Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes
CHICAGO (AP) -- Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out....
Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online
JERUSALEM (AP) -- One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday....
Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
DIXON, Calif. (AP) -- California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars....
Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents....
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades....
More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle....
CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate
ATLANTA (AP) -- Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention....
Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago....
Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?...
Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even falling....
Over the strong objections of various restaurant and small business associations, Pittsburgh city council adopted a requirement that employers with 15 or more workers offer 5 paid sick days. Companies with fewer than 15 employees must offer 3 unpaid sick days after one year. Some warn the city is exceeding its authority and will be sued in court over the mandate.
Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?