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Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for price-gouging hit a rough patch on Tuesday as the court struggled to pick a pool of prospective jurors who could ignore a swirl of bad publicity for the defendant....



Science groups ask Trump to retain advisory board integrity
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A coalition of science and engineering groups called on President Donald Trump on Tuesday to make sure that his review of the role of scientific advisory boards respects the importance of accurate scientific data....



Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bid
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is beginning as criticism intensifies over the troubled safety record of Los Alamos National Laboratory....



Fourth of July fireworks discouraged for sake of bald eagles
COLUMBIA, Conn. (AP) -- Independence Day traditions in one small Connecticut town are clashing with an effort to protect an iconic symbol of the United States....



Finding friends: Lonely elephant arrives at Los Angeles Zoo
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Zoo has a new elephant - a lonely pachyderm from Fresno....



Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 years
BOSTON (AP) -- The co-owner of a pharmacy responsible for the deaths of 76 people was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison after he tearfully apologized to victims who described watching their loved ones die or enduring excruciating physical pain from a 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated steroids....



California big tunnels win early approval. Questions remain
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown won crucial early approval from federal wildlife officials Monday for his $16 billion proposal to re-engineer California's north-south water system, advancing his plan to build two giant tunnels to carry Northern California water to the south even though much about the project remains undetermined....



Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs
LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica of a section of a dam built out of wood, concrete and steel - trying to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S. for a spillway torn apart during heavy winter rains that triggered the evacuation of 200,000 people living downstream....



New Zealand law student launches climate change court case
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change targets....