clay Wilkes was the proud father of 10 grown children and comfortably retired. Now, he's recently finished leading Utah tech company Galileo through a $77 million funding round.

Study: California's big July quakes strain major fault

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:07pm

The earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on a major nearby fault that has begun to slowly move, according to a new study.

Mars lander's digger is burrowing again after snag

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:34pm

A Mars lander's digger is burrowing into the red planet again after hitting a snag seven months ago.

Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:51am

Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say.

Space station's 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:20am

Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.

Queuing for eternity: Fossils show lining up is primal urge

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:03am

Ever felt like you've been queuing forever?

Asana Anatomy of Work Index Reveals: Employees Spend Nearly Two-Thirds of Their Day on Work About Work

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:01am

ultimately giving them valuable time back in their day to focus on what matters most.”

London commuters scuffle with climate activists

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:26am

Angry commuters scuffled with climate activists who climbed onto the roofs of trains early Thursday, snarling services in the busy morning rush hours in the British capital.

Groups: Saving Mexican gray wolves requires new approach

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:04pm

Dozens of environmental groups and scientists have asked U.S. wildlife managers to rethink how they plan to ensure the survival of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:11pm

Earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available throughout California for the first time this week, potentially giving people time to protect themselves from harm, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday.

The biggest surprise of Google's Pixel event is a transcription app. Here's how it works

Rachel Metz, CNN  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:00pm

While Google's latest smartphone, the Pixel 4, got top billing at a major launch event in New York on Tuesday, the unveiling of an AI-enhanced recording and transcribing app was perhaps the biggest surprise of the day.

Hot again: Another month, another global heat record reached

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:12pm

Scientists say the globe sizzled to a record tying hot month in September, driven partly by a sweaty United States.

Hubble Telescope zooms in on interstellar visitor

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:19am

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of our newest interstellar visitor.

Scientists discover big storms can create 'stormquakes'

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:48am

Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."

Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail to act

Tammy Webber and Martha Irvine, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:07pm

At first, teachers at Sky Valley Education Center simply evacuated students and used fans to clear the air when the fluorescent lights caught fire or smoked with noxious fumes. When black oil dripped onto desks and floors, they caught leaks with a bucket and duct-taped oil-stained carpets.

Conservationists seek protection of California Joshua trees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:45pm

The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday to the state's Fish and Game Commission.

European Medicines Agency recommends licensing Ebola vaccine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:29am

The European Medicines Agency has recommended that the world's first Ebola vaccine be approved, after it was administered to hundreds of thousands of people in Africa.

Iran detained 2nd French researcher, colleagues say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:15am

The Iranian government has been holding a second French researcher in custody for the past four months, according to his colleagues.