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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.

Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

There should be absolutely no peeking without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality.

Can’t be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

Miller faces a charge of first-degree murder for the killing of Baxter. Authorities hadn’t yet said what charges he could face for Howard’s death.

Numbers drawn for Powerball jackpot, estimated at $535M

The odds of winning the giant prize is one in 292.2 million. But it could still be you!

July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on land

Feeling HOT HOT HOT! Earth yet again sizzled with unprecedented heat last month.

Once homeless, Iraq War veteran moves into unique new home

The Iraq War veteran was medically discharged from the Army in 2014, had to quit his trucking job for medical reasons, and found himself living out of his pickup last year

Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Maine Governor said on Thursday.

Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island

A New York military aviation researcher got more than she bargained for on a dream trip to a battle-scarred South Pacific island — the chance to help solve the mystery of an American soldier listed as missing in action from World War II.

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters

The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses but aren’t federally regulated in drinking water. The water has been contaminated near sites of industrial facilities and U.S. military bases, so this new grant will take sampling a different direction.
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