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Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Driverless Cars

Image source: Google.<p>Driverless cars may seem a bit like a futuristic fairy tale, or nightmare, depending on your perspective. These vehicles will move us around where we want to go without assistance from us, and will be much better at driving than we could ever hope to to be.<p>Most of us have heard …

Autonomous Cars

Researchers say some parts of the globe will become so hot they'll be uninhabitable

It will increase the likelihood of conflict in water-scarce regions for one thing, and there's already some evidence that it played a vital role in sparking the initial uprising in Syria back in 2011.<p>Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia have been …

Stem cells: Living adult tissue transformed back into embryo state

<b>The living tissue inside an animal has been regressed back into an embryonic state for the first time, Spanish researchers say.</b><p>They believe it could lead to new ways of repairing the body, for example after a heart attack.<p>However, the study published in the journal Nature, showed the technique led …

Stem Cells

Vaccine 'clears HIV-like virus' in monkeys

<b>A vaccine for the monkey equivalent of HIV appears to eradicate the virus, a study suggests.</b><p>Research published in the journal Nature has shown that vaccinated monkeys can clear Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) infection from their bodies.<p>It was effective in nine of the 16 monkeys that were …

Battle for Syria Christian town of Maaloula continues

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1009000/1009907_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524636007_34e440d250fff9606d63c18ff289bcd7<p><b>A BBC correspondent in Syria has said the battle for an ancient Christian town is continuing, despite reports that government forces had retaken …

Drugs, Death and Dance Music

As lights flashed, monster beats pounded and thousands of ravers threw their arms in the air, things took a dark turn on August 31st, the second day …

Hillary Clinton Just Won’t Go Away

PHIL­ADELPHIA — One of Hil­lary Clin­ton’s biggest chal­lenges as she weighs an­oth­er pres­id­en­tial bid: time.<p>If she runs in 2016, there will be …

'Modern-day Mary Poppins': College graduates embrace nannying as career

When American University graduate Elyse Barletta, 27, was looking for a full-time nannying position recently in Charlotte, N.C., three families wanted to hire her — all were impressed by her college education. “They wanted someone who could help with their children’s homework,” said Barletta, a …

Abercrombie's 'look policy' gets slammed by judge over hijab

Hollister sales associate Umme-Hani Khan thought she was doing everything right: She wore flip-flops and long-sleeved shirts and jeans she bought at the trendy clothing store, and the hijabs, or headscarves, she wore matched company colors.<p>But four months into her job, in February 2010, a district …

Court Decision Means Another Look At Google Street View Case

The U.S. Appeals Court in San Francisco refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Google of violating federal wiretapping laws by collecting emails and data about people's Web surfing habits as the company's Street View cars crisscrossed the world.<p>Millions of people use unencrypted wireless …

Diana Nyad says Cuba-US swim was 'squeaky clean'

<b>Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad has defended her 110-mile (177-km) Cuba-to-Florida feat in a conference call with other endurance swimmers.</b><p>Ms Nyad said her journey through the Florida Straits was "squeaky clean", after some suggested she had held on to a boat for part of the swim.<p>She has promised to …

Associated Press News

One-third of food wasted worldwide, U.N. says

The world throws away one-third of food produced yearly, making food waste the third-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions behind those produced by the U.S. and China, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.<p>The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization study found 1.3 billion tons of food …

Parenting in 2013: Going on Your Kid's Job Interview, Killing Bedtime Stories

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today's parents aren't like the men and women who raised them. Case in point: a disturbing survey …

Education Department Lets Borrowers Default On Student Loans, Ignoring Helpful Alternatives

Companies working for the Department of Education over the past year have allowed hundreds of thousands of borrowers to default on their federal student loans rather than enrolling them in the Obama administration’s debt-relief programs, new data reveal.<p>In results that have invited comparisons to …

White House: Russian prestige to be tested with Syria talks

WASHINGTON — With Secretary of State John Kerry set to begin talks on Thursday with his Russian counterpart to discuss securing Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, the White House is attempting to make the case that Russia's prestige is on the line.<p>Moscow is pushing for a diplomatic solution to …