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Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research
Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080
NASA Rover Finally Bites the Dust on Mars After 15 Years

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Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

By Seth Borenstein |
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warmi...

Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

Heading South: Warming to Change How U.S. Cities Feel in 2080

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 15
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.

Study: Ancient European Stone Monuments Spread from Brittany

Study: Ancient European Stone Monuments Spread from Brittany

Feb 15
A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France.

North Korea Exploring Sanctions-Proof Energy Technologies

North Korea Exploring Sanctions-Proof Energy Technologies

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 15
Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels — that could greatly improve living standards and reduce its reliance on oil imports and vulnerability to sanctions.

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

Feb 15
Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl."

Report: Facebook, FTC Discussing 'Multibillion Dollar' Fine

Report: Facebook, FTC Discussing 'Multibillion Dollar' Fine

Feb 15
A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.