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Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality
Warren Escalates Facebook Fight with Ad Targeting Zuckerberg
Gay and Ginger? You're in Genius Company, Study Suggests

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Warren Escalates Facebook Fight with Ad Targeting Zuckerberg

Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality

By Barbara Ortutay |
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has escalated her tiff with Facebook by running an ad — on Facebook — taking aim at its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

Conservationists Seek Protection of California Joshua Trees

Oct 16
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Tuesday.

Chinese Snooping Tech Spreads to Nations Vulnerable to Abuse

Chinese Snooping Tech Spreads to Nations Vulnerable to Abuse

By Dusan Stovanovic | Oct 16
The cameras, equipped with facial recognition technology, are being rolled out across hundreds of cities around the world, particularly in poorer countries with weak track records on human rights where Beijing has increased its influence.

Toxic PCBs Linger in Schools; EPA, Lawmakers Fail to Act

Toxic PCBs Linger in Schools; EPA, Lawmakers Fail to Act

By Tammy Webber | Oct 16
Millions of fluorescent light ballasts containing PCBs probably remain in schools and day care centers across the U.S. four decades after the chemicals were banned over concerns that they could cause cancer and other illnesses.

NASA Moves Up 1st All-Female Spacewalk to Fix Power Unit

NASA Moves Up 1st All-Female Spacewalk to Fix Power Unit

By Marcia Dunn | Oct 16
NASA is moving up the first all-female spacewalk to this week because of a power system failure at the International Space Station.

Executed Man's Daughter Asks Court to Order DNA Testing

Executed Man's Daughter Asks Court to Order DNA Testing

By Travis Loller | Oct 15
A woman whose father was executed for murder in Tennessee 13 years ago asked a judge on Monday to order the testing of DNA evidence in the case.