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Indiana may allow 'baby boxes' for surrendering newborns

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's …

The solar power jobs sector grew 20 times faster than any other energy sector

Solar isn’t just the way to go for our power needs, but it’s the way to go for jobs as well. The solar power jobs sector grew 20 times faster than …

Employment

The Hottest New Thing in Energy This Year? Wind Power

<b>People never talk</b> about electricity, but we're always in the process of doing something about it—clean coal this, fracking that, solar panels the …

Anti-Fracking and No Nukes Activists Join Forces Demanding Renewable Energy Revolution

Our Earth is being destroyed by fracking and nukes.<p>These two vampire technologies suck the energy out of our planet while permanently poisoning our …

The cost of wind and solar power keeps dropping all over the world

Many people have probably heard that it's getting cheaper to install rooftop solar panels in the US. But that's just part of an even bigger trend. Since 2010, the cost of renewable energy has been plummeting all over the world.<p>David Roberts highlights a new study from the International Renewable …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

New allegations of Saudi involvement in 9/11

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al Qaeda.<p>Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded guilty in 2005 to six terror-related charges, makes the allegations in a sworn statement contained in a …

Al-Qaeda

Commuter train smashes into SUV on tracks, killing 7 people

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks at a crossing on Tuesday night, killing seven …

Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat

Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>These Tron-like headphones aren't …

Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …

Teenagers sleep less when they have more computer screen time says study

Parents have long suspected it, but now doctors have proof: the more time teenagers spend on computers or mobile phones, the less they sleep - especially if the gadget is used just before bedtime.<p>The evidence is so strong, the experts said, that health watchdogs should overhaul guidelines for …

Pittsburgh zoo ordered to stop stressing its elephants through use of dogs

The Pittsburgh zoo is defending its use of dogs to control its African elephants and protect their handlers, after officials with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) ordered it to stop stressing the animals through this practice.<p>Late last year, USDA officials with the animal and plant health …

Elephants

Egypt sentences 183 to death over assault on police station

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced 183 people to death over the ransacking of a police station and the killing of 15 policemen after …

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

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