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Is Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shooting green gems into the air?

<b>Update 6/15/18 at 4:30 p.m. EST:</b> Per the USGS: University of Hawaii at Hilo scientists, who are conducting chemical analysis of the lava, said the …

Earth Science

Armour: Little League kids suffer at hands of adults

CHICAGO -- There is no feel-good story, no heartwarming tale of inspiration that adults can't screw up.<p>Jackie Robinson West lost its U.S. Little League title not because of anything that happened on the field. Or anything the players did, for that matter. The team was stripped of its title, and …

FYI: Which Emotion Is The Hardest To Fake?

Unlike the commonly deployed social smile, distressed expressions–anger, fear, sadness, and occasionally surprise–prove much more difficult to display on command.<p>We've all done our fair share of faking it. Whether it's a canned excited response when that one particularly eccentric aunt gives you a …

Grad accepts diploma with cap-and-gown clad service dog

Service dog Hero goes everywhere with his owner Bridget Evans, from classrooms, to movie theaters, to doctor’s appointments. He’s been there for moments of joy and sadness both. And he was by her side on Saturday, clad in his own royal blue cap and gown, when Evans made her way across the podium to …

Pets

Why Humans Took Up Farming: They Like To Own Stuff

For decades, scientists have believed our ancestors took up farming some 12,000 years ago because it was a more efficient way of getting food. But a growing body of research suggests that wasn't the case at all.<p>"We know that the first farmers were shorter, they were more prone to disease than the …

Associated Press News

Japan WWII 'comfort women' were 'necessary' - Hashimoto

<b>A prominent Japanese politician has described as "necessary" the system by which women were forced to become prostitutes for World War II troops.</b><p>Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto said on Monday that the "comfort women" gave Japanese soldiers a chance "to rest".<p>On Tuesday, Japanese ministers tried to …

A Buzzing Sound in the Massachusetts Sky Evokes Drone Fears

The mysterious plane is keeping residents up at night and making them anxious.<p>In a Massachusetts town where no one has ever died in a drone strike and no one is likely to for the foreseeable future, it is nevertheless unnerving to hear an unidentified aircraft buzzing overhead.<p>Just ask the …

Latino Activists Declare Victory Over Texas Ethnic Studies Law

They fought the law, and they won.<p>The Texas activist organization known as Librotraficante celebrated a victory last week over state lawmakers that wanted to put the squeeze on ethnic studies.<p>Conservative State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston) raised a fury among Latino activists and professors with a …

Rafael Martínez Noble