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WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and A ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 4:28 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes.Marvel's cosmic romp topped the Labor Day box office with a three-day take of $22 million — its third time in first place since its ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 4:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, cou ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 4:05 AM

Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.Hours of digital video of his opponent was instantly available to be seen with ...more

AP News - Aug 28, 2014 3:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, cou ...more

AP News - Aug 28, 2014 1:08 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.Loma P ...more

AP News - Aug 25, 2014 3:12 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.The TiVo Roamio OTA will cost $50, compared with $200 for the regular model. The ...more

AP News - Aug 24, 2014 7:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

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AP News - Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.Turning the camera on her efforts to protect the seas was one thing, but pu ...more

AP News - Aug 18, 2014 6:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.People feeling the g ...more