High toxin level delays California crab season

Wildlife authorities delayed the Dungeness crab season and closed the rock crab fishery for most of California on Thursday, just days after warning of dangerous levels of a neurotoxin linked to a massive algae bloom off the ...

Pandora cuts songwriting rights deal with Sony/ATV

Internet radio service Pandora says it has reached a direct licensing deal for songwriting rights with Sony/ATV music publishing, the largest music publisher in the world.

Centuries-old coffins, skeletons found beneath NYC street

Two centuries-old burial vaults discovered beneath a street in the heart of New York University's campus by workers replacing a water main were likely part of a Presbyterian church cemetery, an archaeologist said Thursday.

New NASA photos show massive rocket explosion in Virginia

The launch of an unmanned commercial supply rocket on the eastern shore of Virginia was supposed to be a moment of celebration. Crowds gathered to watch as the sun set. Hundreds of miles up, astronauts huddled around a live ...

ExxonMobil probed on climate science

ExxonMobil is being investigated by New York state on whether it lied to the public about the risks of climate change, a spokesman for New York's top prosecutor said Thursday.

Facebook soars to new heights on upbeat earnings

Facebook shares rocketed to an all-time high Thursday as investors welcomed solid earnings for the social networking giant, which has seen big gains in advertising and better connections in mobile and video.

40-country survey: Majority support for cutting emissions

A survey across 40 countries around the world found most people see global warming as a serious problem, and most of them want their governments to limit emissions as part of a global agreement being negotiated in Paris in ...

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