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AP News - Sep 09, 2015 12:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists said Wednesday they expect nuisance flooding to increase in many places along the nation's coasts in coming months.A combination of sea level rise from human caused global warming and the giant El Nino will l ...more

AP News - Sep 07, 2015 2:01 PM

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the city of Medora are hosting an astronomy festival this month.The park in western North Dakota has scheduled the third annual Dakota Nights Astronomy Festival for Sept. 11-13.This ...more

AP News - Sep 07, 2015 1:35 PM

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Are some bears just born to be bad? Or do they learn from other bears that raid garbage cans, break into cars and homes and eventually have to be killed because they've lost their fear of humans?Scientists have researched this ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 11:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.Attorneys for Brian Paglia ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 1:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3 trillion trees now grow on Earth, seven times more than scientists previously thought. But it's also trillions fewer than there used to be, a new study concludes.A United Nations-affiliated youth group had a goal of ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2015 8:46 AM

When it comes to "Star Wars," some aliens in a different galaxy said it best: Resistance is futile.If you don't know by now that a new "Star Wars" movie is coming to theaters in December, it's time you came back down to Earth. By the end of this ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 8:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show.Almost half a billion years ago, way before the dinosaurs roamed, Earth's dominant large predator was a sea scorpion that ...more

AP News - Aug 28, 2015 9:16 PM

Transfer Vernon Adams is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback heading into the first week of the season.Adams, an FCS All-American, joined the No. 7 Ducks just two weeks ago after passing the final math class he needed to graduate fro ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2015 12:52 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.The videos debuting Thursday on, Y ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 2:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam.The group sa ...more