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September 23, 2018 8:43 PM Raptors camp like no other will offer first clues about Kawhi Leonard

Leonard’s health and assimilation into a proven and successful group, plus Nurse’s ability to make the subtle changes necessary to push the team further along, are all unknown. How happy is Kyle Lowry without DeRozan, and how will he handle the changes? Can the Bench Mob that was so dominant at times last year find some way to take much-needed steps 121

December 21, 2017 9:03 PM Impending demise of Cavendish banana offers case for biodiversity

The world once relied almost exclusively on one variety of banana, which was wiped out by Panama Disease. History is about to repeat itself. The bananapocalypse is coming. That’s the likelihood that sometime in the next decade bananas may disappear, victims of a fungal pathogen known as Panama Disease. The disease is on the march throughout the world 269

October 7, 2017 11:21 AM Hurricane Nate forms, heads to central Gulf of Mexico

MEXICO CITY -- Hurricane Nate gained force as it continued rapidly moving over the central Gulf of Mexico early Saturday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend. Louisiana and Mississippi officials declared states of emergency and Louisiana 67

October 6, 2017 10:42 AM Tropical storm Nate takes aim at Mexico, U.S., after dousing Central America

Louisiana residents urged to prepare for heavy rainfall, storm surge and severe winds Tropical storm Nate roared toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana officials declared a state 68

October 6, 2017 9:42 AM Nate takes aim at Mexico, U.S. after dousing Central America

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Tropical Storm Nate roared toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency and ordered some people to evacuate coastal areas 88

March 25, 2017 7:54 PM Donald Trump enters fiery Republican civil war with ‘Trumpcare’ failure

“We were a 10-year opposition party,” Paul Ryan said late Friday. “Being against things was easy to do.” WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump ignites a lot of fights, but the biggest defeat in his short time in the White House was the result of a long-running Republican civil war that had already humbled a generation of party leaders before him. A precedent-flouting 64

January 26, 2017 7:00 PM Scientists have a plan to make tomatoes great again

Flavour has been lost through years of selective breeding, but genetics might bring it back You've noticed it: tomatoes don't taste anything like they used to. In this author's opinion, they've turned into a soggy, red, gooey, watery mess. But there's hope. Research published today in the journal Science has identified the genes required to restore flavour 104

January 8, 2017 12:39 PM Canadian teams reimagine carbon emissions for $20M competition

VANCOUVER -- What if carbon dioxide emissions could be transformed from a liability into an asset? That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products. "In energy and climate, few ideas are as potentially transformative as the idea of turning the economics 58

December 9, 2016 1:30 AM Child Mummy Found With Oldest Known Smallpox Virus

“The most terrible of all the ministers of death” may have started afflicting humans in the 1500s, altering our understanding of the disease. One of several naturally mummified bodies found in a church in Lithuania. The preserved partial body of a child found in the same crypt contains the oldest known sample of smallpox virus. It devastated cities 82

July 26, 2016 8:02 AM Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Solar Impulse: Your Tuesday Briefing

Outside the arena, protests took place. But the jeers turned into cheers when Elizabeth Warren and Michelle Obama delivered their addresses. One of the first major challenges for the next American president could be a return to guerrilla warfare in Iraq, where Islamic State fighters who lost battles in Falluja and Ramadi have blended back into the populations 56