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AP News - Jun 03, 2015 6:33 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Coupang, a South Korean online shopping site, has secured a $1 billion investment from Japanese Internet company Softbank Corp.Coupang said Wednesday that Softbank founder Masayoshi Son decided to back Coupang because o ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2015 4:28 PM

HAVANA (AP) — Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. But visitors envisioning salsa in the streets and glamorous vintage cars should also be prepared to manage without ATMs, credit cards, Wi-Fi, air-conditioni ...more

AP News - Jun 01, 2015 2:19 PM

TOKYO (AP) — A solar-powered plane attempting to circle the globe without a drop of fuel made an unscheduled landing late Monday in Japan to wait out bad weather.Swiss pilot André Borschberg took off from Nanjing, China, on Sunday on what was to ...more

AP News - May 29, 2015 5:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.Torrential downpours in Texas that have whiplashed the region from drought to flooding. A heat wave that has killed more than 1,800 people in India. Reco ...more

AP News - May 25, 2015 11:08 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.Ragweed pollen levels are likely to quadruple for much of Europe because warmer temperatures will allow the plants to take roo ...more

AP News - May 24, 2015 11:47 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not w ...more

AP News - May 22, 2015 12:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Clinton received now-classified Benghazi info on private email server, documents show. ...more

AP News - May 20, 2015 4:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fans of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will have a new way to follow the tongue-twisting action this year.The bee has launched a mobile app that will allow people to follow a group of spellers and earn points when they advan ...more

AP News - May 18, 2015 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The combination of global warming and shifting population means that by mid-century, there will be a huge increase in the number of Americans sweating through days that are extremely hot, a new study says.People are migrating i ...more

AP News - May 13, 2015 9:18 AM

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — George Clooney has joined astronauts Jim Lovell, Tom Stafford and Eugene "Gene" Cernan at a gala in Texas to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission.The event took place Tuesday night at an airport hangar ...more