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WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have mapped how a group of fearsome, massive dinosaurs evolved and shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds.Comparing fossils of 120 different species and 1,500 skeletal features, especially thigh bones, resear ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2014 9:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.Scientists blame rising seas, saying this is o ...more

AP News - Jul 25, 2014 9:41 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.He found the answer by looking back to the early 1940s, when U.S. scientists a ...more

AP News - Jul 25, 2014 5:53 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.No matter its evolution in Hollywood over the decades, the Godzilla creature began as an ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2014 11:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — This week's 45th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon is being celebrated at the White House.President Barack Obama met with representatives of the Apollo 11 mission in the Oval Office Tuesday morning.Apollo 11 ...more

AP News - Jul 21, 2014 8:40 AM

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — In "Jaws," the fictional mayor tried to protect the summer tourism season by keeping a lid on reports of the man-eater lurking offshore. As sightings of great white sharks mount off Cape Cod in real life, however, businesses in th ...more

AP News - Jul 18, 2014 3:25 PM

Amazon is the latest — and largest — company to offer unlimited e-books for a monthly fee. Here's how Kindle Unlimited, which Amazon announced Friday, compares with rivals Scribd and Oyster.PRICE: Kindle costs $9.99 a month, while Oyster costs $ ...more

AP News - Jul 15, 2014 12:53 PM

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students' harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other times, they'll mention a court date or ask for help finding an immig ...more

AP News - Jul 11, 2014 9:16 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on ...more

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 12:12 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seems to matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study — math and science in particular — when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday by the Depart ...more