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Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot …

Watch 3 intriguing new clips from 'Game of Thrones' Season 6

LONDON — HBO is just spoiling us now.<p>Clearly keen to ensure that we talk about absolutely nothing else in the run up to the next <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

Gunman in Texas Air Force base killing had gone AWOL, then taken mental health exam

A former Green Beret and onetime FBI agent who committed suicide after attacking his commander at their Air Force base in San Antonio had received a military mental health evaluation after going AWOL last summer, his attorney confirmed Monday.<p>Tech. Sgt. Steven D. Bellino, 41, of Parma Heights, …

Mental Health

Zika virus 'scarier than initially thought'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Everything we look at with this (Zika) virus seems to be a little scarier than we initially thought," Dr. Anne Schuchat, CDC principal deputy director, told reporters during a White House briefing on Monday.<p>Zika virus: What are the chances I'll get it? (And other Q&As)<p>She was joined by Dr. …

Deadly wildfires charge across Western states

Conditions in the area are warm and dry but not extreme for fire danger.<p>"We're at the very brink as I understand it," John Yakligian, a board member and a staffer since the camp opened in 1946, told KFSN-TV.<p>Brown's decision on Saturday comes days after she activated an initial 125 guard members, …

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Breakfast

NASA Loses Contact With New Horizons; Pluto Spacecraft Enters 'Safe Mode'

<b>Update: NASA has regained communications with New Horizons. Full story here.</b><p>Ten days before NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft was due to make its closest approach to Pluto, the space agency reports that at 1:54 PM EDT on the afternoon of July 4th local U.S. time, it lost contact with the $700 million …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Pentagon says security at bases in U.S. highest in four years | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has ordered security at its bases around the United States to the highest level in nearly four years, Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said on Friday.<p>He characterized the threat level as low to low-middle.<p>The heightened security level covered …

Hispanic-owned BBQ restaurant under fire for holding 'White Appreciation Day' | Fox News

A barbecue restaurant in northern Colorado is being criticized for its plan to give white customers a 10 percent discount.<p>Edgar Antillon, owner of Rubbin' Buttz BBQ and Country Cafe in Milliken, hung a sign reading "White Appreciation Day! June 11th. Because all Americans should be …

If Science Could 'Clone A Mammoth,' Could It Save An Elephant?

It's been more than 20 years since <i>Jurassic Park</i> came out, and scientists have been cloning animals almost as long.<p>So where are the baby velociraptors already?<p>In Russia, there is a park all ready for woolly mammoths and scientists there say it's just a matter of time before they can bring back …

Ana targets Carolinas in rare early arrival of tropical storm

Tropical Storm Ana — arriving three weeks before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season — is pushing toward the Carolinas and could make landfall early Sunday, bringing high winds and flooding, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday.<p>Ana was moving toward the U.S. mainland at 3 …