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Why is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

Why is Facebook Keen on Robots? It's Just the Future of AI

By Ryan Nakashima | Jul 20
Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways.

Study: Blowhole Spray Can Provide Fast Data on Whale Health

Study: Blowhole Spray Can Provide Fast Data on Whale Health

By David Sharp | Jul 20
A new study indicates that under the right conditions, scientist can get real-time hormonal data by collecting the spray from whales' blowholes.

FDA Plans to Ease OTC Approvals for Some Prescription Drugs

FDA Plans to Ease OTC Approvals for Some Prescription Drugs

By Linda A Johnson | Jul 20
U.S. regulators proposed new guidelines Tuesday to make it easier for some common medicines to be sold without a prescription - and more convenient for consumers to get them.

EPA Proposal to Limit Science Studies Draws Opposition

EPA Proposal to Limit Science Studies Draws Opposition

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 20
Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers.

San Francisco to Consider Tax on Companies to Help Homeless

San Francisco to Consider Tax on Companies to Help Homeless

By Janie Har | Jul 20
San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality.

Director Reveals Which Hollywood Hunks Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain' Roles

Director Reveals Which Hollywood Hunks Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain' Roles

Jul 20
Getting the seminal gay drama "Brokeback Mountain" made into a film sounds like it was a difficult process.

State Governors Delve into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

State Governors Delve into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

By Morgan Lee | Jul 20
State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico.

Colton Haynes & Ex Jeff Leatham Reunite After Splitting 2 Months Ago

Colton Haynes & Ex Jeff Leatham Reunite After Splitting 2 Months Ago

Jul 20
Is actor Colton Haynes getting back together with his ex, Jeff Leatham?

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

By Karen Matthews | Jul 20
An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings.

Somali Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

Somali Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

Jul 20
A 10-year-old girl has bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somalia, an activist said, a rare confirmed death in the country with the world's highest rate of the practice.

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