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Chernobyl’s Nuclear Wasteland May Soon Host Solar Farm

The Ukrainian government is considering erecting one of the world’s largest farms in the 1,000-mile exclusion zone of the ill-fated city.
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Tesla Faults Braking System For Fatal Crash

Tesla officials said that a problem with the Model S automatic braking system — “separate and distinct” from Autopilot — may have been responsible for the May crash.
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Rio Games Remain Polarizing

The 2016 Summer Games will have their problems, but there are reasons to believe Brazil can pull off a controversy-free event.
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SpaceX Gets Another NASA Order For Crewed ISS Mission

The order, awarded under the space agency’s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability Program, is the second one granted to SpaceX.
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What Goes ‘Bump’ At CERN?

As the Large Hadron Collider powers up for a fresh run, physicists are racking their brains to explain the mysterious “bump” observed by the ATLAS and CMS detectors last year.
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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Worse Than Cigarette Smoke

A new study, conducted on rats, looked at blood vessel function before and after exposure to secondhand marijuana and tobacco smoke.
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India Plans Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Upgrade

India is upgrading its military and includes an overhaul of a number of its fighter jets.
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U.S. Economy Grows At 1.2 Percent In Q2

Second quarter GDP grew at a lower-than-expected pace of 1.2 percent, despite strong consumer spending. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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Where And When To Shop Tax-Free

Arkansas, Georgia, Missouri and Ohio are among the states suspending sales tax in order to help parents out with back-to-school purchases.
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Gwyneth Paltrow ‘Uncouples’ From Goop

“My dream is that one day no one will remember that I had anything to do with it,” Paltrow said of the lifestyle brand.

Justice Department Moves To Block Healthcare Mergers

After drawing concerns about a lack of competition — and an ethics controversy — the Cigna-Anthem proposal will likely fail.
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After Unrest, Olympics Soon Set To Begin

After a turbulent buildup, the sporting action at the 2016 Rio Olympics is about to begin.
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Ambush Marketing Is Unstoppable In Rio

Olympics sponsorships have never been more expensive. So why is the IOC relaxing the rules governing what athletes can promote?