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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A scarce and endangered butterfly found only on Mount Charleston near Las Vegas is getting a kind of habitat insurance policy, under an agreement announced Monday by the federal government and a conservation group.The U.S. Fish ...more

AP News - 34 mins ago

Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.Six shark attacks were recorded in June in North Carolina waters, a ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are calling one of t ...more

AP News - Jun 25, 2015 8:36 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo's cybersecurity chief says he's heading to Facebook to become its chief security officer.Alex Stamos said in a Facebook post that he will be joining the social networking company on Monday. He succeeds Joe Sullivan, who dep ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2015 2:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves that go beyond global warming, a new study finds.A team of climate scientists a ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2015 12:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web — available for hackers, spies and thieves.Recorded Future, a social media data mining firm backed by the CIA's ven ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2015 10:15 AM

SAINTE MARIE ISLAND, Madagascar (AP) — Barry Clifford brought up the heavy silver ingot from the bottom of a bay as the president of Madagascar waited to receive it.The dramatic moment was just one in a lifetime of adventures that the American h ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 6:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A severe solar storm slammed Earth on Monday afternoon, increasing the chances of fluctuations in the power grid and GPS. It also pushes shimmering polar auroras to places where more people can possibly see them.Federal forecas ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 6:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.Substituting cleaner energy worldwide for coal will reduce air pollution ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 9:49 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's LOT airline has been forced to cancel around 10 foreign and domestic flights after hackers attacked its computers.Airline spokesman Adrian Kubicki said the hacker attack temporarily paralyzed LOT's computers at War ...more