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News | Mostly cloudy It’s not hard to see how pollution is making life hard in one gritty Chinese city. In fact, it’s hard to see anything else. Officials in…

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News | Big wheels keep on turning If Judah Schiller’s idea catches on, the port authority may have to set up bike lanes on the Hudson River. That’s because on…

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News | New force A long time ago a pair of scientists had a dream that seemed far, far away. But now, researchers at Harvard and MIT say they’ve channeled the…

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News | The price of liberty Tired of taking off your shoes, ziplocking your liquids, and checking your dignity at the head of every airport security line?

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News | Mixed signal Time Warner Cable is serving up technology from the past to some 3 million customers: a free set of bunny-ear antennas for their televisions. The…

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News | Pet food A Bethlehem, Pa., man cited by authorities for having too many chickens at his house on Aug. 8 told police to chill out: He planned on eating the…

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News | Fee for service Impatient with the speed of official rescue workers, a 48-year-old Texas woman phoned in her own helicopter rescue. The trouble began for…

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News | Stranded Star On their way to a Dave Matthews concert in Hershey, Pa., on July 13, Emily Kraus and her boyfriend almost passed by the stranded bicyclist.

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News | Lip stuck A woman calling emergency services was understandably tight-lipped when she dialed New Zealand’s equivalent of 911. The 64-year-old woman from…

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News | Lawn enforcement Some people grow playoff beards. All Frank Miller of suburban Chicago wanted was a playoff lawn. Miller vowed to leave his Park Ridge, Ill.,

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News | Catch of the day They don’t call boat captain Matt Potter “Mako Matt” for nothing. On June 3 Potter and his crew caught a 1,323-pound mako shark off the…

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News | Walled treasure If he had Superman-like vision, David Gonzalez of Elbow Lake, Minn., might have noticed it sooner. But it wasn’t until he was remodeling his…

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