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San Jose Sharks: Who should be the next coach?

NHL analysts, including former Sharks player Jeremy Roenick, weigh in on the qualities San Jose needs in a coach.

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Photos: Some of the best Hubble telescope photos on its 25th anniversary in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Hubble, it’s your turn to smile for the cameras! Friday marked the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch into orbit. 12 more words

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Coyote caught in dowtown NYC

A wily coyote is no match for the NYPD.

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Google exec killed in Mt. Everest avalanche

Dan Fredinburg, Google X privacy executive, has been confirmed as one of the dead in a 7.9 magnitude quake that struck Nepal Saturday, triggering an avalanche on Mt. 28 more words

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Top 'challenging' high schools listed

Six area high schools scored in the top 1 percent of schools ranked nationally for challenging average students, in a survey conducted annually by the Washington Post. 11 more words

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California drought: Eastern Sierra community lives with devastating reality of year-round fire season

The fire came up quickly here in the eastern Sierra Nevada, destroying 35 homes and taking the mountainside community of Swall Meadows by surprise. Who would expect a roiling wildfire — throwing fireballs and whipping up flame whirls through 7,000 acres of sagebrush, pinon and Jeffrey pine — in the dead of winter? 11 more words

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The Woz and Stan Lee Use Video Conferencing to Plan Comic Con 2016

How far has videoconferencing technology come in the past 25 years?

Pretty far, but, it sure has taken a long time. The culture has finally caught up with the technology. 105 more words