Device taps brain waves to help paralyzed man communicate

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In a medical first, researchers harnessed the brain waves of a paralyzed man unable to speak — and turned what he intended to...

Officer fatally shoots man outside hospital in Arkansas

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A police officer at an Arkansas hospital fatally shot a man who had a gun outside of the emergency department...

Merkel tells Germans to get vaccinated for ‘more freedom’

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the more people get the shot “the more free...

Bezos’ Blue Origin gets OK to send him, 3 others to space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has gotten government approval to launch people into space, himself included. ...

Tourists fined for touching endangered Hawaiian monk seal

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HONOLULU — U.S. authorities launched an investigation and fined Louisiana tourists honeymooning in Hawaii after a video on social media showed a woman touching...

Tourists fined for touching endangered Hawaiian monk seal

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HONOLULU — U.S. authorities launched an investigation and fined Louisiana tourists honeymooning in Hawaii after a video on social media showed a woman touching...

People struggled to tap resources during Northwest heat wave

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PORTLAND, Ore. — People in Oregon struggled to get rides to cooling centers during the recent heat wave that is believed to have killed...

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

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LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

Scientists: Pup births hopeful sign for Isle Royale wolves

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Wolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species'...

UN calls for global database of human gene editing research

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LONDON — The World Health Organization issued new recommendations Monday on human genome editing, calling for a global registry to track “any form of...