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U.S. lawmakers will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues. Reuters hide caption

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'Facebook Is Dangerous': Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech

Lawmakers in the Senate and House are questioning lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.

'Facebook Is Dangerous:' Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech

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Diver swimming over Elkhorn Coral in the Florida Keys. Elevated nutrients as well as elevated temperatures are causing a massive loss of this iconic branching species in Florida. JW Porter/University of Georgia hide caption

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Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

A new study from the Florida Keys shows that a lot of the stress on corals comes from local sources, providing hope that community action can help save them.

Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

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Members of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York and allies hold a protest rally last month in New York City's Times Square demanding justice for Eric Garner, who died after he was put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer in 2014. Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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NYPD Officer Will Not Face Federal Criminal Charges In Eric Garner's Death

Officer Daniel Pantaleo could still face disciplinary action by the New York Police Department. In 2014, Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe" became a rallying cry in national protests.

An alligator that eluded capture for a week in a Chicago park is now in custody, officials announced Tuesday. The gator is seen here in an image provided by Chicago Animal Care and Control. Kelley Gandurski/AP hide caption

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Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park

It took some 36 hours of looking in Humboldt Park's lagoon, but a Florida alligator specialist finally brought in an animal that had become something of a celebrity in Chicago.

(Left) The Apollo 11 command and service modules are mated to the Saturn V lunar module adapter. (Right) The Apollo 11 spacecraft command module is loaded aboard a Super Guppy Aircraft at Ellington Air Force Base for shipment to the North American Rockwell Corp. NASA hide caption

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The Making Of Apollo's Command Module: 2 Engineers Recall Tragedy And Triumph

It was the only part of the Apollo 11 spacecraft that came back from the moon. Designing, testing and building it was a monumental task, according to two engineers who were part of the effort.

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