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District: School bus hit by bullets after dropping off kids at museum

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A suburban school bus was pelted by stray gunfire Tuesday morning at a South Side intersection after it dropped off suburban grade-school students at the Museum of Science and...
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Peering Beneath a Source of El Capitan's Deadly Rockfalls

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Thermal imaging reveals surprisingly little “glue” between the famous rock's face and sheets that are peeling off it.
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Sears, Where America Shopped

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

I'm old enough to remember when Toughskins jeans offered a promise any mother could get behind: They are so tough your kids will grow out of them before the jeans wore out. The...
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Canadian scientists figure out how to preserve vaccines without refrigeration - a potential public-health game changer

10 hours ago   |   National Post

A team of Canadian scientists has developed what could be a simple and inexpensive method to preserve vaccines without refrigeration - a potential public-health game changer in...
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What Prevents Pluto's Ocean from Freezing?

10 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Layers of ice-like gas hydrates may insulate frigid ocean worlds across the cosmos
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Here's a scientific explanation for why rich people think they're better than everyone

Here's a scientific explanation for why rich people think they're better than everyone

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's official: Rich people really do think they're better than everybody else. People born into higher social classes are more overconfident and have "an exaggerated belief...
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Chesapeake Bay recovery took a hit amid heavy rain in 2018, but retains C grade on annual report card

13 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The Chesapeake Bay's recovery took a step back in 2018 , but the estuary retained its “C” grade on an annual report card from the University of Maryland Center for...
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Arkansas to host national summit on computer science

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Arkansas' governor says more than two dozen states are participating in an inaugural summit next month on computer science. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday announced his office...
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Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.
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Phantom Covert Ops - How nDreams is making a covert stealth game in a kayak

Phantom Covert Ops - How nDreams is making a covert stealth game in a kayak

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

NDreams is making Phantom Covert Ops, which is like Metal Gear Solid in a Kayak. We interview game director Lewis Brundish about the VR game.
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Woman in stolen RV leads cops on wild chase in Los Angeles

Woman in stolen RV leads cops on wild chase in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a... Read more ...

'Elated': Homeless valedictorian accepted into more than 40 colleges

'Elated': Homeless valedictorian accepted into more than 40 colleges

A homeless student went above and beyond his goal of getting $1 million in scholarships from colleges. Read more ...

Bring on the Blues! Bruins face rematch of epic Stanley Cup Final

Bring on the Blues! Bruins face rematch of epic Stanley Cup Final

The St. Louis Blues have waited 49 years to respond to Bobby Orr's famous goal, that helped the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 1970. Read more ...

Alabama TV station calls airing same-sex cartoon wedding on 'Arthur' a...

Alabama TV station calls airing same-sex cartoon wedding on 'Arthur' a ‘violation of trust'

“I never thought I'd be going to battle for a gay rat wedding, but here we are," said a mom who was disappointed by the Alabama public station's decision. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: Well-rounded Raptors get second straight win over Bucks

NBA playoffs 2019: Well-rounded Raptors get second straight win over Bucks

Six Raptors were double-digit scorers. While Kyle Lowry led the way with 25 points, Norman Powell and Serge Ibaka were essential, as well. Read more ...

Man indicted in fatal shooting of Nipsey Hussle

Man indicted in fatal shooting of Nipsey Hussle

Eric Ronald Holder Jr. was indicted on one count of murder, two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm, and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. Read more ...

Infant taken from murdered mother's womb opens his eyes for the first time

Infant taken from murdered mother's womb opens his eyes for the first time

The infant is in intensive care and listed in grave condition after he was cut from his mother's womb in an attack on her last month. Read more ...

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill

President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about... Read more ...

US housing secretary confuses industry term with. cookie

US housing secretary confuses industry term with. cookie

Ben Carson, Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, revealed that after 2 years on the job he still doesn't know his way around the housing industry, confusing a... Read more ...

Clayton Kershaw gets 8 Ks, Dodgers beat Tampa Bay 7-3

Clayton Kershaw gets 8 Ks, Dodgers beat Tampa Bay 7-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on... Read more ...