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NASA spacecraft to reach Mars this weekend

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After a journey of 442 million miles, unmanned spacecraft is closing in on Martian orbit
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Rocket builder teams with Bezos for new engine

38 min 17 sec ago
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space company will develop a powerful new rocket engine in partnership with United Launch Alliance
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Florida braces for another "red tide" of toxic algae

1 hour 23 min ago
"It's spooky," a Clearwater, Fla., fisherman said, comparing the toxic algae bloom to "boiled red Georgia clay"
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China's military cyberattacked defense contractors, report claims

2 hours 39 min ago
Year-long Senate investigation concludes defense contractors generally fail to report break-ins of their systems
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Apple's ​iOS 8 releases today

2 hours 54 min ago
What the updated software promises to do, and how to prepare your devices for download
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Self-driving cars get certified for Calif. roads

3 hours 47 min ago
Google, Audi and a small number of other companies get permits to road-test self-driving vehicles
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First hands-on review: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus

3 hours 49 min ago
The new phones will not be available in stores until Friday, but CNET's editors have already tested them out
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​Is Apple's iPhone 6 Plus too big for women?

4 hours 22 min ago
A debate has sprung up about the device's oversized shape, with some calling it sexist
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Atlas V launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida

5 hours 31 min ago
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasted off boosting a classified satellite into space. The rocket put on a brief but spectacular show as the booster knifed through low clouds and disappeared from view.
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Read this before you install iOS 8 iCloud Drive

5 hours 33 min ago
If you sync apps and files between your iPhone and Mac, you may want to hold offf on iCloud Drive
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iPhone 6: Is bigger really better?

5 hours 41 min ago
The new larger iPhones have already set an Apple sales record for pre-orders. While the phones won’t be available in stores until Friday, a couple of CNET editors have already tested the devices. CNET's Sumi Das discusses what differentiates the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
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Forensic analysis solves royal mystery after more than 500 years

10 hours 41 min ago
New research led by the University of Leicester in the U.K. gives a blow-by-blow account of the injuries inflicted on King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field on Aug 22, 1485. Modern forensic analysis of the King’s skeletal remains reveals that three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly.
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NASA announces plans for "space taxis"

18 hours 11 min ago
America is one step closer to leaping back into manned space launches. Two American companies have won government contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station. Craig Boswell reports.
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Boeing, SpaceX to team NASA on space taxi

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:07pm
Two companies will team up to build first commercial spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station
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Spending weeks on the streets for the iPhone 6

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:30pm
A growing group of people are camping out at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan to be the first to get their hands on an iPhone 6. Some have been there for over two weeks. They share their stories and experiences with CBS News.
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Rare colossal squid dissected by scientists

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 6:23pm
Scientists in New Zealand have a rare opportunity to check out an intact giant squid
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Celebrity species

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:40pm
Hundreds of plant and animal species have been named for famous people. These are some of our favorites
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Goldfish named George gets life-saving surgery

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:24pm
The complex surgery "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the animal hospital where the operation took place
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"Filtering out discrimination": Web filter lifts block on gay sites

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:03pm
Symantec VP says policy of blocking LGBT sites inconsistent with "values and the mission of our software"
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Why some high-tech parents want low-tech kids

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:26pm
Some Silicon Valley parents are following Steve Jobs' lead and keeping electronic devices away from their children
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