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Court rules for California in water tunnel fight

The California Supreme Court said Thursday that state officials do not have to pay landowners rent to access thousands of acres of private property as part of a plan to build two giant water tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Could cloning sequoias slow climate change?

A group of arborists is cloning California's giant redwoods in hopes that planting the trees will slow down global warming. Is it a realistic solution or too little too late?

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Spacefaring stamp sets world record

The "Pluto: Not Yet Explored" stamp has traveled farther than any other stamp, hitching a ride on the New Horizons space probe, which accomplished its closest flyby of the dwarf planet last summer.

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