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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of sagebrush country in the intermountain West that supports cattle ranching and is home to a struggling bird species.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has called off its flight to the International Space Station.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Scientists are trying to figure out what's behind the deaths of seabirds that have been found by the hundreds along the Pacific Coast since October.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Recent heavy rains have brought a mushroom boom to parts of California.
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California killed a coyote after it bit a man and a child in separate attacks.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Searchers combing the Java Sea for signs of the missing AirAsia passenger jet have the advantage of working in much shallower waters than those found in the open ocean but also face challenges that include monsoons, murkiness and trash.