Washington, DC - I love sea turtles. I love looking into their giant, ancient, gentle eyes and watching them use their long flippers, so graceful in the water, to lumber awkwardly, but persistently, up the moonlit beach to lay their ping pong ball-sized eggs in the sand. I love seeing the tiny hatchlings, so small they can fit in the palm of your hand, frantically climb up and out of their nests and down the beach to start their long, mysterious lives beneath the waves until they, like their mothers and countless generations before them, are called to lumber up the beach to lay their eggs and begin the cycle anew.

Washington, DC - With both the Fourth of July and a landmark election around the corner, it’s a good time to ask: Which U.S. cities bleed the most red, white and blue? To find out, the leading personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at the Metro Areas That Most & Least Resemble the U.S. right now.

Washington, DC - Mainstays of biomedical research, permanent lines of cloned cells are used to study the biology of health and disease and to test prospective medical therapies. Yet, all too often, these apparent pillars of bioscience and biotechnology crumble because they are crafted from faulty starting materials: misidentified or cross-contaminated cell lines.

Mediterranean Sea - USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) entered the Mediterranean Sea today, in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 191,748 refund checks totaling $9,190,842.68 to consumers who bought Pure Health or Genesis Today green coffee bean extract weight-loss supplements. Consumers who purchased the products online will receive a full refund, with the average check totaling $47.93.

Washington, DC - Robots are becoming increasingly common in introductory college and university computer science classrooms, but they're not exactly R2-D2. Often, they consist of tabletop machines, such as arms with gripper claws or simple Lego creations.