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One reason so many veterans are homeless? They can't afford lawyers.

By Martha Bergmark<p>Ellen Lawton<p>David Garrett returned home from war to find he had no home. A disabled veteran from Maine who had served in Iraq and Afghanistan, Garrett soon fell into homelessness. After almost a year of camping out, he found an apartment he could afford by negotiating a deal in …

Homelessness

Gravity space mission passes big test

<b>The mission to demonstrate technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space has been a stunning success.</b><p>The Lisa Pathfinder satellite was sent into orbit to test elements of the laser measurement system that would be used on a future observatory.<p>Performance objectives were exceeded on the …

Physics

Scientists may soon be able to 'cut and paste' DNA to cure deadly diseases and design perfect babies

On a warm September afternoon on the verdant campus of Long Island's Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an elite cadre of scientists gathered to discuss a simple yet incredibly powerful new genetic technology.<p>Jennifer Doudna was dressed casually in a blazer and jeans, with a scarf tossed gently around …

Genetics

Evolutionary engineer Frances Arnold wins €1m tech prize

<b>US engineer Frances Arnold has won the Millennium Technology Prize for pioneering "directed evolution".</b><p>By driving a sped-up version of natural selection in the lab, the method has created new enzymes for industrial catalysts, household detergents, and even to make rocket fuel from sugar.<p>The €1m …

Jetfuel

USA TODAY Mobile Apps

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Overview<p>Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a well-established …

Mayo Clinic

Store closings are the hottest trend in retail

It's not easy being a big retailer these days.<p>Amazon (AMZN) is eating almost everyone's lunch. And consumers aren't spending as much as many economists thought they would -- despite lower gas prices and rising wages. It seems that people are saving more and paying down debt.<p>That's bad news for the …

Mumbai imposes no-selfie zones after Indian deaths | CNN Travel

50 Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know

Windows 8 is the latest offering from Microsoft and has reinvented itself as an operating system for both tablet and PC users. While touchscreen …

CT Voters Back Trump and Clinton for President

According to the most recent Quinnipiac Poll of Connecticut voters, the front runners on each side of the aisle are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, …

Mars Shows Strong Signs of Flowing Water: Researchers

A new study provides the "strongest evidence yet" of salty water that flows on Mars, and a NASA scientist said the discovery suggests that it's …

Georgia Tech

U.S. admiral signals wider role for powerful Third Fleet in Western Pacific

TOKYO (Reuters) - A top U.S. admiral wants the powerful Third Fleet to expand its engagement in the Western Pacific region from its headquarters in San Diego by operating more closely with the Japan-based Seventh Fleet to focus on areas with the “greatest instability”.<p>Vice Admiral Scott Swift, …

China

At U.N., Iran's Rouhani calls for investigation into haj crush

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used a major United Nations speech on Saturday to demand an investigation into a crush that killed more than 700 people at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.<p>The fact that Rouhani used a U.N. summit meeting on global development …

South Asia

Haj death toll rises to 769, Iran denounces 'crime'

DUBAI (Reuters) - The death toll in a crush at the annual haj pilgrimage outside Mecca rose to 769, Saudi Arabia said on Saturday, as arch-rival Iran said Saudi officials should be tried in an international court for what it called a crime.<p>The worst disaster to befall the Islamic event in a quarter …

South Asia

NASA to reveal 'Mars mystery solved'

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA is tantalizing the world with big Mars news.<p>It says a mystery enshrouding the Red Planet has been solved.<p>The space agency is scheduled to announce a "major science finding" on Monday.<p>A special news conference is slated for 11:30 a.m. ET, and will be broadcast live on NASA Television as …

Hartford Hotel Rooms to Become Apartments

A Hartford hotel is expected to converted about 100 existing rooms to rental apartment units that would be within close proximity to the city's new …

Minor League Baseball

Police Make 2 Huge Heroin Busts in Hartford

Hartford police made two huge heroin busts on Thursday night and seized well over $80,000 worth of heroin.<p>The first raid was at a second-floor …

NBC Connecticut

The NBC Connecticut app connects you with top local stories and weather, breaking news, live TV and investigative journalism.<p>FIRST ALERT WEATHER<br>+ …

Cespedes' solo moonshot | 09/14/2015 | MLB.com

9/14/15: Yoenis Cespedes drills a solo home run to the second deck in left field to give the Mets a one-run lead in the 3rd

Moon