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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.Attorneys for Brian Paglia ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 1:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3 trillion trees now grow on Earth, seven times more than scientists previously thought. But it's also trillions fewer than there used to be, a new study concludes.A United Nations-affiliated youth group had a goal of ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2015 8:46 AM

When it comes to "Star Wars," some aliens in a different galaxy said it best: Resistance is futile.If you don't know by now that a new "Star Wars" movie is coming to theaters in December, it's time you came back down to Earth. By the end of this ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 8:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show.Almost half a billion years ago, way before the dinosaurs roamed, Earth's dominant large predator was a sea scorpion that ...more

AP News - Aug 28, 2015 9:16 PM

Transfer Vernon Adams is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback heading into the first week of the season.Adams, an FCS All-American, joined the No. 7 Ducks just two weeks ago after passing the final math class he needed to graduate fro ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2015 12:52 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.The videos debuting Thursday on, Y ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 2:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam.The group sa ...more

AP News - Aug 25, 2015 9:04 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — For those with unlimited bank accounts, travel has never been so glamorous.Hotels, airlines and cruise ships are catering to a new group of super-rich travelers who seek privacy and one-of-a-kind amenities most can only dream of ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 9:48 PM

PARIS (AP) — Three giant Egyptian statues submerged in the Mediterranean for more than a millennium have gone on display at Paris' Arab World Institute.The museum erected the granite monuments Friday as a preview of its exhibition "Osiris: Myste ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 8:48 AM

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A slight shift in ocean currents has spared the Texas Gulf Coast from a seaweed onslaught that left its beaches reeking last summer.The change saved the Texas coast from a repeat of the waves of sargassum that washed asho ...more