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How can Darwin be so wrong and still be right?

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By Alan Winslow Charles Darwin’s 162-year-old theory of evolution has failed to explain the miraculous history of life on Earth. Darwin’s theory is wrong. It...

Technology has growing role in corralling US West wildfires

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become...

Bin there, done that: Cockatoos learn to lift trash lids

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WASHINGTON — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but...

Bezos’s comments on workers after spaceflight draws rebuke

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NEW YORK — The world's richest man wanted to say thanks to the people who made his brief trip into space Tuesday possible. ...

Blue Origin brings space tourism to tiny Texas town

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VAN HORN, Texas — For years, the official letterhead for the small town of Van Horn, tucked neatly among the foothills of the Guadalupe...

Nightclubs elated, but doubts cloud England’s ‘Freedom Day’

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LONDON — Sparkling wine, confetti, a midnight countdown: It’s not New Year’s Eve, but it might as well be for England’s clubbers. After 17...

Bezos donates $200M to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum

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WASHINGTON — Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space...

EXPLAINER: Are we going to need COVID-19 booster shots?

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Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities...

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

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LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

Merkel tells Germans to get vaccinated for ‘more freedom’

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the more people get the shot “the more free...