Several Dead In Central Italy Earthquake

The epicenter of the 6.2-magnitude quake was Rieti, about 50 miles north of Rome, and strong tremors were felt across large parts of central Italy.
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North Korea Fires Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

The projectile, which fell into waters inside Japan’s air defense identification zone, flew about 311 miles — regarded by Seoul as a successful flight.

A Better Battery For Electric Cars, Not From Tesla

New battery technology developed by scientists at the Ohio State University could give vehicles more miles for every minute of charging.
USDA To Buy $20 Million of Cheese

USDA To Buy Cheese Worth Nearly $20M

The purchase is expected to help reduce a surplus that is at a 30-year high. The nearly 11 million pounds of cheese will be provided to families in need.
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Ill-Equipped Labs Could Hurt WHO’s HIV Target

Researchers found that several labs were ill-equipped to conduct HIV-infection monitoring tests, which may hinder diagnosis and treatment efforts.

Tabby’s Star Continues To Guard Its Secrets

New data gathered during a Kickstarter-funded telescopic survey of KIC 8462852 has so far failed to shed light on the behavior of the "most mysterious star in our galaxy."

Synthetic DNA Does Math Using Analog Circuits

DNA circuits can be far smaller than those made of silicon and work in wet conditions, but are currently far slower than their conventional counterparts.
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Jennifer Lawrence Is Highest Paid Actress

The actress tops Forbes world's highest paid actresses list for the second year in a row.

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Tesla Touts Fastest Production Car

Elon Musk announced Tuesday that his company will start building cars with P100D batteries, which will increase the range of the Model S to 315 miles.

What Is Google Daydream?

Google will be launching its new virtual reality platform, Daydream, in mere weeks.

Did Clinton Foundation Sway Arms Policy?

Newly released emails show a donor reached out to Hillary Clinton before her State Department approved increased arms exports.
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8 Things To Know About St. Rose of Lima

Aug. 23 marks the feast day of St. Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Peru and Latin America. Here eight things to know.