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A man takes a picture of a sign at the Little A'Le'Inn during an event inspired by the "Storm Area 51" internet hoax, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Rachel, Nev. Hundreds have arrived in the desert after a Facebook post inviting people to "see them aliens" got widespread attention and gave rise to festivals this week. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Stage set in Nevada as Earthlings arrive for Area 51 eventsThe stage was set for music and other space-themed entertainment as Earthlings descended on the Nevada desert for events inspired by an internet hoax known as "Storm Area 51."
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo Stephen M. Dickson, President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Federal Aviation Administration, appears before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The new chief of the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson has met with Boeing officials and tested new software for the 737 Max in a flight simulator, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.  Dickson also toured the assembly line where workers keep building the Max even though it remains grounded after two crashes that killed 346 people. Dickson says his agency has no timetable for its review of changes that Boeing is making to the plane. . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out Max simulatorNew FAA chief meets with Boeing officials and tests new software for the 737 Max in a flight simulator
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao speaks to reporters about President Donald Trump's decision to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, at EPA headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump team distortions on fuel economy rulesAP FACT CHECK: Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's move to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Facebook said Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, that it expects to name the first members of a new quasi-independent oversight board by year-end. The oversight panel, which the social network first discussed publicly last November, will rule on thorny content issues, such as when Facebook or Instagram posts constitute hate speech. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Senate tech critic to Facebook CEO: Sell WhatsApp, InstagramThe Senate's most vocal critic of the tech industry asks Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to sell WhatsApp and Instagram.
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Amazon Unveils Its Green Plan Before ProtestLong criticized for its carbon footprint and lack of efforts to shrink it, Amazon announced steps Thursday to reduce its consumption of fossil fuels. Founder Jeff Bezos said the company will meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years early, USA Today reports, and be carbon neutral by...
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaking during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles climate change'We want to move to the forefront': Amazon vows to cut emissions and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly
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FILE - In this July 1, 2019 file photo people gather around posters of wind turbines before Dominion Energy's groundbreaking ceremony for their offshore wind turbine project at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach, Va. Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday, Sept. 19 to seek approval to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast. (Sarah Holm/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
Dominion planning large wind farm off Virginia coastDominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast
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This Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 photo provided by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) shows the scene of the wreck of a tour bus that crashed while carrying the road crew for country singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured, on Highway 46 near Shandon in Cailfornia's Central Coast region. Turner and his band were not on the bus. Two of the passengers are said to have sustained major injuries and five had moderate injuries. (Capt. Adan Orozco/Cal Fire via AP)
Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 deadA tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday.
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National Guard members, left, view the first two F-35 fighter jets that arrived on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington, Vt., after they were flown by guard pilots from the factory in Fort Worth, Texas. The Vermont Air National Guard is the first guard unit in the country to receive the next-generation fighter. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
Next-generation F-35 fighter jets go to National Guard unitThe Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighter aircraft, the first guard unit to receive the next-generation fighter
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Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao introduces Labor Secretary nominee Eugene Scalia during his nomination hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
California promises fight to keep auto emission authorityThe Trump administration has decided to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks, and that move would undermine the state's ability to convince automakers that they should make more environmentally friendly vehicles.
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This combination photo shows, from left, Kerry Butler, Justin Guarini and Tonya Pinkins who host podcasts on the new Broadway Podcast Network where some 1,200 podcast episodes are available. (AP Photo)
Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital networkTheater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network with hosts that include Donna McKechnie, Tonya Pinkins, Justin Guarini, Kerry Butler, Josh Lamon, Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Ilana Levine
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2019 file photo shows Toni Cornell, right, daughter of the late singer Chris Cornell, performing with Ziggy Marley during "I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell" in Inglewood, Calif. A ballad that Chris Cornell produced for his daughter Toni when she was just 12 is now being released. “Far Away Places” was written by Toni three years ago and was one of the last songs Cornell recorded before his death in May 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Chris Cornell's teen daughter releases song produced by himA song that Chris Cornell produced for his daughter Toni when she was just 12 is being released as the now 15-year-old's single
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Walgreens, Google affiliate to launch drone delivery testWalgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered
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