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Mars theory gets dusted: Streaks may be sand, not water

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:33:19 GMT2017-11-20T22:33:19Z

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

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:45:26 GMT2017-11-20T15:45:26Z

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

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:14:47 GMT2017-11-21T20:14:47Z

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....

Archeologists find Roman shipwrecks off Egypt's north coast

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:17:01 GMT2017-11-21T15:17:01Z

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

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:07:03 GMT2017-11-18T18:07:03Z

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

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:39:15 GMT2017-11-17T19:39:15Z

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet....

Magnitude 3.7, 2.9 quakes rattle Oklahoma town early Sunday

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:34:38 GMT2017-11-19T17:34:38Z

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town....

AP PHOTOS: Many Bosnian war victims still unidentified

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:01:46 GMT2017-11-18T11:01:46Z

TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- It's been 22 years since Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 war ended, yet the remains of numerous victims of genocide and war crimes still await identification....

Fotis Kafatos, distinguished Greek biologist, dies at 77

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:47:15 GMT2017-11-18T18:47:15Z

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Fotis Kafatos, a Greek molecular biologist who had a distinguished academic career in both the United States and Europe and became the founding president of the European Research Council, has died. He was 77....

Climate talks wrap up with progress on Paris rulebook

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:08:17 GMT2017-11-17T17:08:17Z

BONN, Germany (AP) -- Global talks on curbing climate change wrapped up Friday, with delegates and observers claiming progress on several key details of the 2015 Paris accord....