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Feds: Natural gas leaking from pipeline in Gulf of Mexico

CAMERON, La. (AP) — Federal regulators say a pipeline is leaking natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to the leak, reported Wednesday, in waters roughly 30 miles southwest of Cameron, Louisiana. Federal authorities say the...

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Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

HONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace. The simulated stay on Mars with a carefully selected crew of researchers embarked on...  VIEW