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- GeekWireGetting your medical marijuana card may become as easy as going online
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- GeekWireBuzzFeed axed negative Microsoft Internet Explorer post after BuzzFeed business exec complained
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Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts.
European physicist discusses Higgs boson at Brown University
The historic 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson particle and the particle accelerator that detected it are getting scientists closer to understanding the creation of the universe, the head of the European Organization for Nuclear Research said Monday.
Royal Caribbean and Hasbro are big market movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Nuclear waste drums appear stable after signs of reactions
Dozens of drums of radioactive waste at one of the nation's premier weapons laboratories are stable after some showed signs of chemical reactions over the past year, according to federal officials.
Data deluge: MLB rolls out Statcast analytics on Tuesday
Which outfielder sprints the fastest and runs the longest to snag line drives into the gap? Which shortstop is best at throwing from the grass to nip the runner at first? Which catcher gets the ball to second base the quickest?
Police: Utah man arrested after video of violent cat beating
A Utah man has been arrested after authorities say a hidden video camera in the home where he was staying captured him violently beating a cat.
Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize
Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday.
Chemistry Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book
Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own, transforming into a comic book.
Parking lot honker: Grumpy goose takes over high school lot
There's a lot of honking going on at a suburban New York high school parking lot, and it's not coming from the drivers.
Basses discuss being black opera singers
and one of the few written for two deep male voices.
Olympia students bound for robotics world championship
For the second time in three years, 25 high school students from the Olympia School District are headed to the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship.
5 years after BP spill, drillers push into riskier depths
Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable. Opening this new frontier, miles below the bottom of the Gulf, requires engineering feats far beyond those used at BP's much shallower Macondo well.
Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
Studies: Merck drug Keytruda effective against 3 cancers
One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia.
Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission
Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago.