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Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets in the sky this month, will be joined by tiny Mercury for a rare celestial show this weekend.
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A nuclear research laboratory in northern Japan has reported a radiation leak that may have affected 55 people, though none has been hospitalised and no impact is expected outside the facility.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are awaiting the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage cases this June for scientific reasons - they want to study the psychological impact of the outcome.
Crude oil ended the week down 2 percent as traders worried about global demand and shared the stock market's concerns about possible changes to the Federal Reserve economic stimulus program.
Without even thinking, Joe Ortner rattles off a list of items on his family's dairy farm that could kill you: 1,000 gallons of diesel, 500 gallons of gas, cleaning chemicals in the milking parlour, oil and lubricant for repair work and a 6-foot-deep manure pond in which you could drown.
The European Union has approved restrictions on three pesticides to better protect dwindling bee populations, to enter into force by December.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says growers are hopeful for a bountiful crop of spring produce that could begin showing up at farmers markets soon.
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Northern California Thursday night that was widely felt across the region, but there were no reports of serious damage.
The remains of King Richard III, which were discovered under a city car park, were found in a hastily dug, untidy grave, researchers have revealed.
Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday.
Canada said Thursday that it is considering retaliatory measures against the United States in a dispute over meat-labeling rules that Ottawa and the World Trade Organization consider discriminatory.
Sweden has long been a bastion of generous social welfare and an egalitarian political culture.
The amendment by Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to clarify that states can require the labels.
A new study has determined for the first time just how quickly frogs and other amphibians are disappearing around the United States.