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Birds and reptiles cry similar tears to humans, says new research

Birds and reptiles may not resemble humans in many ways, but they cry similar tears. The composition of human tears is well known, but until now, there was very little research into the composition and structures of tears in reptiles, birds and other mammals. That lack of research could be considered a crying shame since…MORE

Biden says campaign raised $26 million in one day since Harris joined the ticket

Biden says campaign raised $26 million in one day since Harris joined the ticket

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Wednesday evening that his campaign has raised $26 million in the 24 hours since he named Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. “The response has been overwhelming. In the last 24 hours, we’ve raised $26 million. One hundred and fifty thousand of you (were) first-time contributors,” Biden…MORE

Administration proposes easing showerhead standards after Trump bemoans water flow

Administration proposes easing showerhead standards after Trump bemoans water flow

The US Department of Energy on Wednesday released a proposal to roll back water efficiency standards for showerheads, just days after President Donald Trump had publicly aired his water flow grievances, including an inability to wash his “beautiful hair properly.” The proposal takes aim at the 2.5-gallon-per-minute maximum flow rate set by Congress in the…MORE

Indiana school district providing dozens of Wi-Fi buses for students without internet

Indiana school district providing dozens of Wi-Fi buses for students without internet

A school district in Indiana, trying to ensure all students have access to the internet for virtual learning, said it’s sending 35 WiFi-equipped buses across town during school hours. The South Bend Community School Corporation, the fourth-largest school district in Indiana according to its website, last week announced schools would offer digital-only learning for at…MORE

$8 million in drugs seized in largest heroin bust in Georgia’s history, officials say

An Atlanta man has been indicted on federal charges related to the largest heroin bust in Georgia’s history, according to officials. Antonio DeShawn Daniels, also known as “Freckleface Shawn,” was arrested on July 27 after federal authorities executed search warrants on multiple locations in Atlanta where he was known to distribute drugs, according to the…MORE