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California Blazes Are Part Of A Larger And Hotter Picture, Fire Researchers Say

The speed and ferocity of the wildfires raging through Northern California's wine country have caught many residents off guard and left state officials scrambling to contain the flames.<p>But for fire researchers, these devastating blazes are part of a much larger pattern unfolding across the Western …

Climate Change

Apple's Beats headphones are 'shoddy,' says lawsuit

Commentary: Five plaintiffs allege Powerbeats headphones don't last, don't resist sweat and water, and have defective batteries.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The Beats brand was built on the daring coolness of the headphones' look and …

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Tesla plans to unveil its all-electric semi truck on October 26th

Month later than Musk originally announced<p>Tesla’s awaited next phase in self-driving trucks has been much-discussed since the unveil of the Model 3 electric car in July. Now, CEO Elon Musk has given a target date for an unveiling and the first slate of test drives of his company’s next expansion in …


Why North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test may have been a game-changing explosion

Deep inside a North Korean mountain on September 3, the government of leader Kim Jong Un set off its largest-ever nuclear test blast.<p>The explosion occurred at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, a series of tunnels located within Mount Mantap where the government, which calls itself the Democratic …

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Writer Pico Iyer On Why There's More to Travel Than Your Instagram Feed


14 Places Most Affected by Climate Change

Visit now, before these sites disappear.<p>As ice caps melt and wildfires rage, scientific assertions that climate change is occurring at a rate faster than formerly expected have become manifest in locales around the world. The effects of global warming have put many of the world’s prime travel …

Climate Change

Human antidepressants found in brains of Great Lakes fish

“Fish are receiving this cocktail of drugs 24 hours a day, and we are now finding these drugs in their brains.”<p>In a new study, researchers detected …

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California Legislature approves arbitration measure spurred by the Wells Fargo scandal

The California Legislature has approved a bill aimed at stopping banks from using arbitration clauses to shield themselves from lawsuits over sham accounts — a direct response to the<p>Wells Fargoscandal.<p>Senate Bill 33 passed the state Assembly on Tuesday and was approved by the Senate on Wednesday. …

Report: Drug company faked cancer patients to sell drug

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> When Insys Therapeutics got approval to sell an ultra-powerful opioid for cancer patients with acute pain in 2012, it soon discovered a problem: finding enough cancer patients to use the drug.<p>To boost sales, the company allegedly took patients who didn't have cancer and made it …