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Fukushima official says release of treated water is a milestone in nuclear plant’s decommissioning

TOKYO -- An official in charge of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant says the upcoming release of treated radioactive water into the sea...

China accuses US of militarizing space following protest over Navy plane’s Taiwan Strait transit

BEIJING -- Amid a freeze in military-to-military contacts, China is accusing the United States of militarizing outer space, a day after it protested the...

Why scientists think life once thrived on the hell planet Venus

When you look at Venus today, it doesn’t seem like a very welcoming place. With surface temperatures hotter than an oven, atmospheric pressure equivalent...

Here’s how geothermal energy heats and cools a home

Heat pumps are becoming a popular choice for homeowners looking to efficiently heat and cool their homeByISABELLA O'MALLEY Associated PressSome homeowners looking to switch...

Fossilized skeletons of aerial and aquatic predators to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

NEW YORK -- The fossilized skeletons of an aerial predator with a 20-foot (6-meter) wingspan and an aquatic reptile with a snake-like neck will...