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Making Solar Power While the Sun Shines

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New solar power installations are surging, but a tax rebate that has helped propel them will decrease in 2016. That raises a related question: Why isn't solar power required in all new building construction?

Journalists, Cop Arrested in U.K. Corruption Investigation

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Without warning Saturday morning, Scotland Yard picked up four current and former senior Sun journalists and one active police officer in connection with ongoing investigations into alleged exchanges of cash and information between cops and the paper’s reporters. Police said the arrests had nothing to do with the investigation into phone hacking by News of the World journalists.

Astronomers Scope Out 'Earth 2.0'

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Did you know that astronomers have found a bunch of potential "Earth 2.0" candidate planets scattered around the universe? More than 2,000 in fact, and one in particular, which NASA dubbed Kepler 22-b after the supercharged telescope that spotted it, spins around its own sun just 600 light-years away.

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Lou Dobbs is diversifying his nonsense portfolio. The anti-immigrant poster boy has taken up the now-passé fight against climate science. In this clip, Dobbs refers to "many scientists" and "just the facts" as he tries to pin climate change on something he calls the "solar sunspot activity cycle."

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Our solar system isn't the good old circle or oval you might have thought it is. According to research reported on this week by National Geographic News, it is bullet-shaped.

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told aides that he will step down as the leader of his party on May 31, 2007, and resign as prime minister on July 26, according to the British tabloid The Sun. He had already announced he would not seek a fourth term in office, but this is the first news of a specific resignation date.

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