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New Russia sanctions coming

The United States is ramping up sanctions to further target Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors in tandem with the European Union, building pressure on President Vladimir Putin to end the country’s presence in Ukraine, President Barack Obama said Thursday.<p>“We are implementing these new …

SeaWorld Hopes New Orca Habitats Will Stem A Tide Of Criticism

It's been a strong business year for the nation's theme parks, with a notable exception: SeaWorld.<p>The company, which has parks in San Diego, San Antonio and Orlando, Fla., saw its attendance drop in recent months. The company blames that, in part, on fallout from <i>Blackfish,</i> a documentary film that's …

Double solar storms headed to Earth raise disruption concerns

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A rare double burst of magnetically charged solar storms will hit Earth Thursday night and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, officials said on Thursday.<p>Individually, the storms, known as …

The Ozone Layer Is On The Mend

FTW<p>An international agreement to phase out use of chemicals that damage the ozone layer appears to be working. A new report finds that ozone-depleting substances in the atmosphere are down by 10 to 15 percent, and that the ozone layer is by and large getting thicker.<p>The reason is that nations have …

Climate Change

Twin solar storms arrive at Earth

Twin magnetically charged solar storms will arrive at Earth on Thursday and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, “space weather” officials in the US have said.<p>Individually the storms, known as coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, …

Lasers Reveal Underground 'Super Henge'

The mysteries surrounding Stonehenge just got deeper. Literally.<p>Near the prehistoric Stonehenge monument, archeologists have found the buried traces of a "super henge" more than 4,900 feet in circumference. That's about as big around as the Astrodome and Cowboys Stadium combined -- and 14 times …

Archaeology