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AP News - Aug 28, 2015 9:16 PM

Transfer Vernon Adams is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback heading into the first week of the season.Adams, an FCS All-American, joined the No. 7 Ducks just two weeks ago after passing the final math class he needed to graduate fro ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2015 12:52 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.The videos debuting Thursday on, Y ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 2:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam.The group sa ...more

AP News - Aug 25, 2015 9:04 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — For those with unlimited bank accounts, travel has never been so glamorous.Hotels, airlines and cruise ships are catering to a new group of super-rich travelers who seek privacy and one-of-a-kind amenities most can only dream of ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 9:48 PM

PARIS (AP) — Three giant Egyptian statues submerged in the Mediterranean for more than a millennium have gone on display at Paris' Arab World Institute.The museum erected the granite monuments Friday as a preview of its exhibition "Osiris: Myste ...more

AP News - Aug 21, 2015 8:48 AM

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A slight shift in ocean currents has spared the Texas Gulf Coast from a seaweed onslaught that left its beaches reeking last summer.The change saved the Texas coast from a repeat of the waves of sargassum that washed asho ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2015 2:58 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Worldwide sales of smartphones in the second quarter grew at the slowest pace since 2013 as sales in China declined for the first time, according to research firm Gartner Inc.Gartner said Thursday that smartphone sales grew 13.5 ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2015 2:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. weather officials said.And it's almost a dead certain lock that this year will beat last year as the warmest year on recor ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2015 2:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Humans are fishing and hunting animals that are the wrong size and age, in an unsustainable way that flies in the face of nature, a new study finds.Long-held conservation policies and traditions that tell fishermen to throw bac ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2015 3:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the names and personal information of millions of potentially cheating spouses around the world will undoubtedly have disastrous consequences for many couples, but Ashley Madison members might think twice before suing ove ...more