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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Some East Texas college students and two faculty members are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.Peruvian police say the bus overturned Saturday on a highway near the Pisac (PEE'-sahk) archae ...more

AP News - Jul 18, 2015 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — With space shuttles now housed in history museums, innovators in aerospace are thinking of newer, better ways humans could reach space. One idea: What about a space elevator?This real idea is one simulation that's part of a new ...more

AP News - Jul 17, 2015 10:05 AM

BOSTON (AP) — With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada is about to start a hitchhiking journey across the U.S.The humanoid robot named hitchBOT has already caught rides acros ...more

AP News - Jul 16, 2015 11:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The men's turn is up.New York Fashion Week has always celebrated the glamour of women's fashion but has relegated menswear to a supporting role. This week, building on a growing public appetite for menswear, the industry put on t ...more

AP News - Jul 16, 2015 1:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Meteorological Society's annual state ...more

AP News - Jul 14, 2015 9:12 AM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The observatory where Pluto was discovered is taking full advantage of a flyby of the icy dwarf planet Tuesday with astronomy-themed face painting, an extra Pluto presentation and a live NASA stream that will tell the world whet ...more

AP News - Jul 13, 2015 8:56 AM

AL-MAGHTAS, Jordan (AP) — For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith — the baptism of Jesus. The parallel traditions allowed Jordan and Israel to co ...more

AP News - Jul 10, 2015 11:16 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Climbers who reach the summit of Mount Fuji will now be able to share their achievement via free Wi-Fi.A Japanese mobile phone network says it will begin offering the service Friday at eight hotspots on Japan's most famous mountain, ...more

AP News - Jul 10, 2015 10:05 AM

GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) — A man and his 12-year-old grandson were found dead several miles apart along a desert trail after they went hiking in central Arizona, and the boy likely died while going for help, authorities said.The bodies of Thomas Gi ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 2:32 PM

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.Pilot Andre Borschberg and his single-seat aircraft landed at Kalaeloa, a small airport ...more