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The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
Jan. 16, 2020
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The fallout continues from a sign-stealing scandal involving the Houston Astros during the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Beltrán was part of the team in 2017, and a league investigation said he was involved.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Fire swept through the canyons where the rare trees had outlived the dinosaurs. For days, the smoke was so thick that no one knew whether the careful plan to protect them had worked.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Sepsis, or blood poisoning, arises when the body overreacts to an infection. An analysis finds that it may be involved in 20% of deaths worldwide, twice the proportion previously estimated.
Jan. 16, 2020
Intercept journalist James Risen says new documents show how Iran has embedded itself in the politics of its neighbor — and that the late Gen. Soleimani oversaw Iran's proxy wars in Iraq and Syria.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Some wolf puppies will unexpectedly play "fetch," researchers say, showing that an urge to retrieve a ball might be an ancient wolf trait and not a result of dog domestication.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Local police often don't feel equipped to investigate cybercrime. The NYPD is trying to teach patrol officers to ask the right questions about IP addresses, Bitcoin and phone spoofing.
Jan. 16, 2020
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The Trump administration is applying what it calls a "maximum pressure" campaign on Iran. Although the economy has been hit hard, Iranians have managed to live under sanctions for four decades.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Evacuations from a danger zone around Taal Volcano continued Thursday, with some 57,000 people living in the hardest-hit province having left their homes since Sunday's eruption.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Ukraine's Internal Affairs Ministry says it's asking the FBI to help determine whether international laws were broken, or "whether it is just a bravado and a fake information" from a U.S. politician.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Like many congressional activities, the Senate trial begins with pomp and circumstance and procedure and process. Little of substance will be achieved until the case is presented next week.
Jan. 16, 2020
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The Government Accountability Office opined on Thursday that the Trump administration's actions in the Ukraine affair went beyond the bounds of a law called the Impoundment Control Act.
Jan. 16, 2020
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For people who have been incarcerated, head and neck tattoos are often a barrier to reentering society and getting jobs. Some former inmates are removing their tattoos to help leave the past behind.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Forty mice spent more than a month in orbit to test two approaches to strengthening muscle and bone in microgravity conditions. The results could help people with muscle and bone diseases.
Jan. 16, 2020
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Women with a history of depression and anxiety are at a higher risk of having a flare-up during the time leading up to menopause. And getting doctors to take the issue seriously can be challenging.
Jan. 16, 2020

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