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The race to create a tricorder

The race to create a tricorder


The race to create a tricorder

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 09:31 AM PDT

In an old office building at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, there's a room stacked high with plastic containers of synthetic urine. Researchers dip small white paddles into the liquid, wait for a grid of squares to change colors, and snap a photo with a custom smartphone app.

Meteorite makes big crater

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 09:32 AM PDT

A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said, according to The Associated Press. No damage or injuries were reported.

Opinion: The 'most endangered' river

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:47 AM PDT

The San Joaquin river is on life support. John D. Sutter looks at the extreme measures taken to keep the river flowing.

Opinion: Where salmon hitchhike

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 06:06 AM PDT

The San Joaquin used to be home to a thriving Chinook Salmon run. Now, the salmon ride in trucks.

After video, Ray Rice cut from Ravens

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 06:11 PM PDT

After a new video surfaces showing Baltimore's Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in a hotel elevator, the NFL suspends Rice indefinitely.

Timeline

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 12:20 PM PDT

Here is some background on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Ground Zero Memorial

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 06:02 AM PDT

Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and the memorial to the victims of the September 11th attacks.

Getting help

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 06:00 AM PDT

Here is some background about the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund and the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.

Hikers evacuated from Yosemite

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

Helicopters plucked hikers from atop Yosemite's Half Dome peak and other parts of the national park after a wildfire spread rapidly.

Drew Carey targets cruel ice bucketers

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:19 AM PDT

Comedian Drew Carey found nothing funny about a twisted ice bucket challenge in which an autistic teen was drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.

Camper sleepwalks off cliff

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:17 AM PDT

A camper had to be rescued after sleepwalking away from his camp and falling off a cliff. WKYT/WDKY reports.

Shark chases swimmers

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:17 AM PDT

Swimmers in Destin, Florida, had a close call with a hammerhead shark and it was all caught on camera.

Fatal crash driver on Facebook

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:17 AM PDT

A North Dakota woman who police say was using Facebook on her cellphone when she crashed into another car is accused of negligent homicide in the death of a great-grandmother.

What 'get in line' means to immigrants

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:28 PM PDT

In the debate over immigration, there's one common refrain from people who oppose a path to residency for undocumented immigrants: "Why don't they get in line?" But many have and they've been waiting for status for a very long times -- sometimes more than two decades.

Drew Carey offers $10K to find those behind twisted ice bucket challenge

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 04:44 AM PDT

Comedian Drew Carey found nothing funny about a twisted ice bucket challenge in which an autistic teen was drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.

Hawks owner faces 'severe repercussions' after racially charged email

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 08:58 AM PDT

Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is facing "severe repercussions" after his racially charged e-mail, the team's CEO said.

See hammerhead shark chase swimmers

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 03:18 AM PDT

Swimmers in Destin, Florida, had a close call with a hammerhead shark and it was all caught on camera.

Camper sleepwalks off of a cliff

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:07 AM PDT

A camper had to be rescued after sleepwalking away from his camp and falling off a cliff. WKYT/WDKY reports.

Hikers evacuated from Yosemite as wildfire spreads

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 11:05 AM PDT

Helicopters plucked hikers from atop Yosemite's Half Dome peak and other parts of the national park after a wildfire spread rapidly.

S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 09:45 AM PDT

S. Truett Cathy, who grew his boneless chicken sandwich business from one store in Georgia to the Chick-fil-A chain -- a $5 billion business with more than 1,800 locations -- died early Monday morning, the company announced.

Another Ebola patient coming to Emory in Atlanta

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 03:36 PM PDT

Another patient with Ebola will be brought to the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, officials said Monday.

Virus hitting Midwest may be 'tip of iceberg'

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:34 PM PDT

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.

5 reasons Obama's delay on immigration is political

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 05:31 PM PDT

President Barack Obama says he won't act on immigration reform until after the November congressional elections.

Watch Tuesday's show!

Posted: 08 Sep 2014 04:02 PM PDT

September 9, 2014

Watch Monday's show!

Posted: 07 Sep 2014 04:17 PM PDT

September 8, 2014

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