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Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in Decades Was Fueled by Smoke From Land Clearing

April 2011 saw the worst day of U.S. tornadoes since 1974, and a new analysis points to fires in Central America as part of the cause.<p>Even experienced weather forecasters were taken aback by the ferocity of the 2011 tornado outbreak. On its worst day, April 27, more than 120 twisters touched down …

Time Out • The best things to do in cities worldwide

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New, improved Marc-Andre Fleury?

Pittsburgh Penguins Marc-Andre Fleury is playing at a level that he has rarely ever reached in his NHL career. Is this the sign of a new and improved …

NHL

Chinese man wins 'gay conversion' case

A Chinese psychological clinic has been ordered to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.<p>Lawyer Li Duilong said the Haidian District People's …

Tornado, floods pass in California; recovery goes on - CNN.com

<i>Affected by the storm? Send your photos to CNN iReport, but please stay safe.</i><p><b>Los Angeles (CNN)</b> -- Just when you thought the nation's entertainment capital couldn't deliver a new surprise ending, a camera-wielding resident reveals how this week's Pacific storm sent Los Angeles a tornado.<p>The rare …

If you like the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The 707-horsepower rating produced by the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is difficult to grasp.<p>The figure is 282 higher than that mustered by the Challenger’s Hemi-powered namesake of the 1960s. The original 1992 Dodge Viper’s 8-litre V10 only made 400hp, and the current Viper’s 8.2-litre V10 …

Sports Cars

Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

HAVANA (AP) — To many exiles and their allies, President Raul Castro is a brutal dictator who locks up dissenters in gulag-like jails, snuffs out political discourse and condemns his people to socialist poverty.<p>Cuba's supporters see the government as heroic, its sins justified by the behavior of …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

The ESPN App is the #1 Sports App in the market. From your phone you get up-to-the-minute scores, complete news coverage, live streaming games and …

Gracie good as gold as she captures U.S. Figure Skating Championships title

BOSTON — Saturday night in Boston it was a gold for Gold.<p>Two-time national champion <b>Ashley Wagner</b> fell twice in her free skate, opening the door for …

Scientists get one step closer to ‘Star Trek’ teleportation

Set your phasers to stunned — researchers in the Netherlands have made a landmark breakthrough in the field of quantum teleportation that could one …

Quantum Mechanics

Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean'

New satellite data reveals that missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 "ended" its journey in a "remote location" of the southern Indian Ocean, …

Malaysia Jet Mystery Deepens

Malaysia

Star Trek Online Celebrates 4th Anniversary

Play a new episode, earn a new ship and party with Q.<p>In commemoration of Star Trek Online's fourth anniversary, Perfect World has launched the …

5 Ways 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Would Be Different if They Made It Now

Star Trek: The Next Generation gave us all a taste of a wonderful future. But 30 years after its debut, it's become dated in its own way.<p>Phasers. Teleportation. Clothing that never needs to be ironed (or even washed?). These are the amazing technologies of the Enterprise-D as seen on <i>Star Trek: The</i> …

Bali: It's All About the Beach

<i>Kuta Beach: Sun, surfing and red flags that are just for decoration</i><p>Talk to Bali regulars -- and some go back, year after year -- and they'll describe how they went North, or West, or East, but they always end up coming back to the South of this tropical, Indonesian island.<p>Southern Bali has big, …

Asia Travel

The First Photograph of The Moon

One of the first pictures ever taken of the moon by Dr. J. W. Draper of New York, 1840.<br>J. W. Draper—London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images<p>1 of 1<p>At …

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3 Amazing Coincidences in Our Solar System: What Could They Mean?

1. Ancient astronomy seems to predict knowledge of atoms only discovered in 1913<p>In antiquity, the planets were associated with seven known metals. …

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3D Printing a Star Cluster: How the Blind Can Feel Hubble Space Pictures

Scientists at the Space Telescope Science Institute devised a clever way for the blind to experience the wonder of the cosmos: 3D printing images from the Hubble Space Telescope.<p><b>This iconic image of star cluster NGC 609</b> depicts several bright, newborn stars wrapped in a resplendent bubble of gas …

NHL

Charlie bit my finger - again !