Air quality during and after wildfires

The wildfires raging throughout California—the Getty fire in Los Angeles and the Kincade fire in Northern California among the most recent ones—have caused great concern about air quality and the safety of being outdoors.

Dangerous powder from lost cargo found on Dutch island (Update)

A bag containing dangerous powder washed up on a small Dutch island on Thursday, a day after some 270 containers tumbled from one of the world's biggest cargo ships in rough weather, as authorities scramble to clean debris-strewn ...

Actavis buying Warner Chilcott in $8.5B deal

Actavis is buying Warner Chilcott in an all-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion that would create the third-biggest specialty pharmaceutical company in the U.S. market.

US military unveils non-lethal heat ray weapon

A sensation of unbearable, sudden heat seems to come out of nowhere -- this wave, a strong electromagnetic beam, is the latest non-lethal weapon unveiled by the US military this week.

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