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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 …

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

<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 the ridiculous coolness of the stars who wore them.<p>Now, a lawsuit says all that advertising was a bit of old LeBron bunkum.<p>The …

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

• <b>North Korea on Sunday set off a nuclear blast under a mountain.</b>• <b><br>The test was part of leader Kim Jong Un's campaign to make a "city busting" weapon small enough to fit on a rocket.</b>• <b><br>Differing seismic measurements and other factors make it difficult to pin down the strength of the blast from afar.</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

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

"I worry, in short, that travel is becoming more a form of consumerism," writes Iyer.<p><i>Our magazine hit newsstands 30 years ago and, in celebration, we took time to check in with travel writers, industry players, and Condé Nast Traveler's founding editor Sir Harold Evans to see just how travel has</i> …

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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 …

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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 …

The 5-year-old girl who opened the world's eyes to Yemen's plight

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> In a hospital room in Yemen, well-wishers sing songs and play the guitar for five-year-old Buthaina. She smiles and tears begin to drop from her eyes. She then picks up her crayons and draws a sketch of her family.<p>Buthaina Muhammad Mansour al-Raimi is the sole survivor in her …

Business leaders urge Tillerson to prioritize women's rights

<b>(CNN) —</b> A letter from a group of over 40 business leaders is urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to prioritize women's rights by filling key roles in women's empowerment leadership positions at the State Department.<p>"Investments in women and girls bring high returns for economic growth, societal …

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 Wells Fargo scandal.<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 …

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