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FDA Considers Allowing Blood Donations From Some Gay Men

FDA Considers Allowing Blood Donations From Some Gay MenThe lifetime ban on blood from any man who has had sex with men dates to the 1980s, before there was a good test to screen for HIV. Critics say the policy is outmoded and needlessly discriminatory.

Indian Court Says Elephant Who Was Chained For 50 Years Is Free

Indian Court Says Elephant Who Was Chained For 50 Years Is FreeRaju the elephant appeared to shed tears last July when he was freed from his shackles. He will now be allowed to remain with his rescuers. His previous owner had wanted him back.

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You’ve Likely Never Heard Of)

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You’ve Likely Never Heard Of)The new vehicle, named Orion, is designed to carry humans into deep space. But most Americans aren't aware it exists.

Did You Hear? Going Viral No Longer Just For Videos, Memes

Sure, the Internet is littered with viral cat videos. But recently some bits of audio have drawn millions of listens. Yet it may be too soon to say we're entering a new age of viral audio.

U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terrorist Attack Around Christmas

U.K. Security Experts Worried About Terrorist Attack Around ChristmasCounterterrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.

Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple University’s Board

The move was announced Monday, in a short news release in which Bill Cosby cited "the best interests of the university and its students."

For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A Challenge

For Some Uninsured, Simply Signing Up Is A ChallengeLeaburn Alexander works two jobs and has a monstrous commute. There's no wiggle room in his budget to pay a health insurance premium — and no time even to meet with an enrollment counselor.

To Boldly Go Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before: Yep, Space

To Boldly Go Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before: Yep, SpaceNASA 3-D printed an object on the International Space Station for the first time this week. It's an important step toward long missions — like to Mars — where all necessary items won't fit on board.

Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The Truckload

Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The TruckloadSome criminals hide payment-card skimmers in gas pumps to steal credit card numbers. But that isn't the end of the story: Those stolen numbers are just the start of a highly profitable operation.

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson LibraryThe Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than ever.