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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

AP News - Aug 17, 2015 2:38 PM

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never comp ...more

AP News - Aug 17, 2015 2:33 PM

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never comp ...more

AP News - Aug 16, 2015 7:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A technical problem at an air traffic control center in Virginia that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled along a large swath of the East Coast was possibly caused by a software upgrade, according to a statement from ...more

AP News - Aug 13, 2015 10:30 PM

Quarterback Vernon Adams passed the math he needed to graduate from Eastern Washington and join the Oregon Ducks.Adams took the final test Thursday. After hours of speculation over his status, he posted to Twitter: "Thank God." He accompanied th ...more

AP News - Aug 12, 2015 10:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of that eight-arm sea creature that's even stranger and shares some of our social and mating habits.With their shifting shapes, mesmeriz ...more

AP News - Aug 12, 2015 6:57 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee ruled out conducting viral tests of Rio de Janeiro's sewage-laden waterways ahead of the 2016 games, a top official said Wednesday, despite an Associated Press study showing dangerously high lev ...more



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