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A robot that explores the oceans can search for lost cities and shipwrecks

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, Subscribe for free here. CNN – The ocean is full of secrets that lead to legendary knowledge. During a recent expedition to the port, the conversation soon turned to tales of piracy and exploration. A guide shared stories …

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South Korean giant SK Group pumps $22 billion into the US

New York CNN Business – South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate is investing $22 billion in the United States, in high-priority areas including chips and clean energy. The funding announcement comes as the group’s massive chip-making unit warned of weak consumer demand for technology products for the rest of the year. It also coincided with a major …

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Cases of monkeypox are increasing. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe

CNN – Monkeypox is common in the United States and around the world. There are at least 16,000 documented infections in more than 40 countries, and the World Health Organization has declared it a public health emergency of international concern. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported more than 3,000 infections, just …

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An adult in New York has polio, the first case in the US in nearly a decade

CNN – A person from Rockland County, New York, was diagnosed with polio, the first case identified in the United States in nearly a decade. County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel-Robert said Thursday that the unvaccinated young adult began experiencing weakness and paralysis about a month ago. The case comes nearly a month after the …

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