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European elections: Seeking passion in disenchanted Italy

<b>Of eight people I asked at random in Milan, none was planning to vote: an unemployed man, an underpaid shop worker, a factory worker, two artists, two university students and an electrical engineer.</b><p>So deep goes the disenchantment that even the "protest vote" personified by former comedian Beppe …

Deer feeding dispute leads to killing, police say

A suburban Minneapolis man who had a long-running dispute with two neighbors over feeding deer opened fire on the couple and killed one of them, hours after his son was arrested on suspicion of threatening to burn down their house, according to criminal charges filed Wednesday.<p>Neal Curtis Zumberge, …

Heat Wave Grips American Plains, South

As the White House warns of rising temperatures and far-reaching effects of climate change, millions throughout the Southeast and Plains are in the grip of high temperatures pushing toward triple digits.<p>Records are in danger Wednesday from Lincoln, Neb., to Charleston, S.C. Many cities will see …

Obama says political cynicism could hurt Democratic turnout in November

President Obama said Wednesday that disquiet and a sense of frustration in the country are fueling cynicism about government that could hurt Democratic turnout in the November elections.<p>Obama told high-dollar contributors at the Los Angeles home of Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn that he feels a …

Scientists Just Created The Best Simulation Of The Universe Ever

A new simulation of the evolution of the universe is one of the most accurate ever created. The model, developed by a team of scientists led by Mark Vogelsberger at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, traces the history of the universe from shortly after its birth to present day and captures …

This Is What Uranus Looks Like From Saturn

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>The planet Uranus is spectacularly far away. Even when viewed from Saturn, the next planet in, icy Uranus is still just a few pixels of blue in an inky black sky. This photo was taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft while the probe was 2,659,800,000 miles away …

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Chemists Expand Nature's Genetic Alphabet

For the first time, scientists have expanded life's genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made "letters" into a bacterium's DNA, and by showing that the cell's machinery can copy them.<p>The advance means that scientists have a new tool for exploring how life encodes information, which …

NASA discovers star clusters like Orion may have formed from the outside in

Astronomers have long thought that star clusters form when clouds of gas and dust condense, constructing themselves from the center out. But as recent findings suggest, this might not be the case. Researchers combing through data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and using infrared telescopes …

Tesla Will Probably Break Ground On Its First Gigafactory Next Month, But Still Won't Say Where

In the firm's Q1 earnings call, Musk also added California is now back in the mix of potential sites for the battery factory, but added it may be too late. Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas are all said to be in the running.<p>The firm announced in February it would begin building Gigafactories to …

Hackers nab data on 1.3M Orange telco customers

French telecommunications group Orange said Wednesday that a breach last month resulted in the theft of the personal information of 1.3 million of its customers, including phone numbers, dates of birth, and email addresses.<p>No payment information or credit card numbers were stolen in the breach, but …

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