Flint, Michigan, water tower

Flint's Lead Water May Have Caused A Spike In Fetal Deaths

A study found a 58 percent increase in fetal death rates after the city switched its water source in 2014.


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Aaron Hernandez Had CTE, And His Family Is Taking Action

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As Wildfires Get Worse, USDA Says Firefighters Need More Funding

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One Of The Last Paris Climate Accord Holdouts Just Agreed To Sign

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How Do Poisonous And Venomous Animals Resist Their Own Toxins?

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Florida Is Turning Hurricane Irma Wreckage Into Power For Its Grids

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Rescue Operations Continue After Mexico's Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Quake

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Is E-Cigarette Use Actually A Gateway To Tobacco Addiction?

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New Study Links Youth Football To Cognitive Problems Later In Life

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This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves

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10 National Monuments Could Be Losing Certain Important Protections

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Could You Handle 8 Months In Isolation To Help Astronauts Get To Mars?

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China's Air Pollution Might Be Causing Its Residents To Die Early

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Getting A Fix: Tackling New Synthetic Drugs

1:19A NASA satellite orbiting Earth

The Future Of Malaria Prevention May Be Satellites We Already Have

1:43Siri on iPhone 4S.
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Apple Is Hiring Counselors To Improve Siri's Mental Health Support

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Tiny Satellites Will Give Wildfire-Fighting A Big Boost

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Cassini's 13 Years Exploring Saturn Just Came To An End

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Snow Leopards Aren't Endangered Anymore, But They're Still Vulnerable

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Teen's Invention Aims To Help Those With Food Allergies Safely Eat Out

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In The US, Minorities Are Exposed To More Air Pollution

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Cassini Wasn't Only Great At Science; It Was Also Great At Photos

2:04Bulldozer in front of sand mine
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Sand Wars: Illegal Mining Is Making One Natural Resource A Lot Rarer

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The Science Of Champagne's 'Pop' Also Can Give Its Vapor An Odd Color

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If Aliens Exist, How Would They Find Earth?

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France Vows To Help Caribbean Islands After Hurricane Irma

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How Can Cities Protect Against Hurricanes?

1:07The Cassini spacecraft and Titan.
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Cassini Spacecraft Gets A 'Goodbye Kiss' Before It Meets Its End