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7 planets orbiting nearby star could hold life

Over 21 days, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope measured the drop in light as each planet passed in front of the star. Spitzer was able to identify a total of seven rocky worlds, including three in the habitable zone, where liquid water might be found.

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Tech Q&A: Giving yourself more access to your PC

Q: When I try to use the Firefox browser on my Windows 8.1 PC, I get the error message, "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the item." I have to click OK to get rid of this message, then click the Firefox icon again to reach the internet. What can I do to fix this?

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4 things you need to know about the new iPhone 7

Where did the headphone jack go? The new iPhone 7 has said goodbye to some familiar features but added many new ones - like a Super Mario Run game and a second camera lens. The iPhone will be available to consumers mid-September.
Natalie Fertig McClatchy
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4 things you need to know about the new iPhone 7

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Harnessing the firenado

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Take a ride inside Google's self-driving car

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Becoming a U.S. citizen: What you need to know