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What University of Texas Campus Is Saying About Concealed Guns
While many professors and students worry that guns in classrooms will frighten people and discourage... [continue]

All Donated Blood in U.S. Should Be Tested for Zika, F.D.A. Says
Donated blood and blood components should be screened by blood banks for contamination with the viru... [continue]

University of Chicago Strikes Back Against Campus Political Correctness
A letter to incoming freshmen professed no support for ?trigger warnings? or limits on what kinds of... [continue]

Federal Judge Curbs Enforcement of North Carolina Transgender Access Law
The ruling against the law, which restricted restroom access, is an indication that the measure will... [continue]

Trump a Working-Class Hero? A Blue-Collar Town Debates His Credentials
The talk gets heated in Youngstown, Ohio, when residents discuss whether a New York billionaire?s id... [continue]

World News
Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militia
KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Rebels supported by Turkey fought Kurdish-backed forces in north Syria ... [continue]

France's Ayrault urges Russia to back U.N. resolution on Syria
PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria is a chance to push Russia t... [continue]

Italy grieves as state funeral is held for quake victims
ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (Reuters) - Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the si... [continue]

German military wants security checks on recruits, newspaper says
BERLIN (Reuters) - There are signs that Islamists are trying to join the German armed forces to get ... [continue]

Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican is hopeful it can improve ties with China after decades of tens... [continue]

Business News
Breitbart Rises From Outlier to Potent Voice in Campaign
The renegade opinion and news site, once a curiosity of the fringe right wing, is now an increasingl... [continue]

G.E., the 124-Year-Old Software Start-Up
The industrial giant is investing big in an effort to adopt the nimble habits and digital wizardry o... [continue]

Packing Technology Into the Timeless Barrel
American barrel-making is on the upswing, fed by demand from winemakers, distillers and brewers, and... [continue]

U.S. Proposes Immigration Rule Aimed at Entrepreneurs
The proposal, which doesn?t require congressional approval, would grant temporary entry for up to fi... [continue]

A Cheaper Airbag, and Takata?s Road to a Deadly Crisis
Automakers embraced Takata?s cheaper technology almost 20 years ago despite signs that it was unsafe... [continue]

Technology News
Facebook changes 'Trending' feature to rely less on human editors
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc changed its popular "Trending" feature, which shows users th... [continue]

Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent fires
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has detected and removed malicious software from two of its petrochemical com... [continue]

Economists see ride-hailing industry as ripe for competition
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Chinese powerhouse Didi Chuxing's acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc's C... [continue]

Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has ... [continue]

Apple fixes security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targeted
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security flaw in i... [continue]

Sports News
On Tennis: For Aaron Krickstein, and a Reporter, a Covered Open Brings Closure
Krickstein?s five-set loss to Jimmy Connors in 1991, replayed on TV during rain delays, was the firs... [continue]

The San Diego Chicken Heads Into a Sunset
Ted Giannoulas has spent more than 40 years as the man behind arguably the most famous mascot in spo... [continue]

We?re Here! RB Leipzig?s Rise to Bundesliga Isn?t Welcomed by All
On Sunday, Leipzig will play its first game in Germany?s top league, but detractors see the team as ... [continue]

A Motivational Tool: Believing That Tennis?s Big Four Era Is Over
Ending the dominance of Djokovic, Federer, Nadal and Murray requires mental adjustments by the rank ... [continue]

Williams and Djokovic Sit Atop U.S. Open Draw, With Injuries Sharing Spotlight
Williams is recovering from a sore shoulder; Djokovic is nursing a wrist injury. Both are the top-se... [continue]

Science News
Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun's nearest neighbor
(Reuters) - Scientists have discovered a planet that appears to be similar to Earth circling the sta... [continue]

China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 mission
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has showed off its first images of a rover it plans to sent to Mars in mid... [continue]

GM mustard clears hurdle in India but more remain
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A government panel has cleared commercial use of what would be India's first g... [continue]

What are the origins of life? There's a rocket for that
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA scientists are putting the finishing touches on a spacecraft d... [continue]

U.S. astronauts prepare station for commercial space taxis
(Reuters) - Two NASA astronauts completed a six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Stati... [continue]


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