Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle....
Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet....
EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof
LONDON (AP) -- The highest court of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts can consider whether a vaccination led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof....
Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin
MOSCOW (AP) -- Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin....
Bear in fatal Alaska mauling killed
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska wildlife officials say a black bear believed to have mauled a 16-year-old to death during a weekend mountain race has been shot and killed along with three other black bears....
Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The safety record at the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the nation's nuclear weapons cache....
One of Africa's largest wildlife relocations begins
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Conservationists have launched what they call one of Africa's biggest wildlife relocations - the transfer of 7,500 animals over three years to a Mozambican park whose wildlife was nearly wiped out by civil war....
Science Says: Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to getting airplanes off the ground in broiling weather, it's not the heat or the humidity. It's the air density....
Heat wave hits Arizona, California on 1st day of summer
PHOENIX (AP) -- The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years....
Transformer stamp released by US Postal Service
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The U.S. Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this summer's total solar eclipse....
Judge Steven O'Neill who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault mistrial has decided to release the identities of the Allegheny County jurists who deadlocked. Lawyers for news outlets had argued that jurors' names should be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Prosecutors and defense lawyers had argued they should remain secret, saying releasing them would make it more difficult to select a jury in Cosby's second trial.
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