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Combating Teen Homelessness In NYC With Technology Top IT Experts Team Up to Educate Teens in Foster Care

By EDGE | Jul 28
Techie Youth Foundation provides free IT education to any youth of employable age in the foster-care system to help combat homelessness.

Solar Plane's Arrival Highlights UAE's Clean-Energy Push

By Adam Schreck | Jul 28
The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy.

Farewell to VCRs: Japanese Maker to Shelve Once-Hit Product

By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 28
A company spokesman, who requested anonymity citing company practice, confirmed Monday that production will end sometime this month, although he would not give a date.

Hiroshima Unhappy Atomic-Bomb Park is 'Pokemon Go' Site

Jul 27
"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.

U.S. Researcher: Young Shooters Tend to Research Role Models

By Colleen Barry | Jul 27
The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models.

New Tests Show No Pot Chemicals in Colorado Town's Water

By Steven K. Paulson | Jul 27
Authorities said Saturday that new tests show there is no evidence of a marijuana chemical in a Colorado community's tap water and they believe the initial tests were false.

Cologne Cathedral Hires Lawyer to Stop Pokeman Hunters

Jul 26
The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral.

Solar Projects Can't Save the Forest for the Trees?

By Frank Eltman | Jul 26
Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands.

Checklist of Possible Behavioral Warning Signs of Dementia

Jul 26
Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk.

It's Not a Good Idea to Play 'Pokemon Go' at Beyonce & Rihanna Shows

Jul 25
You should really take a break from playing "Pokemon Go" while you're at a Beyonce or Rihanna concert. Just a thought!

'Pokemon Go' Players Stumble On Hidden History

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 25
Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

MH370 Mystery Spurred Efforts to Improve Aircraft Tracking

By Kelvin Chan | Jul 25
As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

Watch It, Cowboy: Japan's 9 Safety Tips for "Pokemon Go"

By Satoshi Sugiyama | Jul 25
Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips.

Colorado Town's Water May Be Tainted With Marijuana Chemical

Jul 24
Officials told residents of a small Colorado community not to drink or shower in tap water Thursday because one of the town's wells may have been contaminated with THC, marijuana's intoxicating chemical.

How to Choose A Fitness Tracker When They all Sound the Same

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 24
Most fitness trackers can measure a lot: steps taken, heart beats, sleep quality and workout performance. That's a lot of data, but are they useful?

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