Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change....
Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved....
Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them....
Critters found in Antarctic ice show how tenacious life is
DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) -- Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life....
Wood bison make it to Alaska village; April release planned
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A hundred wood bison that will be the foundation for the first wild herd on U.S. soil in more than a century have been safely delivered to a rural Alaska village, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game....
Grateful Oklahomans salvage belongings after killer storm
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains' first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casualties were low but understanding that nature's next punch could be far worse....
American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will leave Earth this week and move into the International Space Station for an entire year, all in the name of science....
NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it - a stepping stone and training mission for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars....
2 exotic termites find love in Florida, worrying researchers
MIAMI (AP) -- Two particularly hungry, exotic termite species apparently have found love halfway around the world and, as with so many other Florida hook-ups, the results are disturbing....
Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatened
BOSTON (AP) -- From picturesque coastal estuaries of Cape Cod to the soaring White Mountains, much of New England's rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservationists call the most comprehensive accounting ever made of the region's plant life....
The U.S. is in the strange position of fighting ISIL alongside Iran while at the same time backing the Sunni campaign against Iran’s allies in Yemen. Our relationship with Israel is strained at best and there is chaos in Syria and Libya. James Jeffrey, who served as President Barack Obama’s ambassador to Iraq, claims we are in a free fall in the Middle East. Officials argue that the chaos is fueled by ethnic and religious forces largely beyond America’s control.
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