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Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers from Pesticides

By Jason Dearen | Feb 6
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems: Investigations often take years to complete and result in few penalties.

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

By Frank Jordans | Feb 6
Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway

By Verena Dobnik | Feb 6
Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

N. Korea, Planning Rocket Launch, Getting Better At Stealth

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 4
Less than a month after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea announced Tuesday it is planning a rocket launch as soon as next week.

Something New to Worry About: Connected Toy Security

By Bree Fowler | Feb 4
Your smartphone or tablet is most likely pretty secure - not perfect, maybe, but generally unlikely to be hacked or to store, say, your email where other people could read it.

Cheers! Internet Welcomes .WINE and .VIN Domain Names

Feb 4
Wineries, vintners, retailers, and wine aficionados have two new homes on the Internet as .WINE and .VIN join the ranks for generic top-level domain names.

Indiana Man Gets 27 Months in International Spam Case

By Joe Mandak | Feb 3
An Indiana man who helped send millions of illegal spam messages to U.S. and international cellphones and computers has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison by a federal judge in Pennsylvania.

Hoaxers Increasingly Going Online to Threaten Schools

By Christine Armario | Feb 3
Hoaxers are using proxy servers, virtual private networks and other high-tech identity-disguising tools to anonymously threaten schools online and trigger a huge police response.

Climate Change: The View from Greenland

Feb 3
Sharyn Alfonsi reports from the top of the world on one of the most significant efforts to study climate change happening today.

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