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Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

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An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

By Seth Borenstein | Sep 20
A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried.

New Phone Controls Screen Time for You, Kids

New Phone Controls Screen Time for You, Kids

Sep 19
Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids.

Few Safeguards for Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

Few Safeguards for Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 19
Thousands of children in foster care may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, according to a federal watchdog's investigation that finds a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have already been disrupted

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Sphinx in Egypt

Sep 19
Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion's body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan.

Scientists: World's Warming; Expect More Intense Hurricanes

Scientists: World's Warming; Expect More Intense Hurricanes

By Seth Borenstein | Sep 18
A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster.