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AP News - Dec 08, 2014 4:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says.A report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weat ...more

AP News - Dec 05, 2014 12:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor won't intervene in the case of a man serving life plus 30 years in a Maryland prison despite GPS evidence that says he couldn't have been the triggerman in a shooting that paralyzed a 5-year-old girl. ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2014 1:23 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget?Not to unboxers and the millions of people who watch their videos on YouTube.< ...more

AP News - Nov 24, 2014 3:14 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Weir's new series on CNN will entail a lot of travel.CNN said Monday the former ABC newsman will host "The Wonder List" starting next year. The series will be about people, places and cultures at a crossroad.The last ...more

AP News - Nov 21, 2014 10:34 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.The crowd of 30 ...more

AP News - Nov 20, 2014 3:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced T ...more

AP News - Nov 19, 2014 2:50 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the best travel bag out there? What's the must-have gadget for travelers?AP Travel asked seven people who travel for a living — from Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler to the CEOs of Norwegian Cruise Line and Marriott hote ...more

AP News - Nov 19, 2014 11:44 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions.The report ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2014 3:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Can a zebra change its stripes?Not likely. But these days numerous reality-based networks are sporting new stripes in the form of scripted fare as they move to stretch their brand and freshen their look.Consider:— T ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2014 2:59 PM

ROME (AP) — Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn't have missed the Sochi Olympics.And maybe Aksel Lund Svindal wouldn't have broken bones in his face and suffered a l ...more