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Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:18:58 GMT2017-06-26T04:18:58Z

BOSTON (AP) -- The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more....

New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:02:48 GMT2017-06-26T07:02:48Z

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....

Flowers lovers flock to Vermont bog for wild orchids

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:22:12 GMT2017-06-26T04:22:12Z

HARTLAND, Vt. (AP) -- Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle - hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country....

'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:12:23 GMT2017-06-26T15:12:23Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut....

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:38:00 GMT2017-06-23T17:38:00Z

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:23:38 GMT2017-06-26T13:23:38Z

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica 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 in February during heavy rains that triggered the evacuation of 200,000 people living downstream....

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:10:40 GMT2017-06-26T00:10:40Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida....

Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:04:52 GMT2017-06-23T14:04:52Z

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years....

Giant sequoia move on schedule in Idaho, tree doing well

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:30:54 GMT2017-06-24T19:30:54Z

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A massive Idaho tree that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by a noted naturalist has been uprooted and is poised to travel about two blocks Sunday to a new location....

Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:32:51 GMT2017-06-24T21:32:51Z

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Hundreds marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest, a project undertaken by Poland's conservative government....