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Police accidentally shot man in North Miami, union says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The police shooting of an African-American caregiver, who was lying in the street trying to help an autism patient, was accidental, according to the local police union representing the North Miami officer.<p>The officer had intended to shoot the patient, whom he thought posed a danger, but …

Law Enforcement

Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute our world. What if we could turn them into fuel instead?<p>That's the ambitious plan of a team of scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China.<p>The technique involves …

Pollution

Supreme Court upholds law punishing child sex offenders retroactively

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a law that punishes child sex offenders retroactively, despite a longstanding principle, enshrined in the Constitution, against changing the rules on convicted criminals.<p>The court ruled that judges have the power to ban child sex offenders from using the …

Crime

3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound

A new prototype brings together 3D printing, room to breathe and ultrasound pulses to create a cast that is not only comfortable and stylish to wear …

Robbery Stunt Lands YouTube Pranksters in Jail

When the path to internet fame goes awry.<p>You're just chilling at an art gallery when all hell breaks loose: A robbery occurs. Masked men burst in and steal a painting, sending people scattering in all directions.<p>Moments later, you learn that the whole thing is just a prank. Hours later, you find …

Teen Turns Sewage into Electricity to Win ISEF 2016

<b>Canada’s Austin Wang won first prize at Intel ISEF 2016 for developing a microbial fuel cell that converts organic waste into energy, while</b> …

Intel Corporation

Robot carries out first autonomous soft tissue surgery

A robot has for the first time carried out fully autonomous surgery on a live subject: an intestinal anastomosis on a pig, during which two loops of …

Robotics

Beyoncé Denounces North Carolina’s LGBT Legislation

Beyoncé played a show in North Carolina Tuesday night, but that doesn’t mean she supports the state’s recent decision to pass legislation that …

NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of …

North Carolina

EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body

Think of EchoPixel’s tech like InnerSpace but instead of actually minimizing scientists and shooting them into your body to find disease, the medical imaging startup lets doctors pinpoint problem areas from CT, MRI, and ultrasound scans using 3D glasses and a special display.<p>Most doctors view CT …

John Kasich Says People Are 'Probably' Born Gay

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that people are “probably” born gay, when he was asked about it repeatedly by a voter at a …

Schools change bathroom policy after transgender student fights back

<b>(CNN) —</b> A South Carolina school district is updating its policy to allow transgender students to use restrooms consistent with their gender identity.<p>The news comes one week after a transgender student threatened legal action against Horry County Schools for suspending him for using the "wrong" …

LGBTQI

Colombia legalizes same-sex marriage

Colombia's constitutional court has given the go-ahead for gay couples to marry. The decision is a milestone in the traditionally Catholic …

Nick Jonas Hopes Canceling His N.C. Shows with Demi Lovato 'Moves Towards a Change' in State's Transgender Bathroom Law

Nick Jonas hopes his decision with Demi Lovato to cancel their joint tour dates in North Carolina will lead to change in the state’s controversial …

LGBTQI

Missouri 'Religious Freedom' Bill Defeated In House Committee Vote

Missouri's so-called religious freedom bill may be dead for this year. The amendment to the state Constitution would have protected people who didn't want to provide services related to same-sex marriages, including clerks, clergy and businesses.<p>Wednesday's 6-6 vote by a House committee stopped the …

Rights & Freedoms

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant admitted in court Friday that he had served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, apologizing to …

World History

First woman in US army qualifies to lead troops in battle

The US army has for the first time appointed a female infantry commander, ending centuries of tradition which prevented women from taking frontline combat roles.<p>Captain Kristen Griest had already made history last summer by becoming one of the first women to qualify as an Army Ranger – a member of …