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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new d ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening.Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Christopher Balch said it affected r ...more

AP News - Oct 20, 2014 2:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.That's because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.The National Ocean ...more

AP News - Oct 18, 2014 5:36 PM

GUADALUPE, Calif. (AP) — Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — but these are made of plaster.More than 90 years ago, legendary filmmaker Cecile B. DeMille erected 21 giant s ...more

AP News - Oct 14, 2014 3:28 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.Though most non-experts don't r ...more

AP News - Oct 13, 2014 11:32 AM

STOCKHOLM (AP) — All winners of the 2014 Nobel Prizes have now been announced, starting with the medicine award a week ago and ending with the economics prize on Monday.The $1.1 million awards will be handed out on Dec. 10, the anniversary of pr ...more

AP News - Oct 10, 2014 12:29 PM

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling.The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursd ...more

AP News - Oct 09, 2014 7:17 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he is "unequivocally committed" to keeping the Internet free and open, a concept known as "net neutrality."Net neutrality is the idea that Internet service providers shouldn't block, manipu ...more

AP News - Oct 08, 2014 10:18 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Isaacson has a different way of looking at history.Mention the second half of 1969 and he won't talk about Woodstock or the moon landing but the development of the microprocessor and the first time separate computers were ...more

AP News - Oct 08, 2014 12:48 AM

HONOLULU (AP) — A groundbreaking and Hawaiian blessing ceremony came to an abrupt end before it could really get underway Tuesday because of protesters who oppose plans to build one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of a mountain held s ...more