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Monday, May 21

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This car stole the show at the royal wedding

CBS News / World

The gorgeous Jaguar convertible that carried Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan to their wedding party is electrifying on the inside, too. Fifty years after it was built, the classic car is now sporting an electric motor.

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Hawaii volcano lava oozes into ocean, creates new hazard

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Authorities warn the public to stay away from the toxic steam cloud, which is formed by a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater

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Businesses scramble to comply with EU data law

CBS News / SciTech

Businesses from pizza parlors to airlines across the EU are rushing to comply with the new GDPR by May 25

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Rocket launches 3 tons of cargo toward space station

CBS News / SciTech

A Cygnus cargo ship loaded with supplies for the ISS lifted off from NASA's Wallop's Flight Facility in Virginia this morning

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Adapt or die: Can evolution outrun climate change?

CBS News / SciTech

On the Galápagos Islands, some of the world's most unusual species are in a race against time

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Planet-hunting spacecraft photographs distant stars

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NASA's new planet-hunting spacecraft, "Tess," launched last month. When NASA wants to zoom in and show us what distant planets and stars might look like up close and in color, they assign two artists to create photorealistic images. CBS…

Sunday, May 20

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Researchers: YouTube’s Efforts Combating Extremist Videos Falling Short

CBS News / SciTech

YouTube, which is owned by Google, incorporated aspects of the "Redirect Method" last year.

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App for monitoring teens' phones leaked thousands of passwords

CBS News / SciTech

"We have taken action to close one of our servers to the public and begun alerting customers that could potentially be impacted," a TeenSafe spokesperson said

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Adapt or Die: Survival of the Fittest?

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Species have been evolving since the beginning of time, but the current rate of extinction is at the highest level since dinosaurs died off 65-million years ago. Acting Director of the Smithsonian Zoo Steve Monfort joins CBSN to discuss…

Adapt or Die: Exploring the Galapagos

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The Galápagos Islands are a hotbed for scientists, but a growing number of tourists are going to explore the untouched land. CBSN Originals producer Adam Yamaguchi joined CBSN to discuss his experience filming there.

Adapt or Die: How Much is our Climate Changing?

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Sea levels and temperatures are rising across the globe. El Niños are happening more frequently and April was the coldest one in 20 years. But is there any silver lining to our rapidly changing climate? Meteorologist Jeff Berardelli joins…

Adapt or Die

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The climate cycles that have driven mass extinctions, are shortening and becoming more severe. The species that can adapt to environmental changes survive, while others simply die off. CBSN Originals travels to the Galapagos Islands, a…

Friday, May 18

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Technology helps man behind Ice Bucket Challenge get voice back

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The program called Project Revoice recreated Pat Quinn’s voice from recordings of his many speeches and interviews, giving the man with ALS his voice back. Mary Calvi of CBS New York station WCBS-TV reports.

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Thousands of Swedes have microchips implanted in their bodies

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A growing number of people in Sweden are getting microchips implanted to help with daily tasks and essentially replace things like IDs, train tickets and key cards. CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer for GZERO Media, Alex…

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Explosive eruption sends ash 30,000 feet over Hawaii volcano

CBS News / U.S.

Hawaii volcano eruption comes after more than a dozen fissures recently opened, spewing lava into neighborhoods

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Kilauea opens new fissure, spews lava and toxic gas

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Big Island residents with breathing problems warned to stay indoors as first responders pulled back over sulphur dioxide threat

Thursday, May 17

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Yanny vs. Laurel: What do you hear?

CBS News / SciTech

An online audio clip is puzzling people worldwide. Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" -- and why do some people hear it differently?

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Kentucky students create device to help safely pick up needles, drug paraphernalia

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Middle school student Isaac Campbell and teacher Michael Polley join CBSN to talk about an invention students made to help first responders combat the opioid crisis. Students from Ashland Middle School in Kentucky created a device that…

12 U.S. states with active volcanoes

CBS News / U.S.

Twelve states in the U.S. have active volcanoes, according to United States Geological Survey

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Satellite images reveal major changes in water availability worldwide

CBS News / SciTech

"This is the first time that we've used observations from multiple satellites in a thorough assessment of how freshwater availability is changing, everywhere on Earth"

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Here's why you may hear "Yanny" -- and why it's technically "Laurel"

CBS News / SciTech

Twitter data shows 47 percent of people on that site hear "Yanny," and 53 percent hear "Laurel"

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Spacewalkers work on coolant pumps "Leaky" and "Frosty"

CBS News / SciTech

Two space station astronauts ventured outside the lab for six and a half hours to reposition two critical coolant pumps

02

Yanny vs. Laurel: What do you hear?

CBS News / SciTech

An online audio clip is puzzling people worldwide. Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" -- and why do some people hear it differently?

Wednesday, May 16

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Emissions mystery: More of banned chemical going into atmosphere

CBS News / World

"It's the most surprising and unexpected observation I've made in my 27 years" of measurements, said Stephen Montzka, lead author of a new study

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Senate passes bill to reinstate net neutrality

CBS News / SciTech

Net neutrality required equal treatment for web traffic, preventing internet providers from blocking websites or slowing traffic, or speeding internet access for companies that paid more. The FCC in 2017 voted to undo the rules

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Zuckerberg to meet with EU Parliament leaders

CBS News / World

The announcement was made just two days after Facebook's CEO declined to meet with the U.K.'s Parliament

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Amazon pulls products mocking mental illness

CBS News / SciTech

After getting called out by U.K. news site, retailing giant says it is no longer selling items poking fun at disorders

Cambridge Analytica whislteblower: Bannon wanted "weapons" to fight "culture war"

CBS News / Politics

Chris Wylie provided new details into the firm's controversial research and practice of voter suppression and "psychological profiling"

These lizards bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird

CBS News / World

It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red

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White House eliminates cybersecurity coordinator position

CBS News / Politics

White House cybersecurity position left open when Rob Joyce​, President Trump's first coordinator, said he was leaving