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Satellite images reveal shocking groundwater loss in California

The severity of California's drought continues to shock, with the latest example coming courtesy of NASA.<p>The space agency's two Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, or GRACE, satellites have been been in orbit since 2002, making highly sensitive measurements of Earth's gravity field. Variations …

It's Going To Be Okay, Millennials Are Still Reading The News

Good news: millennials are reading. Even better news: they're reading the actual news.<p>It turns out that young people are not only reading newer, digital media outlets, but they're also still reading traditional news outlets like the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, according to new data …

North Korea Will Put Detained American Matthew Miller on Trial

World<p>An American tourist detained in North Korea since April will be put on trial next Sunday, the country’s official state media reported, less than a week after he and two other U.S. citizens appealed for help. Matthew Miller, 24, was arrested April 10 after Pyongyang said he entered the country …

Half Dome Hikers Evacuated By Helicopter As Wildfire Rages In Yosemite National Park

Hikers were evacuated by helicopter from Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome on Sunday as a wildfire raged in nearby Little Yosemite Valley.<p>Photos on social media and webcam images from The Yosemite Conservancy showed the towering granite landmark with smoke and flames from the 400-acre …

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Recruiting fraud, kickback scandal rocks Army

Soldiers received bonuses for persuading friends to sign up during Iraq, Afghanistan wars.<p>WASHINGTON — More than 800 soldiers are under criminal investigation for gaming a National Guard program that paid hundreds of millions in bonuses to soldiers who persuaded friends to sign up during the …

Nelson Mandela Entrusts $4.1M Estate to Family, Staff, ANC and Schools

Former South African President Nelson Mandela left his $4.1 million estate to his family, staff, several schools and the African National Congress — …

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Evangelicals Are Winning the Gay Marriage Fight—in Africa and Russia

Long be­fore Pres­id­ent Obama se­lec­ted three gay ath­letes to lead the Amer­ic­an del­eg­a­tion to the So­chi Olympics, long be­fore Pres­id­ent …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …