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Fewer Children Getting HPV Shot than Other Vaccines

Aug 1
Despite federal government recommendations, only 45% of boys and 60% of girls are getting vaccinated against HPV.

More Than Just Cecil; Big Troubles for King of the Jungle

By Seth Borenstein | Jul 31
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.

Indiana Convention's CEO Calls for Broader LGBT Protections

By Brian Slodysko | Jul 31
The CEO of a large gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a religious objections law said organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays.

Future Unsure for Troubled New Mexico Green Chile Production

By Russell Contreras | Jul 31
Green chiles, the signature crop of New Mexico, are in danger. As this year's harvest begins, labor shortages, drought and foreign competition have hurt production in the state.

More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

Jul 31
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Android Hack Could Endanger Millions of Phones

Jul 31
Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow Android phones to be hacked with a malicious text message.

Russia May Ban Gay Emojis, Implement Fines

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
In an attempt to crack down on "homosexual propaganda" officials from Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadozr, which oversees telecommunications, are seeking to ban gay-friendly emojis on the iPhone keyboard.

In Tech: New Motorola Smartphones; Faster Future Memory Chip

Jul 30
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.

Experts Warn Artificial Intelligence May Build Weapons

By Richard Lardner | Jul 29
According to an open letter signed by hundreds of scientists and technology experts, artificial intelligence could be used to build weapons with minds of their own. Here are five important things to know about artificial intelligence.

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