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March 24, 2010, 12pm PDT
Yahoo has released a new iPhone app that allows users to draw a circle on a map around the area he or she wants to search.
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March 24, 2010, 6am PDT
The Federal government has scrapped plans to make Nevada's Yucca Mountain the nation's main storage facility for nuclear waste, which raises the question: where will the waste go?
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January 30, 2010, 1pm PST
More than a million Haitians have fled the capital city of Port-au-Prince, and government officials are advising them to stay out of the city. But many question if these provincial cities will be able to provide jobs and economic opportunities.
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January 6, 2010, 8am PST
NASA satellite imagery reveals that two of California's main groundwater sources are being rapidly depleted by agriculture and exurban development.
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December 18, 2009, 2pm PST
A new survey reveals that people feel external factors like weather and stable jobs have more of an effect on their happiness than more personal factors like religion and family.
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December 10, 2009, 8am PST
The U.S. Government has agreed to a settlement of $3.4 billion for failing to pay royalties on mineral and grazing leases to Native Americans.
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November 9, 2009, 1pm PST
Jonathan Jarvis, named the head of the National Park Service last month, says that he'll work with the National Academy of Sciences to fight global warming, which he says is "the greatest challenge ever to face national parks."
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November 3, 2009, 11am PST
The Feds have given the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) $151 million to look at some highly unusual ways of creating energy. Are they so crazy they just might work -- or just plain crazy?
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October 16, 2009, 5am PDT
With barely a third of its metro stations in operation, there is some doubt over whether Dubai's metro will be a success.
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October 12, 2009, 12pm PDT
A coalition of community groups in L.A. has banded together to address the lack of access to healthy food in sections of East and South Central Los Angeles.
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September 15, 2009, 7am PDT
The economic downturn has brought much development in Moscow to a halt. But for some preservationists, that's a good thing.
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August 26, 2009, 5am PDT
The ailing auto industry has many manufacturers in the Midwest transitioning to the renewable energy market, opening factories to build wind turbine parts and solar panels.
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August 13, 2009, 4am PDT
Mayor Yu Qun has transformed the city of Baoding, China into what some are calling the world's first "carbon-positive" city -- mainly by shifting away from polluting industries to the renewable energy industry.
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July 27, 2009, 2pm PDT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was part of an appeals-court panel in 2006 that favored a private developer with the authority to seize land by eminent domain.
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July 22, 2009, 11am PDT
Thousands of stimulus-funded transportation projects are underway this summer, creating thousands of delays on the nation's roads.
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July 16, 2009, 12pm PDT
The UK government recently announced the sites of four new planned "eco-towns". But local opposition to the projects remains high.
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July 16, 2009, 11am PDT
A new city bike sharing design concept not only gives people access to bikes, but also provides power for the local bus system and even pays riders to do it.
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July 16, 2009, 10am PDT
Beekeeping is on the rise in urban areas, despite laws to the contrary. Some beekeepers are concerned about the decline in bee populations and are doing their part to change that- other see it as a way to nurture local food movements.
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July 6, 2009, 1pm PDT
By 2100, vast stretches of the Mississippi Delta will be lost to sea level rise, according to a recent study. More than 5,000 square miles could be lost, including much of New Orleans, researchers say.
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July 2, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Christian Science Monitor reports on America's fastest-growing cities, many of which were slow to feel the effects of the recession and hope to use their momentum to push through it.
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