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AP News - May 25, 2015 11:08 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.Ragweed pollen levels are likely to quadruple for much of Europe because warmer temperatures will allow the plants to take roo ...more

AP News - May 24, 2015 11:47 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not w ...more

AP News - May 22, 2015 12:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Clinton received now-classified Benghazi info on private email server, documents show. ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 4:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fans of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new way to follow the tongue-twisting action this year.The bee has launched a mobile app that will allow people to follow a group of spellers and earn points when they advan ...more

AP News - May 18, 2015 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The combination of global warming and shifting population means that by mid-century, there will be a huge increase in the number of Americans sweating through days that are extremely hot, a new study says.People are migrating i ...more

AP News - May 13, 2015 9:18 AM

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — George Clooney has joined astronauts Jim Lovell, Tom Stafford and Eugene "Gene" Cernan at a gala in Texas to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission.The event took place Tuesday night at an airport hangar ...more

AP News - May 06, 2015 4:54 PM

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter killed off many of the animals.Severe winters ...more

AP News - May 05, 2015 4:14 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have discovered a baby blue galaxy that is farther away in distance and time than any galaxy ever seen. It's among the universe's first generation of galaxies, from 13.1 billion years ago.Yale and University of Cali ...more

AP News - May 05, 2015 10:56 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.The e-commerce company will let members of Amazon's $99 annual loyalty program Prime stream its instant video service ...more

AP News - May 03, 2015 12:55 PM

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is knocking nearly $1,200 off the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car.The company says the new Volt will start at $33,995 including shipping when it goes on sale in the fall. The current version cost ...more