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Arizona Diamondbacks closer Rubby De La Rosa needs second Tommy John surgery

16 hours ago from UPI

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Rubby De La Rosa will undergo a second Tommy John surgery, manager Torey Lovullo announced prior to Thursday's afternoon game against the Houston Astros.

Obama's Charlottesville message makes Twitter history

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

Obama's tweet is now considered the top of the three most-liked tweets in history since the social media site launched

Indianapolis Colts sign WR Justice Liggins

1 day ago from UPI

The Indianapolis Colts have signed former Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Justice Liggins.

Computer tech: 'Organismic learning' mimics some aspects of human thought

2 days ago from Science Daily

A new computing technology called 'organismoids' mimics some aspects of human thought by learning how to forget unimportant memories while retaining more vital ones.

Zimbabwe's first lady surrenders to police in assault case

2 days ago from UPI

The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe surrendered to South African police Tuesday after an alleged assault, the police minister said.

South Korea activists, K-Pop artists put spotlight on unifying peninsula

2 days ago from UPI

A team of South Korean pop singers, a Grammy award-winning songwriting duo want to snatch the limelight away from missile threats.

UConn Huskies: Longtime coach Jim Calhoun considers return to coaching

2 days ago from UPI

Longtime University of Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun is considering a comeback at a Division III program, multiple media outlets reported.

DRS to provide power distribution systems for Zumwalt-class destroyer

2 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Navy is issuing a $32.2 million contract to DRS Systems Inc. for the electric power distribution systems of the Zumwalt-class destroyer.

Jon Jay, Anthony Rizzo lead Chicago Cubs in 15-5 rout of Cincinnati Reds

2 days ago from UPI

On a night of high humidity and pitch counts, Jose Quintana was grateful for big offensive productions by his Chicago Cubs teammates on Monday.

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand

3 days ago from Science Blog

From sashimi to smoked salmon, ceviche to mussels Provençal, seafood dishes are among the world’s best-loved culinary delights and dietary staples. But the billions of people on the planet may...

Transocean to acquire Songa Offshore

3 days ago from UPI

Rig company Transocean said it built up its position in the offshore industry by reaching an agreement to acquire its North Atlantic rival, Songa Offshore.

Trump jeered by protesters in first return to NYC

3 days ago from UPI

For the first time since taking office, President Trump returned to New York City late Monday, where he was met by thousands of protesters outside Trump Tower.

Pantone creates purple Love Symbol #2 color to represent Prince

3 days ago from UPI

The Pantone Color Institute has created a custom-made shade of purple to represent and honor Prince named Love Symbol #2.

WWE Raw: Brock Lesnar confronts his SummerSlam opponents

3 days ago from UPI

The road to SummerSlam continued Monday on Raw as WWE set the stage for its signature August event that takes place Sunday.

Iran sees banking channels opening up

3 days ago from UPI

With foreign energy companies signing early deals with Iran, the country's president said banking channels to the world could be opening up.

Rachel Bloom says Josh Groban will be on Season 3 of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

3 days ago from UPI

Rachel Bloom, star of The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," said Josh Groban will appear on the show in Season 3.

Faculty and staff panels will support search for Harvard’s next president

3 days ago from Harvard Science

Harvard’s presidential search committee, comprising the 12 members of the University’s Corporation other than the president along with three members of the Board of Overseers, today announced the membership of the faculty and...

Uber defies Philippine suspension order

3 days ago from Physorg

Ride-hailing giant Uber on Tuesday defied a Philippine government order to shut down, branding the suspension a "blatant violation" of its rights but risking its drivers being arrested.

Carbon offsets have wide-ranging environmental benefits

3 days ago from Physorg

You can't grow money on trees, but you can earn money for letting trees grow. Or at least you can through a pioneering California program that allows forest owners around...

Capital push under way for Cuban oil campaign

3 days ago from UPI

Proceeds from an effort to raise new capital will be used primarily to start planning for a drilling program in Cuba next year, Melbana Energy announced.

U.S. gas prices holding steady as summer fades

3 days ago from UPI

U.S. retail gasoline prices are holding relatively stable, with analysts offering competing perspectives on the trend ahead as the demand-heavy summer wanes.

Updating 'briefcase law': defence lawyers try to end warrantless smartphone searches at border

Do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy at the border? The government has consistently argued no, but court cases across Canada dispute that.

New genomic insights reveal a surprising two-way journey for apple on the Silk Road

3 days ago from Physorg

Centuries ago, the ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated a political and economic openness between the nations of Eurasia. But this network also opened pathways for genetic exchange that...

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

3 days ago from Physorg

Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows—in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in...

Development of local food systems help bridge gap among people with different views

3 days ago from Physorg

One of the major barriers that environmentalists face in trying to implement sustainable practices is getting disparate groups to agree on what needs protecting and which way is the best...

Immigrant detention centers referred to as family centers, but resemble prisons

3 days ago from Physorg

Despite federal officials labeling centers where immigrant women and their families are held as family detention centers or release programs as "Alternative to Detention," University of Kansas researchers found the...

Miami Dolphins reach contract agreement with WR Trey Griffey, son of MLB Hall of Famer

3 days ago from UPI

The Miami Dolphins and undrafted wide receiver Trey Griffey have agreed to terms on a contract, multiple outlets reported on Monday.

Defense and error-free offense helps New York Jets win

3 days ago from UPI

The New York Jets will not go 0-for-20 in 2017. Any hope they have of not going 0-for-16 in the regular season rests in somehow repeating the formula.