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Modi Says India Will Send Manned Flight into Space by 2022
Science Says: Hotter Weather Turbocharges U.S. West Wildfires
States Aim to Stop Internet Release of 3D-Printed Gun Plans

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Science Says: Hotter Weather Turbocharges U.S. West Wildfires

Modi Says India Will Send Manned Flight into Space by 2022

By Seth Borenstein |
As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land consumed by flames has more than doubled.

Science Says: Hotter Weather Turbocharges U.S. West Wildfires

Science Says: Hotter Weather Turbocharges U.S. West Wildfires

By Seth Borenstein | Aug 21
As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land consumed by flames has more than doubled.

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Attacks Ahead of Midterms

Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Attacks Ahead of Midterms

By Matt O'Brien | Aug 21
Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.

States Aim to Stop Internet Release of 3D-Printed Gun Plans

States Aim to Stop Internet Release of 3D-Printed Gun Plans

By Martha Bellisle | Aug 21
A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons.

Tipping the Scales: White Lion Cubs Bulking Up in Germany

Tipping the Scales: White Lion Cubs Bulking Up in Germany

Aug 20
They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.

UK Lawmakers Urge Government to Relax Rules on E-Cigarettes

UK Lawmakers Urge Government to Relax Rules on E-Cigarettes

Aug 20
A committee of British lawmakers is urging the government to loosen restrictions on e-cigarettes as a way of cutting the smoking rate.