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Most Cuban-Americans Oppose Embargo, Poll Finds

Most Cuban-Americans Oppose Embargo, Poll FindsA new poll released on Tuesday shows a big shift in opinion by the Cuban-American community in South Florida: A majority (52 percent) of Cuban-Americans said the U.S. should end its embargo of Cuba.

Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal ‘Sponge’

Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal ‘Sponge’Science teachers may have to add a whole new layer to the water cycle. Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water hiding up to 400 miles beneath the surface.

‘Stunning’: Reactions To Eric Cantor’s Election Loss In Virginia

‘Stunning’: Reactions To Eric Cantor’s Election Loss In VirginiaFew saw the historic collapse coming, although the final tally shows Brat won handily, with 56 percent of the vote to Cantor's 44 percent.

Tracking Road Kill? There’s An App For That, Too

Tracking Road Kill? There’s An App For That, TooA team of scientists at Utah State University have developed a smartphone application to make the task easier and are hoping that "citizen scientists" will help them compile a road kill database.

NFL Says When It Comes To Super Bowl 50, ‘L’ Is For Losers

NFL Says When It Comes To Super Bowl 50, ‘L’ Is For LosersThe official explanation is that "Super Bowl L" just isn't as pleasing to the eye as its Arabic numeral equivalent, "Super Bowl 50."

In The Midst Of A Historic Lull, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks Off

In The Midst Of A Historic Lull, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks OffThe 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is now officially upon us. And it comes in the midst of a historic lull.

Rumors Of An Intergalactic Explosion Are Greatly Exaggerated

Rumors Of An Intergalactic Explosion Are Greatly ExaggeratedTuesday afternoon, astronomers thought they saw a powerful explosion in the nearby Andromeda galaxy.

Why Jupiter’s Red Spot Isn’t As Great As It Used To Be

Why Jupiter’s Red Spot Isn’t As Great As It Used To BeJupiter's Great Red Spot might be, quite literally, the perfect storm: It's a swirling, anti-cyclonic vortex that's big enough to engulf three Earths and has been raging in the atmosphere of the solar system's largest planet for at least 400 years.

State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report Finds

State Spots In Preschool Declining, Report FindsPublic preschool enrollment fell slightly last year, according to a report released today by researchers at Rutgers University.

Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is Lost

Nereus, 1 Of 4 Submersibles To Reach Depths Of Mariana, Is LostOver the weekend, scientists with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution confirmed that Nereus, one of only four submersibles to have reached the depths of the Mariana Trench, suffered a catastrophic implosion.