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Was A Great White Shark to Blame for Cape Cod Attack?

'Touch the Sun': NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward Our Star

Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark.

Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

By Dan Elliott | Aug 17
Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts said Tuesday.

Los Angeles 1st in U.S. with Subway Body Scanners

Los Angeles 1st in U.S. with Subway Body Scanners

Aug 17
Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives. The scanners do a full-body screening of passengers without slowing them down.

Officials Remove Special Rules for Gene Therapy Experiments

Officials Remove Special Rules for Gene Therapy Experiments

By Marilynn Marchione | Aug 17
U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly becoming an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks.

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite out of Airbnb Profits

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite out of Airbnb Profits

By Verena Dobnik | Aug 17
Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company offered a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to charities.

Tesla's Musk Says Stress, Overwork Taking Heavy Toll

Tesla's Musk Says Stress, Overwork Taking Heavy Toll

Aug 17
Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk admitted to The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll on him personally in what he calls an "excruciating" year.