Michael Grady

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Perseid meteor shower to light up skies in spectacular cosmic event

Stargazers are set for a spectacular cosmic treat, as the Perseids blaze across the skies in what is shaping up as the biggest meteor shower of the …

Spectacular "outburst" of Perseid meteors expected tonight

Astronomers are predicting dazzling pyrotechnics in the predawn skies over the Northern Hemisphere tonight as the Perseid meteor shower is expected …

US quietly drops El Chapo murder charges to ease drug lord's extradition

The US had originally sought to try Joaquín Guzmán for murders of Mexicans in Mexico but new indictment is seen as removing obstacles to conviction<p>American authorities preparing for the extradition of the alleged drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to stand trial in the US appear to have quietly …

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Residents of Colorado town baffled after entire police force suddenly quits

If you find yourself in an emergency situation in Green Mountain Falls, Colo., don’t bother calling police.<p>In this scenic western hamlet, they no longer exist.<p>All four members of the 700-person town’s police force — Tim Bradley, the police chief, and three volunteer reserve officers — resigned …

Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

Drugs commonly used for such problems as colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now researchers have some fresh evidence that may help explain the connection.<p>The drugs, known as anticholinergics, stop a …

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