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WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: Heat ...more

AP News - Sep 24, 2014 5:10 PM

Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot.Capital One Financial and JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Wednesday they are preparing to assi ...more

AP News - Sep 22, 2014 8:29 AM

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, "Cheek to Cheek" (Interscope/Columbia)Tony Bennett has never forgotten the boost he got when Frank Sinatra declared him "the best singer in the whole business." Now it's Bennett's turn to grant his imprimatur to ano ...more

AP News - Sep 22, 2014 4:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gase ...more

AP News - Sep 21, 2014 1:16 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gase ...more

AP News - Sep 18, 2014 8:03 AM

Midway through "Destiny," the new science fiction epic from "Halo" creators Bungie, a smug prince is musing on the hero's desire to visit a mysterious site on Mars."You want to turn it into a battleground," the prince sneers. "How unimaginative. ...more

AP News - Sep 15, 2014 6:24 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An evil Idris Elba and terrified Taraji P. Henson overcame a group of first-rate intergalactic misfits at theaters over the weekend.The Sony thriller "No Good Deed" opened with $24.25 million in ticket sales, knocking Disney's ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 5:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights.Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun ...more

AP News - Sep 11, 2014 5:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.The result gi ...more

AP News - Sep 10, 2014 9:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.It has been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size ...more