Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site…

Texas-based company faces criticism after naming beer after site of U.S. nuclear tests that caused Marshall Islands contamination

Reporter ID'd in New Orleans small plane crash

A New Orleans TV journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down Friday in a field near a city airport

Google employees call for pledge not to work with…

Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce

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Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight…

Colorado is tightening its air quality regulations, requiring 5% of vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution

Amazon: Facial recognition program for cops detects emotion

Amazon has announced that its facial recognition program used by one Washington state police agency can now detect emotion, generating concerns from privacy advocates

Investigators: Earnhardt's plane bounced, went…

Investigators: Earnhardt's plane bounced during crash, ended up on Tennessee highway

Cuban state to absorb underground video-gamers…

After weeks of resistance from Cuban video gamers, the island's state-run computer organization will absorb the services of an offline street network that for more than a decade extended privately in Havana

FCC fines networks for wrongly using emergency…

Federal regulators have fined four media organizations for improperly using the government's emergency alert signal when there was no emergency

California sound system tries to keep whales and…

Scientists have installed an underwater sound system they hope will reduce collisions between whales and ships in the Santa Barbara Channel off Southern California

Virgin Galactic reveals futuristic outpost for…

Virgin Galactic has shown off its headquarters for space tourism that it's designed to connect paying customers with every aspect of the commercial operation in the New Mexico desert

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Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain?

Tokyo's famous and efficient rail system is likely to be stressed during next year's Olympics.

Newark fights push for more bottled water amid…

New Jersey's largest city faced off in court Thursday against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents facing potentially high lead levels

Russian pilot safely lands jetliner disabled by…

A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero for safely landing his passenger jet in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both engines to malfunction

Judge: Georgia must scrap old voting machines…

A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its outdated voting machines after this year, and to be ready with hand-marked paper ballots if its new system isn't in place for the presidential primaries

Gov't wants a new 911-like number just for…

With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach, with a three-digit number similar to 911

Clarification: Facebook-Privacy story

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House subpoenas owner of message board tied to…

A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

Wyoming wind farm making same power with 80…

Bigger, more efficient equipment will allow a western U.S. electric utility to redevelop an aging Wyoming wind farm with far fewer turbines while generating the same amount of power