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FedEx charges raise illegal online pharmacy issues

FedEx, the latest company accused in a probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges.

Feeling guilty? You're probably staring at too many screens, study finds

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A new study has found that people who watch TV or play on their phone after work feel guilty and worthless at the end of the day, leading to stress and fatigue. Read more »

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California governor kicks off Mexico trade mission

Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday aimed at increasing direct investments in California, promoting university exchanges and forming environmental... Read more »

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NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm in recent years

Earth missed a potentially catastrophic encounter with a solar storm by one week in 2012, physicists report. Read more »

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FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. Read more »

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State committee studying feasibility of extending online voting to more Utahns

Utahns file their taxes, bank and shop online all the time, says state Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, so why shouldn't they also be able to vote on their laptops? Read more »

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Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from Asia is killing trees across the Everglades, and experts haven't found a way to stop the blight from spreading. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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S.Korea lab fails to find out how ferry owner died

South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Officials praise cross-state data sharing system in finding Montana infant

A monthlong search for a missing infant from Montana ended in Utah this week, and law enforcement agencies said it’s all thanks to a cross-state data sharing system. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Majka wins short, steep Tour de France Stage 17

Poland's Rafal Majka captured his second stage victory at the Tour de France on Wednesday, winning Stage 17th with a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Lax security at Ukraine plane crash site hampers investigations

When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two main sites where the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 smashed into the undulating countryside of eastern... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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'X-Men' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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South African park considers rhino evacuation

South Africa's Kruger National Park is considering a plan to move some rhinos out of the flagship wildlife reserve in an attempt to protect them from poachers. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: "Do... Read more »

July 20, 2014

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US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a... Read more »

July 20, 2014

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New solar panels are symbol of the resurrection of life on earth

For one small Episcopal church, new solar panels mean a big difference in its carbon footprint, the community and the congregation's devotion to God. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Need help with the things that matter most at home? Meet Jibo, the family robot

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Jibo is a robot with a role in the family, his creators say. This 11-inch tall helper can take messages, call for takeout, and read to the kids when mom and dad are beat after a hard day. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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Gamers rejoice: ESPN to televise biggest video game tournament ever

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The International Dota 2 tournament will be televised on ESPN3 for the first time ever, the network announced late Friday night, in a move that says e-sports are here to stay. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, announcing final approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity

The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Camping with Bluetooth: Should you bring the Internet along on your next family vacation?

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Americans are camping, and they're doing it to get in touch with nature. But does that mean technology can't come along for the ride? Read more »

July 18, 2014

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