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Archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs that they believe were used in 15th Century religious ceremonies.
Marijuana usage for medicinal purposes has been legal in California since 1996, but a new, hard-fought referendum will be on the ballot Tuesday for voters to decide whether or not to become the first US state to legalize all marijuana consumption, cultivation and trade.
Capital punishment sentences across the country are being postponed due to a shortage of a drug used to carry out the executions.
Officials said the US lifted a ban on Tuesday on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico imposed after the BP oil spill.
Speaking before a business conference in Kuala Lumpur, entrepreneur Richard Branson confirmed that his Virgin Galactic company will be ready to begin commercial space flights within the next 18 months.
People once restricted from a large part of society due to physical and mental impairments are now finding a virtual world of Internet gadgets, tools and software that offers them opportunity and equality.
Contractors are set to start salvaging the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which could provide key evidence for a criminal investigation.
BP has received the all-clear to begin pumping cement into the damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well that has been leaking crude into the region's waters for more than 100 days.
A hacker is making mobile phone snooping affordable by showing how to build a call-catching system for just $1,500.
Doctors in Israel have developed a unique â€œsniffingâ€ controller that allows people with severe disabilities to use their noses to write, surf the Web, and even navigate their wheelchairs.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.