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Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

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Millions of Americans are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast in the U.S. in 99 years

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Fallen forensics: What a 2016 report has to say about them

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What a 2016 report has to say about various forensic methods that are coming under fire

Fallen forensics: Judges routinely allow disavowed science

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Judges continue to allow questionable forensic science at trials even though the reliability of many practices have been challenged

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Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

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Researchers find wreckage of USS Indianapolis, ship that carried critical components of Hiroshima bomb and became worst maritime disaster in Navy's history

Saturday, Aug 19

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Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

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Solar specs are a must for safe viewing of Monday's total solar eclipse, the first to span U.S. coast to coast in 99 years.

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The lore and lure of eclipses: Blood, sex and some snacking

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For thousands of years, people made up stories to explain why the sun suddenly disappears during an eclipse

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Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power

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When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday's eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes

Friday, Aug 18

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What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

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What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

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Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

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If you want good eclipse watching weather, Oregon and Idaho look like the best spot

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Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded

US post offices in path of eclipse offer special postmarks

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More than 110 U.S. post offices offering special postmarks for Monday's solar eclipse

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Alleged Yahoo hacker in Canada agrees to extradition to US

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A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails will forgo his extradition hearing and go face the charges in the United States

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

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Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

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NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

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NASA has launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites

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WATCH: Emergency SOS on your iPhone

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Apple adds safety feature to iOS 11 that gives users a quick way to contact emergency services.

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Eclipse concerns cause school district to cancel classes

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A school district in Ohio has canceled classes on Monday over concerns about students damaging their eyes while looking at the solar eclipse

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Whale found dead off Cape Cod identified as frequent visitor

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A right whale found dead in waters near Cape Cod this week has been identified as a frequent visitor to the area that was first spotted off the Cape in 1992

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Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

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With bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state

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Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for some

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Eclipse chasers from around the globe will be watching again when the sun goes dark in the US

Thursday, Aug 17

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Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal

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The lawyer for a woman accused of exploiting a consumer glitch on a home improvement chain's website to get thousands of dollars' worth of items for free says she is just good at spotting deals

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What major tech companies are doing on hate groups

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A look at what major tech companies are doing against hate groups

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Lithuanian man brought to US to face $100 million fraud case

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A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped U.S.-based Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million

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Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate

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Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Report: German-backed Arabic website blocked by Egypt

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German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle says an Arabic-language news and culture website it operates has been blocked in Egypt

July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land

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US government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

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Major tech companies are taking a stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90

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A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died

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Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

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Spacewalking astronauts have set free the world's first satellite made with a 3-D printer

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Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas

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Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas in October

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WATCH: Google Home rolls out a new hands-free calling feature

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Users can now make phone calls through their home Wi-Fi connection without using a cellphone.