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Drake is Spotify's Most Streamed Artist of the Year Globally

By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 1
Spotify users are clearly listening to Drake. The rapper was the most streamed artist of the year globally.

Climate Talks Get Down to Tough Business of Compromise

By Sylvie Corbet and ANgela Charlton | Dec 1
From deserts encroaching on African farmland to rising sea levels shrinking islands of the South Pacific, leaders of poor nations most affected by climate change shared their stories of global warming with leaders of some of the richest on Tuesday.

Promise and Peril of Gene-Editing Technology CRISPR

Dec 1
CRISPR could help rid of diseases like cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and even HIV and cancer.

Hull-aballoo: New Navy Destroyer's Seaworthiness Questioned

By David Sharp | Dec 1
The Navy will soon learn how this modern take on the "tumblehome" hull holds up when the first-in-class Zumwalt heads out to sea in December for builder trials in the rough-and-tumble North Atlantic.

Don't Get Grinched by Cybercrime During the Holiday Season

By Bree Fowler | Dec 1
Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.

Cyber Monday Sales Still On Top, But Losing Luster

By Mae Anderson | Nov 30
Retailers are rolling out online deals on so-called "Cyber Monday." But now that shoppers are online all the time anyway, the 10-year-old shopping holiday is losing some of its luster.

Leaders of Warming Earth Meet in Paris to Cut Emissions

By Seth Borenstein and Angela Charlton | Nov 30
Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, the largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday.

Social Media Helps Drive Historic Cuban Exodus to U.S.

By Michael Weissenstein | Nov 30
As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.

Convict in 3 Sex Crimes Freed by DNA Tied to Fugitive Rapist

By Brian Melley | Nov 30
A man imprisoned 16 years for rape and sex assault convictions was exonerated Monday and ordered freed after DNA evidence linked the crimes to a serial rapist on the FBI's most wanted list.

Better Batteries to Beat Global Warming: A Race Against Time

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 29
One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: The battery.

UMaine Debuting Ocean Simulator to Test Sea-Bound Technology

By Patrick Whittle | Nov 29
Builders of everything from cruise ships and ports to oil rigs offshore wind turbines are tasked with the same question - will their work will be strong enough to stand up to the sea?

Why Government and Tech Can't Agree About Encryption

By Bree Fowler and Tami Abdollah | Nov 28
Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.

Streaming Channels, the Gifts That Keep on Giving

By Lynn Elber | Nov 28
Looking for a holiday present that's a perfect fit, procrastinator-friendly and a constant reminder of your generosity? Consider a gift subscription to one of the abundance of streaming choices that range from mainstream to niche.

Scientists Say Feeding Fish Soy, Not Fish, More Sustainable

By Dirk Lammers | Nov 28
Research supported by the soybean industry is looking to convert some farm-raised fish into vegetarians.

Urban Students Grow Food at Los Angeles School Garden

By Amy Taxin | Nov 28
Elizabeth Castro had never tasted beets or kumquats before she joined an after-school gardening program at her inner-city Los Angeles high school.

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