Wolves' return to Oregon brings conflict and opportunity
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Wolves were once so plentiful in the abundant forests that would become Oregon that the earliest settlers gathered from far and wide to discuss how to kill them....
Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The world's nights are getting alarmingly brighter - bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included....
Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey
Mars theory gets dusted: Streaks may be sand, not water
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars represent flowing sand - not water....
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon
SEATTLE (AP) -- Harbor seals, sea lions and some fish-eating killer whales have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in recent decades. But that boom has come with a trade-off: They're devouring more of the salmon prized by a unique but fragile population of endangered orcas....
Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) -- The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time....
Trappers ask court to throw out lawsuit over US fur exports
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States....
Archeologists find Roman shipwrecks off Egypt's north coast
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt says archaeologists have discovered three sunken shipwrecks dating back more than 2,000 years to Roman times off the coast of the city of Alexandria....
New US weather satellite launched from California
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- An advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar orbit from California....
20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into 2½ minutes
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet....
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is mandating that city contractors providing $100,000 or more in services must pay their full time employees at least $15 an hour. The mayor said "This is city taxpayer money, and we want to make sure that we are encouraging the companies…I can't think of anything more important than having an agreement that the lowest-paid workers are adequately paid."
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Would you like to see Pennsylvania adopt blue laws prohibiting shopping at retailers on Thanksgiving Day?