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  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Space Robots

    Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency's robotic 'handyman,' is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 26 crew member aboard the International Space Station on Feb. 3. Dextre completed its first real job since the robot passed its final exam in December 2010, unpacking two critical pieces of equipment delivered by the unpiloted Japanese Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV2) spacecraft .

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  • Cover Story With all this natural gas, who needs oil?

    It's home-grown, plentiful, and touted as the best way to wean the US off Mideast oil. But there are limits to how far the US can tilt toward a natural gas economy. 

  • Marines: Nazi flag was mistaken for their own

    Marines caught posing with a Nazi flag say they thought the SS symbol was meant to represent their own sniper scouts team.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Space Robots

    Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency's robotic 'handyman,' is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 26 crew member aboard the International Space Station on Feb. 3. Dextre completed its first real job since the robot passed its final exam in December 2010, unpacking two critical pieces of equipment delivered by the unpiloted Japanese Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV2) spacecraft .

  • New energy: climate change and sustainability shape a new era

    New energy: climate change and sustainability shape a new era

    A new energy revolution – similar to shifts from wood to coal to oil – is inevitable as climate change and oil scarcity drive a global search for sustainability in power production. But even the promise of renewable energy holds drawbacks.

  • Space shuttle Discovery on its last mission: Where to watch the launch

    Space shuttle Discovery on its last mission: Where to watch the launch

    Space shuttle Discovery will lift off for the last time on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Here are a few tips on how to get a good seat to watch the launch.

  • Extraordinary, Ordinary People

    Extraordinary, Ordinary People

    Condoleezza Rice’s memoir is largely a loving tribute to the parents who were "anxious.... perhaps a little too anxious" to give her a head start in life.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/06

    By spying on a neighboring galaxy, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a young, globular-like star cluster - a type of object unknown in our Milky Way Galaxy. The double cluster NGC 1850 lies in a neighboring satellite galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.

  • Foreclosures ease in cities hit hardest by housing crisis

    The New Economy Foreclosures ease in cities hit hardest by housing crisis

    Foreclosures declined in all top 10 metros, according to a new report.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/19

    David Barber, Queen Elizaberth's swan marker, holds a swan during the annual Swan Upping ceremony on England's River Thames between Shepperton and Windsor on Monday. Swans and cygnets are counted and examined during the ceremony. The five-day census of the swan population dates back to the 12th century when the crown claimed ownership of all mute swans. Today, the crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open water, but the queen only exercises her ownership on certain stretches of the River Thames and its surrounding tributaries.

  • Why do so many oil spills happen?

    Why do so many oil spills happen?

    The science and history behind oil spills.