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  • FAA issues plan for domestic drone use

    FAA issues plan for domestic drone use
    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration released what it called a road map Thursday that sets the stage for law enforcement agencies, businesses, universities and hobbyists to fly remotely piloted aircraft, better known as drones, inside...
  • Washington state is making health exchange work

    Washington state is making health exchange work
    KENT, Wash. — Mindy Mansfield had health insurance when she worked at a factory that made air flow vents in Cle Elum, a small town in central Washington state. It covered the pills she took for her Type 2 diabetes and the ones she needed to ease her...
  • Google Glass sees all -- and that raises privacy concerns

    Google Glass sees all -- and that raises privacy concerns
    SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the...
  • FAA making plans for drone flights in U.S.

    FAA making plans for drone flights in U.S.
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration published a plan Thursday that sets the stage for law enforcement agencies, businesses, universities and hobbyists to begin flying remotely piloted aircraft, better known as drones, in the United...
  • Lost unions and lost ground

    Lost unions and lost ground
    Over the next few days, the largest national group of unions, the AFL-CIO, meets in Los Angeles to look at ways to stem the long-term decline of American unions. African Americans and other people of color have a lot at stake. Many people think of a...
  • Ocean species relocate in response to climate change, study finds

    Ocean species relocate in response to climate change, study finds
    As climate change heats our oceans, you’d expect temperature-sensitive marine species to flee poleward to cooler waters. So why have some headed to warmer regions toward the equator?  Scientists have solved the puzzle. For the most part, these...
  • Man with guns, armor and Molotov cocktails arrested in Seattle

    Man with guns, armor and Molotov cocktails arrested in Seattle
    A man inside a stolen truck had guns, body armor and Molotov cocktails when police arrested him in Seattle on Wednesday night, officials said Thursday. The identity of the 21-year-old Nevada man was not released, and officials said they didn't know...
  • Fighting diseases with genetic therapy

     Fighting diseases with genetic therapy
    Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
  • WiSee taps Wi-Fi to control household devices with body gestures

    WiSee taps Wi-Fi to control household devices with body gestures
    Need to turn off a light in the other room? Just flick a wrist from wherever you are in the house. Call it the 21st century version of the clap-on, clap-off. Relying on minute changes in Wi-Fi signals rather than cameras, motion detectors or other...
  • MIT algorithm can predict how popular a tweet will be

    MIT algorithm can predict how popular a tweet will be
    Maximizing retweets of Twitter posts has always been a science to some Twitter users. They try to post at certain times when a lot of their followers are active. Others try to list the right hashtags or mention accounts of important people. Now, there...