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Californians weigh making egg-laying hens cage-free by 2022

California voters are right to think they already weighed in on how big cages should be for egg-laying hens. In 2008, voters ushered in...

Some fruits evolve to smell stronger when ripe and attract animals that eat them

Fruit scents tell animals when a fruit is ripe, but they also help the plant reproduce, as it's seeds are moved from one...

Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto. A round frozen world just 186 miles (300 kilometers) across, the...

Amazon ups hourly wage to $15, will advocate for higher pay

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for...

The Latest: French scientist reacts to winning Nobel prize

The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Nobel physics laureate Gerard Mourou says he finds it difficult to...

Microsoft to unveil new line of tech products Video

Now Playing: Microsoft introduces the Surface Go tablet Now Playing: Microsoft alleges more Russian attacks ahead of midterm elections Now Playing: Microsoft acquiring computer code...

Discoveries that revolutionized cancer care win Nobel Prize

Two researchers from the U.S. and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning...

Bear, cubs kill an Alaska worker at remote silver mine

A female bear and her two cubs mauled and killed a young man working at a remote mine site on a southeast Alaska...

Nobel Prize in physics to be announced Tuesday

The Nobel Prize for physics honors researchers for discoveries in phenomena as enormous as The Big Bang and as tiny as single particles...

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

Ruby Rose has played some dangerous characters, like an inmate in "Orange Is the New Black" and a scientist battling a prehistoric shark...

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Women recreate Homer Simpson’s New Orleans gobble tour

Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle. It took Janine Wiget of Zürich...

Women’s Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of...

The Latest: Gary Jones remains head of UAW after board meets

The Latest on the possibility of a United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local): 8:30 p.m. United Auto Workers President Gary Jones...