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With climate change, more frequent and heavier rains may wash more nitrogen into waterways Image: Theirs, or something similar

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Posted by Alastair Bland

More than a dozen of America's most popular craft breweries have been bought by global beverage companies in recent years. Craft beer brewers say they're under attack by what they call "Big Beer."

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Posted by Colin Dwyer

A man looks at images depicting missile launches and military exercises, on a display board in Pyongyang earlier this week.

The South Korean Ministry of Defense noted the launch of "one unidentified missile," which Japanese officials say flew for about 45 minutes before landing in water. The Pentagon confirmed the launch.

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Posted by John Ydstie

Cars on a dealer lot in Pittsburgh. Consumer spending helped drive economic growth in the 2nd quarter to more than double first quarter GDP.

The economy staged a comeback from a tepid first quarter, but still fell short of the turbo-charged 3 percent growth rate promised by the Trump administration.

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Posted by Brian Mann

Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh, seen in 2010, argues the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia is an attempt to discredit the president.

"Trump voters are never going to fall for this collusion story and are never going to buy into this notion that the Russians rigged it with Trump," said talk radio host Rush Limbaugh this week.

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Posted by Sarah C. Bauer and Angira Patel

A diagnosis gives a name to the struggles and pain that individuals and families experience, especially when there is uncertainty and no clear path forward

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Racing to a Future of Autonomous Cars

Jul. 28th, 2017 12:30 pm
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The Robocar, a fully autonomous electric racecar, recently debuted in Times Square, New York City. Watch how the Roborace team behind it imagine a new motorsport and how the Robocar might accelerate...

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a dog running towards the camera - cover to a stroy about a weiner dog who was paralyzed but ended up being able to walk

For the past 22 years, the Los Angeles Race Course in Southern California has been the site of the annual Wiener National Races. It is a place where talented dachshunds sprint to the finish line. The annual event draws in just over 90 competing canines from around the area and has over 10,000 fans!

But this year, is truly inspirational. One very special contestant named Lady Bug...aka "The Bug" not only had tails wagging and dogs barking... but the crowd cheering! Many underestimated the small pup, but forgot about her drive!

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Posted by Annie Sneed

The vice president-turned-environmental crusader takes viewers to climate change’s front lines in his documentary sequel

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Posted by Matthew Sedacca

A study of Ugandan men identified several bacterial strains associated with a higher likelihood of acquiring the virus

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Robots, Start Your Engines!

Jul. 28th, 2017 10:45 am
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Posted by ARRAY(0xaf9b2b0)

Roborace is creating a new motorsport to accelerate the arrival of self-driving cars

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