Researchers trace Mercury’s origins to rare meteorite

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Around 4.6 billion years ago, the universe was a chaos of collapsing gas and spinning debris. Small particles of gas and dust clumped together into larger and more massive meteoroids that in turn smashed together to form planets. Scientists believe that shortly after their formation, these planets - and particularly Mercury - were fiery spheres of molten material, which cooled over millions of years.

Border Patrol rescue canine succumbs to heat while on duty

Edinburg, Texas - A Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol canine (K9), who recently showcased his ability to locate injured and abandoned immigrants at the Border Safety Initiative event in Falfurrias, passed away on Monday. 

On the Occasion of the Republic of Mozambique's National Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to the people of Mozambique on the 41st anniversary of your independence this June 25.

Efforts Underway to Locate Missing Rafter

Dinosaur, Colorado – Search and rescue staff from the National Park Service, Moffat County Sheriff's Office and a commercial outfitter are responding to a report of a missing rafter at Disaster Falls on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument.

Track or treat? InMobi’s location tracking ignored consumers’ privacy settings

Washington, DC - It turns out the real estate people have been right all along. A settlement with InMobi, one of world’s largest mobile ad networks, suggests that for consumers, it really is about location, location, location – or at least honoring consumers’ location privacy preferences and not tracking them without permission. The case is the FTC’s first action against the operator of a mobile ad network. What’s more, it includes an interesting COPPA count because among the people whose location data the company collected were kids using child-directed apps.