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A Giant Claw Will Grab Falling SpaceX Gear 'Like a Giant Catcher's Mitt' | Live Science
Live Science | February 20, 2018
SpaceX is planning to use a giant net - one so immense that it takes up the majority of a high-speed watercraft named Mr. Steven - to catch reusable gear that falls back to Earth after missions to outer space.
Out With the Old Building, in With the New for JPMorgan Chase | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The global financial services company will tear down its Park Avenue headquarters and take advantage of new zoning rules to build a bigger, sleeker one.
That Teeny-Tiny Speck in This Image Is the Tesla Roadster | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Scientist paparazzi turned their scopes toward Elon Musk's Roadster and its mannequin driver.
Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-threatening haze across the region
Billy Graham's quotes about life, preaching and America | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Famed evangelist Billy Graham died this morning but his words like these will live on.
Seattle launches season-ticket campaign for new NHL team | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Fans longing for a professional hockey team in Seattle will soon be able to put down some money for season tickets
What Is Ramadan? | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture. During Ramadan, Muslims fast, abstain from pleasures and pray to become closer to God.
Hackers could use AI to automate attacks, crash cars and drones | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.
Teen raises over $20K to send 1,000 girls to see 'A Wrinkle In Time' | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Taylor Richardson, 14, raised over $20K via GoFundMe to pay for 1,000 girls to see the upcoming film "A Wrinkle in Time."
More than half of federal government scientists still feel muzzled, poll finds | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
More than two years after the election of a federal government that says it wants scientists to speak freely, more than half of federal scientists responding to a new poll say they still don’t feel they can.
Parking spots of the future being tested in Stratford, Ont. | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Stratford has launched a new smart parking pilot project that aims to pave the way for the future of parking in the city.
Mysterious Spiral Found in the Tail of Human Sperm | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Scientists have spent decades studying the extraordinary abilities and anatomy of human sperm, so an international team of researchers was surprised to discover a mysterious, spiral-shaped nanostructure in the tails of sperm.
Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The Facebook co-founder’s rise was meteoric. He argues that the same forces that helped him succeed have made it harder for others. In a new book, “Fair Shot,” he proposes a bold solution.
NPR Executive Was Warned Repeatedly About Sexual Harassment, Report Finds | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
An investigation revealed “a very prominent distrust of management” at the organization, and found that Michael Oreskes behaved inappropriately toward multiple young women.
George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests
Ottawa family finds 1930s homemade sled at museum | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
When Bruce Dudley walked into the Canada Science and Technology Museum, he wasn’t expecting to see his family’s history front and centre.
Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
The federal government appears poised to earmark funds in next week's budget aimed at meeting United Nations' targets on protecting more of Canada's lands, inland waters and oceans.
No, Drinking Won't Make You Live Forever | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not make people live longer, despite the findings of a massive study of retirees.
Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A strengthening economy is giving the Fed confidence that interest rates can rise, according to minutes of the most recent policymaking meeting.
Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era.
AI-Driven Robot Learns the Meaning of Love, On Paper At Least | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
The AI-fueled robot BINA48 has completed a college course called Philosophy of Love
AT&T Loses Bid to Obtain White House Call Logs | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 20, 2018
The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
President Trump says he wants to improve background checks, but budget calls for cuts | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Tomorrow, Trump will host a “listening session” with high schoolers impacted
2018 fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers and more | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy baseball drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.
The Latest: Students upset as Florida House avoids gun bill | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Several students in the packed gallery of the Florida House were visibly upset by the decision not to take up a bill to ban assault rifles and large capacity magazines
DNA technology used to sketch mother of baby found dead in Calgary dumpster | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Police have hired a U.S. DNA technology firm to create a possible likeness of the mother of a baby found dead in a Calgary dumpster on Christmas Eve.
The Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
At a time when media companies old and new are laying off employees, a publication founded in 1857 goes against the grain with support from Laurene Powell Jobs.
Trump says more must be done to protect children | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks
Supreme Court asked to review 'Making a Murderer' confession | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision that held his confession was voluntary
Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.
North Koreans scrapped secret meeting with Pence: US official | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
Secret meeting between Pence and North Koreans scrapped at last minute: US official
Orion’s Powerhouse | NASA
NASA | February 21, 2018
A technician works on the European Service Module that will propel the Orion spacecraft in space and provide air, water and electricity for future crews.
When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments.
Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.
Which lawmakers got the most NRA money? | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
In the past 15 years, the NRA has spent more than $132 million on political ads.
Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager
Qatar Airways takes delivery of Airbus' biggest A350 yet | USA Today
USA Today | February 20, 2018
The "-1000" variant of the A350 is now the largest twin-engine jet Airbus has ever produced.        
Davis: Pelicans a Finals team if Cousins healthy | ESPN
ESPN | February 20, 2018
Pelicans star Anthony Davis says his team would have contended for a title had DeMarcus Cousins not torn his Achilles.
Anthony Davis: Pelicans would have contended for title if DeMarcus Cousins not hurt | ABC News
ABC News | February 20, 2018
As New Orleans star Anthony Davis prepares for the second half of the season with the Pelicans holding on to the eighth seed in the Western Conference, he still thinks about what could have been this year had teammate DeMarcus Cousins not ruptured his Achilles. "We could have gone through the playoffs. No one could really stop us as bigs. We go to the Finals if we went," Davis told ESPN's Rachel Nichols in an interview over All-Star weekend. "[Teammate Rajon Rondo] reminds us of it: 'You guys are the two best bigs. I know what it takes to ...