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10 things to know about toxic algae blooms

Green pond scum floating on a lake is not just unsightly. As animal lovers have learned the hard way, it can be deadly. Here’s what you nee… Read more

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What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon'

An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the f… Read more

Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s first known accusers says police didn’t take her complaint seriously in 1997 and blew the chance to bring the financier to justice long before he was charged with sexually abusing dozens of teenage girls and women. Read more

Ask the Weather Guys: Do storms affect Arctic sea ice?

The occasional extreme late-summer storm can be quite damaging to Arctic sea ice. Read more

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who express… Read more

Blue Sky Science: Can a person fully recover from brain injuries sustained while playing sports?

If an athlete allows sufficient recovery after suffering a concussion and before returning to play, the damage done to the brain is likely entirely reversible. Read more

25 of the most relatable 'Friends' episodes as the show turns 25

"Friends" turns 25 this year. To celebrate, here are 25 of the most honest and funny-because-it's-true "Friends" episodes. Read more