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Deputy US marshal killed while serving…

Authorities say a deputy U.S. marshal was shot and killed while serving a warrant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Teens Don't Mind Online-Only Relationships

Children are having online-only relationships without meeting in real life, and apparently they don’t mind! The New York Post Reports. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

YouTube's Cracking Down On The Latest Viral Video…

Social media companies are trying to stop kids from eating Tide Pods.

Robomedic? This Drone Might've Just Saved A Life

A water rescue by drone in Australia might give us a glimpse at the emergency response of the future.

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Hospital groups creating company to make cheap…

Several not-for-profit hospital groups will address drug shortages and high prices by creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs

EPA official speaks on risk of climate change to toxic sites

A top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways says the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese…

Researchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency

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IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012

IBM has reported its first quarter of revenue growth since 2012 as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence

GoDaddy to sponsor Danica Patrick in 'Danica…

Danica Patrick has secured sponsorship money from GoDaddy to race in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500

UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree…

The leaders of Britain and France have met to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union

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Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9…

Phoenix-area police say a serial killing suspect shot and killed 9 people, including his own mother, and used a victim's gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a 3-week span late last year

Ex-soldier guilty of killing man intervening after shooting

A former soldier has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for fatally shooting a man who tried to intervene after the serviceman shot and wounded his wife near Dallas

Hawaiian's Turned To PornHub After False Missile…

Pornhub's insights show a spike in viewership just minutes after a False Alarm alerting Hawaiian's of an incoming missile was sent out. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Saudi Arabia Screens First Films In Decades…

Saudi Arabia is allowing movies to be shown in theaters for the first time since the early 1980s.

Trump's Tweet Confuses Already Confusing…

He seemed to go against the GOP plan to include the Children's Health Insurance Program in a stop-gap spending measure.

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Peter Mayle, author of 'A Year in Provence,' is…

Peter Mayle, the British author known for his books set in Provence, France, died Thursday at age 78

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives…

Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage

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Michigan’s meteor wasn’t a threat, but scient…

Earlier this week, Detroit, Michigan was treated to a rare sight: A meteor streaking across the sky and crashing down to Earth. When it touched down, those nearby were actually able to feel the impact. The US Geological Survey says that the impact registered as a 2.0 earthquake on the Richter scale. That may sound significant (and for those in the vicinity when it landed, it surely was), but scientists say the Michigan meteor falls on the low end of the spectrum when it comes to impactful space rocks. In other words, it would take a lot more than a 6-foot-wide rock (which is what Michigan meteor measured in at) to do real damage. Coincidentally, just as the meteor was lighting up the Detroit sky on Tuesday, the AP reports that dozens of scientists were meeting in California to discuss an even bigger impact: the Tuskunga event. The massive explosion in Russia flattened over 700 square miles of forest, making the "Michigan event" look rather tame by comparison. Of course, those are both blips on the radar compared to the 6-mile-wide asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, but the good news is that we have something the dinosaurs didn't. We have people looking out for asteroids that could cause catastrophic damage to the planet and its inhabitants. "There are no Earth-crossing asteroids of that size in the solar system today," NASA senior scientist David Morrison, the man who organized the meeting in California, told the AP. But, he warns, "something as small as 2 kilometers (1.2 kilometers) could really ruin your whole day for the whole Earth" and take out about 75% of human life. NASA has been looking out for those "day-ruining" asteroids since the 1990s as part of something called the Spaceguard survey. Morrison says that astronomers have ruled out anything bigger than 3 miles wide coming close in the near future. As for the Michigan rock, it was actually too small for detection, which is why you didn't hear about it until it was caught on camera. On the other hand, the Russia meteor from 2013, which at 60 feet wide shattered windows and injured around 1,600 people, could have been detected. Unfortunately, it came at us from the sun and was "too close to be picked up." At the moment, there are nine asteroids that NASA is currently tracking for "potential future Earth impact." None are likely to hit us, but scientists hope to have an operational defense system at some point in the future. "We do have the basic technology to deflect an asteroid. We haven't done it yet, but some of it is fairly basic physics. Like running into it with a spacecraft," said Ed Lu, a former astronaut and head of the B612 Asteroid Institute.

South cleans up after unusually intense storm…

Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way out of a snowy deep freeze that brought a region of mild winters to a standstill. At least 15 people have died, including 2 children.

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