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  • More proof it's time to legalize marijuana

    More proof it's time to legalize marijuana
    The debate over the side effects of marijuana vs. alcohol, along with the lingering question of whether or not marijuana should be legal, has been long running and probably won’t end anytime soon. But according to new research published in the...
  • HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'

    HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
    Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone on to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders." Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than humans on dozens...
  • Letters to the editor

    Disturbing trend in Burbank I have read several Speak Outs during the last year about businesses closing in Burbank, especially on 79th Street. As a child growing up on the South Side of Chicago, I remember meetings and other efforts to try to save...
  • Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

    One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. These three mothers — all of them educated, middle-class professionals — are among the vaccine skeptics who have been widely...
  • Many California bird species host Lyme disease bacteria, study finds

    Many California bird species host Lyme disease bacteria, study finds
    Ticks carrying the bacterium responsible for Lyme disease are infesting Northern California’s birds and may be hitching rides on them into suburban settings, according to a new UC Berkeley study. The tick-borne spirochete scientists know as...
  • Nelson calls on feds to probe Dozier abuse, deaths

    Nelson calls on feds to probe Dozier abuse, deaths
    The Department of Justice — and not Florida's state police agency — should re-examine allegations of abuse, mistreatment and children's deaths at the now-shuttered Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said in a...
  • Report: Oregon wolves up, livestock attack cases down

    An annual report finds that wolves continued to grow in numbers and spread across Oregon in 2014, while livestock-attack cases were down. The report released Tuesday by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be a key document as the state Fish...
  • Is common food additive to blame for rising rates of bowel disease?

    Is common food additive to blame for rising rates of bowel disease?
    Consumption of emulsifiers, additives widely used in the production of processed foods, promotes inflammatory bowel disease and a cluster of obesity-related diseases known as metabolic syndrome, and may have contributed to the sharp rise in these...
  • Big, bright quasar from ancient universe stuns scientists

    Big, bright quasar from ancient universe stuns scientists
    Deep in the universe’s past, astronomers have discovered a luminous quasar powered by an enormous black hole that contains the mass of 12 billion suns. The incredibly bright object is ancient -- shining when the universe was only 875 million years...
  • Pink cloud visible in Arizona after New Mexico rocket launch

    Early risers across much of Arizona were treated to a colorful sight — a pink cloud from a NASA research rocket that was launched Wednesday from a U.S. Army installation in New Mexico. The rocket was launched from White Sands Missile Range at 5:...
  • HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'

    Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders." Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than humans on dozens of...