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Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

Nepal to Strap Some Everest Climbers with GPS Device

By Binaj Gurubacharya |
Some climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest during the upcoming spring climbing season will be strapped with a GPS device to locate them in case they are in trouble and to prevent false claims of reaching the summit, officials said Monday.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner | Mar 25
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information.

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

Report: Climate Outlook Improves As Fewer Coal Plants Built

By Joe McDonald and Katy Daigle | Mar 25
Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.

Trump Signs NASA Bill, Ponders Sending Congress to Space

Trump Signs NASA Bill, Ponders Sending Congress to Space

By Darlene Superville | Mar 25
President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday adding human exploration of Mars to NASA's mission. Could sending Congress into space be next?

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

By Josef Federman | Mar 24
A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 24
Astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Friday to prep the International Space Station for a new parking spot.