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Drones can provide information about temperature, humidity and pressure that current radar systems can't provide. Above, the Talos drone, which has a 15.5-foot wingspan. Jamey Jacob/Oklahoma State University hide caption

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Tornado Tech: How Drones Can Help With Twister Science

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An artist's illustration of Kepler-22b, a planet that circles its star in the "goldilocks" zone. Ames/JPL-Caltech/NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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Kepler Space Telescope Is Beyond Repair, NASA Says

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Reggie Shaw killed two men while he was texting on a Utah highway. He now speaks to groups about the dangers of texting and driving. ShareATT/YouTube hide caption

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Herzog Plumbs Guilt And Loss Wrought By Texting And Driving

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Happy Dodson (left) and Taz Roman are president and treasurer, respectively, of the Connecticut chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse. StoryCorps hide caption

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Riding Choppers And Harleys To Protect Kids In Need

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John Willis, also known as "White Devil John" in Cantonese, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for money laundering and drug charges. Jane Collins for NPR hide caption

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Chinatown's 'White Devil John' Sentenced To 20 Years

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Picker Erika Nicolas Garcia, 18, fills her pail at a blueberry farm near Hillsboro, Ore. Anna King/Northwest Public Radio hide caption

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Why This Year's Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue

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