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  • Dish’s Internet TV, Sling, gets HBO service for $15 a month

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO lovers have one more way to watch “Game of Thrones.” If you subscribe to Dish’s $20-a-month Internet TV service, Sling TV, you can order HBO for an extra $15 each…

  • Trinity Test site opening to face protest from residents

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Seven decades after an atomic bomb helped end World War II, descendants of families near a New Mexico test want tourists to know residents suffered for years afterward and some of…

  • Results promising after initial human testing of Ebola vaccine

    WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine that was rushed into testing during the height of the Ebola outbreak appears to be safe for humans, according to new findings. The vaccine has also “generated a robust immune…

  • Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

    NEW YORK (AP) — In its five short years of life, Pinterest has become ‘the’ place where brides-to-be create wish boards of wedding china photos and do-it-yourself home renovators bookmark shiny turquoise tiles for bathrooms.…

  • US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat

    DETROIT (AP) — The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the…

  • Total lunar eclipse offers weekend treat for West Coast

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The heavens are providing a holiday treat this weekend, but you’ll have to be quick to catch it. Weather permitting, sky gazers along North America’s West Coast can enjoy a…

  • No more ‘no girls allowed’ at Spike

    NEW YORK (AP) — With this week’s premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight” show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys’ clubhouse…

  • NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks head into overtime

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sticking points in the negotiations between world powers and Iran over scaling back Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for removing economic penalties. Diplomats have extended the talks beyond a March 31…

  • Scientists say polar bears won’t thrive on land food

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group of researchers say polar bears forced off melting sea ice will not find enough food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion…

  • “New wave” of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With recent government approval of potatoes that don’t bruise and apples that don’t brown, a new generation of genetically modified foods is headed to grocery shelves. What could be next? Cancer-fighting pink…

  • ‘Furious 7′ film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel “Furious 7″ debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood’s famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire…

  • Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn’t be done. The prototype exoskeleton boot runs from just below the…

  • Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage. The latter…

  • TV vet takes to sky, dives into sea to help injured animals

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not every veterinarian would call it paradise. Scott Sims gets to far-flung locales in the Hawaiian Islands by flying a plane he built himself or by biking, riding an ATV or…

  • Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending 2Q profits lower

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Monsanto reported lower-than-expected earnings as slumping corn prices push farmers toward other crops, crimping sales of the company’s best-selling biotech corn seeds. The St. Louis agricultural business giant reported a second-quarter profit…