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Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews....
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In Pacific nation of Palau, Jellyfish Lake losing namesake

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The big question at Palau's Jellyfish Lake: Where are all the jellyfish?...
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Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip....
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Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up

GENEVA (AP) -- Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?...
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230 million-year-old dinosaur footprint found in north Spain

MADRID (AP) -- Spain says a footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the area 230 million years ago has been found in northeastern Catalonia, and says it's the best preserved dinosaur print seen so far in the Iberian Peninsula....
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3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star....
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Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat

PATNA, India (AP) -- With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people....
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Above-average fire year ahead in Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest

Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest face an above-average threat of wildfires this summer, but most of the country should see normal or below-normal problems, forecasters said Sunday....
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Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes....
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The Latest: Solar plane lands in suburban Phoenix

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):...
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Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades?

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