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Shrimp fossil is named for British naturalist Attenborough

March 22, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — He recently had a polar research vessel named in his honor. Now Sir David Attenborough, the famed British naturalist, also has an ancient shrimp as a namesake. more »»

Bid to strip terrorist's citizenship may mark new Trump way

March 21, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted terrorist of his U.S. more »»

That's not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

March 21, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska's largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board. more »»

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list

March 21, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Several city officials and sheriffs around the U.S. more »»

APNewsBreak: 124 Illinois prison nurses get layoff notices

March 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. more »»

Prosecutor charged with taking $100,000 in gifts, trips

March 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's top prosecutor accepted more than $100,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips and cash, often in exchange for official favors including help with a court case,... more »»

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

March 21, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil. more »»

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the Islamic State group, the nation's top diplomat said... more »»

Student sues Columbia, alleging 'indifference' to 2 rapes

March 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who enrolled in Columbia University partly because she wanted to be part of the emotional debate there over on-campus sexual assaults sued the school Tuesday, saying she... more »»

Arkansas ends Robert E. Lee-Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

March 21, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. more »»

Man who stopped fight gets millions of views, tons of praise

March 21, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man apparently stopping a fight between two teenagers in New Jersey has drawn millions of views and heaps of praise for his inter. more »»

Philadelphia prosecutor charged with taking $100k in gifts

March 21, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor was charged Tuesday with taking more than $100,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips and cash, often in exchange for official favors that included... more »»

Rusty patched bumblebee first of species called endangered

March 21, 2017

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The rusty patched bumblebee on Tuesday became the first officially endangered bee species in the continental U.S. more »»

Hawaii seeks to extend injunction blocking Trump travel ban

March 21, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Attorneys representing Hawaii in the state's challenge to President Donald Trump's travel ban are asking a federal judge to extend his temporary restraining order blocking the ban... more »»

Military seeks new ways to punish bad online behavior

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy and the Marine Corps are considering new ways to punish inappropriate online activity by service members, including posts of "intimate" images on social media sites. more »»

 
 

 

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