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El Nino usually means fewer hurricanes for S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C.--As the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season begins to heat up this summer so does the ocean surface in the equatorial Pacific, and that's good news for South Carolina.

The warming in the Pacific, known as El Nino, affects weather ...

Lab rolls out ideas for future vehicles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Nestled in the rolling Tennessee hills and forests, the secretive lab that developed power for the Manhattan Project is working to change the auto industry and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign fuel.

Projects under way at Oak ...

Israel-Gaza cease-fire threatened by new fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants was threatened Friday by a new outbreak of fighting only hours after it took effect. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office ...