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Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Some weather experts say the recent flooding that devastated Yellowstone National Park underscores an urgent need to update how the government issues forecasts as extreme weather becomes more frequent.

6 hrs 15 mins ago
US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

The FBI director and the leader of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency are raising alarms about the Chinese government, warning business leaders that Beijing is determined to steal their technology for competitive gain.

16 hrs 46 mins ago
Apple to add 'lockdown' safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple to add 'lockdown' safeguard on iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple plans to roll out a “lockdown” option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers — although enabling it will also make these devices less useful.

17 hrs 26 mins ago
The next frontier for drones: Letting them fly out of sight

The next frontier for drones: Letting them fly out of sight

For years, there’s been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight.

July 6th, 3:55 AM EDT
Microsoft's Activision Blizzard bid faces UK antitrust probe

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard bid faces UK antitrust probe

Microsoft’s purchase of video game publisher Activision Blizzard faces antitrust scrutiny in the U.K., where competition regulators say they’ve opened an initial inquiry into the $69 billion deal.

21 hrs 46 mins ago
Alleged Chinese police database hack leaks data of 1 billion

Alleged Chinese police database hack leaks data of 1 billion

Hackers claim to have obtained a trove of data on 1 billion Chinese from a Shanghai police database in a leak that, if confirmed, could be one of the largest data breaches in history.

July 5th, 7:54 AM EDT

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Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Some weather experts say the recent flooding that devastated Yellowstone National Park underscores an urgent need to update how the government issues forecasts as extreme weather becomes more frequent.

6 hrs 15 mins ago
Contact restored with NASA spacecraft headed to lunar orbit

Contact restored with NASA spacecraft headed to lunar orbit

NASA says contact has been restored with a spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit.

17 hrs 51 mins ago
Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Confirming their worst fears for record-low lake levels, National Park Service fisheries biologists have discovered that a non-native predator fish has made its way through Glen Canyon dam to the lower Colorado River, where it can prey on ancient native fish they have been working to reestablish.

18 hrs 21 mins ago
Drones spot 2 more bodies from Italy avalanche, toll at 9

Drones spot 2 more bodies from Italy avalanche, toll at 9

Conditions in the Italian Alps were too unstable Wednesday for search teams and dogs to work on the mountain where five people remained missing after a fatal weekend avalanche.

21 hrs 31 mins ago
EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergencies

EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergencies

Parts of Australia’s largest city have been inundated by four major floods since March last year, leaving weary victims questioning how many times they can rebuild.

July 6th, 2:05 AM EDT
As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

As 'Run 3' begins, CERN touts discovery of exotic particles

The physics lab that’s home to the world’s largest atom smasher has announced the observation of three new “exotic particles” that could provide clues to the force that binds subatomic particles together.

July 5th, 3:04 PM EDT
NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA says contact has been lost with a spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit.

July 5th, 2:34 PM EDT
Ukrainian mathematician awarded prestigious Fields Medal

Ukrainian mathematician awarded prestigious Fields Medal

Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska was named Tuesday as one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal, which is often described a the Nobel Prize in mathematics.

July 5th, 4:09 AM EDT

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