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Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

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An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Japan Space Rovers Lowered to Asteroid to Collect Data

Japan Space Rovers Lowered to Asteroid to Collect Data

By Mari Yamaguchi | Sep 23
A Japanese spacecraft released two small rovers on an asteroid on Friday in a mission that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.

Twitter Finds Software Privacy Bug Affecting Direct Messages

Twitter Finds Software Privacy Bug Affecting Direct Messages

Sep 23
Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people.

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 22
It's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford — the woman who says a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and groped her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s — believe what they say.

Is $1,100 Too Much for an iPhone? Get an Older One for Less

Is $1,100 Too Much for an iPhone? Get an Older One for Less

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 22
The $1,100 price tag on Apple's latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good camera, a decent-sized screen and other popular features.

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

By Seth Borenstein | Sep 21
A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried.