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Motion-sensing cameras capture candid wildlife shots

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:45:48 GMT2018-01-17T07:45:48Z

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- How does a bighorn sheep say "cheese?"...



Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:31:49 GMT2018-01-17T14:31:49Z

DETROIT (AP) -- Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor....



Thai court drops royal insult charges against academic

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:23:04 GMT2018-01-17T05:23:04Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- A Thai military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian who questioned whether a Thai king had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago....



Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:12:21 GMT2018-01-16T03:12:21Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....



Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:45:34 GMT2018-01-16T23:45:34Z

UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) -- A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable - the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway....



World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:20:21 GMT2018-01-16T18:20:21Z

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals....



Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:47:03 GMT2018-01-15T23:47:03Z

LONDON (AP) -- Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze....



Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:34:27 GMT2018-01-16T11:34:27Z

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano on Tuesday in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety and prompted police to set up checkpoints to stop tourists from getting too close....



Volcano in Papua New Guinea little known, hard to predict

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:11:03 GMT2018-01-16T05:11:03Z

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a local tsunami....



US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:08:33 GMT2018-01-12T23:08:33Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including Pacific salmon, Atlantic sturgeon and Puget Sound orcas....