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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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?