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Fried-Birds Controversy: Solar Tower Project Dropped

A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story solar tower near California's Joshua Tree National Park employing technology that can cause birds to ignite in midair. The California Energy Commission had been slated to vote on BrightSource Energy's project this month. The plant …

Kentucky warns Noah's Ark theme park over hiring practices

LOUISVILLE Ky. (Reuters) - The developer of a Noah’s Ark-based theme park in Kentucky said on Wednesday he would fight for his religious rights after state officials warned he could lose millions in potential tax credits if he hires only people who believe in the biblical flood.<p>Ark Encounter, which …

Muslim hijabi hipsters fusing fashion with faith

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative.<p>By fusing both their sense of fashion with their faith, this growing group, some of whom have dubbed themselves hipster …

Protests after police officer kills teen in St. Louis

Siberian tiger set free by Vladimir Putin crosses into China

A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin has strayed into China and may be in danger, according to Chinese state media.<p>Russia informed Chinese forestry officials that the tiger, tagged with a tracking device, was observed in a nature preserve in Heilongjiang province, Xinhua …

1901 Boston time capsule yields small red book

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A 113-year-old, shoebox-sized time capsule was removed Thursday from the head of a lion statue where it had long sat, hidden in …

New details on Englewood standoff: Nearly 40 shots fired, 2nd cop wounded

An Indianapolis man was charged Thursday in the wounding of a Chicago police officer and the death of a man during a six-hour standoff this week as police released new details, disclosing that a second officer was wounded in an exchange of nearly 40 shots.<p>Initially it was thought only one officer, …

Did Florida boys school officials send family a casket filled with wood?

For almost 90 years, the casket lay beneath the earth, Thomas Curry's family believing the teen who died too young rested in peace there, in an unmarked plot with his great-grandparents.<p>Curry was a charge of Marianna, Florida's Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now infamous juvenile detention …

China bans actors with a history of drug use from film or TV roles

Chinese stars with a history of drug use or involvement with prostitution will be banned from appearing on film or television in the latest fallout from Beijing’s ongoing moral crackdown, reports Foreign Policy magazine.<p>Officials from the state administration of press, publication, radio, film, and …

Oklahoma unveils renovated execution chamber after botched execution

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma prison officials on Thursday unveiled a renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, aimed at addressing issues that arose during the state’s last execution.<p>The state made additions and improvements to the chamber in McAlester following the …

Authorities Find More Graves at Site of Presumed Mexico Student Massacre

Authorities have found four more graves containing burned human remains at a site where officials believe dozens of missing students were murdered by …