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As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush, burying spark-prone power lines and lighting more controlled burns to keep vegetation in check could give...

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

There are more gorillas in the mist — a rare conservation success story, scientists say. After facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding. On Wednesday,...

Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an...

In online ruse, fake journalists tried to hack Saudi critic

Hackers impersonating journalists tried to intercept the communications of a prominent Saudi opposition figure in Washington, The Associated Press has found. One attempt involved the...

New Tesla chairwoman’s biggest challenge is controlling Musk

Interested in Tesla? Add Tesla as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Tesla news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Australian telecommunications...

Letter shows a fearful Einstein long before Nazis’ rise

More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country's future,...

Law enforcement faces dilemma in assessing online threats

Their anger is all over social media for the whole world to see, with rants about minorities, relationships gone bad or paranoid delusions about...

Experts urge gulf refuge for endangered vaquita porpoise

Experts called on Mexico's government Wednesday to use floating barriers to enclose a small area of the Gulf of California where a half dozen...

Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the...

Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip

Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Russia's foreign...

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