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Israel installs solar panels at parliament to save energy
Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any national assembly in the world.
Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict
A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.
In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals
From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.
Kerry orders a review of recordkeeping at State Department
The State Department has ordered an internal audit of its recordkeeping, part of a top-to-bottom look at the agency's practices in the aftermath of revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server during her tenure.
Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission
Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them.
Gowdy: Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails
Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday.
Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate
A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange
Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit released Friday.
Mexico sets 25 pct pollution cut by 2030 for climate talks
Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.
Altera stock soars on report of sales talks with Intel
Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel.
Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.
Magnitude-4.1 quake shakes central California; no damage
A series of small earthquakes jolted an area of central California, but there were no reports of damage.