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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....
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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....
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Lofty Thanksgiving: Astronauts feasting on pouches of turkey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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