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Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

Friends with Benefits: Can Facebook Tackle Your Love Life?

By Barbara Ortutay |
Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social netw...

Facing U.S. Ban, Huawei Emerging As Stronger Tech Competitor

Facing U.S. Ban, Huawei Emerging As Stronger Tech Competitor

By Joe McDonald | Sep 17
Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei's access to U.S. technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its need for American suppliers.

Surprise Rescue of Jamaica Coral Reefs Shows Nature Can Heal

Surprise Rescue of Jamaica Coral Reefs Shows Nature Can Heal

By Christina Larson | Sep 17
Just 2% of the ocean floor is filled with coral, but the branching structures — shaped like everything from reindeer antlers to human brains — sustain a quarter of all marine species.

Fishermen Demand A Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

Fishermen Demand A Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

By Wayne Parry | Sep 17
Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects.

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

By Marcia Dunn | Sep 17
Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut.

Vapes Spiked with Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

Vapes Spiked with Illegal Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
People behind spiked products have operated with impunity, in part because the business has boomed so fast that regulators haven't caught up while drug enforcement agents have higher priorities.