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AP News - Jun 24, 2015 2:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves that go beyond global warming, a new study finds.A team of climate scientists a ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2015 12:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A CIA-backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web — available for hackers, spies and thieves.Recorded Future, a social media data mining firm backed by the CIA's ven ...more

AP News - Jun 24, 2015 10:15 AM

SAINTE MARIE ISLAND, Madagascar (AP) — Barry Clifford brought up the heavy silver ingot from the bottom of a bay as the president of Madagascar waited to receive it.The dramatic moment was just one in a lifetime of adventures that the American h ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 6:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A severe solar storm slammed Earth on Monday afternoon, increasing the chances of fluctuations in the power grid and GPS. It also pushes shimmering polar auroras to places where more people can possibly see them.Federal forecas ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 6:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.Substituting cleaner energy worldwide for coal will reduce air pollution ...more

AP News - Jun 22, 2015 9:49 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's LOT airline has been forced to cancel around 10 foreign and domestic flights after hackers attacked its computers.Airline spokesman Adrian Kubicki said the hacker attack temporarily paralyzed LOT's computers at War ...more

AP News - Jun 19, 2015 10:19 AM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species — people — as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in national parks.Park visitors carrying global positioning devices have provided Roc ...more

AP News - Jun 18, 2015 1:47 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing o ...more

AP News - Jun 17, 2015 5:39 PM

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — The shark attack on a girl about 100 yards from a pier has prompted this town to consider at least a temporary ban on shark fishing, a move already undertaken by several cities along the East Coast.Fishing piers can be a ...more

AP News - Jun 14, 2015 9:56 AM

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The smartphone app of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department now includes an interactive map that makes it easier for visitors to navigate trails statewide.The map includes statewide non-motorized trails managed by ...more