4 children removed from Foxborough home after police discover meth lab

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Four young children have been removed from a Foxborough home and two people will face charges after authorities say they uncovered a suspected methamphetamine lab.

Texas Hospital Child Abuse Cases Rise in COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘It’s Hard to Think That...

Doctors at a children's hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, have sounded the alarm over concerns about a rise in alleged child abuse cases amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Could Continue for 9 Months, Avoid ‘Cabin Fever,’ New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that the majority of deaths as a result of coronavirus are among people over age 70. He also eased concerns over the state having 15 times the amount of positive COVID-19 cases by noting New York is testing an exponentially higher number of people than anywhere else.

Maine wardens warn fishermen they’re on thin ice

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Warden Service is warning fishermen to use extreme caution on the ice as the state enters the final days of the ice fishing season.

AOC Says Trump Is ‘Going to Cost Lives’ By Not Yet Invoking Defense Production...

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that she believes President Donald Trump is "going to cost lives" by not yet invoking the Defense Production Act to compel American companies to begin producing medical supplies and equipment needed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Ohio Attorney General Faces Backlash For Barring Abortion Clinics From Providing Care During Coronavirus...

Ohio Attorney General David Yost is facing backlash after moving to bar clinics across the state from providing abortion care as part of an effort to suspend "non-essential" health services during the coronavirus outbreak.

Man dies in northern New Hampshire snowmobile crash

COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) — A 44-year-old man died in a snowmobile crash in Colebrook, according to the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game.

Pennsylvania Court Orders Death Row Inmate be Transported to Hospital for Coronavirus Test

A Pennsylvania court ordered the transportation of a death row inmate who developed coronavirus symptoms to an outside hospital for testing and treatment.

U.S. Coronavirus Update: Vice President Mike Pence, Second Lady Test Negative As Death Toll...

Cases of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S. have soared past 26,000, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University. At least 340 deaths have been reported in the U.S., while 176 people have recovered. Globally, the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 311,000, with more than 13,000 deaths. More than 93,000 people have recovered from COVID-19 worldwide.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Cites Conspiracy Theory That COVID-19 Is Poison Built Specifically to Kill...

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pushed a conspiracy theory on Sunday, rejecting the possibility of any U.S. aid amid the coronavirus outbreak and suggesting the novel virus was a "poison" designed specifically to kill Iranians.

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Scientists tap the world’s most powerful computers in the race to understand and stop...

In “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams, the haughty supercomputer Deep Thought is asked whether he can find the answer to the ultimate question concerning life, the universe and everything. He replies that, yes, he can do it, but it’s tricky and he’ll have to think about it. When asked how long it will take him he replies, “Seven-and-a-half million years. I told you I’d have to think about it.”

Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer –...

This summer, for the first time, genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the U.S. On May 1, 2020, the company Oxitec received an experimental use permit from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to release millions of GM mosquitoes (labeled by Oxitec as OX5034) every week over the next two years in Florida and Texas. Females of this mosquito species, Aedes aegypti, transmit dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika viruses. When these lab-bred GM males are released and mate with wild females, their female offspring die. Continual, large-scale releases of these OX5034 GM males should eventually cause the temporary collapse of a wild population.

Physicists hunt for room-temperature superconductors that could revolutionize the world’s energy system

Waste heat is all around you. On a small scale, if your phone or laptop feels warm, that’s because some of the energy powering the device is being transformed into unwanted heat.