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Officials: Zika Much Worse Than Feared

U.S. import prices fall for eighth straight month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. import prices fell in February for an eighth straight month, weighed down by declining costs for petroleum and a range of other goods, but the pace of decline is slowing as the dollar’s rally fades and oil prices stabilize.<p>China Shipping containers lie on the dock after …

Economics

Americans would pay more to support biodiversity: Findings reflect growing awareness of Gulf's ecological importance, threats it faces

Findings reflect growing awareness of Gulf's ecological importance, threats it faces<p>Most Americans are willing to pay more taxes each year -- in some …

Ecology
Bees

Deforestation, Disease and Biodiversity in Cameroon

Every evening at dusk, the fireflies come out and display their green flashing light show. At night the turacos and occasional tree hyrax call with their haunting voices. Then there is a gunshot, and the poachers have possibly killed another monkey or duiker to bring to market and sell the …

Mosquitoes

FBI Chief Tells Congress Encryption Is Creating 'Warrantproof' Devices

FBI Director James Comey says encryption is making phones "warrantproof" — and the agency's dispute with Apple over an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters shows the challenges encryption poses in criminal and counterterrorism investigations.<p>Apple is challenging a federal court order …

Privacy

Apple’s Next Security Update May Not Be User-Friendly

If the company encrypts iCloud backups, users would likely lose access to their valuable photos and contacts if they forget their password.<p>As Apple and the FBI face off in an increasingly public legal battle, the company is looking for more ways to keep its customers’ data safe. Apple executives …

iCloud

Super Tuesday: What to Watch For

<i>Join us for live updates and analysis of “Super Tuesday.”</i><p><i>_____</i><p><i>Voters in 12 states go to the polls on Tuesday as Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton, who have had the most success in the early nominating contests, look to extend their delegate leads over their nearest rivals. Here are some of the</i> …

Government

Excessive social media use harms children's mental health

Children who go on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more than three hours a day are more likely to have mental health problems, a study has shown<p>Children who spend more than three hours each school day on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are more than …

U.K. Parliament Debates Whether to Ban Donald Trump

The U.K. Parliament debated a problem far from its shores on Monday: what to do about the nativist rhetoric of Donald Trump.<p>Parliament took up the …

Donald Trump

37 Things You Probably Didn't Know About "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets"

All the gossip from the film set.<p>1. Filming for <i>Chamber of Secrets</i> started just three days after filming for <i>Philosopher's Stone</i> finished.<p>2. The scenes featuring the Flying Ford Anglia were the first to be filmed. They took a month to film.<p>3. <i>Chamber of Secrets</i> was Daniel Radcliffe's favourite book of …

Filmmaking