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Rocket City, Alabama: Space History and An Eye on the Future
Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast
Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

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Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Rocket City, Alabama: Space History and An Eye on the Future

By Tamara Lush |
A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for 1 Week

Aug 15
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

 NASA Astronauts, SpaceX COO Talk 'Crew Dragon'

NASA Astronauts, SpaceX COO Talk 'Crew Dragon'

Aug 15
NASA astronauts who will be riding in the SpaceX Crew Dragon mission discussed the challenges they've faced and what they're looking forward to in the upcoming mission while speaking at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California on Monday.

Toxins Turning Up in Dozens of Public Water Systems

Toxins Turning Up in Dozens of Public Water Systems

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Aug 15
The Trump administration called the contamination "a potential public relations nightmare" earlier this year after federal toxicology studies found that some of the compounds are more hazardous than previously acknowledged.

Governors Say Ban on Land Deals Could Hurt Beleaguered Bird

Governors Say Ban on Land Deals Could Hurt Beleaguered Bird

By Dan Elliott | Aug 15
Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.

Univ. of Michigan Reassembles Mastodon Couple

Univ. of Michigan Reassembles Mastodon Couple

Aug 15
A pair of mastodon skeletons that stood in a University of Michigan natural history museum for decades are being reassembled and erected inside the school's new Biological Sciences Building next door.