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Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees
Television's Weather Channel Wades into Climate Debate
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Television's Weather Channel Wades into Climate Debate

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

By David Bauder |
The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews wi...

Technology is Remaking How We See the Ancient Art of Theater

Technology is Remaking How We See the Ancient Art of Theater

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 23
These days, you can watch a Broadway musical from a subway train seat. You can get your stage fix at your local movie theater or hear a play while jogging.

Study Points to Virus as Culprit in Kids' Paralyzing Illness

Study Points to Virus as Culprit in Kids' Paralyzing Illness

By Lauren Neergaard | Oct 23
Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious illness that can start like the sniffles but quickly paralyze children.

Google Touts Quantum Computing Milestone

Google Touts Quantum Computing Milestone

By Rachel Lerman and Matt O'Brien | Oct 23
Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.

Zuckerberg Appears in Congress As Facebook Faces Scrutiny

Zuckerberg Appears in Congress As Facebook Faces Scrutiny

By Marcy Gordon | Oct 23
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is again appearing before Congress to face questions about his company's massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful.

More Americans are Embracing Robotic Revolution When it Comes to Their Homes

More Americans are Embracing Robotic Revolution When it Comes to Their Homes

Oct 23
Seven in 10 people would be happy to trust a robot to do all of their chores, according to new research.