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Space station supply ship exits, now packing trash

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:02
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship has ended its monthlong space station visit.

Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:36
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where his mother found one 22 years ago.

Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.

Greek PM says important tomb found in northern dig

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:22
AMPHIPOLIS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating an ancient mound in northern Greece have uncovered what appears to be the entrance to an important tomb from about the end of the reign of warrior-king Alexander the Great, officials said Tuesday.

Storm forecasters adding extra layers to warnings

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 23:41
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said Monday it will add two threat levels to its weather outlooks so people aren't surprised by really bad storms on days with just a "slight risk" of tornadoes, hail or high winds.

Dig this: Ancient bones found in Wyoming cave

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:26
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — North American lions, cheetahs and short-faced bears: Those are just a few fearsome critters from 25,000 years ago paleontologists already might have found in their first excavation of a bizarre northern Wyoming cave in 30 years.

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