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China launches next-generation carrier rocket

China's next-generation carrier rocket blasted off from the country's new Wenchang space port Saturday, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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CNN

How to catch drones smuggling drugs into prison

It was your usual stockpile of prison contraband: six tightly wrapped packages filled with drugs, tobacco, rolling papers and porn.

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Facebook will require political bias training for employees

It's easy to forget that people are ultimately responsible for the way technologies work.

After anonymous sources accused Facebook workers of promoting liberal leaning stories…

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Driverless cars create a safety 'dilemma'

You're riding in a driverless car with a loved one. It's cruising down a one-way, single-lane road with a barricade to the left and a wall to the right.

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CNN

China can't buy enough industrial robots

China's hunger for robots is huge and growing fast.

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Solar Impulse 2 completes Atlantic crossing

Experimental solar plane Solar Impulse 2 has made history by crossing the Atlantic without a single drop of fuel.

Flying into the southern Spanish city of Seville as the sun rose…

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Boston Dynamics via CNN

Should robots have to pay taxes?

If robots are going to steal human jobs and otherwise disrupt society, they should at the very least pay taxes.

Twitter-for-you

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Twitter's new app is all about you

Do you ever go to Twitter and think, "This is neat, but I wish it was more focused on me"? The company released a new app on Tuesday called Engage that flips the experience…

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New drone rules could curtail cell tower deaths

The summer of drones is here. The Federal Aviation Administration released rules for the commercial use of drones on Tuesday, which will allow the nascent industry to fully emerge…

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Hamburg authority issues boil water advisory

Water faucet

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HAMBURG, Pa.

The advisory begins Monday when work on a water main begins

Berks County nonprofit in desperate need of volunteer help

Berks County nonprofit seeking volunteer help
UNION TWP., Pa.

Shady Hollow horse farm runs an assisted riding summer camp

ASD grants Mayo parting sabbatical

ASD superintendent will not seek another contract
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown schools superintendent had previously told the board he wouldn't renew his contract.

Aretha Franklin cancels Musikfest performance

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Organizers are considering options for the filling the Aug. 8 opening

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On this Day

  • John F. Kennedy's Ich bin ein Berliner speech

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    On this day: June 26

    The toothbrush is patented, Christmas becomes a federal holiday, the first helicopter takes off, President Kennedy delivers his "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech, the first UPC is scanned, and Elvis leaves the stage for the last time, all on this day.

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