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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will begin testing for disease causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games.Before, the IOC and local Olymp ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices.And the once ...more

AP News - Jul 30, 2015 5:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.When the full moon appears at 6:43 a.m. EDT Friday, it will become the second full moon of July. Geoff Chester of the U.S. Naval Observato ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 6:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the sci-fi thriller "Ex Machina," the wonders and dangers of artificial intelligence are embodied in a beautiful, cunning android named Ava. She puts her electronic smarts to work with frightening results, manipulating and outwitti ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 5:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Vir ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2015 5:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Vir ...more

AP News - Jul 27, 2015 8:59 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Some East Texas college students and two faculty members are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.Peruvian police say the bus overturned Saturday on a highway near the Pisac (PEE'-sahk) archae ...more

AP News - Jul 18, 2015 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — With space shuttles now housed in history museums, innovators in aerospace are thinking of newer, better ways humans could reach space. One idea: What about a space elevator?This real idea is one simulation that's part of a new ...more

AP News - Jul 17, 2015 10:05 AM

BOSTON (AP) — With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada is about to start a hitchhiking journey across the U.S.The humanoid robot named hitchBOT has already caught rides acros ...more

AP News - Jul 16, 2015 11:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The men's turn is up.New York Fashion Week has always celebrated the glamour of women's fashion but has relegated menswear to a supporting role. This week, building on a growing public appetite for menswear, the industry put on t ...more



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